My last few remaining seeds.Every year I used to plant a row of Summer Geraniums in our garden. Every fall I would carefully gather the little seed pods and then spend an evening or two opening each one and removing the circle of snail shaped seeds inside. I would place them some where to dry a little bit to make sure they wouldn't become moldy before the next spring when I would plant them.
These seeds have been passed down for generations, I really don't know if Summer Geranium is even the proper name since they really don't look like geraniums, but that is what my Grandma always called them and her mother before that.
If planted in the garden they make a lovely hedge type row and bloom profusely all through summer and fall with lovely two inch pink and cream colored flowers.
When we moved after Sunbeam was born I didn't get to plant them that year but kept my seeds in hopes that by the next year I would have a nice garden. The next year I planted most of my seeds but the entire garden failed that year and I didn't get to harvest any seeds that fall.
Yesterday I dug out my pitiful supply of seeds and tried to decide whether or not to plant them. They are over eight years old by now and I'm kind of doubtful that they would grow but I would love to keep those seeds going after having been passed down for so many generations.