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Author Richerson, Sheri Ann.

Title The complete idiot's guide to seed saving and starting / by Sheri Ann Richerson.

Imprint New York : Alpha Books, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  575.68 R399c 2012    ---  Available
Description xv, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Includes seed directories for herb, spice, grain, fruit, vegetable, and flower seeds.
"Harvest your own seeds and grow stronger, healthier plants"--Cover.
Summary Explains the essential techniques for growing plants from harvested seeds, including information on collecting seeds, drying, controlling pests, testing and germinating, and sowing.
Contents Getting started with seeds. Why save seeds? A seed is born -- Harvesting and storing seeds. How to save seeds. Preparing your seeds for storage. Storing your seeds -- Germinating and sowing seeds. Germinating and testing your seeds. Scarification and stratification. Sowing seeds indoors. Sowing seeds outdoors -- When seeds become plants. Extending the growing season. Transplanting your seedlings. Protecting your plants from diseases, pests, and critters -- Building your seed future. Creating new varieties by cross breeding. Creating a gardening journal. Sharing your knowledge -- Seed directories. The herb, spice, grain, and fruit seed directory. The vegetable seed directory. The flower seed directory.
Subject Seeds -- Harvesting.
Seeds -- Growth.
Seeds -- Storage.
Plants -- Development.
Seeds -- Directories.
Added Title Seed saving and starting
ISBN 9781615641376
Standard No. AU@ 000048716871
NZ1 14216655

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