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How to save seeds. Selection, harvesting, cleaning, treating, storing and testing. Includes tips on hand pollinating to develop your own strains of vegetables. Includes a seed viability list (maximum storage under optimum conditions).
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1978 (v.62#1) pg. 46

How to save your own garden seeds and store them for next year.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1979 (v.63#10) pg. 55

Eight articles on seeds, including what to plant and how to save and store seed.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1981 (v.65#3) pg. 16

How to save and harvest seeds. Part 1. Some tips for saving your own seeds.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1982 (v.66#6) pg. 36

How to save and harvest seeds. Part 2.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1982 (v.66#7) pg. 29

Some tips on saving seeds.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.75#2) pg. 23

How to save seeds. A few basic rules.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.83#2) pg. 70

Seed saving techniques.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 2000 (v.84#5) pg. 68

Tip: Use a flour sifter to separate seeds from flower chaff.
FINE GARDENING #4 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 6

Storing seeds. Describes the effects of moisture and temperature, the use of desiccants, storage container options and drying techniques.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 57

Tips on how to select the best seeds for saving.
FINE GARDENING #8 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 8

Tip suggests using empty 35 mm film canisters for airtight seed storage.
FINE GARDENING #17 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 8

Tip describes an easy way of separating chaff from seeds collected in the garden.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 8

Tip on making seed packets from glassine photo-negative envelopes.
FINE GARDENING #33 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 8

Tip on using empty seed packets to store your own harvest of seeds.
FINE GARDENING #36 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 10

Tip on making a greeting card with a picture of a flower and a packet of seeds, both from your garden.
FINE GARDENING #44 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 10

Tip on saving seeds in a three-ring binder using plastic sleeves designed for trading cards.
FINE GARDENING #46 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 8

Tip suggests using empty spice jars for storing and sprinkling seeds.
FINE GARDENING #48 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 10

Tip describes how to collect seeds without constantly watching the plants.
FINE GARDENING #50 Jul-Aug 1996 pg. 8

This year's seed, next year's garden. How to perpetuate your favorite flowers with a well-timed harvest.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 31

Tips on storing seed packets. How to make your own desiccant packet by using tissue and powdered milk for seed storage in a jar.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1985 (v.29#3) pg. 6

An introduction to the saving and storing of seeds.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1985 (v.29#6) pg. 4

Saving seeds. The basics on saving seeds and some specifics on tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, lettuce, corn, cucumbers, melons, squash, and pumpkins.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1993 (v.37#5) pg. 40

A weed seed collection project for children and tips on what they can learn about the seeds they collect.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1996 (v.40#5) pg. 41

Collecting seeds. Which seeds to collect, how to do it and information on seed cleaning, drying and storage.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 36

How to make a seed-sorting sieve.
GARDEN GATE #15 Jun 1997 pg. 6

Tips on labeling saved seeds to eliminate confusion later.
GARDEN GATE #22 Aug 1998 pg. 4

As you reap so shall you sow. How to save your own seeds for vegetable gardening.
HARROWSMITH #45 Oct-Nov 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 85

How to store leftover packets of seeds so they remain cool and dry. Guidelines on potential longevity of well-stored seeds for some common vegetables. Includes instructions for a simple germination test to determine if stored seeds are still worth planting.
HARROWSMITH #76 Nov-Dec 1987 (v.12#4) pg. 27

Seed-saving terms and techniques the beginner needs to know.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1991 (v.69#7) pg. 30

Origami seed saver. How to fold a scrap of paper into a package for holding seed.
HORTICULTURE Jul-Aug 1998 (v.95#7) pg. 18

Heirloom seeds and their contribution to diversity noted.
KITCHEN GARDEN #1 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 18

Save today, sow tomorrow. How to establish seed-saving goals, harvest, dry and store seeds.
KITCHEN GARDEN #11 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 56

How to save and share seeds in homemade packets. A list of seeds that are easy to save and a germination test. A pattern for a seed packet that can be photocopied is included.
KITCHEN GARDEN #18 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 pg. 44

How to grow your own vegetable seeds the professional way. Covers hand pollination, caging, alternate planting and roguing.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #53 Sep-Oct 1978 pg. 77

A guide to collecting seeds. Covers the easiest seed-saving crops and other commonly saved vegetables, herbs and flowers.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #107 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 58

Tip: Save vegetable seeds by storing them in powdered milk.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1979 (v.26#8) pg. 18

How to store leftover seed for use next year.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1980 (v.27#7) pg. 32

Saving your own seeds. Choosing parent plants and storing seed are simple tasks.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1981 (v.28#6) pg. 58

Tip: Save seeds in plastic 35mm film containers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1981 (v.28#9) pg. 4

Tip on using a blender to seperate tiny seeds from tight seedpods.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 76

Tips on storing seeds in the freezer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1991 (v.38#8) pg. 24

Saving seeds from self-polinating crops. An explanation of isolation tactics, collecting and drying the seed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1992 (v.39#3) pg. 37

Make handmade packets filled with seeds gathered from your garden to give as gifts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1995 (v.42#7) pg. 78

Advice on storing seeds to extend their life expectancy.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1996 (v.43#7) pg. 21

Tip on using plastic food containers for refrigerated seed storage.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 76

Tip for organizing seeds based on planting schedule.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 55

Tips on collecting and saving your own vegetable seeds.
SUNSET Aug 1978 (v.161#2) pg. 156

Tips on saving vegetable seeds.
WORKBASKET Aug 1983 (v.48#9) pg. 46