Create Your Own Heirlooms with Seed Saving

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

Bean seeds being released from the pod into a container.Did your garden produce the most-wonderful-tomatoes-ever this season? Want to make use of this years garden to kickstart your next crop? Want fresh delicious produce without the big start-up costs?  Then seed saving is for you. Not only can you save money, but you can help preserve diversity and adapt seeds to your growing conditions and tastes. 

Why not attend 'Seed Saving for Gardeners' this Saturday, September 7th at 2pm. Get expert advice on starting down the seed saving track and creating your own 'heirloom' varieties!  There'll also be a hands-on demonstration in the library courtyard.

The library has plenty of resources to help with your seed saving needs. Here's a few titles to get you started: