SWAP SEEDS WITH YOUR FELLOW GARDENERS!
Given the season, seeds are undoubtedly in right now. Catalogues have been carefully consulted, and orders sent and received. Gardeners up and down the North and South Islands are resplendent with packets of wonderful seeds full of promise – some we’ve bought from shops, garden centres or online retailers, and others we’ve saved from plants we grew ourselves last season.
Sharing seed is always a wise thing to do. The chances of success are increased where seeds are sown in more than one location by several seed sowers, each of whom will have green thumbs of various shades. An especially careful seed grower might ensure the seeds you struggle to get going will strike successfully, thus saving the day.
Also, over-the-fence sharing is the first step towards establishing