Seeds are our shared culture, which means seeds carry stories. A seed, is where the majority of our food begins, without seeds we would have very little to eat. You can be a steward of different varieties of plants by saving and sharing seeds as well as the stories that go with them. The rich biodiversity in our food systems is being lost to mono cropping and highly mechanized/industrialized agriculture but we can change that by all becoming seed savers!
Check out our unique collection of old grains, especially wheats. All these dietary problems people seem to be facing with gluten have really sparked interest in einkorn wheat (the oldest type of wheat in cultivation, dating back about 10,000 years to the beginnings of agriculture).
The amazing thing about growing plants is the diversity out there. There is no such thing as “normal” beans, or “normal” tomatoes! Scratch the word normal from your vocabulary. Each variety has it’s own character, just like people! There is resilience and stability in diversity. Tomatoes ranging in colour, shape, size, taste, texture, growth habit, you choose. Diversity keeps things fun, fascinating and exciting!
Check out some of the many items in our seed collection here!
Hello fellow gardeners, seed savers, curious folks and people who accidentally happened upon this site in one way or another! Welcome to our newly designed, finally up and running, Prairie Garden Seeds website! We hope this new site will get people excited about gardening, growing food, seed saving, preserving the rich biodiversity we have when …
Find below our yearly gardening update on our previous growing season. All the best to you this growing season! Dear Fellow-Gardeners, Cool wet springs seem to be the rule here now. In 2013 summer didn’t begin until August but then we had nearly 3 months of it. The pea seed crop was quite good but we …