How long do seeds last?

AllotmentWe all know that there is a date on the back of our seed packets – a sort of best before guide.

For a little light reading on the subject, here is an interesting article from an allotment gardening forum on the length of time that common vegetable seeds last and advice on storage:

Bullet to mark informationHow long do seeds last?

It’s based on the experience of an allotment gardener and others who have followed the advice have backed up the information as being correct if followed and the original seeds are of good standard.

You will find that there are links on the bottom of the page to areas providing more detailed information.

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