Whether you’ve saved your own seeds from the vegetable garden or purchased quality seeds, storing seeds properly will allow you to keep them as long as possible. Here are some tips for successfully storing seeds for the garden and how to keep them in the best condition for long-term storage.
Who doesn’t love to eat fresh garden peas? There’s nothing like a handful of peas scooped right out of the pod and into the mouth. Just make sure you don’t eat them all fresh! Save some for eating at any other time of the year. Be sure to use heirloom seed and then save your […]
This year, we are working really hard on our tomato breeding and need to save seed from as many as 30 varieties of tomatoes. Since we both have day jobs, I had to pitch in to make it happen this year. Then once I did it I realized it was no big deal. It’s really […]
Do you know Which Types of Plants/Seeds to Select? I greatly enjoy being able to harvest seeds from plants I’ve grown in my own garden. Being able to have seeds for the following year, instead of going out and buying them, makes me feel even better about what I’m growing in the garden. I buy […]
There are many reasons to save your own seeds. Do you have a favorite variety that’s hard to find? Are you worried one day that you won’t be able to find and buy the seeds you want? Kale has a few specific needs and takes a bit longer than other produce to make viable seeds. […]
Saving your own seeds can be scary, especially to a gardener who hasn’t done this before, or for long. So many questions come to mind: “How,” “What,” and “What if,”…. These are put to rest with good information, some trial, and, of course, some error. Don’t worry, I’m going to share with you just how […]