Winter Fair Lecture: Preserving Seeds With Stories
Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM James. A Gray Auditorium
Preserving Seeds With Stories
Eric Jackson, Head Gardener, Old Salem Museums & gardens
Old Salem’s gardens are solely planted with historic varieties of flowers, herbs, fruits, vegetables, and grains. Learn the practical knowledge used by Old Salem’s gardeners to successfully steward heirloom plants in your own garden. Topics include cross-pollination, plant families, selection, genetic maintenance, life cycles of plants, cleaning, and storing seed.