In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’ll be continuing with our spring gardening theme and talking about heirloom plants and seeds. The word “heirloom” means a treasured possession that has remained in a family for generations. In today’s episode you’ll learn why seeds need to be treasured and preserved more than any family trinket.
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
In the News:
Seed Saving Organizations
Seed / Plant Companies
Seed Saving Resources
Resources Used for this Episode
- Heirloom Crops
- Heirloom Vegetables
- Tomato Seeds and Plants
- Heirloom Seeds and Plants
- A Guide to Heirloom Seed Catalogs
- Laurel’s Heirloom Tomato Plants
- 10 Best Heirloom Seed Companies as Selected By Readers
- The Difference between Open-pollinated, Heirloom, and Hybrid seeds
Recipe of the Week
Quotes of the Week
[reminder]Have you ever planted heirloom seeds? We’d love to hear your experiences![/reminder]
The seed has no idea of being some particular plant, but it has its own form and is in perfect harmony with the ground, with its surroundings … and there is no trouble. This is what we mean by naturalness.
— Shrunyu Suzuki (from Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind)
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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa
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