GardeningHow to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds To Replant Next Spring

How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds To Replant Next Spring

Cubits Organic Living website shares how to save heirloom tomato seeds.

This is a step by step process tutorial with pictures so it is easy to understand and motivating to put into practice.

When you save seeds from a tomato you have grown, you are helping preserve the genetic diversity of tomatoes and have a tested history with a variety that your family enjoys the taste of.

“Heirloom tomatoes are more easily described by what they are not. Most heirlooms predate the 1950s and are OP, meaning they are not hybrids.
Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa, defines an heirloom as any garden plant that has a history of being passed down within a family, just like pieces of heirloom jewelry or furniture. “They’ve been handed down from generation to generation,” says Kelly Tagtow, marketing manager at Seed Savers Exchange.

Preventing cross-pollination and maintaining varietal purity is the primary work of companies such as Seed Savers Exchange” ….. as quoted by Kelly Roberson

When you carefully collect, plant, tend, and harvest seeds, you are creating a legacy.


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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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