Seed Starting/Saving

Seed Saving Guide

Seed Saving Guide Crops – The chart is organized alphabetically by crop type, all the way from amaranth to wild arugula. Species – The species column shows the scientific name for each crop type. This is important because varieties of the same species...

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How to Start Seeds

How To Start Your Own Seeds I really enjoy starting my vegetables and herbs from seed. Every time I see that first sprout coming up I feel like I am seeing a miracle. In a way it is. In just a couple of months that little sprout is a huge plant with tomatoes, squash...

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Safe Seed Pledge

The Safe Seed Pledge: "Agriculture and seeds provide the basis upon which our lives depend. We must protect this foundation as a safe and genetically stable source for future generations. For the benefit of all farmers, gardeners and consumers who want an alternative,...

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Seed Storage

Seed Storage The Florida Backyard Vegetable Gardener's Way There are many companies out there selling "Seed Vaults", "Survival Seed Packages" etc. They are very expensive and have elaborate packaging. I have done extensive research on proper seed storage. Here is what...

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How to Save Seeds

Seed Saving and Growing Your Own Seed Saving can become a very addicting hobby. It is also a way to insure seed quality and purity if done properly. Hybrids & F1 Hybrids You can’t or wouldn't want to save seeds from hybrids, or F1 hybrids. They would not grow true...

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