I recently sorted through my seed stash as I thought it was about time to discard all the old packets of seed which are out of date as well as the half empty packets of seed, and start again. I bought most of the seeds I require for next year in the sales so I'm good to go again.
I wrote a post back in September about all the packets of seed I'd got left over from the last few years and I had a comment from Fran at Bonnie of Clyde saying that she was going to sow all her old packets of seed of salad leaves, greens, beetroot, peas and herbs to make mixed salads. I thought this was a great idea for using up old seed so I shall be doing the same.
I've sorted through my old packets of seed and I've got lettuce, mixed leaves, beetroot, peas and mange tout among other things. These will be given a chance to do their thing, even if the seed is past its best now.
There's no point wasting seed when it can be used in this way. Some seed may not germinate as it's old, but it won't really matter when it's all combined. It's a good way to use up old seed, it will give a quick harvest when leaves are used young and it will save a bit of money too. A win, win, win situation.
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