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Friday, 23 August 2013

Seed collecting

 Gardeners always seem to be thinking one or two seasons ahead so with Autumn fast approaching it's time to think about gathering seed ready for next Spring.

We've has peas and broad beans spread out to dry for a while. Some of these will be eaten, the messier ones saved for seed.

 Now I have the kitchen windowsill covered in foil trays filled with drying seed pods - these are winter salad leaves in the pod..

..and shelled



and radish