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Seed Season--Part 4

February 3, 2015

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When to use seeds from another garden season…

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and when to order new seed. 

At awaytogarden.com there’s a useful chart comparing how long seeds last from four reputable sources. Here’s what she has to say on the subject.

No wonder I am confused about how long seed lasts; every expert has a slightly different take on the matter, making memorization of any absolute rules impossible. As I’ve been looking through my on-hand supply of leftover vegetable seeds, in particular, I kept saying to myself, “Now does lettuce last two years or five?” and knew it was time once and for all to make a handy reference chart comparing how long different seeds last, according to whom. Read more

Seed Season--Part 5    Reasons to Choose Organic Seeds

Seed Season: Part 3