Resources

This list of resources will help you find books and search the Internet for more information on general gardening supplies, where to purchase seeds and herbs, microgreens, sprouts, herbs, how to compost, how to make a worm bin, how to set up growing your indoor garden, growing plants, and soil.

General Supplies

Websites:

Gardener’s Supply Company www.gardeners.com

www.parkseed.com

Purchasing Seeds

Websites:

www.seedsavers.org

www.rareseeds.com

www.horizonherbs.com

Microgreens

Book:

Franks, E. & Richardson, J. ‘Microgreens: A guide to Growing Nutrient-Packed Greens’                             

Sprouts

Book:

Meyerowitz, Steve ‘Sprouts: The Miracle Food’

Herbs

Books:

Hoffmann, David ‘Medical Herbalism’

Wood, Matthew ‘The Earthwise Herbal: a Complete Guide to New World Medical Plants’

Wood, Matthew ‘The Earthwise Herbal: A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants’

Herb suppliers

Websites:

Lhasa Karnak www.herb-inc.com

www.mountainroseherbs.com

Banyan Botanicals (Ayurvedic Herbs) www.banyanbotanicals.com

www.starwest-botanicals.com

www.pacificbotanicals.com/store/

How to Compost

Book:

Campbell, Stu,  Let it Rot: The Gardener’s Guide to Composting

Websites:

www.eartheasy.com

www.howtocompost.org

www.homeadvisor.com

www.planetnatural.com


Seed Saving

Suppliers of Heirloom and Open Pollinated Seeds

Seed Savers Exchange http://www.seedsavers.org/

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens — http://www.kew.org/

Navdaa

Seed REFEreNCE Books:

  1. Seed to Seed: Seed Saving Techniques for the Vegetable Gardener—Suzanne Ashworth
  2. The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving—Lee Buttala and Shanyn Siegel
  3. The Organic Seed Grower:  A Farmer’s Guide to Vegetable Seed Production—John Navazio
  4. Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties—Carol Deppe
  5. The Unlucky Peace of Cuchumaquic:  The Parallel Lives of People as Plants: Keeping the Seeds Alive—Martin Prechtel
  6. Eating the Landscape: American Indian Stories of Food, Identity, and ResilienceEnrique Salmón
  7. Where Our Food Comes From—Gary Paul Nabhan
  8. Seedtime—Scott Chaskey
  9. The Seed Underground—Janisse Ray
  10. Heirloom Seeds and Their Keepers—Virginia Nazerea

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