Here’s all the information and guidance you need to start saving seeds from your favorite vegetables, herbs, and flowers and grow even more plants next year.
Dozens of at-a-glance charts and over 300 step-by-step illustrations show you how to determine when seeds are ready for harvest, how to collect them, and how to store them. Plus, you get time-proven tips, the kind that only an experienced horticulturalist can share, for starting seeds right.
Seed Sowing and Saving is packed with solid advice and information that teaches you how to:
- Successfully harvest seeds from more than 100 common vegetables, annuals, perennials, herbs, and wildflowers
- Dry and store seeds, and test seeds for viability
- Sow seeds indoors to get a head start on the growing season
- Prepare soil and garden beds for transplants or direct sowing