Saving Seeds: The Gardener's Guide to Growing and Saving Vegetable and Flower Seeds

Saving Seeds: The Gardener's Guide to Growing and Saving Vegetable and Flower Seeds

by Marc Rogers
     
 

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Gardeners are rediscovering the time-honored tradition of seed saving. By growing and storing your own seeds, you can save money; use seeds from plants that have thrived in your particular growing conditions; preserve your favorite strains of vegetables and flowers; and share seeds with family, friends, and neighbors. Marc Rogers offers everything you need to know

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Overview

Gardeners are rediscovering the time-honored tradition of seed saving. By growing and storing your own seeds, you can save money; use seeds from plants that have thrived in your particular growing conditions; preserve your favorite strains of vegetables and flowers; and share seeds with family, friends, and neighbors. Marc Rogers offers everything you need to know to successfully raise, harvest, and store seeds for a lifetime of productive gardens.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“This paperback…will be treasured by both frugal gardeners and those committed to preserving old-time and regional strains of plants.”

United Press International

“This compact, clearly written book…is packed with common sense advice including how to pollinate, how to avoid unwanted crosses, and which plant qualities to look for….Novice and skilled gardeners alike will wish to experiment with this rewarding and satisfying practice.”

Library Journal

“Here in one compact paperback is all you need to know about growing garden plants from seed.”

Newark Star L edger

“Rogers tells you all you need to know to raise, harvest and store seeds for popular and easy-to-grow vegetable and ornamental plants. It’s a plus, not only for the frugal gardener, but as a means of preserving heirloom varieties.”

The Plain Dealer

“[Saving Seeds] tells you how to collect, dry, and store seeds, how to test them for germination and what to look for in the plants from which you save seeds.”

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612122410
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
12/07/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,321,060
File size:
6 MB

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