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12 Jun 17 Maurice (Australia - temperate climate)
Hello, Do you have any helpful tips for vegetable seed saving and propogation ? Thank you.
16 Jun 17 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Let the plant go to nearly dying or pick the seed pod for peas when they are full size and the pod is drying out. Put them in a container and let them dry - a week or two. Then put them in a sealable packet (plastic) or paper and put them in a sealable jar and store in the bottom of the fridge. When you want to use them, take jar out of the fridge and let sit for awhile. 1/2 hr or so. Then you can plant. I have tried growing seeds this year and for some plants it isn't that easy. Things like corn peas beans tomatoes etc that germinate quick and grow quick are a lot easier than small seeds. Lettuce cabbage broccoli need a lot of attention and watering regularly. Celery takes forever to germinate and grow. I have worked out things to plant in the ground, as seedlings and in punnets. It is a work in progress. Plant Garden Plant seedlings Plant seeds / punnets Corn Cabbage Capsicum Snow Peas Broccoli Tomatoes Beans Lettuce Baby Spinish Beetroot Hon Tai Shallots Radish Zucchini
15 Jun 17 Sean (Australia - temperate climate)
Select a good plant, fruit or pod for seed saving. This will help ensure that the resultant plants will also be good. For beans and peas let the pods ripen and dry out on the plant then shell them and save the seed in a paper bag with the name and date on it. Most other seeds can be saved after the plant has flowered and the seed head is starting to ripen. Cover the seed head with a paper bag and tie it so the seeds won't be lost when they are dispersed from the seed head. label and save as beans/peas. Trust this helps.
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