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You don’t need to be an expert gardener to participate in a seed swap. All you need is some saved seeds and the willingness to share them, and get free seeds in return!
If you don’t let your edible garden flower and make seeds you are missing out on some great perks…
Genuinely heirloom seeds were passed down through generations. They have stories to tell and these, like the seeds themselves, are in danger of being lost.
We love growing our own food around here, so when I stumbled across this great video on saving vegetable seeds on Facebook, I knew I had to share it with you guys. Saving fruit seeds is easy peasy, right? Vegetables are trickier, though. You can’t just grab those seeds when you’re chopping them up to eat. This video talks about how to save vegetable seeds and how to choose which plants you want to save for seed.
Thanks to the dedication of a few individuals who spent almost every waking moment devoted to saving our agricultural heritage by saving seeds, the tragic loss of that diversity is being mitigated. Gathering, Memoir of a Seed Saver, is the autobiography of Diane Ott Whealy, co-founder of Seed Savers Exchange. It is the story of her life and commitment to saving the seeds of literally thousands of unique edible plants, to ensure that they and their stories would not disappear forever.
Saving seeds can help save you money and feel more connected to the food you eat and grow!