How to collect seeds from garden plants

Watch this quick video clip as Monty shows how to collect seeds from garden plants like poppies and foxgloves.

Do it:

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Make the most of the abundant free seeds produced by your border plants – watch this short video clip to find out how to select and collect suitable seeds, and how to store them. Monty Don offers lots of timely tips as he gathers seeds from around Longmeadow, including Astrantia major 'Large White', oriental poppies, and white foxgloves (Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora).

Advertisement

Related video inspiration

Advertisement

Discover more ideas and inspiration

Related content

How to prepare to save seed

How to collect seed from perennials

How to plant foxtail lilies

Related offers

Offer

Monty Don Ireland holiday

Meet Monty in Ireland

Explore some of Ireland's most breathtaking gardens on an exclusive four-night tour. Special guest Monty Don will join you for a garden tour and give an entertaining evening talk on his gardening life. Flights, four-star hotel, breakfast and four additional meals included in price.

Use code: GWIR

Order now

HALF PRICE

Blooming Direct wisteria offer

Half price wisteria

Save 50 per cent when you buy a potted Wisteria 'Amethyst Falls' for only £14.99. Producing beautiful fragrant-blooms through from May to August, it is perfect for growing over doorways, arches and pergolas.

Use code: RGW133

Order now

SAVE 20%

Subscriber only content Sarah Raven save 20 per cent

Save 20% at Sarah Raven

Subscribers save 20 per cent across the entire range from Sarah Raven, including a massive range of flowers, fruits, vegetables, garden furniture, outdoor lights and much more.

Unlock now