What are heirloom seeds?

Answer Not everyone agrees on what an heirloom seed (variety) is. Some define an heirloom is one that has been grown for a certain number of years or since a certain year. Others define an heirloom as one... Read More »

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How to Buy Heirloom Tomato Seeds?

Heirloom tomatoes are a type of non-pollinated type of tomato. There are several types to choose from, so look around and find what you want.

Heirloom Sunflower Seeds?

For an open-pollinating variety of big, bright blooms, plant heirloom sunflowers in your garden. The sunflower's Latin name, helianthus, refers to the sun; this may be due to the flower's dramatic ... Read More »

How long do heirloom seeds last?

Heirloom seeds, if dried completely and properly stored in a dark, cool, dry place, will last 3 to 5 years. The longer the seeds are stored, the less likely they will grow.References:Clemson Extens... Read More »

Are all heirloom seeds open pollinated?

Heirloom and open pollinated are interchangeable terms used to describe plant seeds. These plants will keep the same traits throughout the generations unless cross-pollinated, according to the Uni... Read More »