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The Seed Garden – If you have interest in saving seeds, we recommend the latest publication from Seed Savers Exchange. The Seed Garden: the Art and Practice of Seed Saving is a complete guide for every seed-saving gardenerd. Part 1 details plant taxonomy and flower structure, pollination methods, and how to grow for seed saving. It covers the process of harvesting and cleaning seeds as well as how to store them properly. Part 2 profiles individual vegetables in depth with beautiful photos of plants in every stage from flower to seed. The book was published in 2015 by Seed Savers Exchange and is distributed by Chelsea Green Publishing. It gets technical, but it’s a reference book, so you don’t have to memorize the details. Pick up The Seed Garden for your garden library anywhere books are sold or from Seed Savers Exchange.