Category: Seeds!

Tis the Season

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Um…no, not that season, though you’d be justified in guessing that if you too have noticed the sudden onslaught of holiday carols on the radio. I’m thinking about seed seasons. You see, a year in the life of a…

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Origami for Seed Savers

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Summer isn’t a time that most people associate with seeds: the prime spring sowing time is long past, and new seed catalogs won’t be arriving for another two months or so. But for seed fanatics, the fun continues…

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Hayefield Happenings

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Wow, I can’t believe how fast the weeks are passing. So much for the days of blogging every day or two! Besides the usual busy-ness of this time of year in my own garden, I’ve been working every…

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The Population Explosion

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra It’s a funny thing about seeds: First you worry that they’re not going to sprout; then you worry how you’re going to deal with all of the seedlings. It’s so easy to sow a dozen pots, plunk them…

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Sowing Begins

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra February is one of my least favorite months, but it does have one thing going for it: the start of seed-sowing season. The fun actually starts right after Christmas, with glorious hours immersed in the current crop of…

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And So It Begins…

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra It’s still winter outside, but spring is showing signs of returning – at least in my mailbox. The last two days have brought a bounty of seed orders: Pinetree Garden Seeds (42 packets) and Territorial Seed Company (11 packets)…

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