Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#2938377 - 09/10/12 03:36 PM Just for the sake of asking
Grizzly Johnson
Team Grizzly
16 Point


Registered: 10/07/08
Posts: 15221
Loc: Tennessee

Offline
Should one need to grow their own food at some point, where are some good places to buy seeds and what are some ways to store seeds for a long period of time for later planting.... say up to a year or so?
_________________________
But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

Top
#2938404 - 09/10/12 04:08 PM Re: Just for the sake of asking [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
catman529
spiderboy
16 Point


Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 16559
Loc: Franklin TN

Offline
I grew tomato seeds this year that were saved in jewelry sized zip lock bags in a jar for 2 or 3 years. Putting them in a freezer will make them keep even longer. Just keep them dry at all times and away from heat. Tons of online seed stores to buy from, also the Co-op has bulk packages

Edited by catman529 (09/10/12 04:09 PM)
_________________________
Haven't been this excited about deer season

...since last deer season

Top
#2949968 - 09/20/12 08:01 AM Re: Just for the sake of asking [Re: catman529]
bigtex
8 Point


Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 1730
Loc: Brush Creek

Offline
catman pretty much nailed it. Co-op or any farm store have good selections in season and usually have left over seed at the end of the season, just don't expect to see the seeds you wanted on the shelves late though.
I have planted seeds that have been in the freezer for many years and they have done well. You can also store seeds in the seed pack and kept dry for several seasons and expect them to sprout.
_________________________
"It is not through knowledge, but through experience of the world that we are brought into relation with it."
__Albert Schweitzer

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  TeamTndeer, Cuttin Caller, Unicam, RUGER, Bobby G, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105495
RUGER
86950
Deer Assassin
65380
BSK
60981
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
camohunter3, mtd, Higdon23, blcmrr2008, Urban deer Hunter
13270 Registered Users
Who's Online
112 registered (DennyB, Bar7mag, bowriter, Bigmonts, KyRick, donkey5150, 15 invisible) and 131 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13270 Members
42 Forums
92991 Topics
1086682 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.1 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.