Different Types of Vegetable Seeds
You have various types of
seeds but do you know what family or genus they belong to so that you
don't plant the same type in the same place next year?
In order to become
familiar with the various types of farm and garden seeds, obtain
samples of as many of them as possible. Seed classification is so
important, especially if you grow vegetables and want to rotate your
Put the various types of
seeds in small
bottles—homeœopathic vials for instance—or stick a few of each
kind on squares of cardboard. Arrange them in groups according to what
they look like or relationships, comparing not only the seeds but the
plants from which they grew.
If you cannot recall the
plants, and there
is no seed collection available, study the illustrations of the various
types of seeds in seed catalogs
which can be obtained from seed companies and easily found online.
The following types of
most of the farm and garden seeds that you will be planting, except for
any types of flower seeds, which haven't been covered here: