Seed Growing

Learn how to grow seeds from your favourite vegetables, herbs and flowers for your home gardens.

Learn to Grow Seeds Indoors! (Innisfil, ON) Learn how to grow your favourite vegetable, herb and flower seeds with Bridget Indelicato, Founder, Innisfil Seed Library.

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seed GrowinG & saving instructions:

Community Seed Network: (USA & Canada) A collaborative initiative between the Seed Savers Exchange and USC Canada. Connects and supports community seed initiatives by providing resources, information, and a platform for networking. An excellent resource for seed growers of all levels. This initiative provides easy to follow instructions for growing and saving common seeds in pdf on their website:

General seed saving instructions

Grow & save tomato (Tomato seed saving guide II)

Grow & save lettuce (Lettuce seed saving guide II)

Grow & save peas

Grow & save beans (Bean seed saving guide II)

Mindful Gardening: (Innisfil, ON) Through her YouTube channel, Bridget Indelicato shares her passion and knowledge about seed growing and saving, environmentally-friendly gardening practices and attracting pollinators to your property. She is the founder of the Innisfil Seed Library and Innisfil Seedy Saturday. 

Growing vegetable & herb Seeds:

The Gardening Girl: (Mono, ON) Free and easy to use calculator to determine when to start seeds indoors and directly in your gardens based on first and last frost dates in your specific planting zone. Other excellent seed and garden-related resources on her website and social media platforms.

Urban Tomato: (Peterborough, ON) A carefully curated collection of heirloom seeds and the info you need to save and grow your own!

You Grow Girl:  (Toronto, ON) This contemporary, laid-back approach to organic gardening places equal importance on environmentalism, style, affordability, art, and humour. The project’s aim has always been to promote exploration, excitement and a d.i.y approach to growing plants without the restrictions of traditional ideas about gardening.

Growing Native Plants & Wildflowers:

American Meadow: (USA) Cold seed stratification, a method to help some seeds germinate better, particularly wildflower seeds. 

Hidden Habitat: (Kilworthy, ON) Learn indoor and outdoor seed sowing methods for seeds native to Ontario.

Wildflower Farm: (Coldwater, ON) Learn how to start wildflower seeds.

Growing Garlic:

Boundary Garlic Farm: (Midway, BC) Specializing in organic heritage garlic for seed. An excellent resource for "Growing Garlic" at home.

Garden & Happy: Tips on growing different varieties of garlic at home, plus other helpful articles like companion planting and how to keep your seeds viable.

Grow Garlic at Home!: (Innisfil, ON) Learn how to grow garlic in your home garden with Bridget Indelicato, Founder, Innisfil Seed Library.