The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds
Concise and comprehensive, this book shows how to collect, save and cultivate seeds from over 300 vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruits, trees and shrubs. Saving seeds improves the health and productivity of your garden season after season as well as saves money, preserves rare heirloom varieties and plant diversity, and allows gardeners to be more self-sufficient and independent of commercial seed companies. But the primary benefit for gardeners is to improve their gardens every year by selecting seeds from plants with the most desirable traits – flavor, color, vigor, scent – and to maintain the genetic adaptations plants have made to their specific environments.
Copyright 2011, softcover, 311 pages.