Green beans are one of our “must have” crops for the garden. Each year, we save green bean seeds for planting the next year. Seed saving helps us breed bean plants that are adapted to our local conditions. It also helps to maintain heirloom varieties, save money, and preserve biodiversity. Saving bean seeds is easy,…
How long do seeds last? The oldest seed that’s been grown into a plant is a 2,000 year old date palm, but your garden seeds probably won’t last quite that long. We’ll share seed viability charts, tips for storing seeds, and how to check germination rates.
Whether you’re stocking up to beat rising costs, or saving seeds from your home garden, we’ll share how to store seeds long term or short term.
If you’d like to save money and grow your own locally adapted tomatoes, we’ll show you how to save tomato seeds for reliable germination.