Today I am trying to finish the flower garden……. Curious how all of you are handling this and what are you doing?….

So today I finished up what planting we could for our flower garden. I save my seeds each year from my marigolds and Zinnias and any I can save. I am debating on planting some veggies if I can. I am writing, painting, cleaning and what ever I can do for the anxiety. Yoga, prayers, meditation, etc. So, what are all of you doing? I would love to hear from you!

Save those seeds……

I used to buy marigold seeds every year and also zinnia seeds as well as viola. The viola, if left alone to freeze, I have found, often come back. But as for the Zinnia and Marigold seeds, I let the flower get dry, pluck it off of the stem and put them on a paper towel until completely dry. Then I take them and open them and loosen the seeds into a paper bag. I place that in a container where nothing can get into it and the next year I plant those seeds or at least some. I went from four Zinnia plants my first year to 70 the next and I went from 4 Marigold plants to so many seeds I gave some away because I had so many I could have planted about 4 or 500 plants. Yes, it works and instead of paying 1.00 for those 10 or 12 little seeds, I have an unending supply. AND, they get prettier each year!