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Prep for Storing Seeds - We got a great question from Blythe this week: “I’m just collecting seeds from my crop of arugula and this year I am finding lots of little white worms or grubs in with the seeds. What can I do to get rid of those before I put the seeds into storage for next year?” There’s an easy trick to keeping your seeds bug-free for storage. It’s your freezer. Place your seeds in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid. Place the jar in the freezer for 3 days. That kills off any critters and eggs that may hide in with your seeds. Take the jar out of the freezer and set it on the counter for a day or so to acclimate to room temperatures, then sift out any critters you might find. Store seeds in a cool, dark and dry place. For us that means the refrigerator, in a lock-lidded jar, with desiccant packets. You may have a basement or closet that stays cool. Either way, start with 3 days in the freezer to ensure a secure seed supply for next year. Read our blog post on how to save arugula seeds so you can join Blythe in the seed-saving fun.