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What does this mean? It means you can’t simply buy any old seed packets to stockpile for your survival garden.
Growing your own food (and being prepared to grow your own food from scratch) is foundational in being prepared for longer-term disasters. Keeping survival seeds on hand (prepper seeds) is the way to make sure that, in the face of an emergency, you have the right tools to “kale” it in the garden and “beet” anything that comes your way. This post takes a look at what kinds of seeds preppers should have for their survival garden, and the best survival seed packs to buy.
It’s a really dumb world we live in. It used to be that you could simply save seeds from one year’s harvest to plant the next year. But with the explosion of agrochemicals, biotechnologies, and genetic modification for higher yields (and higher profits for companies), most seeds today are sterile, as a result of hybridization or genetic modification.
The good news is that there are plenty of pre-made survival seed kits for emergency preparedness. (You can also make your own DIY survival seed kit, which is in the next section below.)
The first reason is cost: if you’re buying a pre-made seed vault that is meant to cover all hardiness zones, you end up paying for seeds you can’t viably plant. By making your own seed kit, or at least choosing one that is prepared for your region and environment, you’ll end up paying less.
The second reason is storage and use: Like emergency food supplies, ideally you are cycling through your survival seeds every year or two. Why? Same reason as your emergency food: cycling through and using your seeds ensures your emergency supply is always fresh. I have no doubt that pre-made seed vaults can in fact keep seeds viable for 5 years. But I also see no reason, if you’re planting a garden each year anyway (as you should be), to not cycle through and make absolutely certain you’re keeping viable, fresh seeds.
This raises another point: maybe you’re not planting a garden each year because you live in a place where that’s not feasible (like an urban environment). If you are prepping in a city, maybe the pre-made seed vault from Survival Essentials is your best and easiest bet.
There are also reasons to make your own seed vault and survival garden kit.
But if you ARE planting a garden each year, and are taking the approach of cycling through your emergency seeds, you might first look at smaller heirloom seed packs like the Open Seed Vault Survival Garden or the Pure Pollination 40 Strain Variety Pack.
Find the seeds you need for a good survival garden. Plus where to buy the best pre-packaged kits to ensure you're prepared.