Free Seed Library: What a fun idea!
I like the addition of canned foods to this idea. I am out in the country, so this wouldn't be something that would work well where I am. Maybe some of you could start one.
The seed of safflower can be used for oil (30-50% content) and to curdle milk, the plant as forage, the flower as a saffron substitute (color, not so much for flavor) and as a yellow, red or orange clothing dye, and the meal as a high protien (up to 36%) supplement for poultry (side note, higher protien is good for times…
A Banana Seed?
Now, I understand that finding a banana is a 1 in many thousand (like 10,000 or something) chance, mainly due to it being bred out an clones often being used. Is this one? Would anyone know? It was inside an organic banana that we had. It is soft. We will soak it and get it ready to plant. If it us determined not to be a…
Growing Cherry Trees From Seed?
I just re-read David the Good's article on germinating peach pits (https://thegrownetwork.com/germinate-peach-pits/), and in it, he says you can use this method for cherries, too. I just had the opportunity to pick some cherries from an orchard down the street, so I now have the seeds for Rainier, Bing, and some sort of…