Saving bupleurum seed and dahlia tubers

Helen Skiba gets into saving Bupleurum seed and Dahlia tubers in episode 6 of The Seed Growers Podcast.

Here are some of the highlights of the bupleurum seed conversation:

• Planting schedules

• Plant spacing

• When seed is mature

• Harvesting gradually through the season

• Threshing and winnowing

• Farm saved bupleurum seed germinates so much better than bought seed

And the dahlia tuber conversation

• Planting and growing

• Harvesting flowers for sale

• Tuber harvest after frostmas

• Dividing and storing tubers

• Staying organised so you don’t send the wrong varieties to your clients

• Selling tubers

• Planning sales and harvest with spreadsheets

Go and listen to the full episode to get all the details!


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The Seed Growers podcast is produced in part by No-Till Growers with the help of the show’s sponsors The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security and The Organic Seed Alliance

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