Garden Seed Inventory - An Inventory of Seed Catalogs Listing All Non-Hybrid Vegetable Seeds Available in the United States and Canada.
The Encyclopedia of Seed Germination - Provides in-depth germination and scheduling information for some 300 of the most popular seed-grown crops. Covers bedding plants, potted flowering and foliage plants, herbs, cut flowers, perennials, vegetables, and ornamental grasses. Material is presented in an easy-to-read chart style. Organized by genus name, with a common-name index. This edition also covers 150 additional seed crops.
Burpee Seed Starter - A Guide to Growing Flower, Vegetable, and Herb Seeds Indoors and Outdoors - A complete, easy-to-use gardening manual covering the basics of starting plants from seed discusses indoor and outdoor cultivation, how to purchase seed, seed viability, gardening equipment, planting charts and light requirements, planting dates, and other valuable information. For more than a century, Burpee has been a household name for vegetable and flower seeds. Now, the basics of seed-starting popular annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs can be found in this easy-to-use volume. In addition to the extensive encyclopedia of seed-starting organized by plant, there is information on sowing indoords and outdoors, thinning, transplanting, troubleshooting, and much more. 50 color photos. 50 line drawings.
Collecting Processing and Germinating Seeds of Wildland Plants - An excellent resource for wild seed collection. Collecting seed is the responsible way of introducing wild plants into your garden, but doing so successfully requires the kind of detailed information provided here. This book, written by the authors of Seeds of Woody Plants in North America, is an encyclopedia of techniques for seed collection, storage, and germination.
Faith in a Seed by Henry David Thoreau - An anthology of Thoreau's later writings on natural history--including The Dispersion of Seeds, which draws on Darwin's theory of natural selection--discusses the role of seeds and seed dispersal in the ecological succession of plant species.
Growing Plants from Seed - A Comprehensive Beginners Handbook for Vegetables, Flowers, Herbs and More. A guide for first-time seed growers that addresses soil mixtures, lighting, types of seed, seed-starting kits, and more to help any gardener experience the rewarding feeling of growing flowers and vegetables from seed.
Growing Vegetables From Seed Successfully - All The Information You Need For Planting Right At Your Fingertips. Over 160 color photographs for identification and instruction, plus drawings, are available on 279 types and varieties of vegetables. It's the kind of book we have always wanted for serious gardening. Here are the Keys To Successful Seed Planting and Growing, and good eating! Common plant Names, Domestic and foreign Names, Botanical Names, Pronunciation, Seed Viability, Perennial/Annual,Seed planting depth, Germination Time, Light requirements, Soil temperature, Soil Ph, Planting preparation, Indoor/outdoor sowing and growing, Seed and plant sources/availability. Geographic adaptability,Culinary uses and recipies, Annotated Bibliography.
Hint: Plant melons after other seeds sprout up, so as to not choke out the whole garden.
Hints: Lilac trees need much direct light or you may end up with just one bloom.