Saving seeds from your climbing and bush (‘French’) bean plants is so easy there’s really no excuse not to.
It’s incredibly easy to save tomato seeds because the flower pollinates itself as it opens, so crosses are rare.
Lettuce is easy to save seed from, provided you have room (and a little patience)
Learn how to save seeds with our guide to the easiest crop of all – peas.
With a little knowhow, you can store fresh root vegetables throughout the winter – and even into the spring.