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Fruition Garden Journal

video tutorials, tried-and-true tips + our latest learnings to surround you with abundance all season long

Our Favorite Edible Flowers

Apr 03, 2020
 

Edible flowers are the best of all worlds, feeding us in so many ways beyond beauty, beyond calories, growing our ability to see beyond what we've known before. 

As we seed our vegetables for the season ahead, now more than ever we sow the seeds of these edible flowers with a vast appreciation for their power to transform, with love, the world around them. 

We are what we eat, so let's make it beautiful!

Calendula 

Easy to grow in any soil, any container and even limited sun, calendula is beautiful, edible and medicinal. Pluck the petals from the center calyx to toss in salad and strew across cakes! They have a mild marigold scent and flavor, which is heavenly :)

Just over one foot wide and tall with a rainbow of colors, calendula is also a favorite of pollinators and is easy to save the seed of, in fact re-seeding herself if you don't harvest all her flowers and seeds, first. 

The more you harvest your calendula, the more she'll blossom....

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Hope to See You This Fall!

Sep 05, 2019

We'd love to see you this fall, Friends!

And in case you didn't know, we love to host farm tours and also travel to share our passion where people are gathered, so don't be shy. Reach out to me anytime, [email protected], to explore the possibilities :)

Without further ado, here is where you'll find us this fall:

Fruition's Dahlia U-Pick & Farm Tour 

What: Pick dahlias! Hang out! Join our farm tour at 11! We'll have seed packets as well as garlic and shallot seed for sale. Dahlias are $10/bouquet. 

When: Saturday, September 7th from 10 to noon

Where: Fruition Seeds, 7921 Hickory Bottom Road in Naples, New York

National Heirloom Expo 

What: An epic celebration of seeds, food and culture! Check it out here.

When: September 10th through 12th

Petra speaks at 2 pm on the 10th and 9:30 am on the 11th

Where: Santa Rosa, California

Mother Earth News Fair 

What: The magazine comes to life! All the details :)

You'll find us all weekend in...

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13 New Seeds & Dahlias for the New Year

Jan 11, 2018

Happy New Year!

And welcome to Fruition’s new blog!


For years you’ve asked Fruition Seeds thousands of insightful questions and I’m so honored to share everything I’ve learned (and am constantly learning) with you in my new blog, Fruition Garden Journal.


Each week I’ll share seasonal stories, photos, video tutorials, tried-and-true tips and our latest experiments to keep you up-to-date, inspired and surrounded by abundance as the seasons go by.


My hope for Fruition Garden Journal is

-to save you time, money and heartache by sharing my successes as well as mistakes

-help you laugh and learn on your own learning curve

-build a community of passionate, curious growers who know seed is not as small as it seems

-sing songs as often as possible

New Varieties for 2018


Each year we find our new varieties that thrive in short seasons and are so grateful to share them with you.


Here are a few of my favorites:

Painted Lady Sweet Pea

Exquisitely fragrant...

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