Which Trellis is the Best Trellis?

Trellises at SSE

Here at Seed Savers Exchange, to say we grow a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers would be an understatement. With decades of experience growing hundreds of vegetable varieties in ... Read More »

Evaluating Dried Legumes

Lima282 Pod

With spring around the corner and a foot of snow still on the ground, the Seed Savers Exchange evaluation team has been evaluating dried legumes from last summer’s harvest. Beans, peas, and lima beans ... Read More »

SSE Collection Pepper 1191: ‘Hinkelhatz’

Hinkelhatz Pepper

The ‘Hinkelhatz’ pepper was first noted as an ingredient for pepper sauces in the 1848 Pennsylvania Dutch cookbook, Die Geschickte Hausfrau. Seed Savers Exchange member, William Woys Weaver, ... Read More »

Seed Savers Exchange Ships Two More Crates to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Shipment to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Untouchable by hurricanes, impervious to tectonic movement, protected by polar bears, and reachable only through methods worthy of reality television - the Svalbard Global Seed Vault provides the ... Read More »

SSE Collection Bean 5396: ‘Theodore Meece’

'Theodore Meece' on the vine

At 96 years of age, Theodore Meece was honored as Kentucky’s Oldest Worker. While a heart ailment caused by old age slowed the accomplished centennialist as he grew older, Theodore continued to work ... Read More »

How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Seeds fermenting in glass jar

Heirloom tomatoes are the highlight of summer—beautiful colors and bountiful flavors! Preserve the bounty for next year by saving seed of your favorite tomato varieties. You only need a few fruit to ... Read More »

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