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Post  plantoid on 9/7/2012, 5:56 pm

Whooooo hooo The UK seed catalogue companies have finally started issuing the 2012/2013 catalogues ..

I finally found my soft necked garlics in them , before it has all been hard neck varieties.

there appears to be a trend to now only put eighty or so seeds in the packs whereas before there were three hundred or so yet the prices are still 10% or more higher than last year .


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Post  cheyannarach on 9/8/2012, 1:05 pm

I have recieved a few catalogs but only fall planting ones. I got a lot of seeds from Park Lane last year because there were less seeds per pack but the price also reflected that, rather than your situation. I like less seeds so I can go through them a liitle faster. I am still wondering how long it will take to use a packet of 1500 lettuce seeds
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Post  plantoid on 9/8/2012, 3:56 pm

@cheyannarach wrote:I have recieved a few catalogs but only fall planting ones. I got a lot of seeds from Park Lane last year because there were less seeds per pack but the price also reflected that, rather than your situation. I like less seeds so I can go through them a liitle faster. I am still wondering how long it will take to use a packet of 1500 lettuce seeds [img]http://r24.imgfast.net/users/2912/12/27/03/smiles/601593.gif[/img]

About seven seconds , my wife of two weeks showed me how ......... seven seconds from start to finish in a single row just four feet long Wink
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Post  RoOsTeR on 9/8/2012, 3:59 pm

@plantoid wrote:
@cheyannarach wrote:I have recieved a few catalogs but only fall planting ones. I got a lot of seeds from Park Lane last year because there were less seeds per pack but the price also reflected that, rather than your situation. I like less seeds so I can go through them a liitle faster. I am still wondering how long it will take to use a packet of 1500 lettuce seeds [img]http://r24.imgfast.net/users/2912/12/27/03/smiles/601593.gif[/img]

About seven seconds , my wife of two weeks showed me how ......... seven seconds from start to finish in a single row just four feet long Wink

Razz darn funny Razz darn funny Razz rofl
Now that's funny!

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Post  Turan on 9/8/2012, 4:03 pm

Growing 'micro greens' hmmm? Very trendy Very Happy

Actually some of the market garden folk around here do just that. MIx lettuce and radish and beet seeds and plant thickly on flats of basically MM. They snip it at the 2-4 leaf stage and sell it by the pounds in Feb when we are all green hungry. It is the earliest local grown vegys we can get.

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Post  Goosegirl on 9/9/2012, 8:18 am

@RoOsTeR wrote:
@plantoid wrote:
@cheyannarach wrote:I have recieved a few catalogs but only fall planting ones. I got a lot of seeds from Park Lane last year because there were less seeds per pack but the price also reflected that, rather than your situation. I like less seeds so I can go through them a liitle faster. I am still wondering how long it will take to use a packet of 1500 lettuce seeds [img]http://r24.imgfast.net/users/2912/12/27/03/smiles/601593.gif[/img]

About seven seconds , my wife of two weeks showed me how ......... seven seconds from start to finish in a single row just four feet long Wink

Razz darn funny Razz darn funny Razz rofl
Now that's funny!

rofl rofl rofl

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Post  RoOsTeR on 9/9/2012, 9:54 am

I actually can't wait to start getting some seed catalogs. Especially while I'm laid up Very Happy

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Post  cheyannarach on 9/9/2012, 1:05 pm

@Goosegirl wrote:
@RoOsTeR wrote:
@plantoid wrote:
@cheyannarach wrote:I have recieved a few catalogs but only fall planting ones. I got a lot of seeds from Park Lane last year because there were less seeds per pack but the price also reflected that, rather than your situation. I like less seeds so I can go through them a liitle faster. I am still wondering how long it will take to use a packet of 1500 lettuce seeds [img]http://r24.imgfast.net/users/2912/12/27/03/smiles/601593.gif[/img]

About seven seconds , my wife of two weeks showed me how ......... seven seconds from start to finish in a single row just four feet long Wink

Razz darn funny Razz darn funny Razz rofl
Now that's funny!

rofl rofl rofl

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Razz lol! funny post rofl silly me rofl :lolsignwave:

Well atleast now I know what to do with them once they need used up!
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Post  LittleGardener on 9/10/2012, 1:35 am

@plantoid wrote:Whooooo hooo The UK seed catalogue companies have finally started issuing the 2012/2013 catalogues ..

I finally found my soft necked garlics in them , before it has all been hard neck varieties.
okay, in yesterday's Garden-class this Master-gartner (whose hobby is Garlic) told us the best garlic is "Hard-necked Roja". - Obviously clueless re 'garlic', could you explain why you like Soft-necked better? Wink
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Post  plantoid on 9/10/2012, 5:58 am

I can plait it into 3 foot ropes & hang it in the office , kitchen or garage . Whereas the hardneck has to be cut to about 1 " leaving a hard stump & has to be laid on/in a tray / box just a few deep.
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Post  Triciasgarden on 9/10/2012, 6:19 am

@plantoid wrote:
@cheyannarach wrote:I have recieved a few catalogs but only fall planting ones. I got a lot of seeds from Park Lane last year because there were less seeds per pack but the price also reflected that, rather than your situation. I like less seeds so I can go through them a liitle faster. I am still wondering how long it will take to use a packet of 1500 lettuce seeds [img]http://r24.imgfast.net/users/2912/12/27/03/smiles/601593.gif[/img]

About seven seconds , my wife of two weeks showed me how ......... seven seconds from start to finish in a single row just four feet long Wink

Hey Congratulations on your marriage plaintoid! cheers (off topic but had to tell you congrats!)
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Post  plantoid on 9/10/2012, 6:36 am

Whoop's thanks for the reminder ... total castration has been averted Laughing
Today is my 24 th wedding anniversary .... Just going to go and shower and shave again and then take Alison out for a seafood lunch in an Italian restaurant along side Swansea harbour. Piccies later ????

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Post  Goosegirl on 9/10/2012, 7:50 am

@plantoid wrote:Whoop's thanks for the reminder ... total castration has been averted Laughing
Today is my 24 th wedding anniversary .... Just going to go and shower and shave again and then take Alison out for a seafood lunch in an Italian restaurant along side Swansea harbour. Piccies later ????

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Happy Anniversary! We would love to see pics of Mrs. Plantoid and Swansea!

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Post  RoOsTeR on 9/10/2012, 9:01 am

So back on topic, Very Happy has anyone else been getting any fall or 2013 seed catalogs yet?

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Post  Goosegirl on 9/10/2012, 9:07 am

Narry a one! Sad

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Post  RoOsTeR on 9/10/2012, 9:54 am

I just ordered a fall catalog from Park Seeds.
http://parkseed.com/
I know it's way to late, but I loves me some seed catalogs Very Happy
and it has some really nice red okra I've been looking for.
http://parkseed.com/okra-red-spray/p/05203-PK-P1/

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Post  cheyannarach on 9/10/2012, 10:22 am

I have gotten a few different Park catalogs and also Territorial Seed catalog!
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