Seed Saving Archive

5 Seed Storage Tips

  One of the most common questions I get from customers is, “what is the best way to store my seed?”  Now that most people’s planting seasons are largely coming to a close, here are five tips for storing your seed well and maintaining its viability until next season: Number 1 If you are saving

Each season, we face the dilemma of which seed to produce and what has to wait for another year.  Our seed bank is full of interesting cultivars with mouthwatering names and great histories that we want to keep in (or restore to) commercial production.  We are growing over 350 cultivars on the farm this year,

Collecting and Saving Heirloom Tomato Seeds The variety of heirloom tomato seeds available for home gardeners has dramatically reduced since the early 1900s, although many have been preserved thanks to home gardeners who save seeds. Companies such as Sustainable Seed and seed banks have worked hard to preserve these treasures, collecting handfuls of seed, growing