Seed saving

Nothing is ripe is the garden right now. Nothing to dig up. Nothing new to plant. Nothing to build. Figured it was time to harvest the seed from the bluebonnets I pulled up a few weeks ago. Not really something I was looking forward too as I usually just leave the plants and let the seeds fall. Doing it this way allows for specific placement in different areas around the house.


The bucket of seed pods.

Furry, yet crisp and ready for shelling.


A tiny squeeze and the pods open, showing the surprise inside.

Comments 2

  1. Misti wrote:

    We just tilled ours under—but got the seeds in time too. Not nearly as many as you got a good amount. Sometime this week I’ll shell them.

    Posted 02 May 2012 at 8:03 am
  2. Donna wrote:

    Wow look at all those!!! It would be so cool to see your whole yard in them next year!

    Posted 02 May 2012 at 9:17 pm

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