Both beginning and experienced growers can start saving garden seed, resulting in substantial annual savings and ever increasing self-sufficiency. Seed saving is not only fun, it’s an important way to perpetuate plants and to ensure the genetic diversity of the world’s food crops, which are eroding at an unprecedented and accelerating rate. To do so successfully, you must be familiar with the basic techniques.
How long seeds last depends on the type of seed and the conditions in which it’s stored.
The Whole Seed Catalog is a compendium of news and information about the growing of heirloom vegetables and flowers.
There are many reasons for growing heirloom flowers, herbs and vegetables. Preserving seed diversity is one.
Advantages and disadvantages of using hybrid seed in the home vegetable garden.
Practical and aesthetic reasons for growing America's heritage vegetables.