The seeds we gather in the late summer and early autumn are the fruits of this year's flowers. When we save them through the winter and sow them again in the spring they bring the energy of the previous year into a summer crop. How's that for continuity?
With a little space and some sunlight, it's easy to grow your own vine-ripe tomatoes.
No vegetable garden is complete without tomatoes. They're easy to grow and they reward some forward-planning with a plentiful harvest which can be frozen and canned to last throughout the winter.