Glass gem corn was bred years ago by a part-Cherokee farmer and master seed-saver. Yes, it's real, and, as an heirloom, its seeds will grow true. Today, glass gem corn seeds are saved at Seeds Trust, who anticipate more available next month. Glass gem is an extreme iteration of corn's natural tendency towards different-colored kernels, as each kernel has its unique genetic set for color and size.
"Attracting Native Pollinators" shows how to encourage the activity of pollinators other than honeybees, which are on decline in North America. You'll find comprehensive information on every kind of pollinator, instructions for building nesting structures and an extensive list of resources. Read an excerpt from this book on how to attract pollinating insects to your garden.