Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Saving Tomato Seeds July 25 2012

This SeedChat we talked about how to save tomato seeds. To read the transcript in chronological order, read this from the bottom up, after clicking through the jump break (read more link) when on the homepage of the blog.

Three links shared tonight that you may want to refer to if you need help saving tomato seeds are How to Save Tomato Seeds by MrBrownThumb Saving Tomato Seeds by Colleen Vanderlinden, and Saving Tomatoes by Xitomatl.  Our Three Posts combined will give you all the information you need to save and store heirloom tomato seeds.



    Next week we're going to focus on another plant-type for seed saving, stay tuned for the announcement for which one! #seedchat -9:01 PM Jul 25th, 2012
    RT #SeedChatHere's a video on saving tomato seeds if you don't want to read instructions http://t.co/DZPXeoSm -9:00 PM Jul 25th, 2012
    Working nights this week. I missed#Gardenchat and now #Seedchat. Back to normal next week. #seedchat -9:00 PM Jul 25th, 2012
    Well folks, that wraps us up for tonight. Feel free to stay around and chat a bit more. #seedchat -9:00 PM Jul 25th, 2012
    Thank you #seedchat for your heartfelt response to my rat problem. I appreciate all the suggestions. -9:00 PM Jul 25th, 2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Dealing With The Summer Heat July 18, 2012

This SeedChat we talked about ways we're dealing with the heat of summer and the drought affecting most of the country. To read the transcript in chronological order, read this from the bottom up, after clicking through the jump break (read more link) when on the homepage of the blog.
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    Thanks for joining us tonight. The transcript will be up at http://t.co/IVjCv3amreally soon. Check out the past weeks. #SeedChat -9:00 PM Jul 18th, 2012
    #SeedChat Just remember - MULCH, MULCH and more MULCH. Straw, wood chips, whatever you fancy. Use it!! -9:02 PM Jul 18th, 2012

    “ Can you say "fried" cuz I'm fried. I do not do 113 F at all.#SeedChat” I blame  http://t.co/vt3YzPhQ -9:02 PM Jul 18th, 2012
     With the mild winters maybe you can sneak in a Fall crop.#seedchat -9:00 PM Jul 18th, 2012
     I'll have most of the seeds that I need for next years crops, but I doubt I'll have enough to share. #seedchat -9:00 PM Jul 18th, 2012
     #SeedChatdepends on what happens in Indonesia/China/India -9:00 PM Jul 18th, 2012


     ...variety but they all suffer drought, I would imagine the seed would be more difficult to come by, right? #seedchat -9:00 PM Jul 18th, 2012
     Can you say "fried" cuz I'm fried. I do not do 113 F at all. #SeedChat-8:59 PM Jul 18th, 2012
     Ya, that's what I meant too. Since the people are the biggest source of seed, if enough people all growing X... #seedchat -8:59 PM Jul 18th, 2012
     Yeah, the drought kinda put my plan of growing one particular tomato on hold and then killed it. #seedchat -8:59 PM Jul 18th, 2012
     #SeedChat say "global climate change" rather than warming (which is misleading). Focus on extremes hot/cold drought/deluge & chang -8:58 PM Jul 18th, 2012