Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Big Bug ?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:14 pm

» New squash in a hurry
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:12 pm

» Poppy seeds - Hungarian Blue Breadseed
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:09 pm

» A really, really Frugal Gardener
by Fiz Today at 8:06 pm

» New England June 2017
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:01 pm

» Pepper argument who's right
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:58 pm

» N & C Midwest--It is JUNE!!!! Garden Time!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:55 pm

» AtlantaMarie's Garden
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:15 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Today at 6:57 pm

» Tomato - Snow Fairy
by quiltbea Today at 6:11 pm

» Trellis
by hammock gal Today at 6:08 pm

» Fall Planting
by newbeone Today at 5:26 pm

» 2017 corn pictures
by trolleydriver Today at 4:44 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in JUNE 2017
by countrynaturals Today at 3:24 pm

» What to Grow through Very Hot Summers
by countrynaturals Today at 3:15 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 2:20 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Judy McConnell Today at 2:18 pm

» Jaffa's garden - year one
by sanderson Today at 2:14 pm

» Texas Dream garden 2017
by sanderson Today at 1:29 pm

» Should I cover plants while away
by sanderson Today at 1:17 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by trolleydriver Today at 1:16 pm

» Netting as Barrier
by CapeCoddess Today at 11:38 am

» Cinnamon, Fungus, and Gnats
by Fiz Today at 8:24 am

» Zucchini Tower
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:23 am

» Cover grape fruit to save from birds
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:20 am

» Question About Strawberries
by trolleydriver Today at 7:22 am

» Wonderful laid back Fathers day
by sanderson Today at 3:22 am

» Escarole in SFG
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:46 pm

» possible peppers and cucumber problem
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:47 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:25 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Has Anyone Ordered Tomato Plants Here?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Has Anyone Ordered Tomato Plants Here?

Post  cpl100 on 8/7/2012, 8:37 pm

Somehow I found myself at this site and the tomatoes look so delicious. Wondering if anyone has used this company and the success of your efforts.


http://www.heirloomtomatoplants.com/Heirloom%20-Tomato_Plants_Heirloom_Tomato%20_seeds.htm

Are there companies you would recommend more?
avatar
cpl100

Posts : 420
Join date : 2012-06-25
Location : MA Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Has Anyone Ordered Tomato Plants Here?

Post  camprn on 8/7/2012, 9:03 pm

Those plants look great! However, they are in California. She buys most of her seeds from tomatofest.com. Maybe there is a local grower near you who grows the same or similar heirloom varieties. Sometimes a local greenhouse will take seed you provide and grow some for you, some for them. Very Happy Check around.

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Has Anyone Ordered Tomato Plants Here?

Post  littlesapphire on 8/8/2012, 10:20 am

Hey Camp, that's a very cool idea. I've never thought to ask a nursery if they'll grow my plant seeds. That might be the best way to do my peppers, since the ones I grow myself vs. the ones I buy at the nursery are always duds. I guess I just haven't gotten the hang of it.

I know this probably doesn't apply to everyone, but if you have any Amish folks in your area, you should ask if they'll raise your seeds for you. They're honest, hardworking people who really know know the land and will probably be happy to help you. We have a lot of Amish people where I live, and I tell you what, their plants are always the most vigorous and beautiful. I'm lucky enough to have found an Amish nursery this summer, and they grow the most interesting varieties! About 10 times the selection you'd find in even the best conventional nursery in my area.
avatar
littlesapphire

Female Posts : 826
Join date : 2010-04-08
Age : 32
Location : Jamestown, NY (Zone 5a)

View user profile http://www.sanorigardens.org

Back to top Go down

Re: Has Anyone Ordered Tomato Plants Here?

Post  Triciasgarden on 8/8/2012, 1:32 pm

Littlesapphire I totally agree with you about the wonderful Amish people. I have been fascinated with them for many years and very much admire the way they grow their crops, raise their animals and live their lives.

I would try a local grower/nursery also. There is a better chance that you will get the plants that grow best where you live. Ask around and you may find a smaller nursery that could grow the plants you want. I had never thought about having a nursery grow the seeds for me either.
avatar
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 62
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Has Anyone Ordered Tomato Plants Here?

Post  cpl100 on 8/8/2012, 1:34 pm

Are you saying to just walk into a business and ask them to grow the seeds? I can't really see myself doing that. Embarassed You guys really do that? How do you guess at which places will do that?

As for ordering the seeds, I am not sure that would be the best thing for me as I have room for only 3 plants and the minimum order from that seed company is $15.00.

Another thing I noticed is that this company really believes in the smart pots for growing tomatoes. Has anyone used those?
avatar
cpl100

Posts : 420
Join date : 2012-06-25
Location : MA Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Has Anyone Ordered Tomato Plants Here?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum