Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
2. Place said seed into a very fine sieve:
3. Rinse the seeds gently. The goal here is to remove the gelatinous material that the seeds swim in and the thin membrane around each seed. This takes longer than you think because those membranes can be really stubborn. For the really difficult ones, you can gently rub them between two paper towels. This is what it looks like before and after:
4. Dry them on a paper plate. See how many seeds I got from a half of a tomato?
5. Once they are dried, wrap the seeds in a paper towel and place them in a labeled food storage bag.
6. Store them in the refrigorator until them at ready to plant in the spring.
Monday, September 14, 2009
And this table is all ready for the summer plants to come in when they are ready. I have 4 ferns, 5 impatiens and one marigold to bring in. My seedlings will be big enough to come out by then:-)
Thursday, September 10, 2009
...our pool. You served us well this summer. I had both my girls home all summer and we spent hours with you this season. Thank you for the fun and the cooling and the relaxation! See you next year:-)