Posts tagged "Seed Saving"

How to Collect Columbine Flower Seeds

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It’s not even summer yet, but I’m already collecting seeds in the garden. The first seed pods to ripen and open up are for my columbine flowers. I made this short video showing how easy it is to gather seeds from these flowers.

Hybrid Garden Seeds are not the Enemy

In the conversation about the dangers of genetically modified seeds and the benefits of heirloom seeds happening across the internet it seems like hybrids are be getting a bad reputation. The word “hybrid” sounds scary and conjures up images from the nightmares you have after viewing a science fiction movie. The truth is that hybrid... Read more »

How to Store Garden Seeds for Next Year

After you’ve collected and dried seeds from your garden the next step is to find suitable containers to hold them in. Here are some ideas for storing seeds. Plastic baggies- I bought a couple of packages of them from Wal-Mart a couple of years ago and still have a lot. I’ve found that they last... Read more »
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