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Sun Jan 24, 2016, 08:10 PM

ok, who's planting? who is drinking in the seed catalogues?

i'm predicting that el nino is gonna bring us a good growing season this year.
first round of seedlings started today. hot hot peppers. always slow to germinate for me, and often iffy. more to follow in the next week or 2.

pouring over seed savers right now. anybody spot any must haves in there?
have plenty of tomato, pepper and bean seed, and learned the hard way that squash family members are iffy to save seed. liked tigger watermelon and pattison panache squash. got a few fruits in a really awful year, which is a good enough sign for me. might do cukes, which i havent done in a couple years.

bought some novelty strawberry (blue and yellow) seed. looking at a fruit tree or 2. need a good crab apple pollinator.

had fun last year with a rainbow of carrots. all taste a little different.
need a couple beets. looking at cylindra, a long one.

should have a lot of volunteer lettuce, but will start some to sell.
mostly have enough herb seed leftover from last year.

back to shopping.

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Reply ok, who's planting? who is drinking in the seed catalogues? (Original post)
mopinko Jan 2016 OP
ebayfool Jan 2016 #1
mopinko Jan 2016 #4
ebayfool Jan 2016 #5
glinda Jan 2016 #2
femmocrat Jan 2016 #3

Response to mopinko (Original post)

Sun Jan 24, 2016, 08:23 PM

1. Where did you find these - novelty strawberry (blue and yellow) seed?

Yeah, I'm looking at the catalogues. At all the stuff I wanna get, but know the dayum chickens are sure to eat before I do! Little punks that they are!

I need a bigger place with room to build a Fort Knox Coop.

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Response to ebayfool (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 25, 2016, 12:18 AM

4. amazon

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Response to mopinko (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 25, 2016, 12:27 AM

5. TY! n/t

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Response to mopinko (Original post)

Sun Jan 24, 2016, 08:29 PM

2. Last year I used Seed Savers. Have not looked yet but for some reason things

did not grow as well as I had hoped. Might be because I could not stand the heat and did not water as much. Mosquitos were in the trillions!

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Response to mopinko (Original post)

Sun Jan 24, 2016, 09:52 PM

3. I only got one catalog but I have been drooling over it.

Walmart had some 20 cent seed packets already, so I bought some nasturtium. LOL

I might start tomatoes from seed if I get ambitious. I saved lots of seeds from last year. I'll have to check out Seed Savers online.

Happy planting!

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