Planning for some fall/winter spinach ?

There are a bunch of spinach seed packs in the mail right now, travelling from different seed companies to Tourne-Sol farm. They are all in my crop plan spreadsheets – scheduled to be planted in the field this fall side by side in the same bed. We’re going to harvest the leaves in the fall … More Planning for some fall/winter spinach ?

More Radishes Coming Out Of The Breeding Plots

These are some pictures of the latest stuff coming out of my winter radish breeding projects. You can see where these radishes all began in this post. I’ve been working a lot more with long radishes lately. They’re producing all kinds of beautiful things. It’s hard to keep it all though. This is the radish … More More Radishes Coming Out Of The Breeding Plots

Jericho x Deer Tongue lettuce breeding

Is this an exciting lettuce? This is an F2 population of Jericho Romaine lettuce crossed with Deer Tongue lettuce. What that means is that last year, I found one strange plant in our Jericho lettuce planting.  In this case strange meant that it looked different from the other plants. And it didn”t look like any … More Jericho x Deer Tongue lettuce breeding

Finding new colours in my Corn Poppies

These corn poppies all started from some seed I got a while back through the Seeds of Diversity Canada member seed exchange.(@seeds_diversity) When I first grew them out they were all red and pretty similar to one another. I saved the seed and grew them out again. 1 or 2 pink flowers appeared amidst the … More Finding new colours in my Corn Poppies