How Long Can You Keep Vegetable Seeds?

Pumpkin seeds keep for 4 years. image by ardelfin: morguefile

Garden seeds keep from one to five years depending on the storage conditions and specific plant. Keep seeds in a cool, dry area. Use within one year for best results.

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Nannette Richford is an avid gardener, teacher and nature enthusiast with more than four years' experience in online writing. Richford holds a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from the University of Maine Orono and certifications in teaching 7-12 English, K-8 General Elementary and Birth to age 5.

Photo by: ardelfin: morguefile