Seeds of Time: Why Heirlooms Matter

For hundreds of generations, humans all over the planet have been growing crops and saving seeds from their best plants to sow the following season. Seeds have a rich history and are very important to agriculture.

It cannot be overstated: To get good viable seed, you need to allow full maturity vefore harvesting. Successful seed storage is crucial because often you can save far more seed than you can plant in one or two years' gardening.
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