There will be a plant sale to benefit the Pewabic Street Community Garden from 10 am – 3 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church on Montezuma Ave. in Houghton. Saturday, May 28th.
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MSU North Farm Short Course: Seed Saving
October 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MSU NORTH FARM SHORT COURSE: SEED SAVING –
Sunday, October 9 · 1-6 pm
Saving seeds gives individuals the ability to select UP-hardy plant varieties and carry them on for future generations. Consider the percentage of your budget that goes to open pollinated seeds each year – replacing even a portion of that with seed saved from the farm saves money and creates a story you can tell your buyers.
Hands-on: Save seeds from open-pollinated plants using wet and dry process
Basic plant genetics
Planning a seed-saving garden
Harvesting and storing seeds
Wet process/dry process
Seed saving as a commercial enterprise
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