Co-sponsored by Village Books Literature Live, Transition Whatcom, and the Annual Community Seed Day and Swap (Sustainable Bellingham, Forest Garden, Earthcare Garden Designs, Center for Local Self-Reliance (CLSR), The Majestic, Irish Eyes Seeds www.irisheyesgardenseeds.com)
Learn how to collect, save, and cultivate the seeds from more than 300 vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers, trees, and shrubs. It's easy, and it's fun! Authors Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough thoroughly explain every step in the seed-saving process. Descriptions of seed biology; tips on how to select plants for the best seeds; and advice on harvesting and cleaning, proper storage and care, and propagating and caring for new seedlings are all presented with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. Chapters dedicated to individual plants contain species-specific directions and detailed information. Gardeners of any experience level will find all the information they need to extend the life of their favorite plants to the next generation and beyond.
Cheryl Moore-Gough holds an MS in Plant Sciences from Montana State University, where she is now an adjunct assistant professor in horticulture. Cheryl has taught and coordinated the Montana Master Gardener program and has published numerous works alone and with her late husband, Dr. Robert Gough, including five gardening books. She has written for Montana Magazine, Fine Gardening, American Nurseryman, and Zone 4 Magazine. Cheryl hosts Northern Gardening Tips, which is broadcast by radio stations throughout Montana, Wyoming, and South Dakota on the Northern News Network. She has been gardening and saving seeds in Montana for 30 years.
Attend the 4th Annual Community Seed Day (& Swap) on Sun., January 29th from 1-4pm at Majestic Hall in Bellingham.