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& Seed Saving
Many vegetables have small
What looks to be only one flowerhead on this leek, is in fact many tiny florets.
Pumpkins have big flowers!
This is a female flower. Pumpkins have both male and female flowers on the same plant.
male & female flowers are on separate plants!
Wind blows pollen from a male plant, to the female stigma, on female plants.
need help transferring the
Bees, insects and the wind make all the
This tomato flower is nearly 100% self pollinating!
The stigma is surrounded by five fused anthers shedding pollen inwards. Only at the tip can cross pollination occur.
So because vegetables have different breeding mechanism!
We will need to look closely at the flowers to understand how to save our seeds properly.
Other things we need to know!
When are the seeds ready to harvest.
How to process the seeds!
How to clean and prepare them for storage.
once you have the know how.
You can share your heirloom seeds and even help save rare varieties.
To learn to save seeds correctly!
Become a member today. See our seed exchange forum for the right kind of know how.
our Heirloom Seed Exchange!
This site is dedicated to you and to the preservation of heirloom seeds.
The aim is to MAKE IT POSSIBLE - for you to share, trade or request seeds from other members on the site.
Participate in a seed exchange that produces good healthy seeds.
Ask questions - someone will have the answer!
Contact me personally!
Thanks for the interest. Will keep you updated!
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