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Beauty Queen Squash

Published  by Sheryl Joy, Collections Manager on April 11, 2017.

We had a terrific growout of squash at the Conservation Farm last summer. Six different squash varieties were grown and had good harvests, but we wound up with a stunner of a harvest on one in particular!

How to Clean Gourds

Published  by Nancy Reid, Retail Associate on March 24, 2017.

Last summer, we grew the Apache Dipper Gourd for seed. Through our volunteer seed processing days we worked as a group on cleaning and harvesting the seeds. At the same time, we were able to open the hard outer shell by carefully using hand saws so that the gourds could be used for different purposes once the seeds were removed.

Favorite Staff Varieties

Published March 2, 2017.

Spring is here! Or at least coming soon for some parts of the country. At Native Seeds/SEARCH our staff definitely love all seeds but we have a few favorites that are essentials in our gardens. In this article a few staff members share our favorite varieties.

Happy 5th Anniversary to Tucson Seed Libraries

Article published by Melissa Barrow, NS/S Retail and Membership Associate, published January 31, 2017.

In January 2012, Native Seeds/SEARCH started the first seed library in Arizona, quickly followed by the Pima County Public Library. January and February 2017 mark the 5th year anniversaries for both of these seed libraries.

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