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    DescriptionSeed to Seed is a complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables. This book contains detailed information about each vegetable, including its botanical classification, flower structure and means of pollination, required population size, isolation distance, techniques for caging or hand-pollination, and also the proper methods for harvesting, drying, cleaning, and storing the seeds. Seed to Seed is widely acknowledged as the best guide available for home gardeners to learn effective ways to produce and store seeds on a small scale. The author has grown seed crops of every vegetable featured in the book, and has thoroughly researched and tested all of the techniques she recommends for the home garden. This newly updated and greatly expanded Second Edition includes additional information about how to start each vegetable from seed, which has turned the book into a complete growing guide. Local knowledge about seed starting techniques for each vegetable has been shared by expert gardeners from seven regions of the United States-Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast/Gulf Coast, Midwest, Southwest, Central West Coast, and Northwest.

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    Seed to Seed
    Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Suzanne Ashworth, Edited by Kent Whealy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 228
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    ISBN 13: 9781882424580
    ISBN 10: 1882424581

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24270
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    BIC subject category V2: WMPF
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T General Subject: 380
    Ingram Subject Code: GI
    Libri: I-GI
    BISAC V2.8: GAR025000
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    DC21: 635.0421
    DC22: 635.0421
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    DC22: 635/.0421
    LC classification: SB324.75 .A8 2002
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    Thema V1.0: WMP
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Black and White Photos Throughout
    Seed Savers Exchange, Incorporated
    Imprint name
    Seed Savers Exchange, Incorporated
    Publication date
    01 March 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Suzanne Ashworth is an educational administrator living in Sacramento, California, whose spare time and large backyard are completely devoted to gardening. Suzanne has donated the text of Seed to Seed to help support the work of the Seed Savers Exchange, a genetic preservation organization with 8,000 members who are working together to maintain and distribute heirloom varieties of vegetables, fruits, grains, flowers, and herbs. Kent Whealy is the cofounder of Seed Savers Exchange, a nonprofit organization committed to saving heirloom garden seeds from extinction. Founded in 1975 by Kent and Diane Whealy, Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) now has nearly 8,000 members around the world. Its headquarters are at Heritage Farm in Decorah, Iowa.