The Earthway manual seed planter easily adds seed to the soil as you walk along the crop rows.
Years ago, many of the farming families had small push manual seed planters to use in the garden. Do you have any idea who makes these today, or is this something that has gone away?
Earthway still makes a nifty seed planter that furrows, plants, covers the seeds and marks the next row, all in one pass. It comes with six seed plates for planting corn, peas, beans, carrots, beets and radishes. Five optional plates are available for other crops.
The Earthway seeder is available from hardware stores or by mail from Johnny's Selected Seeds (Albion, ME; www.johnnyseeds.com ). The cost at our local hardware store was $64. For a distributor near you, contact Earthway at www.earthway.com.
Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!LEARN MORE
At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.95 (USA only).
You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.95 for 6 issues.