The Roots of Tomorrow from the Best Seeds of Today

On Tuesday April 23rd, 2013 I hosted a one-hour, live special edition of In a North State Garden to accompany Northstate Public Radio’s spring membership drive theme: “The Roots of Tomorrow”. My program focused on how “The Best Roots of… Continue Reading

Seeds of things to Come: 4th Annual Seed Swap co-hosted by GRUB Education Program & Chico Permaculture Guild

On Saturday February 23rd from 2 pm – 6pm at the GRUB cooperative at 1525 Dayton Road in Chico, the GRUB Education Program and Chico Permaculture Guild host their 4th Annual Spring Seed Swap. On Wednesday February 13th from 3pm… Continue Reading


Planning for Fall: Growing Garlic with Kalan Redwood of Redwood Seeds

Gardening (and writing) in the heat of mid-August, it is sometimes difficult to pull my view up from the moment in order to plan for the future, but August is a good time to be planning and planting for the… Continue Reading

Saving Seeds Seasonally – an Interview with Kalan Redwood

My entire winter and early spring garden has gone to seed. The whole lot: arugula, lamb’s lettuce aka mache, beets, cabbages, bok choy, russian red kale, dinosaur kale, you name it. Well, not the carrots – we ate all of… Continue Reading