The secret delights of going to seed


The beans and carrots are tender and sweet; the tomatoes plump on the vine; the bees are a-hummin' around fragrant herbs and flowers: Summer's ripe and ready on time.

But wait a sec before you gather every last flower into big luscious bouquets and harvest all those sweet fruits and veggies for your dining delight. Jesse Fromowitz would be first in line to encourage you to let a few of those happy, healthy plants go to seed, then save those bitty seeds, and do it again and again.

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