It’s a busy time of year in my veg garden saving seeds and thinking preparing for saving next year too. In this video I am selecting lettuce from which to save seed, a rare Mexican climbing French bean, beetroot and onions.
GROWING DELICIOUS HERITAGE VEGETABLES
Join me on a short tour of my vegetable garden where I share my interest in growing lots of different varieties of vegetables to enjoy eating and from which to save seeds including parsnips, celeriac. runner beans, blue maize, Pink Fir Apple potatoes and a blue potato from the Atacama desert.
GROWING VEGETABLES FOR SEED
Welcome to my garden and a short tour showing you why, despite many plants looking rather dead or overgrown, they are being grown for seed including peas, broad (fava) beans, leeks and courgettes (zucchini).
AUTUMN SOWING IN CONTAINERS
I like to have things growing in containers all year round. In this video I follow my summer harvest of peas and beans in large containers with autumn crops of rocket, mustard and fenugreek
GOING GREEN - CNN
This film tells the story of my work as a seed detective saving rare and endangered vegetable varieties; my role as a seed guardian for the Heritage Seed Library and restoring a local pea as a part of Welsh food culture.
THE ADVENTURES OF A SEED DETECTIVE PROMO
Adam has made it his job to track down the forgotten and abandoned varieties of edible crops, that are in danger of being lost for ever. All the foods we eat have fascinating stories as to how they became part of our diets and our cultures. Yet, in the last century, due to changes in farming practices, the world has lost 93% of its varieties of edible crops. Unique and delicious varieties are gone or are fast disappearing – beans with curious names, cucumbers as sweet as apples, kale that tastes like asparagus, peas as yellow as a buttercup. From the gardens of ancient mansions to war zones and countries undergoing huge social change, Adam, the Seed Detective, seeks out the seeds he can grow, savoUr and share, ensuring they are saved for all time.
ADAM THE SEED DETECTIVE
A short film that tells the stories of three very special rare and endangered vegetables
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.