How long can you keep vegetable seeds?

Answer Vegetable seeds can last for a few years past their package date if they're stored in ideal conditions. To determine if they're still usable, wrap the seeds in a moist paper towel and place them in... Read More »

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How long do vegetable seeds last in Colorado?

Colorado State University horticulturists agree that vegetable seeds, when kept at room temperature, will last for one year. Keeping moisture away from seeds prolongs their shelf life. Cool, dry ai... Read More »

How long are vegetable seeds good to plant?

Most vegetable seeds last for one year without decreased germination rates. When properly dried and stored, some seeds can be stored for up to five years with slightly reduced germination rates. Ch... Read More »

Do I sow vegetable seeds in the day or night?

Most seeds must be in dark. If you put them in soil to a depth of 1/4" they are in dark no matter what time of day it is. I plant 2 or 3 seeds per cell and all plants different. For example my c... Read More »

Is it ok to freeze vegetable seeds?

It can be hard to use all of your harvested or purchased seeds in one season. Dried vegetable seeds can be safely frozen for future use. Freezing dry vegetable seeds in an airtight container at a s... Read More »