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Some of our crops

pimento pepper

pimento pepper

Capsicum annuum
cucumber

cucumber

Cucumis sativus
Sudachi

Sudachi

Citrus sudachi
sorrel

sorrel

Rumex acetosa
flax

flax

Linum usitatissimum
Cherokee purple tomato

Cherokee purple tomato

Solanum lycopersicum
lemon verbena

lemon verbena

Aloysia citrodora
boysenberry

boysenberry

Rubus ursinus × R. idaeus
oyster mushroom

oyster mushroom

Pleurotus ostreatus
soursop

soursop

Annona muricata
taro

taro

Colocasia esculenta
pūhā

pūhā

Sonchus kirkii
popcorn

popcorn

Zea mays everta
cardoon

cardoon

Cynara cardunculus
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Seeds available to trade

coriander

coriander

seeds saved by Storm
Portland, Oregon

non-certified organic
non-certified GMO-free
heirloom

smallage

smallage

seeds saved by Storm
Portland, Oregon

certified organic
certified GMO-free
heirloom

pumpkin

pumpkin

seeds saved by Storm
Portland, Oregon

non-certified organic
non-certified GMO-free
heirloom

flax

flax

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

bush bean

bush bean

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

beet

beet

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

cucumber

cucumber

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

romaine lettuce

romaine lettuce

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

tomato

tomato

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

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Recent posts

Local Seeds

by localseedsau,

Hi all, Daniel here. I’m a backyard gardener based in Melbourne, Australia. I started growing veggies in 2016 and since then became passionate about permaculture and all things sustainability. I've been working on a marketplace for local seed savers in Australia called [Local Seeds](https://ww...

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Weird lifespan

by Lemony,

What's up with the statistics on this plant - Median Lifespan 23 days?? It's saying my plants should have finished weeks ago when they're not even ready for harvest yet

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harvesting the bigger kūmara

by shiny,

We've just harvested the [kūmara](crop). It needs a warm summer, and this was the first summer we've grown it in a raised garden bed instead of a bag. At first, I thought it was a failure. I poked around the roots and found nothing. We pull out the greenery, and there was only a half dozen sma...

kūmara
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Keeping the bugs away with coffee

by shiny,

Ants, slugs, and snails don't much like coffee. But worms do like it. If, like me, you have an abundance of coffee grounds from staying home, you can sprinkle the [coffee](crop) around the vege to deter these creatures. It also fertilizes the plants and disappears into the soil after a few weeks.

coffee
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pandemic baking - use for those eggshells

by shiny,

There's so much baking going on here, stuck at home under the nationwide pandemic lockdown -- and when we can get eggs we end up with many eggshells. These can be crushed and placed around the base of brassica like [cabbage](crop) and [broccoli](crop). Snails and slugs don't like slithering over ...

broccoli cabbages
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New user feedback

by Doveoscar,

Have been looking for a decent "vegetable garden diary" for a while and have recently discovered this site, Am using it in parallel with another whilst I decide whether either is usable or whether the only alternative is to spend time building my own. Critical issues for me which may lead me away...

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