The Garden Seed Saving Guide: Seed Saving for Everyone

Jill Henderson

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Written by Jill Henderson, frequent contributor to Acres U.S.A. magazine!

With the advent of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), seed-saving has become an important skill to develop and share. Longtime organic gardener Jill Henderson explains how preserving open-pollinated and heirloom garden seeds from one season to the next will not only save gardeners money, but increase their self-sufficiency and help maintain a naturally diverse gene pool of food plants. You’ll discover which seeds save best, hand-pollination techniques for beginners, the right way to harvest, clean and store seeds at home, and more.

Softcover • 64 pages • Copyright 2020

About the Author

Jill Henderson is an artist, author and world traveler with a penchant for wild edible and medicinal plants, herbs and nature ecology. A life-long organic gardener and seed saver with a passion for sustainable agriculture and local food production, Jill has written three books and co-authored a fourth with her husband, Dean Henderson, author of Big Oil & Their Bankers. In addition to being a freelance journalist and feature columnist for Acres USA, Jill is a long-time Contributing Author to Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac series of books. She also writes and edits Show Me Oz, a weekly blog covering gardening, seed saving, homesteading, edible and medicinal plants, nature and more. Visit Show Me Oz at In her spare time, Jill is a professional artist specializing in custom pet portraits, wildlife art, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind painted cow skulls. You can view some of Jill's work at

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