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#17 – Seed Production & Saving Celosia Seed with Emily Nekl

by | Dec 29, 2022

Have you ever wondered how the seed in your packets was actually produced? Interested in learning how to save seed from your celosia plants? Today, Lisa and Layne are joined by Emily Nekl of Fuggles Flowers to discuss her experience this past year growing ‘Texas Plumes’ celosia for seed production. Emily walks us through the entire process, from starting the seed to harvesting, drying, and cleaning. Whether you are curious about how seed production works or are interested in saving seed yourself, Emily gives us an interesting insider’s look at the process from start to finish. Listen to the podcast and learn the story behind the seeds in our ‘Texas Plumes’ celosia packs!

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The “Seed Talk with Lisa & Layne” podcast is produced by The Gardener’s Workshop and co-hosted by Lisa Mason Ziegler and Layne Angelo. Lisa is the founder and owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, where Layne works as Seed Manager. Lisa is the award-winning author of Vegetables Love Flowers and Cool Flowers and the publisher of Flower Farming School Online, Farmer-Florist School Online, and Florist School Online. Watch Lisa’s Story and connect with her on social media. Layne is an avid gardener, seed starter, and engineer who loves learning and applying her technical knowledge to all areas of life, including gardening and growing flowers. Thanks for joining us!