What is the difference between open pollinated and hybrid seeds? Joni Dahlstrom solicits home gardening advice from permaculture expert Leigh Hurley.
Leigh Hurley’s Page
Permaculture as defined by permaculture institute
Permaculture is an ecological design system for sustainability in all aspects of human endeavor. It teaches us how build natural homes, grow our own food, restore diminished landscapes and ecosystems, catch rainwater, build communities and much more.
Hybrid vs. Open Pollinated Seeds
Open pollinated seeds are the traditional varieties which have been grown and selected for their desirable traits for millennia. They grow well without high inputs because they have been selected under organic conditions.
Basic Seed Saving
International Seed Saving Institute
Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds.
Recommended public forum on the topic of saving seeds
Home Harvest Gardening Supply
Division of Superior Growers Supply, Inc.
Providing habitual backyard gardeners, hobby greenhouse growers and indoor plant enthusiasts with the very best in environmentally responsible gardening supplies.