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Other Uses for Seeds

We usually think of the garden when we think about seeds, but there are many other uses for seeds.

Seeds can be used to add flavor to a dish. Sunflower, sesame, and poppy seeds are very popular to eat. Nuts, like pecans and peanuts, are seeds, too.

Seeds like corn and wheat make grain alcohol through a fermentation process. Others are pressed for oil, such as flaxseed and grape seed.

You can decorate with seeds and seed pods by adding them to potpourri or flower arrangements. Seeds also make great additions to arts and crafts projects by adding color and texture. Because they dry easily and store well, you can keep seeds on hand for use all year.

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