Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener: How to Create Unique Vegetables and Flowers by Joseph Tychonievich. You'll learn how to set achievable goals in your breeding program; the ins and outs of genetics (in non-technical language!); how to pick the best parent plants; how to cross-pollinate; the best techniques to use for popular vegetables and flowers; and how to harvest and store seed. In no time at all, you'll be producing a tastier tomato, a perkier pepper, or a more ravishing rose!
Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: The Gardener's & Farmer's Guide to Plant Breeding & Seed Saving (Paperback)
Color Study of Lavender and Purple Roses by Harvest Roses - http://www.harvestwholesale.com Cool Water, Cool Paris, Blueberry, Rock Fire, Ocean Song, Purple Haze, Amnesia, Silverston, Moody Blues, Queen of the Night, Deep Purple, Lady Moon, Nautica, Nuage
#Canadian plant #hardiness zone maps. Yes you can grow plenty of fruit in Canada. Many of the hardy varieties grown in the northern U.S. were developed in Canadian plant breeding programs in Ontario and British Columbia.
INDIGO ‘Rose’. Stunning “blue tomato!” The 2-3" fruits are purple/black due to high anthocyanin levels, with rosy undersides and deep red flesh. Strong acidic flavor. Best eaten when fruit begins to turn red. Bred by Dr. Jim Myers at Oregon State using traditional plant breeding techniques. The fruits draw their color from the wild tomatoes found in the Galapagos Islands and Peru. Semi-Determinate. 75 days from transplant.