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USF Seed Library

Planting Calendars

Planting Times for San Francisco Bay Area from BASIL Seed Library at The Ecology Center

East Bay Planting Times from The Ecology Center

Planting Calendar from The Old Farmer's Almanac

What to Plant Now from Urban Farmer

Plant Hardiness Zone Map from the USDA

How to Grow a Plant from Seed

Growing Guides from The Old Farmer's Almanac

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners from The Old Farmer's Almanac

Starting Herbs from Seed from the Herb Society

Herb Growing Guide from Urban Farmer

Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners from the Spruce

Container Gardening with Vegetables from the Old Farmer's Almanac

Container Gardening from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Seed Saving Resources

Books and Videos at Gleeson Library

Saving Seed from Your Garden: What You Need to Know is a really informative introduction to general concepts in seed saving, from the Seed Library at the Round Valley Public Library.

Easy Seeds for Beginning Seed Savers is a handy guide from the Seed Library at the Round Valley Public Library.

Seed Saving covers the very basics of what you need to know about seed saving, courtesy of the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

A Guide to Seed Saving, Seed Stewardship & Seed Sovereignty is an open source, public domain zine created by the Seed Ambassadors Project - copy and share widely!

Seed Saving Guide for Gardeners and Farmers from the Organic Seed Alliance is an in-depth guide for everything you need to know about seed saving.

How to Collect, Process, and Store Seeds seed saving instructions for common plant varieties (from the Center for Food Safety's Global Seed Network).

Seed Saving Resources seed growing and saving instructions for common plant varieties (from the Seed Savers Exchange).

Planting and Seed Saving Notes crop specific guides to a wide range of things you may want to grow, including seed starting, growing, harvesting and seed saving tips, courtesy of Sow True Seeds.

Seed Saving Chart from

Seed Saving Chart from the Seed Savers Exchange, includes basic information on plant species and families, and primary pollination method.

Seed Viability handy chart from Clear Creek Seeds for estimating how long seeds remain viable.

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