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2012 Edibles #30: Saving Seeds -- Tomatoes (Question)

09-27-2012 08:58 AM by MsDebbieP | 9 comments »

Sept. 27/12 This year my main goal (other than the big get-together) was to start saving seeds. This year hardly any of my crops produced anything, other than the tomatoes and peppers. Fortunately these are key elements in my garden as I preserve a lot of salsa. As for the goal of seed-saving, however, I basically gave up on that this year because of the lack of good crops. I will buy some (hopefully) good seed next year and work from it. Having said all that, as I was picking som...

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Seed Saving & Swapping #1: Challenge For 2011

07-18-2011 03:37 PM by Bon | 70 comments »

Hi everyone.I would like to challenge all GardenTenders to start saving their seeds for trading this fall and for your own use next year.I have a list of tips and suggestions for you and I hope everyone will participate and join in on the fun.This will be a private swap so that everyone gets the types of seeds they are looking for. TipsNearly all seed comes from the flower when it dies off.Let the flower heads or seed pods completely dry out before storing them away.Fall is usually a g...

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Getting Ready To Exchange Seeds In The Fall #1: Start Saving Seeds Now

08-04-2008 09:36 AM by Bon | 10 comments »

Hi everyone.I have started to collect my seeds for next year and some extras for trading.The hollyhocks are nearly done so I have collected their seeds and the shoo fly has a ton of seed.As my plants finish blooming I will gather all I can.I think it would be a great idea if anyone who wants to trade makes a post of what seeds they have available and we make a private trade for what we would like.Does anyone like this idea?

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