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If you stock up on a seeds, also do the research on how to repopulate the plant. Some plants have specific processes for prepping a seed... like tomato for example.
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The person I spoke with at Johnny's said theirs would last 2 to 3 years and the most important thing was to keep them dry.
And it depends on the size of the seed, I can sprout beans/peas 5 years after their package date, tomatoes 3 years, lettuce ... maybe not good the next season.

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also I advise several seed distributors.

www.bountifulgardens.com

seedmart Ebay store

http://www.heirloomacresseeds.com/


these are the only folks I do buissiness with aside from a few locals. They have been good to me. I compare my prices among the three to get the best deals possible. Alot more work than most are looking to do but well worth it in the end.
You Will Not be doing Business With Heirloomacres They could not Keep it together.

I had to drive to there store to get my order from them. This year

Please check out the online seed stores Before you buy
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And it depends on the size of the seed, I can sprout beans/peas 5 years after their package date, tomatoes 3 years, lettuce ... maybe not good the next season.

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I could not get one corn salad seed out of 12 from 2011 seed to sprout this fall. I use a heating blanket, grow light in wet paper towel and ziplock to germinate my seeds. With 90+ deg outside I grow them inside then trans plant. I do have Tom Thumb lettuce that is 4" in dia from 2011 to put out hopefully next week.

I am toying with the idea of digging up a Big Bertha hybrid bell pepper and try to keep it growing through the winter in the Basement. I will be starting my Cali Wonder saved seeds the first of January any way.
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