Blog 2017

Seed-Saving: Tomatoes


This past winter I picked up a book titled Mini-Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre.  From it I learned how to save tomato seeds: Take seeds from the particular tomato plants you like.  Fill a small juice glass with water.  Those seeds that float to the top are dead.  Take the seeds from the bottom, rinse in a sieve and set them out on a paper towel to dry.  Once dry, remove and store. 


I saved seeds from three of my favorite varieties last year.  I planted them a couple weeks ago and am enjoying watching the seedlings sprout.  I will post photos of the progress, but for now, here are the seedlings.  It will be so satisfying if I actually get sturdy, fruitful plants out of this....





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