Collecting Vegetable (Bean) Seeds - saves money.
It is easy to collect seeds from the vegetables you grow like runner beans,
You can let a few beans remain on the plant near to the end of the growing season. The pods will then dry out and go 'dry and crispy' you can collect the seed by removing it from the pod and place it in a brown envelope and label it clearly with the date and what it is. Store it in a tin in a cool dry place until it is time to plant it next year.
Some plants do not come true to the parent plant when grown from collected seed because of cross-pollination by insects.
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Growing Your Own Fruit and Vegetables
We grow our own fruit and vegetables for our meals for as much of the year as we can. Without a greenhouse we have to buy shop food in the winter months but in the spring, summer and autumn we often have enough to share with family and friends.
Read about growing your fruit and vegetables here on my growing your own food pages.