Starting & Saving Seeds: Grow the Perfect Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers for Your Garden

October 2nd, 2018

Have you ever been curious about saving seeds from your veggies or flowers? Do you like the idea of growing flowers from seeds that you harvested? We are and we do!

Each week on Down the Garden Path Joanne Shaw and Matthew Dressing, discuss down to earth tips and advice for your plants, gardens and landscapes.

In each episode, we bring you interesting, relevant and helpful topics to help you achieve a great garden. We learn right along with you from each other, from our research or from the guests that join us here.

If you have a garden and want to make it as low maintenance as possible then this podcast is for you.  As Landscape Designers and gardeners themselves, Joanne and Matthew think it is important and possible to have great gardens that are low maintenance and they want to help you make it happen.

This week we talk with new Author Julie Thompson – Adolf about her new book Starting & SavingSeeds: Grow the Perfect Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers for Your Garden.Given that it is Fall right now, we decided to focus on Seed Saving.

Julie shared with some tips on distinguishing seeds that are ‘Open’ pollinated, heirloom or hybrid. We also chat about the benefits of ensuring ‘ pure’ seeds and why that may not matter as much to the home gardener.

Starting & Saving Seeds: Grow the Perfect Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs and Flowers for Your Garden, does a wonderful job outlining all the necessary information for a large variety of plants in a clear and concise way for all gardeners.

We discuss tips for storing your seeds and learn all about Winter sowing. Tune in now to learn all about it.

 

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