Seed Sowing and Saving: Step-by-Step Techniques for Collecting and Growing More Than 100 Vegetables, Flowers, and Herbs

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Storey Publishing, LLC, 1998 - Gardening - 224 pages
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Those pricey transplants set out on display every spring are so tempting with their leafy faces pleading, "take me home!" But beware, you never know where those seedlings have been - Crammed in a pest-infested greenhouse? Packed for days in a sweltering truck?

Start your plants from seeds and you know that's your precious vegetable, herb, or flower has been nurtured with tender loving care every day of its life. And better yet, when you harvest seeds for next year's crop, you'll get even more plants absolutely FREE!

In this book you'll find everything you need to know to successfully harvest seeds from more than 100 common vegetables, annuals, perennials, herbs, and wildflowers, then dry and store them for maximum viability. You'll also learn how to start seeds indoors to get a jump start on the season, and to prepare your soil beds for planting.

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Review: Seed Sowing and Saving: Step-By-Step Techniques for Collecting and Growing More Than 100 Vegetables, Flowers, and Herbs

User Review  - rebecca - Goodreads

this book is packed full of useful tips on saving seeds from current vegetables, herbs and other plants. may need to actually purchase this one, so we don't have to copy down the information from every page. Read full review

Review: Seed Sowing and Saving: Step-By-Step Techniques for Collecting and Growing More Than 100 Vegetables, Flowers, and Herbs

User Review  - Tarah - Goodreads

okay- this book is pretty limited in the amount of plants it covers, so I'm giving it a three, but as a first-book for seed planting to seed collecting, it's pretty good. Read full review

About the author (1998)

Freelance writer and horticultural consultant Carole B. Turner specializes in gardening techniques and native planting. Besides her Storey book, Seed Sowing and Saving, Carole has authored many articles in American Nursery and was an editor at Fine Gardening magazine. She lives in Connecticut.

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