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#65671 Jun 13th, 2007 at 05:45 PM
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Is it a good idea to keep seeds for the next year? I wont be using all the seeds i have bought. if it is advisable, what is the best way to store them?

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- I learned i can also swap them here. which does no sound bad at all.


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dulcimiel80 #65701 Jun 13th, 2007 at 06:29 PM
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i've learned that storing seeds requires that they be where they won't stay wet, so i put mine in a paper envelope, and i have the in a plastic shoe box, that the lid doesn't fit tight. so they are protected, but not totally sealed.

#66661 Jun 15th, 2007 at 05:02 AM
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Dry, not too hot(like in an attic, they'll cook)not too cold (like a freezer). I have mine in the paper envelopes they came in, other mail type envelopes, little ziplock bags, film canisters, in a cardboard box.
The yard long beans i planted this year are 2 or 3 year old seeds, spinach about 5 years old, tomatoes 3-4 years old, morning glories 4 years. Thay all sprouted fine.


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good to know about the older seeds--thanks---I have some minature sunflower seed that I was contemplating getting rid of (from 2003) so now I will not-

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