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Saving seeds from my Ukrainian tomato plant

Last October, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens  (RTBG) held public sales of tomato plants. One that I acquired was labelled  Hurma Ukrainian.  It grows high and wide (is an indeterminate tomato) and develops large yellow tomatoes. The eating texture is … Continue reading

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Saving seed

I asked friend K about the best way to collect seed from tomatoes. After all, they are squashy and wet and, if left, may not dry out rather rot and grow mould. K learnt the following process from another – … Continue reading

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Green beans from the garden

Last year a couple of scarlet runner bean seeds were ‘lost’ on the ground near the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Food Garden tool shed. Waste not want not, I decided, and brought them home. The seeds are a pretty pink … Continue reading

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Seed-collecting

At the end of 2017 I planted a punnet of the flowering plant Cosmos. They reared themselves in early 2018 and were a pleasure to behold. I didn’t grab them out when they died only ages later. By that time … Continue reading

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