Seed saving Resources

On this page you will find useful seed-saving resources to get you started in saving some of your own seed. We highly recommend investing in a good seed saving book such as “The Seed Garden” by Seed Savers Exchange.

The best way to learn to save seed is to practice, so get out there and give it a go! There will always be successes and failures but once you start saving your own seed, you will probably become obsessed with it like we are as it’s just such a fascinating process.

How-to guides

Useful reference guides

Its really important to know your species when saving seeds becasue varieties of the same species can cross pollinate each other. This table is available as a downloadable PDF here –>Vegetable species reference table pdf

Ever wondered how many seeds there are per gram of different vegetables? Quite possibly not! But if you have then you will find this table useful. This table is available as a downloadable PDF here –>Seeds per gram pdf

 

Finding the right screen size for cleaning seed is important.  You can make do with a few key sizes – 10mm, 5mm, and 2.5, but it is also really useful to have a selection. This table tells you which screen sizes are best for which seeds. This table is available as a downloadable PDF here –>Seed screen sizes pdf

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