Saving seed can be a great way to make sure you have those favorite plants on hand in the garden year after year. It is also a great way to save money and preserve the old heirlooms that many people love. Continue reading Collecting and Storing Saved Seed
We grow our tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and more to harvest their fruit to eat, but the plant’s intent is to produce alluring fruits containing seeds that will be spread by animals to pass on their genetic material.
While our consumption of these plants doesn’t readily spread genetic material through dispersing seeds (at least not since the dawn of modern bathrooms), we can still play a part in saving and continuing the plant’s genetic material. Continue reading Seed Saving and Plant Sex Ed