Although it is a bit late, it is not too late to save some seed from the garden of 2013. I’ve been doing this since September and am just completing it as this is being written. Meantime, I’ve come across a handy-dandy article simply entitled: How to Save Seed. While this is a modest and unassuming article it might also be called: The Idiots Guide to Saving Seeds or Saving Seed for Dummies. It is a complete guide to seed saving and seems to be written for both the novice, as well as, the experienced gardener. I highly recommend this for reading as well as cutting and pasting to your files. Keep in mind that seed saving will be an important part of self-sufficiency should the economic system fail, or should the mega-corporations decide to patent plants and seeds. Yes, I did say patent plants and seeds of natural living plants, (see http://beforeitsnews.com/food-and-farming/2013/11/nestle-stop-trying-to-patent-the-fennel-flower-2457470.html ).
In a paper published last year, Nestlé scientists claimed to “discover”
what much of the world has known for millennia: that nigella sativa
extract could be used for “nutritional interventions in humans with food
Meantime, here is the web citation:
How to Save Seed
Richard of Danbury, D.S.G.