These are the seeds I collected in fall. I put them in paper envelopes so they would have proper air circulation, and kept them in the garage where it is cool and dry.
I then sprinkle the hosta seeds on to a paper towel with a little help from Ally.
I cover the seeds with another paper towel and dampen it (don't make too wet or seeds will mold).
I then put the damp paper towel with seeds in plastic bags and label them .Then I put them on top of the refrigerator where it is warm and will encourage germination. I will check them in a week to see if there is any activity. Once they germinate I put them into soil. I use this method to germinate seeds, so I can see what seeds are viable before planting them in soil.