How To Save Seeds
Our volunteer Penny Wright created this informative video on how to save and store seeds (mice-proof method included!). Penny has over 20 years experience working in green industry; she also volunteers for Keep Scotland Beautiful and is a Green Flag Judge. She currently works for SRUC in Edinburgh.
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What you’ll learn from the video:
what tools are helpful for collecting seeds
how to collect seeds of annuals as well as perennials
when to collects seeds to make sure they’ve stored energy required to germinate next year
how to prevent self-seeding plants from growing where we don’t want them
how to store seeds (where to keep your seeds)
how to prevent mice from eating seeds stored at home
Plants included in this video are:
Achillea millefolium, Nigella, Crocosmia, common feverfew (Tanacetum vulgare), Digitalis (common foxglove)