If you’ve read anything on my website, you know I’m a huge believer in heirloom gardening. Just one of the many benefits of heirloom gardening is your ability to save the seed from year to year, saving you money and making you more self-sustainable. (Check out my podcast Intro to Heirloom Gardening to find out while you’ll love them as much as I do)
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Heard the term heirloom gardening and seeds? Wondering what exactly heirloom plants mean and why they’re beneficial for your food supply and garden?
- The 3 characteristics a plant must have to be considered heirloom
- History of heirloom seeds
- Basics of seed saving
- Where to get heirloom seed
- Major benefits of heirloom plants
- Best type of heirloom plants to begin seed saving
I look forward to sharing with you. Please email me at melissa(at)melissaknorris(dot)com with questions or comments. I’d love to have a readers show where I answer your questions. Or leave your question in the comments section below.
One of the joys of gardening is being able to share with family and friends. While I can’t share my produce with all of you, I can share my heirloom Tarheel green bean seed. It’s been in my family for approximately a hundred years going back to my great-grandparents and beyond.