Tag: Saving Seeds

Saving Seeds

Articles tagged “Saving Seed” at Homestead Lady will be those that offer tutorials and information on the practice of seed saving.  With personal experiences in seed swaps, in the garden and as a frugal consumer, each article will help you learn the value of saving seed each year.

3 Seed Gifts for Spring Holidays l Earth Day Mothers Day Easter l Frugal DIY gifts for kids and adults l Homestead Lady.com

3 Seed Gifts

If you’re looking for a unique gift for that special gardener in your life, try these 3 seed gift ideas. Each seed gift idea is simple to make from materials you may already have on hand. These DIY gifts are so easy that even kids can make them with some supervision. Celebrate Earth Day, Easter or Mother’s Day with these unique gifts! 3 Seed Gifts for Spring Holidays l Earth Day Mothers Day Easter l Frugal DIY gifts for kids and adults l Homestead Lady.com Continue reading “3 Seed Gifts”

Grow Your Own Sunflowers with Russian Mammoth Sunflowers l Sunflower Seeds are great snacks for kids and wild birds l Homestead

Grow Sunflower Seeds with Russian Mammoths

If you want to grow your own sunflower seeds, or if you just enjoy a showpiece in the garden, give Russian Mammoth sunflower seeds a try this year. We’ve had complete strangers stop their cars in the road to stare at our Russian Mammoth sunflowers! And with so many seeds per head they’re worth the effort to grow.

Grow Your Own Sunflowers with Russian Mammoth Sunflowers l Sunflower Seeds are great snacks for kids and wild birds l Homestead Continue reading “Grow Sunflower Seeds with Russian Mammoths”

hands holding clay seed bomb

Stamped Medallion Seed Bombs

Here’s how to make easy wildflower and herbs seed bombs from clay! These homemade seed starters are great for Earth Day, Mother’s Day or everyday in the garden. Seed bomb making is a fun family or school project for kids and adults alike! hands holding clay seed bomb Continue reading “Stamped Medallion Seed Bombs”

The Harvest: Perennial Flowers

Perennial Flowers and How to Use the Harvest of Color l Flowers, Seeds, Pods and more l Homestead Lady (.com)Flower power! Wondering what to do with your perennial flowers this time of year – flowers, seed pods, roots! Here are a few flowering favorites and how to make the most of your perennials this fall. Continue reading “The Harvest: Perennial Flowers”

How to Save Leek Seeds

How do I save leek seeds?! Pfft – leeks are alliums, like onions. All alliums want to do is go to seed! Believe me, even if you’re new to seed saving, this is one simple seed save and you can easily handle it. Here’s how in a few steps! Continue reading “How to Save Leek Seeds”

popcorn with dried ears of corn and kernels

Make Homemade Popcorn from a Dried Ear of Popcorn

Ever wondered how take a dried corn cob and turn it into homemade popcorn? Learn to grow, dry and harvest kernels for fresh popcorn with this easy tutorial. popcorn with dried ears of corn and kernels Continue reading “Make Homemade Popcorn from a Dried Ear of Popcorn”