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Gather cone flower seeds when the petals are long gone, and the seeds shake easily from the seed head. Photo: Kary Johnson
Gather cone flower seeds when the petals are long gone, and the seeds shake easily from the seed head. Photo: Kary Johnson

End of the line in the garden: saving seeds and salvaging plants

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With widespread freeze and frost warnings in the forecast, Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy offers some last-ditch tips on preserving the best of the summer's flowers.

In conversation with Martha Foley, she explains how to take cuttings of your favorite plants for more good growing in the fall and winter. And she offers tips on saving flower seeds for next year.

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Martha Foley
News and Public Affairs Director

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