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

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

by Carole B. Turner
     
 

Use seeds from this year’s crop to grow your favorite vegetables, herbs, and flowers again next spring. Carolyn B. Turner shows you everything you need to know to harvest, dry, store, and sow seeds from more than 100 common garden plants, providing helpful tips on appropriately preparing your soil, testing seeds for viability, tending for your seedlings, and

Overview

Use seeds from this year’s crop to grow your favorite vegetables, herbs, and flowers again next spring. Carolyn B. Turner shows you everything you need to know to harvest, dry, store, and sow seeds from more than 100 common garden plants, providing helpful tips on appropriately preparing your soil, testing seeds for viability, tending for your seedlings, and more. You’ll discover that growing your own seeds is a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy beautiful and thriving gardens year after year!

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:
9781580170017
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/02/1998
Series:
Gardening Skills Illustrated Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
356,290
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

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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