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Winter is at the peak of cold , snow, ice, rain, fog - you see it all. January is also the gardening season, if seed catalogs and seed shows fast.One week the store aisles of holiday freedom fully are pop-up, and the next week towers full of small packages all much promising types of garden miracles seem to inspire and seduce.

You must have variations on packaging and labels have come. Even the major labels offer more in categories such as heirloom and organic compounds. There really is something for everyone.

It is really important to know and understand what the terms mean in relation to semen. Here is an overview of some definitions to consider when shopping seed

year -. An annual life or grow for one season only. Annual flowers give a season of color to a garden. Most vegetables are annuals, grow and are harvested in a season. Some annuals are reseed itself; with other annuals replica is a possibility. count for most annuals on a season

Perennial -. These are plants that live at least two seasons. Perennials grow and bloom in spring and summer and then die in autumn or winter. In spring they return from their rootstock and not of reseeding. Fruit trees are perennials, such as asparagus and rhubarb are. , The plants can in some regions but not others, due to the different weather conditions


organic seeds Staude - To identify the seeds as organic in the United States suppliers have standards developed by the government set meet. The producers of organic seeds, synthetic p seeds to avoid esticides and fertilizers. You also need the use of genetic engineering methods avoid

hybrid -. A hybrid is a variety that performs the junction of two different inbred parents, which differ in one or more properties. Hybrids are made to improve the properties of the resulting plants, such as higher yield, better color, a greater uniformity or disease resistance, to name only a few. Seeds of hybrid plants, if saved and planted, the parents do not necessarily result in plants similar to

Non-GMO would - .. These are seeds that have not been genetically modified

heirloom - heirloom can be defined as a variety that has been nurtured, selected and handed passed for many generations. These varieties are known for their flavor is known, rather than uniformity or ease of navigation. Some sources say that the variety must be old to 100 years, some say 50, and others use 1945 the end of World War II, as a starting point. The definition of this word is also discussed

open-pollinated -. These seeds are created by selfing or by repeated crossing to the same parent type. The seeds produced by open-pollinated plant fruits can be saved and planted the following year, and the resulting plants to parental type true.

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