Seeds are made in the ovary of a flower. The female reproductive system in a flower is named the pistil, and the ovary is the foundation of the pistil. After fertilization, the ovules in the ovary turn into seeds.
Caroline West is a garden writer specializing in organic gardening, bulbs, and landscape design. When she's not tending her drought-tolerant, deer-resistant garden, she writes about gardening for online magazines and her local newspaper. West is also working toward a certificate in horticulture.