Seed suppliers and seed saving

Cherry farms

Oriental vegetable seed specialists

Garden Organic Heritage Seed Library

Garden Organic’s (formerly Henry Doubleday Research Association) Heritage Seed Library has over 800 varieties of vegetable, of which 200 or so are offered free to members each year

Irish Seed Savers Association

The Irish Seed Savers Association is a voluntary organisation dedicated to the location and preservation of traditional varieties of fruit and vegetables, based in Scarrif, County Clare. It maintains a seed bank which distributes seeds of non-commercially available vegetables, including heritage potatoes. They have a collection of more than 120 old Irish apple varieties.

Basic Seed Saving

A booklet from the International Seed Saving Institute, gives vital details of the feasibility, and how to save seed from different vegetables