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Fruition’s Microgreens Time Lapse!

So many folx have been asking how to grow microgreens over the winter ahead, so let’s dive in! We’d love to set you up for success. So here are six keys to grow microgreens with ease:  #1: The Right Seeds 

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Harvesting

Tasting the Next Generation of Dulcinea Carrot

Between snow squalls, our friend Trevor (@larkinandtrevor) stopped by this week as we were making flavor selections for the next generation of our Dulcinea carrot and LOOK WHAT HE MADE! I especially can’t deal with how he captured the spirit

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Harvesting

When to Harvest & How to Cure Winter Squash

When do you harvest winter squash? And how do you cure it for the long winter ahead? It’s true, the skin color is tempting, though deceptive, because skin color often turns the color of maturity 4+ weeks before maturity is

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Grow Your Own Saffron!

So often, extraordinary things come from humble beginnings… …and saffron is no exception 🙂 We love to push the envelope of what we can grow here in Zone 5 and a few years back we decided to plant a few

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Harvesting

Saving Tomato Seed in Seven Easy Steps

Saving tomato seed is deceptively simple, Friends. Yes, you can simply separate each seed from the fruit, rinsing and drying them before tucking them in an envelope to sow next season.  But here’s the thing: That clear membrane surrounding each

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Fruition Seeds

We Are All Plant Breeders Now

published in the Small Farms Journal, Winter 2019-2020   We Are All Plant Breeders Now Five approaches to adaptive seed stewardship   By Petra Page-Mann   They told you to order from the catalog. To plant in tilled soil. To

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How to Know When a Melon is Ripe

How do you know when a melon is ripe? The million-dollar question! There is simply no one way, Friends. Here are the keys to keep in mind. Watermelon Here are three clues to help you harvest at just the right

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7 Seeds to Resist Transplanting

I was tempted to share ‘seeds to never transplant,’ yet never is such strong, dominating language. There is always more than one way to do things. In fact, we transplant some of these seeds… …but only because it keeps our

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