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Post  happycamper on 2/23/2012, 2:39 am

Ace Hardware and Dollar Tree have vegetable seeds in stock and they are 4 packages for $1.00. (The advertisement for Ace runs through March 5th)
Dollar Tree has:
Broccoli - DeCicco
Eggplant - Black Beauty
Beans - Tendergreen (bush) and Kentucky Wonder (pole)
Cucumber: Straight Eight & a pickling type
Mesclun mix
Peas - Sugar Baby
Beets
Bunching Onions
Tomato - Roma and Beefsteak
They had a few other vegetables in stock but I distinctly remember the items listed above.
They also have 4 inch plastic pots that are a package of 6 for $1.00 and six packs of drip trays also. I bought a few of the pots and drip trays since they came in very handy last year for potting up tomatoes and I don't seem to buy two liters any more.


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Re: Seeds:Ace Hardware and Dollar Tree 4/$1.00

Post  RoOsTeR on 2/23/2012, 7:30 am

Thanks for the heads up Happy Those are some great deals.

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Re: Seeds:Ace Hardware and Dollar Tree 4/$1.00

Post  gwennifer on 2/24/2012, 1:08 am

Popped in a Dollar Tree today and they had everything happycamper said, plus I noticed black seeded simpson lettuce.

I can't remember the brand, but the seed packages were marked at $1.39 I think? But the sign said 4/$1, just like happycamper said. Smile

I never have two litre bottles either, and am trying to grow my first homegrown tomato plant this year. I've saved yogurt cups and milk jugs (the square-ish ones from Costco) for up-potting. Hope that's not too big of a transition to go from one to the next?
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/24/2012, 7:46 am

I will be stopping at Ace for sure over the weekend. I have simpson lettuce on my list jocolor

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Post  LittleGardener on 2/24/2012, 8:21 am

@gwennifer wrote:Popped in a Dollar Tree today and they had everything happycamper said, plus I noticed black seeded simpson lettuce.

I can't remember the brand, but the seed packages were marked at $1.39 I think? But the sign said 4/$1, just like happycamper said. Smile

I never have two litre bottles either, and am trying to grow my first homegrown tomato plant this year. I've saved yogurt cups and milk jugs (the square-ish ones from Costco) for up-potting.
I have bought "dollar store" seeds for years, but forgot. Thank you for this Dollar Tree reminder Smile altho do you know if they are from Organic non-gmo people?

And too I have a bazillion saved containers (clear 2-liter pop, plus blueberry & tomato ones, etc). - Has anyone sold seed-starts at a yard-sale?
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Post  newstart on 2/24/2012, 9:19 am

went to my dollar store they were 3/$1 still not bad..
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Post  camprn on 2/24/2012, 6:03 pm

I went to the local Dollar Tree and sure enough, the lady says that seeds are on sale for $0.25 per packet. Unfortunately they are not in the store, but on the truck in New Jersey. They should be on the shelf by Monday.

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Post  happycamper on 2/24/2012, 8:15 pm

LittleGardener,
Great question! The seeds are from a company in Vermont named Meadows Harvest and from what they posted on facebook it appears that they are NON GMO. Here is their website.
http://meadows-harvest.com/about-us.html
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Post  floyd1440 on 2/24/2012, 8:43 pm

WOW sweet prices for seeds! I think I will pop into ACE tomorrow and will let you know what both the costs and what varieties are available
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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/24/2012, 8:51 pm

I plan on hitting Dollar Tree, then venturing right across the street to Ace Cool

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Post  camprn on 2/24/2012, 8:59 pm

nKedrOoStEr wrote:I plan on hitting Dollar Tree, then venturing right across the street to Ace Cool
Hopefully their seeds aren't in New Jersey. Shocked

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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/24/2012, 9:07 pm

Lol. No doubt. They sure wouldn't be here by Monday tongue

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Post  LittleGardener on 2/25/2012, 7:37 am

@happycamper wrote:LittleGardener,
Great question! The seeds are from a company in Vermont named Meadows Harvest and from what they posted on facebook it appears that they are NON GMO. Here is their website.
http://meadows-harvest.com/about-us.html
oh Goody! Smile Thank you! Much appreciated.
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Post  Lavender Debs on 2/25/2012, 7:59 am

I'm so glad you asked LittleGardener, I wondered that but did not want to be a party pooper.
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Post  LittleGardener on 2/25/2012, 8:13 am

@Lavender Debs wrote:I'm so glad you asked LittleGardener,
I wondered that but did not want to be a party pooper.
Wait! just a sec. - We're NOT 'party-poopers' simply for wanting to learn... right? Wink
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Post  Lavender Debs on 2/25/2012, 8:18 am

Haha, not for wanting to learn, but for spoiling the joy of frugal gardening because of my fear of Monsanto and Co.
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Post  TN_GARDENER on 2/25/2012, 8:40 am

The dollar stores are my go-to place for seeds.

The volume in the pack might be a little on the light side, but unless you want/need dozens n dozens of plants, there are plenty of seeds in the packs.

They have a limited variety and it's often just a "generic" variety, but that's fine by me (I never knew there were dozens of paste/Roma tomato varieties...and I hardly care Very Happy ).

I've even had good luck with germinated these dollar store seed packs over several years (talk about getting your money's worth).

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Post  Furbalsmom on 2/25/2012, 5:14 pm

HappyCamper,

Thanks so much for letting us know about the deals at ACE and Dollar Tree. I need to get to my local Dollar Tree soon, because, no matter how many seeds I have, there is always something I need to buy.



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Post  RoOsTeR on 2/25/2012, 5:20 pm

I went this morning...they had no clue of the sale at either store pale
Ace was having a sale. I think 10% off anything you could place in a brown paper bag?

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Post  TN_GARDENER on 2/25/2012, 5:31 pm

nKedrOoStEr wrote:I went this morning...they had no clue of the sale at either store pale
Ace was having a sale. I think 10% off anything you could place in a brown paper bag?

One of my Dollar Tree stores didn't have many seeds, either. I'm hoping they're on their way.

Dollar General does have seed packs. 3 for $1

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Post  LittleGardener on 2/29/2012, 2:11 pm

I went to the Dollar Tree yesterday, but all they had were tiny Holland flower bulbs, broken with mold Shocked on them. - The manager said that their Seed shipment arrives in 3 weeks, and it's 3/1.00 regular price.
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Post  floyd1440 on 2/29/2012, 8:04 pm

This weekend I went to my local Ace hardware store to check out their seeds. They got a lot in but the prices were over $1 per package. I asked the manager if they would have them in for less that $1 anytime soon, but he said not to his knowledge.



I will check the Dollar General store next week. Hope I find some their.....
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Post  TN_GARDENER on 3/1/2012, 8:37 am

@floyd1440 wrote:This weekend I went to my local Ace hardware store to check out their seeds. They got a lot in but the prices were over $1 per package. I asked the manager if they would have them in for less that $1 anytime soon, but he said not to his knowledge.



I will check the Dollar General store next week. Hope I find some their.....

In years past, I've seen em at Big Lots, Dollar General, Wal-Mart & Dollar Tree. I'm anxious to start my seeds (already started some), but I know there's still time (last frost is mid-April around here).

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