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Seed Sowing and Saving

3.98  ·  Rating Details  ·  41 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
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 t
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 2nd 1998 by Storey Publishing, LLC
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This book tells you how to save seeds for a variety of plants- vegetable and flower.
May 16, 2010 Po rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I think this book does a good job of reviewing just about everything you need to know to save seeds. I like that each plant had its own page with illustrations of what the seed looks like. Unfortunately, there are several plants that were not listed in the book at all. I will probably need to find another book with an illustration of what the tiny Thyme seed looks like and how I go about gathering it.
Feb 07, 2013 Tracey rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013
nonfiction; gardening/diy. Step-by-step info on collecting, storing, and sowing/planting your own seeds for a great variety of different edible veggies, herbs, and decorative flowers. Doesn't include fruits or perhaps all of the veggies that you might possibly be interested in, but it's a good volume to get a beginner started (and probably also to keep on hand in future seasons to come).
Jul 11, 2008 r.b rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2008, simple-living
this book is packed full of useful tips on saving seeds from current vegetables, herbs and other plants. may need to actually purchase this one, so we don't have to copy down the information from every page.
Jul 11, 2009 Tarah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
okay- this book is pretty limited in the amount of plants it covers, so I'm giving it a three, but as a first-book for seed planting to seed collecting, it's pretty good.
Dec 22, 2008 Cheri rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good, useful knowledge. Definitely going to bookmark some pages and use it as a reference. Woot.
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