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Kansas State Horticulture Newsletter

 

To keep psyched up about gardening, here's a practical weekly newsletter that is absolutely free from Kansas State. You can also Google the following: Kansas Healthy Yards/YouTube and an excellent list of short, informative videos are available.


To access this web page (with EXCELLENT information), click HERE. Most of the information found on the site also applies to us and our conditions.  You will find several years' of interesting and helpful topics in addition to 'how-to' videos.


To receive the hortnewsletter electronically, simply send a message to that effect to either cdipman@ksu.edu or wupham@ksu.edu.


 

 

 

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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


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