Seed Saving

Learn how to save seeds including easy and advanced ones from your favourite vegetables, herbs and flowers.

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

Populuxe Seed Bank: (Edmonton, Alberta) Through the help of several dedicated growers each year, between all of us, we are able to currently regrow, share, and store 80-100 varieties per year. The Populuxe Seed Bank is not affiliated with any companies, governments, or institutions. It is run by myself, with the assistance of independent growers.

Salt Spring Seeds: (Salt Spring Island, BC) Dedicated to a safe and sustainable agriculture. This heritage and heirloom organic seed seller has an excellent "Saving Seeds" section on its website.

Seed Savers Exchange: (USA) We conserve and promote America's culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants.

Seed Saving 101: (Innisfil, ON) Learn how to save your favourite vegetable, herb and flower seeds with Bridget Indelicato, Founder, Innisfil Seed Library.

Seeds of Diversity: (Canada) To search out, preserve, perpetuate, study, and encourage the cultivation of heirloom and endangered varieties of food crops; To educate the public about the importance of heirloom and endangered varieties of food crops and the need for their continued cultivation and preservation. Check out "Seedy Resources" for seed saving instructions.

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.