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Save Your Garden Seeds
There are two categories of plants in terms of seed saving, those with wet seeds and those with dry seeds. When you save wet seeds, you need to wash them to separate them from the surrounding pulp of the fruit. This can be accomplished by putting the pulp in a bowl of water. The seeds will sink while pulp and any dead seeds will rise to the top. The seeds will then need to dry thoroughly before storage. Some wet seeds will also need to be fermented before saving, such as tomato seeds. Fermenting removes substances from the seed that inhibit germination.
Dry seeds are harvested from the plant when their husks or pods have dried. The seeds then have to be separated from the chaff. When the seeds are dry, you can crumble them up and place them in a dish. Swirling the dish will…
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Bottle tower gardening: how to start ? (Willem Van Cotthem)
Together with my friend Gilbert VAN DAMME (Zaffelare, Belgium) I have set up some successful experiments with vertical gardening in “container towers”.
We are using all kinds of recycled containers, e.g. plastic bottles, pots, buckets. The containers are stacked into “towers”.
Today, I will describe the way how to start a “bottle tower”, illustrating the different steps with some photos:
Plastic bottles for growing and planting saplings (Drawings by Liesbeth ORMEL / Captions by Willem Van Cotthem)
How to use a plastic bottle for growing and planting saplings ?