February 3, 2015
When to use seeds from another garden season…
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