Seed Sowing and Saving

Seed Sowing and Saving

by Carole B. Turner
     
 

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,

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Overview

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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Turner demystifies the techniques of seed saving for modern gardeners in this practical guide…Reader-friendly prose, illustrative line drawings and master gardening tips will likely embolden even the most hesitant gardener to embark on a seed-saving adventure.”

Publishers Weekly

“Everything you wanted to know about saving flower and vegetable seeds but were afraid to ask.”

Newark Star-Ledger

“Turner’s guide is chock-full of advice on how to harvest and store seeds from more than 100 common vegetables, annuals, perennials, herbs, and wildflowers.”

Tulsa World

“A practical book for the gardener interested in a more active role in the adventure of gardening.”

The Herb Companion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580170024
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/02/1998
Series:
Gardening Skills Illustrated Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.77(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.76(d)

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