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How to Save Pea & Bean Seeds: Let pods dry & brown on the plant (they will rattle in the pod when ready) Crack open pods. Seeds are ready when they look like the same beans or peas that you planted! Try to leave the beans to dry on the plant as long as possible.
Simple Starter Tips Start With the Seeds: To grow good seed, you must plant good seed, look for heirloom varieties. Basic Biology: Insects and wind can cross-pollinate your plants. Isolate or keep distance between plants you want to collect seeds from. Watch Your Plants: Observation is important. Seeds ripen in mature plants, timing will vary depending on plant […]
dried hot peppers: makes collecting the seeds a lot less painful gorgeous sunflower pretty phenomenal that one seed can turn into so many more …. and this is only one of the heads that came one sunflower seed. seed saving is magical and addictive last of the tomatoes into the bank for winter pretty nice […]
turntables & tomatoes. two of my greatest loves perty flowers & brassicas loads of peppers on my plants. had to cover them from frost warnings last night, but they are looking pretty happy in the sun today artichokes plants are growing well. they didn’t produce much of anything except pretty leaves this season, but i […]
beet seeds growing red romaine bolting, will flower soon & create seeds mustard seed pods about to fill with seeds coriander putting out lots of seeds drunken frizzy headed woman lettuce putting out tonnes of flowers from which will come lots of seed speckled lettuce bolting & creating seeds
how i save my tomato seeds A Step by Step Photo Demonstration Select a ripe heirloom tomato (or several) Cut in half horizontally Squeeze out seeds and juice into a jar Let sit for a week. The liquid will start to ferment, and a layer of mould will form on the top. Add water, the […]
Seeds from greens and herbs are found in the flower heads. They will produce flowers at the end of the season. At a certain point, you may need to stop picking the food to allow the plant to flower. Once the plant has flowered, it will start to brown. It looks like it is dying […]
garden plan basil is getting big & smelling great! Despite getting a late start in getting everything planted. things are growing like gang busters in the seed garden. i am trying to grow some exciting new things this season. growing five new types of lettuce for seed and working on an artichoke growing experiment. lots […]
urbantomato was featured on Chex Television’s My Peterborough with Mike Melnik me and my sunroom greenhouse were featured to show you, you can grow your own food; and seeds!