Many vegetables have tinyflowers!This leek has both male and female parts within each flower!
Pumpkins have big flowers!Both male and female are separate, but on the same plant.
Spinach male & female flowers are always on separate plants!Wind blows pollen from a male plant, to the female part, the stigma, on separate female plants.
Most flowersneed help transferringpollen!Bees, insects and the wind make all the difference.
So different vegetables have differentflowers!Therefore we need to learn how to save seeds accordingly.
Most of all we want to prevent our heirlooms from crossing!So we sometimes hand pollinate or isolate our plants.
Other things we need to learn are!When are the seeds ready to harvest.
How to process the seeds!How to clean and prepare them for storage.
But once you have the know how.You can share your heirloom seeds and even help save rare varieties
So heirloom seed saving is a lot of fun.Become a member today, it's free & always will be.
I am out of seeds. They are all in our swiz seed bank for the time being. Please share your own seeds with others so we can keep the momentum going. I will start sharing again once we make more here in India.
Best wishes Admin / David.
Welcome to our Heirloom Seed Exchange!
- This site is dedicated to you and to the preservation of heirloom seeds.
- The aim is to give you all the tools you will need to share, trade and request seeds from other members on the site.
- Participate in a seed swap/ exchange that produces good strong healthy seeds.
- Avail of the knowledge, of growing vegetables, from one generation of seed to the next.
- Take a look at the tabs above. Learn how to Sow, Grow, Save and Store seeds in a very simple to understand manner. We intended to teach you important skills, like how to make a start in organic gardening. For instance sowing seeds and growing organic vegetables.
- How to properly save seeds, using basic seed saving rules. Why save seeds and how to correctly do the seed processing.
- Under the Share tab you can give away or trade heirloom seeds on the Seed Exchange forum!
Heirloomseedsaving.com is currently being developed. Please check back from time to time as more information is being added.
Who is sharing what on our seed exchange.
Follow the guidelines for the seed exchange before posting. When there are plenty of offers, then there are plenty of seeds. Please consider sharing some seeds if you have some spare.
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