Program Type:Author Event
Learn how to save your seeds from this summer's bounty! North Carolina's Tomato Man, Craig Lehoullier, is back, and in this wide ranging, fun workshop, he will focus on seeds - where to purchase, what to watch for, and for tomatoes, how to save and store for many years of use.
Craig will include a bit of history to highlight why we gardeners are so fortunate today, and a peek at his many 2023 garden projects. Learn how fun it is to save seeds, a practice that is as old as the dawn of agriculture!
Bring your seed and tomato questions!
About the Presenter
Dr. Craig LeHoullier is the author of two bestselling books on gardening, Epic Tomatoes, and Growing Vegetables in Straw Bales. His gardening obsession began in 1981 when he began tending his first garden with his wife, Susan. He soon joined Seed Savers Exchange, becoming an advisor for tomatoes, and became responsible for naming and popularizing many well-known tomato varieties. He is an amateur tomato breeder who continues to co-lead the Dwarf Tomato Project, a unique, worldwide, volunteer tomato breeding project that brings great tomatoes to those who choose or require container gardening. He is a popular lecturer across the country at major gardening events, as well as a frequent guest on podcasts radio shows, and Instagram. Check out his website at https://www.craiglehoullier.com/