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Seed Saving & Seed Exchange Workshop

Date(s): 8/11/2014

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Boone County Extension 205 Cadillac Court, Suite 5 Belvidere, IL 61008
Seed saving is the practice of saving seeds from vegetables, grain, herbs, and flowers for the use from year to year in your garden. This practice has a long history and has recently started to regain popularity among gardeners. It takes a bit of knowledge and proper planning in order to be successful with seed saving an now is the perfect time to start saving seeds from your vegetable garden. Join Extension Horticulture Educator Candice Miller for this workshop to learn the history, methods, and planning techniques for saving seed from your garden in this one and a half hour program.

Gardeners are welcomed and encouraged to bring any seeds they may have saved previously to participate in a seed exchange. Bring a packet of seeds and go home with a different packet of seeds to try! Participation is purely voluntary.

The cost of this program is $5.00 per person. Registration can be made by calling the Boone County Extension office at 815-544-3710 or visit our website at web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Boone County Extension at 815-544-3710.
Judy Hodge
815-544-3710
hodg@illinois.edu

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