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#384489 Oct 22nd, 2014 at 05:01 AM
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After drying regular garden vegetable and flower seeds, what is the best packaging to store them in, paper, plastic, pill bottles? I want to pack them so they will last and last. Thank you, hope you are all keeping well.

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DaisyM #384490 Oct 22nd, 2014 at 05:46 AM
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I prefer paper, even in the desert here. If there is the least bit of moisture left in them, then seeds in a plastic baggie will mold and mildew. I fold them up into paper envelops from junk mail and tuck them into a shoebox.


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Tina #384494 Oct 22nd, 2014 at 11:43 AM
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Yep, I use paper envelopes as well. I should learn to save junk mail envelopes like Tina. I "have" put seeds in zip-lock baggies, but like Tina said, you would run the risk of them molding, etc.

A plus with using envelopes is you can write on them much more easily so as label/date each type of seed.


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DaisyM #384502 Oct 22nd, 2014 at 10:48 PM
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I bought tiny paper bags that I just tape at the top after putting in seeds. I have friends who use those tiny plastic zip locks. I get those sometimes with buttons in them when I buy a new blouse.

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I would suggest if you do use the plastic bags, to make sure the seeds are very very dry.


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I dry mine in the sun inside then put in plastic or paper.. (Old envelopes work ) We get lots of those in the mail ..

DOes anyone on here have seeds to trade? I may want some if I don't have them.


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dodge #384532 Oct 24th, 2014 at 07:28 AM
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Let me look to see what I have Barb----


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DaisyM #384567 Oct 27th, 2014 at 07:52 AM
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dodge, are you looking for flower or vegetable seeds?

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I'll see what I've got. I know I have some tomatoes. someone's gonna have a birthday soon.

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Originally Posted by Bestofour
someone's gonna have a birthday soon.


Why, By George, I think You are right !! bow


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