Did you know that one of the Seed Library's goals is to become self-sustaining? One day the seeds shared will come from seeds that you grew.
Wild sunflowers (Helanthus annus) have been setting seeds for thousands of years in northern America. Not surprisingly, helia means sun and anthus, flower.
While this article contains information about One Seed Pima County in 2017, it has timeless information about Tohono O’odham cowpeas--planting, harvesting, and seed saving. Enjoy!
As you consider which delightful crops will grace your warm-weather garden, we want to encourage you to add seed saving to your list of criteria.
Hollyhocks are well known for tall flower spikes that carry plenty of five-petal flowers in summer. Blooms April through June.