harvesting spinach seeds

my garden is in Riverdale, Toronto; my spinach plants have now spiked into flowers/seeds. The plants are between 6 and 24 inches tall. When is the best time to harvest these seeds? When harvesting, do I pull the whole plant…

Mulleins

The attached jpeg shows four mulleins which came to visit our back garden, unannounced, and are providing a stately backdrop for the old garden chair. I do not know if you would call them wild flowers or just weeds. This…