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Whatever the benefits of modern hybrids, old varieties still have much to offer, and they are becoming hard to find.

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In this book you will find easy-to-follow, crop by crop guidelines to help you save your own seed

In this book you will find easy-to-follow, crop by crop guidelines to help you save your own seed. Relevant to the beginner as well as the expert, "Back Garden Seed Saving" tells how and why we should join in the battle to save our irreplaceable vegetable heritage, and the reward-a kitchen full of tasty vegetables. The benefits of saving your.

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Back Garden Seed Saving: Keeping our vegetable heritage alive. and comprehensive book suitable for beginners. How to Store Your Garden Produce: The key to self-sufficiency. Sue Stickland and. Susanna Kendall (2008), eco-logic topics. Green Guides: Compost. A good guide to storing fruit and vegetables prop-. erly in the UK, extending their usefulness and adding variety to your diet all year.

Every Seed Tells a Tale: Stories of Plants, People and Places That Have Contributed to Canada’s Seed Heritage. Translation from French. from Seeds of Diversity. Compilation of articles from previous Seeds of Diversity magazines. Back Garden Seed Saving – Keeping our vegetable heritage alive. Prairie Feast – a writer’s journey home for dinner.

Serious seed-saving requires more than just harvesting. It may, in the case of biennial vegetables, root crops and the like, require allowing plants to grow for another year. Or isolating varieties so they don’t cross-pollinate with others, as well as roguing out – removing any plants that are weaker or not true to their varietal type. I have two well-thumbed bibles on the subject in my bookcase: Back Garden Seed Saving by Sue Stickland and The Seeds Of Kokopelli by Dominique Guillet. For the beginner, though, there’s no harm in chancing your luck.

Saving seed is an exciting and money saving way to complete the growing season. Back Garden Seed Saving: Keeping Our Vegetable Heritage Alive’ by Sue Stickland. It lets you preserve a favourite fruit or vegetable variety to grow again next year or swap with other schools or gardening groups. This activity builds on seed saving and storage guidance in G. to outline how to save seed from major crops. Space to grow plants to save seed from. Seedy Sunday, the UK’s biggest community seed swap ww. eedysunday. Eco-logic Books, Bristol England. Saving Seeds: the gardener’s guide to growing and storing vegetable and ower seeds. Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA. Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: Purple Peas and other innovations from the backyard garden. Little, Brown & C. Boston 1993.

The latest strains of tomato may look perfect, but they often have thick skins and tasteless flesh. Dwarf peas may be the easiest to grow commercially, but many gardeners still grow attractive six-foot types that taste "like peas used to taste." Whatever the benefits of modern hybrids, old varieties still have much to offer, and they are becoming hard to find.Seed saving is a surprisingly simple and hugely satisfying way to propogate your favorite varieties. In this book you will find easy-to-follow, crop by crop guidelines to help you save your own seed.Relevant to the beginner as well as the expert, Back Garden Seed Saving tells how and why we should join in the battle to save our irreplaceable vegetable heritage, and the reward--a kitchen full of tasty vegetables.The benefits of saving your own seedSelect plants best suited to your own growing conditionsHelp preserve our shrinking vegetable heritageBreak our dependence on multinational seed companiesSave moneyShare seed with friends, neighbors, and fellow gardener
Back Garden Seed Saving: Keeping Our Vegetable Heritage Alive download epub
Gardening & Landscape Design
Author: Sue Stickland
ISBN: 1899233091
Category: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
Subcategory: Gardening & Landscape Design
Language: English
Publisher: Eco-Logic Books (February 1, 2003)
Pages: 200 pages