Saving vegetable seeds

Green peppers and red tomatoes on brown table cut open to show their seeds

You can save vegetable seeds from your garden produce to plant next year. Seed saving involves selecting suitable plants from which to save seed, harvesting seeds at the right time and storing them properly over the winter.

Plant selection

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Harvesting

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Treating seed to prevent disease transmission

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Storage

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Jill MacKenzie

Reviewed in 2018

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