Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them
- A. A. Milne, Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh
Seeds of Diversity thanks the
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation,
the October Hill Foundation,
Bauta Initiative on Canadian Seed Security
for their support.
Items For Sale
Seeds of Diversity offers these publications for the enjoyment of members and non-members alike. All proceeds are used to help fund our worthwhile preservation and education projects.
All prices in are in Canadian dollars and include postage, handling and all applicable taxes
Please direct questions to or 1-866-509-SEED(7333). Wholesale inquiries welcome.
Every Seed Tells a Tale
A new book from Seeds of Diversity
Did you ever wonder about the culture of Canadaís garden plants, or the history of your own garden? Seeds of Diversity is proud to release our largest collection of stories of seed heritage. Every Seed Tells a Tale - Stories of Plants, People & Places That Have Contributed to Canada's Seed Heritage is the book for you. This book is the ultimate source for seed heritage stories and information that the gardener can use.
It makes a great gift for your gardening friends. Chapters include fascinating stories of heritage vegetables, fruits, grains and flowers. Stories are told of modern-day seed savers who have rescued these precious garden treasures. Our indigenous peoples, pioneers, scientist-breeders, immigrants and others in our past are brought to life in these pages.
Every Seed Tells a Tale is for all of us who are passionate about heritage plants. The stories of Canadian seed savers and their plants can
As far as Iím concerned, Seeds of Diversity is the single best resource for Canadian gardeners interested in preserving a living part of our
shared history. Their book is a fascinating read that Iíll be keeping on my bookshelf for easy reference for years to come.
Back Issues of Seeds of Diversity Magazine
Issues previous to 1996 are called Heritage Seed Program magazine
Back issues are available for all magazines published by Seeds of Diversity and the Heritage Seed Program from December 1988 to the present (December 1988 and December 1989 are available only as photocopies).
Check out the index of articles by title and author.
As well, the Seeds of Diversity office has a database of articles searchable by keyword. Included are such things as kinds of vegetables, fruits, grains, flowers, and herbs; provinces and countries; names of museums, organizations, and seed companies; and words such as history, breeding, clonal germplasm, gardening, disease, genetic preservation, how to, breeding.
If you would like to find out about specific topics which are not apparent from titles in the index, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the list of topics you are interested in. We will send you a list of back issues which match your topics.