Tag Archives: seed saving

Seed-Saving Basics

Harvested Celery Seeds in a Jar

Seed-saving is not difficult, but it is not as simple as collecting seeds from dried pods at the end of the season. To ensure some reliability and true-to-type seed, you need to take a few strategies into account.

Hoarders: The Seed Edition

I have purchased enough seeds, corms, tubers and bulbs for this year to keep a non-pregnant, in-shape, unemployed woman busy for eons. Is this part of the nesting impulse? I’m certain I need an intervention.

Cleaning Seed

Question: Should I clean the seed I collect from my plants? How? Answer: Yes, you should clean the seed you collect. Cleaning the seed will tell you how much you actually have. To allow additional curing, I usually put off …