Archives for October 2011

Storing and Saving Seeds

October 9, 2011 at 6:18 pm

To keep seeds is to prevent germination and at the same time to preserve the life of the seed. Seeds should be thoroughly ripe and dry before they are stored. Those of pulpy fruits are removed and cleaned. If the seed-vessels are dry and hard, seeds may be left in them till sowing time, but... View Article

Pumpkins and Squashes-What’s the Difference?

October 1, 2011 at 7:46 pm

Image via WikipediaG. W. C. B., Baltimore, Maryland, writes: “In some sections of country pumpkins, or at least such as are recognized as such in other sections are called squashes and then again in other sections this order of recognition is exactly reversed. Will you please define the difference between pumpkins and squashes, so we... View Article