September 6, 2011

The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds by Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough

The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds by Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough is a go-to reference book for saving seeds, and then growing herbs, vegetables, and flowers from seeds.

Book Description
Learn how to collect, save, and cultivate the seeds from more than 300 vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers, trees, and shrubs. It’s easy, and it’s fun! Authors Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough thoroughly explain every step in the seed-saving process. Descriptions of seed biology; tips on how to select plants for the best seeds; and advice on harvesting and cleaning, proper storage and care, and propagating and caring for new seedlings are all presented with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. Chapters dedicated to individual plants contain species-specific directions and detailed information. Gardeners of any experience level will find all the information they need to extend the life of their favorite plants to the next generation and beyond.” – The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds

My Thoughts
The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds is a really extensive guide for learning about saving and storing seeds. The authors don’t just explain how to save seeds though; they also explain how to use these seeds to grow herbs, vegetables, and flowers in your own garden.

If you just want to learn how to save seeds on a certain type of plant, you can easily find it in the reference portion of the guide. Not everything is listed, but the majority of the type of plants that you’d want to grow is included.

This is an easy to read and follow guide. If you have a love for gardening already, or you want to get started, this is a really great book to read and reference back to often. I highly recommend it.

* Thank you to the publisher of The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds, Storey Publishing, for providing me with a copy of this book for review. All opinions expressed are my own.

1 comment:

Ashlee said...

This is perfect for what I've been looking for with planting stuff in the spring.