How Do I Include Seed Saving in my Garden Plan?

Planning a garden to include seed saving is not that difficult.  Start with open-pollinated seeds! Learn how here HERE

Important Questions for you to consider: 

  • How long will your seeds will stay viable?
  • How many plants do you need produce viable seeds?
  • How far apart do you need to plant different varieties of the same same species so that the seeds stay true?  

Learn the answers to these questions and more HERE

Seed Savers Exchange has excellent information on their website to help you learn how to grow plants for seed and food.  They have outstanding garden planning ideas  and crop by crop growing guides to get you started and a plethora of advice about seed saving.

The Rideau 1000 Islands Master Gardens have a wide range of incredibly interesting resources to support a variety of sustainable gardening practices that you will find HERE