The Manual of Seed Saving (Hardback)
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The Manual of Seed Saving (Hardback)

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Hardback 283 Pages / Published: 24/09/2013
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This comprehensive guide to saving vegetable seeds contains the kind of high-level, technical information needed by market gardeners and self- sufficiency practitioners to refine their seed saving techniques. With rising seed prices and increasing demand for heirloom varieties, the carefully trialled and reliable techniques detailed in this book will allow producers to develop their product lines; they will be able to deliver improved flavours and textures to consumers.

Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604693829
Number of pages: 283
Weight: 1039 g
Dimensions: 229 x 178 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"With increasing numbers of edible plant varieties disappearing from seed catalogs and gardens, this work enables its audience to engage in a worthy pursuit. It will be very useful for hobbyist and professional growers. A green thumb up." --Library Journal

"Even if someone already has a good book on seed saving, he or she also needs The Manual of Seed Saving by Andrea Heistinger, from Timer Press. Well illustrated and thorough, it demystifies an important and satisfying practice that is attracting many converts." --The Washington Post

"A handy guide for seed savers." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Practical gardeners will appreciate the handy nature of The Manual of Seed Saving. . . . It's bound to become a well-thumbed reference guide, covering more than 100 plants such as corn, asparagus and tomatoes." --Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

"A useful book for any gardener who would like to collect their own seeds or propagate their own varieties." --Stephanie's Book Reviews

"Contributing experts from around the planet helped compile this hefty, thorough handbook that reads like a good guide book. A novice or expert gardener would find it equally appealing and a fun, compelling and swift read." --Botanical Rambles

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