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Seed saving is an affordable way to cultivate variety and preserve heirloom plants in your garden - but how do you do it? Join Amanda as she discusses the basics of seed saving, answers questions, and helps you get started with this age-old practice.
Intended Audience: Beginner: Suitable for budding learners, this program contains introductory level information for getting started on the topic.
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Amanda Helin is a member of the USBG Garden & Grounds team. With a background in plant biology, she enjoys a career that has gone from scientist to organic farmer to gardener. Before joining the USBG, she spent 4 years as head gardener for Riversdale House Museum running a half-acre kitchen garden.
Steeped in history, rich with tradition, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems.
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