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Top Story for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Save Seeds

Heirloom plant varieties introduce new crop diversity into gardens, but they also give gardeners a broader view of history and the lives of their ancestors.
Merritt Melancon

By saving seeds, gardeners can save money and grow the same fruit their ancestors did.

Every variety of seed has a story. Some seed varieties can be linked to important historical figures, like Thomas Jefferson. As the growing season for summer favorites comes to an end, consider saving seeds from healthy, vigorously producing plants and begin a seed legacy of your own.

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