Saving Vegetable Seeds

Date(s) - Wed 1 Oct
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Idaho Botanical Garden

Join local farmer and Snake River Seed Cooperative Seed Freak, Casey O’Leary, for a down n dirty basic class in how to save good, pure seeds from your home garden. Seed saving is one of the most important activities we as gardeners can engage in as it helps preserve genetic diversity, saves a savvy gardener quite a bit of money, and creates a supply of seeds adapted for your unique garden environment!


In this class, we’ll cover:

*How to plan your garden for seed saving

*The difference between heirloom, hybrid, GMO, and open-pollinated seeds

*How to isolate varieties from each other to avoid cross-pollination

*How to know when your seed is mature

*How to process and store your seeds

Instructor: Casey O’Leary, Earthly Delights Farm

Cost: IBG Member: $12, Non-Member: $17

Location: Garden Cottage

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