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How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Saving heirloom tomato seeds brings back those memories of science classes. The seeds can't be just scooped out and dried, they need to be removed with all the slimy tomato guts and left to ferment. A little gross factor and lots of fun makes this a great project to do with kids.
More information on this project at http://gardentherapy.ca/saving-heirloom-tomato-seeds/

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Got a question about this project?

  • Pat smith
    Pat smith Cleveland, OH
    on Mar 25, 2015

    Does this work with sun sugar cherry and chadwick?

  • Michele ottmar
    Michele ottmar Ephrata, WA
    on May 13, 2015

    This is great to liste to . M m

  • Dfm
    Dfm Cascade, IA
    on Jan 2, 2016

    seed savers exchange decorah iowa is a good place to start with heirloom seed.

  • Sm Nystrom
    Sm Nystrom Harlingen, TX
    on Mar 22, 2016

    I have been saving seeds from all my vegetables including heirloom tomatoes for twenty years and I just rinse them well and dry for 2 weeks. I always get at least 99% germination.

  • Home for the Harvest
    Home for the Harvest Canada
    on Feb 24, 2017

    These are the prettiest photos about saving tomato seeds that I've ever seen! I like how the jars are labelled on top using the paper towel...very clever. Thanks for sharing :)

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