Seed saving from a garden

Seeds intended for saving can be categorized as either “wet” or “dry” seeded crops. Wet seeds are typically found inside the fruit of a plant, while dry seeds originate from a non-fruiting flower, pod or husk.

Seeds intended for saving can be categorized as either “wet” or “dry” seeded crops. Wet seeds are typically found inside the fruit of a plant, while dry seeds originate from a non-fruiting flower, pod or husk.

For thousands of years, in an unbroken chain, seeds have been saved from each harvest to be sown the next season. Seed saving provides many benefits to the seed saver. The cost of seeds has notably risen in the past several years, but, more importantly, the reliable availability of seeds has come into question. Taking the time to save seeds from a garden can potentially save money and allow for a supply of seeds for the next growing season to be secure.

Assuming the seeds are not patented, seeds can be collected for personal use, given to other local growers or even sold commercially. For those who are interested in selling their own seeds

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