How to collect seed from perennials

In this video clip, Monty Don shows how to collect seeds from perennials, including monarda and meconopsis, and gives his seed storage tips.

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Perennials can be expensive to buy, so why not try growing your own from seed? You can collect seeds in late summer from your favourite perennials and store them until it's time to sow in spring. Monty Don shows you how to gather and store seeds from three suitable candidates: a rich-pink monarda, Himalayan blue poppies, and yellow Himalayan cowslips. Watch now to pick up lots of useful tips.

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