headerphoto

Save seeds


Who among us does not wish to save (and savour) the divine taste of heirloom tomatoes another year....and another year...and another.


Seed saving, especially for heirloom tomatoes is widely practiced and, happily, it is easy  to do. Click on the link below to access an excellent short discussion and superb slides to learn how to be a wildly successful tomato seed saver...and savour your success  next year!!

 

 

 

 

http://blog.seedsavers.org/heirloom-tomato-seedsaving/?utm_source=Seed+Savers+Exchange+Members&utm_campaign=09fa5f345a-SeptemberNewsletter&utm_medium=email

News

 

 

The 8 Seeds That Can Store At Least 5 Years


While storage methods have a big impact on seed longevity, the type of cultivar also makes a difference. Some of the longest-lasting seeds are members of the cabbage family (Brassicaceae), but there are eight different types of vegetable seeds that will remain viable for about five years, even if not frozen:

  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumber
  • Muskmelons
  • Spinach
  • Radishes
  • Lettuce


more such survival gardening from Off the Grid News