Seed Sowing and Saving

Seed Sowing and Saving

by Carole B. Turner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580170024
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/02/1998
Series: Gardening Skills Illustrated Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.56(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents


1 Sowing Seeds

2 From Seed to Bloom

3 Selecting Plants for Seed Saving

4 Collecting and Storing Seeds

5 Annual Vegetables

6 Biennial and Perennial Vegetables

7 Annual Flowers

8 Biennial and Perennial Flowers


Optimal Germination Temperatures for Seeds

Characteristics of Common Vegetables Saved for Seed

Seeds that Require Special Treatment

Open-Pollinated (Standard) Varieties

Zone Map

Mail-Order Sources

Further Reading



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