Ken Peavey wrote:
Tomato seeds historically sit in a cup getting funky on the window sill for a few days, then get dried on a coffee filter for a few days, later lost, then found, moved, ignored, covered with books, lost again, rediscovered, and finally thrown away in disgust. This storage method has always worked well for me, guaranteeing I have a brand new seed packet when it is time to start them again.
Tereza Okava wrote:After it got out of control this year I separate them by "generation".
1- REALLY OLD, like dubious germination, and maybe kinda sketchy (3+ years), I put outside in a big tin on my porch and those are my priority to use up when I need to fill up a hole in a garden bed, for example.
2- SPANKY NEW (bought this June) are kept on the door of the fridge. As I need them I can go taking them out and putting them out on the porch.
Bonnie Kuhlman wrote:I started a new topic before I found this thread. I'm trying to decide whether I need to separate my seeds by year or do I just save year after year in the same jar/bag or whatever. What are your thoughts? Do you separate them by year?
Joseph Lofthouse wrote:I open the seed packets, and dump all the varieties of the same species into the same jar. Then I plant from the jar. I store the jars on a shelf.