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08 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Do You Have Pulses?

Do You Have Pulses?

Not ‘a pulse’, which we’ll assume you have if you are able to read this. But ‘pulses’ in the plural – legumes such as lentils, chickpeas, beans, and peas, grown to be dried for storage. The UN has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses, recognizing the importance of these high-protein foods, grown […]

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05 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

It’s a Seedy Trade-ition

It’s a Seedy Trade-ition

Seedy Saturday began as a seed exchange, and trading local seeds is still at its heart, so don’t miss the seed exchange tables on your visit. Bring in any surplus seeds you’ve saved, cleaned and labelled with the name and year saved . You can either trade them for other seeds or just drop them […]

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30 Jan Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Are You Going to Seed?

Are You Going to Seed?

This is not an over-nosy query about the state of your personal well-being. It is a serious gardening enquiry. Because if you are a new gardener, or someone who has always bought your plants already green and leafy, you might be interested in Seedy Saturday’s 10:15 workshop Starting with the Seed. Linda Petite, Head Gardener […]

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24 Jan Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

Seedy Saturday: Cheaper than a Cauliflower

Seedy Saturday: Cheaper than a Cauliflower

You have noticed, probably, that the price of vegetables – especially ones imported from the US – has been going up by leaps and bounds. (The gasps of amazement and small whimpering sounds from shoppers in the fruit and vegetable department may have provided a clue.) A head of cauliflower has hit $8 in some […]

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17 Jan Posted by in News, Seedy Saturday | Comments

Looking for Seedy Saturday Volunteers

Looking for Seedy Saturday Volunteers

Seedy Saturday’s even more fun if you volunteer at it! (I speak from experience on this one.) We’re still looking for a few more people to help out this year. You work a 3-4 hour shift, doing things like stamping visitors’ hands and handing out programs at the entrance serving as ‘room monitor’ during a […]

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