This guide provides the basics of every aspect of seed saving – choosing the best seeds to cultivate, selecting the most promising plants, keeping your seeds true-to-type, harvesting, drying, storage and much more. It also contains step-by-step guidelines for saving seeds from 50 varieties of common vegetables – everything you need for an easy, bountiful and enriching experience!
“In olden days, water and natural manure were sufficient for cultivation. But today the situation is different. Pesticides and fertilisers have become part and parcel of farming. So much so, that the immune systems of plants and seeds have become very weak, and have lost their power to fight disease. Through natural methods we can strengthen their power to resist disease.”