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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Saved Seeds

I finally had time to list the seeds I saved from my garden this past summer: 

zinnia


sweet potato vine
I rarely get the potatoes to survive winter but I keep trying.


caladium
Trust me, they're in the bag.


love-in-a-mist

lettuce (salad bowl or grand rapids)

squash--spaghetti

squash--acorn

watermelon (from my Mom and Dad)

allium

purple hyacinth bean

moon flower

mysterious yellow flower my neighbor had


6 comments:

  1. Good Morning! You reminded me that many years ago, I had Love in a Mist and I loved the flowers. Wonderful collection of seeds you have. Enjoy your Sunday.

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  2. Looks like you have done a great job of collecting, separating and marking all of your seeds.... Can't wait to see what you get out of them next spring/summer in your garden!!!!!

    Have a great day.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  3. Hi Sherlock,

    I never seem to get around to saving seeds, although I do plan to every year. The sweet potato vine tubers look really strange, I have never seen them before. They look like large intestine segments.

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  4. We saved some pumpkin seeds last year. First time we've done that, so we'll see how the replanting goes. I went out to try and save some seeds from our Lion's Tail and either a) I can't tell what they look like exactly, or b) the bird's got to them before me. I'm leaning towards a.

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  5. Won't be long until you can get around to planting them again! The time seems to be flying.

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  6. ~Mildred
    My love-in-a-mist self seeds pretty well but I always save some seeds for family and friends.

    ~Betsy...
    Thanks. As long as I don't knock over the tiny jars, I do ok keeping them labeled. Ha!

    ~Gary
    The sweet potato vine tubers are strange. Growing them in containers really makes them odd because they crowd each other.

    ~Turling
    Good luck with the pumpkin seeds. I've never tried to save seed from grasses. Birds do love grass seeds.

    ~Melanie
    Time is flying. I can't believe Christmas is coming already.

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