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Post  sfg4uKim on 12/13/2012, 8:11 am

HELP!

I'm trying to pick about 20-30 varieties of non-GMO seeds in "per square" quantities for my online store and I am OVERWHELMED! I want to get them ALL, but that's not practical.

Below are the varieties available to me in bulk. PLEASE help me by choosing 20 or so varieties. I won't be selling exclusively to those who use the SFG method, but if you know if any of these ARE particularly good for small-space gardening, please let me know.

Also if you know that they are EASY to grow, indicate that too, and feel free to add any notes you'd like. LOL about the only information I DON'T want, is MORE choices.

VEGETABLES, LETTUCES & GREENS

Beans, Bush,
Jacob's Cattle
Bean, Bush, Black Turtle
Bean, Bush, Tendergreen
Bean, Bush, Royalty Purple Pod

Bean, Pole, Rattlesnake
Bean, Pole, Kentucky Wonder

Beet, Golden Detroit
Beet, Chioggia
Beet, Detroit Dark Red
Beet, Bull's Blood

Broccoli, Di Ciccio
Broccoli, Calabrese

Cabbage, Golden Acre

Carrot, Solar Yellow
Carrot, Lunar White
Carrot, Atomic Red
Carrot, Danvers
Carrot, Scarlet Nantes
Carrot, Chantenay

Cauliflower, Snowball

Chard, Red Ruby
Chard, Fordhook Giant

Collard Greens, Champion

Corn, Brocade
Corn, Ashworth

Cucumber, Lemon

Fennel, Florence

Kale, Lacinato
Kale, Red Russian

Kohlrabi, Purple Vienn

Leek, American Flag

Lettuce, Speckles
Lettuce, Silvia Red Romain
Lettuce, Red Oakleaf
Lettuce, Merveille des Quartre Saisons
Lettuce, Black Seeded Simpson
Lettuce, Red Salad Bowl
Lettuce, Rouge d'Hiver
Lettuce, Red Deer Tongue
Lettuce, Flame
Lettuce, Tango
Lettuce, Rubin
Lettuce, Freckles
Arugula

Okra, Burgundy

Pea, Progress #9

Pepper, Sweet CA Wonder
Pepper, Black Hungarian
Pepper, Anaheim
Pepepr, Sweet Marconi Red
Pepper, Sweet Chinese Giant

Pumpkin, Cinderella

Radish, French Breakfast
Radish, White Beauty

Squash, Early Straightneck
Squash, Ronde de Nice
Squash, Cocozelle (Caserta)
Squash, Summer Early Crookneck

Tomato, prudens purple
Tomato, Old German
Tomato, Green Zebra
Tomato, Garden Peach
Tomato, Evergreen
Tomato, Aunt Ruby German
Tomato, Amish Paste
Tomato, Black Prince
Tomato, Great White
Tomato, Cherokee Purple
Tomato, Burbank
Tomato, Valencia
Tomato, Roma
Tomato, Brandywine
Tomato, San Marzano
Tomato, Yellow Brandywine
Tomato, Brandywine Pink

Tomatillo, Purple
Tomatillo, Verde

Turnip, Purple Top

MELONS

Melon, Charentais
Melon, Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford)
Melon, Crenshaw
Melon, Hearts of Gold (Hoodoo)

Watermelon, Moon & Stars
Watermelon, Sugar Baby

HERBS

Basil, Corsican
Basil, Dark Purple Opal
Basil, Genovese
Basil, Lemon

Catnip
Chives, Garlic
Cilantro

Oregano, Vulgare


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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  walshevak on 12/13/2012, 9:20 am



Bean, Pole, Kentucky Wonder - This has been my pole bean of choice for many years.


Chard, Red Ruby - I like this one better than the neon lights even though it is just one color.
Chard, Fordhook Giant


Collard Greens, Champion - Vates variety is my personal favorite. Have grown them for at least 30 years

Cucumber, Lemon - space saver did well in my squares.

Kale, Lacinato
Kale, Red Russian - winterbor is a taller kale and stands up well. After it gets tall and you have cropped off the lower leaves, you can underplant lettuce or radish around the stalks.


Pea, Progress #9 - what, no snap peas. I did well with sugar snap

Radish, French Breakfast
Radish, White Beauty
Loved both varieties, but FB won out for later plantings


Tomato, prudens purple
Tomato, Old German
Tomato, Green Zebra
Tomato, Garden Peach
Tomato, Evergreen
Tomato, Aunt Ruby German
Tomato, Amish Paste
Tomato, Black Prince
Tomato, Great White - My son says this is a must have next year
Tomato, Cherokee Purple
Tomato, Burbank
Tomato, Valencia
Tomato, Roma
Tomato, Brandywine
Tomato, San Marzano - another must have
Tomato, Yellow Brandywine
Tomato, Brandywine Pink

Turnip, Purple Top - if you are more interested in the greens, then Seven top is great.


HERBS


Basil, Corsican
Basil, Dark Purple Opal
Basil, Genovese
Basil, Lemon
think about thai basil as well


Chives, Garlic - a must have periennial
Cilantro


Oregano, Vulgare - another good periennal in my area

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DUH! Here's the COMPLETE list of seeds

Post  sfg4uKim on 12/13/2012, 8:13 pm

Sorry Everyone:

Operator error. I only printed out the seeds from ONE source. Here's the list from TWO sources.

Eva, the reason you don't see some of your favorites is that they're not available in bulk and I just don't feel like dealing with more than two sources for seeds (at least right now).















VEGGIES
& GREENS
Beans, Bush, Jacob's Cattle
Bean, Bush, Black Turtle
Bean, Bush, Tendergreen
Bean, Bush, Royalty Purple Pod
Bean, Pole, Rattlesnake
Bean, Pole, Kentucky Wonder
Beet, Golden Detroit
Beet, Chioggia
Beet, Detroit Dark Red
Beet, Bull's Blood
Broccoli, Di Ciccio
Broccoli, Calabrese
Cabbage, Golden Acre
Carrot, Solar Yellow
Carrot, Lunar White
Carrot, Atomic Red
Carrot, Danvers
Carrot, Scarlet Nantes
Carrot, Chantenay
Cauliflower, Snowball
Chard, Red Ruby
Chard, Fordhook Giant
Collard Greens, Champion
Corn, Brocade
Corn, Ashworth
Cucumber, Lemon
Fennel, Florence
Kale, Lacinato
Kale, Red Russian
Kohlrabi, Purple Vienn
Leek, American Flag
Lettuce, Speckles
Lettuce, Silvia Red Romain
Lettuce, Red Oakleaf
Lettuce, Merveille des Quartre
Saisons
Lettuce, Black Seeded Simpson
Lettuce, Red Salad Bowl
Lettuce, Rouge d'Hiver
Lettuce, Red Deer Tongue
Lettuce, Flame
Lettuce, Tango
Lettuce, Rubin
Lettuce, Freckles
Arugula
Okra, Burgundy
Pea, Progress #9
Pepper, Sweet CA Wonder
Pepper, Black Hungarian
Pepper, Anaheim
Pepepr, Sweet Marconi Red
Pepper, Sweet Chinese Giant
Pumpkin, Cinderella
Radish, French Breakfast
Radish, White Beauty
Squash, Early Straightneck
Squash, Ronde de Nice
Squash, Cocozelle (Caserta)
Squash, Summer Early Crookneck
Tomato, prudens purple
Tomato, Old German
Tomato, Green Zebra
Tomato, Garden Peach
Tomato, Evergreen
Tomato, Aunt Ruby German
Tomato, Amish Paste
Tomato, Black Prince
Tomato, Great White
Tomato, Cherokee Purple
Tomato, Burbank
Tomato, Valencia
Tomato, Roma
Tomato, Brandywine
Tomato, San Marzano
Tomato, Yellow Brandywine
Tomato, Brandywine Pink
Tomatillo, Purple
Tomatillo, Verde
Turnip, Purple Top
MELONS
Melon, Charentais
Melon, Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford)
Melon, Crenshaw
Melon, Hearts of Gold (Hoodoo)
Watermelon, Moon & Stars
Watermelon, Sugar Baby
HERBS
Basil, Corsican
Basil, Dark Purple Opal
Basil, Genovese
Basil, Lemon
Catnip
Chives, Garlic
Cilantro
Oregano, Vulgare
BAKER CREEK ONLY

VEGGIES & Greens
Asparagus, Mary Washington

Bean, Bush, Roma II
Bean, Bush, Golden Wax
Bean, Bush, Blue Lake
Bean, Pole, Chinese Moasic
Bean, Pole, Chinese Red Noodle

Beet, Yellow Cylindrical
Beet, Cylindra or Formanova
Beet, Albino
Beet, Early Wonder
Beet, Golden Beet
Beet, Golden Beet
Beet, Mammoth Red

Broccoli, Early Purple Sprouting
Broccoli, Romanesco Italia

Brussels Sprouts Long island Improved

Carrot, Amarillo
Carrot, Berlicum
Carrot, Danvers Half Long
Carrot, Kuroda Long 8"
Carrot, Shin Kuroda 5"
Carrot, Snow White
Carrot, St. Valery

Cabbage, Mammoth Red Rock
Cabbage, Early Jersey Wakefield
Cabbage, Nero diToscana
Cabbage, Savoy, perfection Drumhead
Cabbage, Premium Late Flat Dutch

Cauliflower, Purple of Sicily

Cucumber, White Wonder
Cucumber, Parisian Pickling

Eggplant, Black Beauty
Eggplant, Diamond
Eggplant, Listada de Gandia
Eggplant, Pandora Striped Rose
Eggplant, Rotonda Bianca Sfumata

Leek, Bulgarian Giant
Leek, Caretan

Lettuce, Mignonette Bronze
Lettuce, Mignonette Bronze
Lettuce, Henderson's Black Seed
Lettuce, Forellenschluss
Lettuce, Little Gem
Lettuce, Lollo Rossa
Lettuce, May Queen
Lettuce, Parris Island Cos
Lettuce, Tom Thumb
Lettuce, Brune d'Hiver

Batavian Full Heart
Tatsoi Green
Pak Choy, Extra Dwarf
Mizuna
Japanese Giant Red
Corn Salad
Mustard Greens, Southern Giant Curled
Pepper Cress
Wrinkled Crinkled Cress
Red Orach
Dandelion, Catalogna Puntarelle

Okra, Clemson Spineless

Onion, Bianca di Maggio
Onion, Crimson Forest Bunching
Onion, He Shi Ko Bunching
Onion, Jauna Paille des Vertus
Onion, Red of Florence
Onion, Tropeana Lunga
Onion, Yellow of Parma

Pepper, Corno di Toro Giallo
Pepper, di Toro Rosso

Pumpkin, Connecticut Field

Spinach, Bloomsdale Long

Squash, Australian Butter
Squash, Bennings Green Tint Scallop
Squash, Waltham Butternut

Tomato, Amana Orang
Tomato, German Lunchbox
Tomato, Arkansas Traveler
Tomato, Beefsteak
Tomato, Cour di Bue
Tomato, Cream Sausage

MELONS
Melon, Ananas D'Amerique a Chair Verte
Melon, Ananas
Melon, Banana
Melon, Honey Rock
Melon, Honeydew Orange Flesh
Melon, Honeydew Tam Dew
Melon, Petit Gris de Rennes
Melon, Piel de Sapo
Melon, Prescott Fond Blanc
Melon, Sakata's Sweet
Melon, Tigger

GRAINS
Amaranth, Love-Lies-Bleeding Red

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  cheyannarach on 12/13/2012, 8:45 pm








Bean, Pole, Kentucky Wonder
Beet, Detroit Dark Red - Grew well and were excellent boiled, and pickled well too!
Broccoli, Calabrese
Cabbage, Golden Acre
Carrot, Atomic Red
Cauliflower, Snowball
Kohlrabi, Purple Vienn
Lettuce, Red Salad Bowl
Pepper, Sweet CA Wonder - great production!
Pepper, Anaheim - great production!
Pumpkin, Cinderella - I haven't grown this but have seen them and they are beautiful!
Radish, French Breakfast
Squash, Early Straightneck
Tomato, Amish Paste
Tomato, San Marzano
Tomato, Yellow Brandywine
Turnip, Purple Top
Watermelon, Sugar Baby - easy to train and adorable yummy little melons!
Basil, Genovese - Yum
Basil, Lemon - Yum
Chives, Garlic
Oregano, Vulgare
Brussels Sprouts Long island Improved - Deer ate these before I got any but they grew well!



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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  FamilyGardening on 12/13/2012, 10:49 pm

i was curious and wondered if you thought about this....if you sale the pk's by SQ are you including a few extra's in case there is a germination problem?

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Post  FamilyGardening on 12/13/2012, 11:33 pm

these are all that we have tried.....the ones in red are the top 20 we would pick......

Bean, Bush, Royalty Purple Pod..................yes
Bean, Pole, Rattlesnake.............................yes
Bean, Pole, Kentucky Wonder.....................yes

Beet, Bull's Blood ......................................yes

Broccoli, Di Ciccio........................................yes
Broccoli, Calabrese........................................yes

Carrot, Solar Yellow.................... yes
Carrot, Atomic Red ......................yes
Carrot, Danvers ...........................yes
Carrot, Scarlet Nantes....................yes
Carrot, Chantenay ..........................yes

Cauliflower, Snowball.....................yes

Collard Greens, Champion..................yes

Cucumber, Lemon ............................yes
Leek, American Flag..........................yes


Lettuce, Black Seeded Simpson...........yes

Pepper, Sweet CA Wonder..................yes
Radish, French Breakfast....................yes

Squash, Summer Early Crookneck...........yes
Tomato, Brandywine Pink........yes

HERBS

Basil, Genovese................yes


Catnip...............................yes
Chives, Garlic.....................yes
Cilantro.............................yes

BAKER CREEK ONLY

VEGGIES & Greens

Asparagus, Mary Washington............yes...... bought as crowns


Bean, Bush, Golden Wax..................yes
Bean, Bush, Blue Lake......................yes

Carrot, Danvers Half Long.................yes


Cabbage, Mammoth Red Rock................yes

Pumpkin, Connecticut Field..........yes..... grew great....has long vines.....maybe to big for SFG....

Squash, Waltham Butternut..............yes

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 12/14/2012, 12:15 am

@FamilyGardening wrote:i was curious and wondered if you thought about this....if you sale the pk's by SQ are you including a few extra's in case there is a germination problem?

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rose

Yes! I have a list of minimum germination rates of various veggies and will be quite generous with the number of seeds I include. For instance with carrots, they are 16 per square foot. With a 55% germination rate I'll probably include 4 seeds per hole which will be 64 seeds.

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  littlejo on 12/14/2012, 8:11 am

Hi Kim, glad to see that you are going to do this! My answer may not be what you want. Since I live in the south, most of the different varieties will grow, so I looked at what I have plenty of left over from last yr.

All of these are always packed too many to the pack:

Tomatoes
Peppers, hot and sweet
cabbage
cauliflower
broccoli
collards
squash
melons, except for watermelon
most beans even have way too many in each pack.

veggies that can be succession planted need to have several planting in each pack.
carrots
beets
lettuce
greens
spinach


Since we all have our favorites, have you thought of doing a favorites variety packs?
Ex: lettuce, 3 kinds for the price of 1 full pack. I love Tom Thumb, and Little gems.


I love growing/eating veggies. So, I ordered too many seed packs. I probably have enough seeds left over from last yr. to plant many gardens. And, I've already got some different varieties that I want to try this yr, so will order more!
I think smaller packs of everything would be the way to go.
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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 12/14/2012, 9:46 am

@littlejo wrote:Hi Kim, glad to see that you are going to do this! My answer may not be what you want. Since I live in the south, most of the different varieties will grow, so I looked at what I have plenty of left over from last yr.

All of these are always packed too many to the pack:

Tomatoes
Peppers, hot and sweet
cabbage
cauliflower
broccoli
collards
squash
melons, except for watermelon
most beans even have way too many in each pack.

veggies that can be succession planted need to have several planting in each pack.
carrots
beets
lettuce
greens
spinach


Since we all have our favorites, have you thought of doing a favorites variety packs?
Ex: lettuce, 3 kinds for the price of 1 full pack. I love Tom Thumb, and Little gems.


I love growing/eating veggies. So, I ordered too many seed packs. I probably have enough seeds left over from last yr. to plant many gardens. And, I've already got some different varieties that I want to try this yr, so will order more!
I think smaller packs of everything would be the way to go.
Jo


The "beauty" of this is that you CAN do succession planting and order seeds elsewhere if you think you'll go through a whole packet of seeds in a few years, but use my site if you don't want to spend $3/$4/$5 a packet to TRY different things. Remember, on this Forum we are, for the most part, seasoned SFGers.

My site will MOSTLY be geared toward the beginning gardeners, so I am hoping to get thoughts on what y'all have had success (and failure) with in your SFGs. Let's face it, there are plenty of people even here who are beginner SFGers who are unsure of their actions and sometimes afraid to try.

LOL many of my students wish I would build their beds, fill them with my growing medium, put the grid on, give them a planting plan (if not plant for them), water, protect, harvest & cook for them.

I teach them how to PLAN their gardens . . . How many head of broccoli will you want your garden to produce this year? How many carrots do you want? Etc. You only have containers? . . . Here are the most costly veggies/herbs per square foot and you can supplement the less costly veggies from the store.

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 12/14/2012, 9:52 am

@littlejo wrote:Hi Kim, glad to see that you are going to do this! My answer may not be what you want. Since I live in the south, most of the different varieties will grow, so I looked at what I have plenty of left over from last yr.

All of these are always packed too many to the pack:

Tomatoes
Peppers, hot and sweet
cabbage
cauliflower
broccoli
collards
squash
melons, except for watermelon
most beans even have way too many in each pack.

veggies that can be succession planted need to have several planting in each pack.
carrots
beets
lettuce
greens
spinach


Since we all have our favorites, have you thought of doing a favorites variety packs?
Ex: lettuce, 3 kinds for the price of 1 full pack. I love Tom Thumb, and Little gems.


I love growing/eating veggies. So, I ordered too many seed packs. I probably have enough seeds left over from last yr. to plant many gardens. And, I've already got some different varieties that I want to try this yr, so will order more!
I think smaller packs of everything would be the way to go.
Jo


BTW you have me a LOT to think about so thank you very much for posting.

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  plantoid on 12/14/2012, 3:43 pm

I like the idea of small beginners packets of seed , but it may not be a sound financial venture for you .

I'd hate to have them though , for I have many beds , I'd even grow lettuce etc. just to put in the compost heap if I had a surfit of old seeds close to the expiry date that I have decided upon .
( check out percieved viability & storage of seeds in good conditions and set your times accordingly .)

Lets face it most decent seed outlets do give you good value for money .. those that are putting in the pack a fraction of what they were two years ago and still raising the prices are soon likely to be out of business as word gets around .

IE .
Two year ago average content of carrot seed Early Nantees was 1500 seeds for £1.50 .
From the same supplier this year , exactly the same seed was 100 seeds for £2.30 , nice money if you can find enough suckers to buy it .

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  littlejo on 12/14/2012, 8:24 pm

Kim, you must be a good teacher, if they like you well enough to 'wish' you could do it all and still pay you!

Where can we look to buy from you when you get ready? I think I've found something to do with some of these old seeds.
Jo


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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 12/15/2012, 7:54 pm

@littlejo wrote:Kim, you must be a good teacher, if they like you well enough to 'wish' you could do it all and still pay you!

Where can we look to buy from you when you get ready? I think I've found something to do with some of these old seeds.
Jo


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Post  sfg4uKim on 1/19/2013, 1:02 pm

Here's what I ended up getting. The first 30 of each variety that I've recieved is packed & ready to go. Very Happy

I sure wish I could have ordered more, but I need to wait on the loan.

Arugula
Basil, Genovese
Bean, Bush, Royalty Purple
Bean, Pole, Kentucky Wonder
Beet, Detroit Dk Red
Broccoli, Genovese
Carrot, Scarlet Nantes
Chard, Red Ruby
Cilantro
Cucumber, Armenian
Cucumber, Lemon
Eggplant, Purple Long
Kale, Red Russian (being shipped)
Lettuce, Black Seeded Simpson (being shipped)
Lettuce, Merveille des 4 Saisons
Lettuce, Silvia Red Romaine
Lettuce, Speckles (being shipped)
Melon, Rocky Ford Green
Melon, Piel de Sapo (being shipped)
Peas Progress #9
Pepper, Hot, Early Jalapeno
Pepper, Sw, California Wonder
Pepper, Sw, Chinese Giant (being shipped)
Radish, French Breakfast
Squash, Sum Dark Gr. Zucchini
Squash, Summer, Ronde de Nice
Squash, Summer, Early Straightneck
Tomato, Red Brandywine (being shipped)
Tomato, Green Zebra (being shipped)
Tomato, Prudens Purple (being shipped)
Tomato, Reisenstraube (being shipped)
Tomato, Roma
Tomato, San Marzano
Turnip, Purple Top
Watermelon, Moon & Stars
Watermelon, Sugar Baby

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  quiltbea on 1/19/2013, 1:50 pm

Kim......I hope to see more container size plants and dwarf ones. I think there are lots of folks out there with patios or a fire escape or a back step who would like to grow a little green. I myself resort to the deck and back step to enlarge my crop area.

I checked your site to see what seeds I might purchase.
Couldn't see the brochure at all because I don't have Microsoft Word. That might thwart many potential buyers.

It states to click on 'seeds' to see the seed list but there is no such thing anywhere that I could find.
Is this because you aren't ready to sell yet? or is it my old age?

I like your ideas. I like your photos. I like how you harness up with Veterans. I hope this works out for you both.
Please let us know when we might start buying or at least checking to see what's available? Good luck.

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Post  yolos on 1/19/2013, 1:53 pm

+1 what quiltbea said especially about the seeds page.

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 1/19/2013, 2:19 pm

@quiltbea wrote:Kim......I hope to see more container size plants and dwarf ones. I think there are lots of folks out there with patios or a fire escape or a back step who would like to grow a little green. I myself resort to the deck and back step to enlarge my crop area.

I checked your site to see what seeds I might purchase.
Couldn't see the brochure at all because I don't have Microsoft Word. That might thwart many potential buyers.

It states to click on 'seeds' to see the seed list but there is no such thing anywhere that I could find.
Is this because you aren't ready to sell yet? or is it my old age?

I like your ideas. I like your photos. I like how you harness up with Veterans. I hope this works out for you both.
Please let us know when we might start buying or at least checking to see what's available? Good luck.


Embarassed hhhmmm Intuit gave me brand new software but I guess I'll be on the phone with their Help Desk because it looks OK on my computer. gggrrr Evil or Very Mad

I will try to get more container varieties but this is hard(er) to do with heirloom seeds which I'm focusing on at the moment.

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 1/19/2013, 3:25 pm

@quiltbea wrote:Kim......I hope to see more container size plants and dwarf ones. I think there are lots of folks out there with patios or a fire escape or a back step who would like to grow a little green. I myself resort to the deck and back step to enlarge my crop area.

I checked your site to see what seeds I might purchase.
Couldn't see the brochure at all because I don't have Microsoft Word. That might thwart many potential buyers.

It states to click on 'seeds' to see the seed list but there is no such thing anywhere that I could find.
Is this because you aren't ready to sell yet? or is it my old age?

I like your ideas. I like your photos. I like how you harness up with Veterans. I hope this works out for you both.
Please let us know when we might start buying or at least checking to see what's available? Good luck.

BTW, do you see where it says "Arugula" in the Seeds area? If so, the complete list is in the drop-down menu. (I hope that's just the problem because I can just add a text box.)


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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  yolos on 1/19/2013, 3:41 pm

Yes, there is a drop down box next to the word Arugula. When you click the arrow beside the box, a list of differnt types of seeds appears. But based on other comments on your website, I expected to see more of a description of the attributes of the various seeds. Maybe I interpreted that incorrectly. I expected to find a "seeds page" describing the various seed varieties.

I do think this is a good idea though. I like to experiment to find what grows well in my area and buying a whole pack of seeds is wastefull when I am only going to plant one or two of a variety. Then if it turns out I do not like the way the plant grows in my area or do not like the taste, I end up throwing the packet away.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 1/19/2013, 3:44 pm

@yolos wrote:Yes, there is a drop down box next to the word Arugula. When you click the arrow beside the box, a list of differnt types of seeds appears. But based on other comments on your website, I expected to see more of a description of the attributes of the various seeds. Maybe I interpreted that incorrectly. I expected to find a "seeds page" describing the various seed varieties.

I do think this is a good idea though. I like to experiment to find what grows well in my area and buying a whole pack of seeds is wastefull when I am only going to plant one or two of a variety. Then if it turns out I do not like the way the plant grows in my area or do not like the taste, I end up throwing the packet away.

I am transferring descriptions to another page, but haven't gotten it done yet. Sorry.

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Post  yolos on 1/19/2013, 3:50 pm

Okay, that explains it then. Thank you.

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 1/19/2013, 4:02 pm

Well I'm "closing" the store until I can get with Intuit.

Sorry for the confusion and thank you for the feedback.


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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  FamilyGardening on 1/19/2013, 4:05 pm

cheers great site!

love the tv interview Very Happy

i also like the idea of trying a few seeds to see what grows well in our area Very Happy

one thing i didnt see is how much is shipping?

i also like the idea of being able to buy just enough seeds to give as a gift to start someone on their way to SFG....

i too agree a list of seed discription and picture would be nice along with if the seed is a good varity for container planting .. Very Happy

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Post  FamilyGardening on 1/19/2013, 4:07 pm

i was able to get into the seed area and everything seem to be working fine :scratch:

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Re: Which seeds would YOU like to see?

Post  sfg4uKim on 1/19/2013, 4:59 pm

@FamilyGardening wrote: cheers great site!

love the tv interview Very Happy

i also like the idea of trying a few seeds to see what grows well in our area Very Happy

one thing i didnt see is how much is shipping?

i also like the idea of being able to buy just enough seeds to give as a gift to start someone on their way to SFG....

i too agree a list of seed discription and picture would be nice along with if the seed is a good varity for container planting .. Very Happy

happy gardening
rose

Because there is a $5 minimum on orders, shipping is free. I just noticed that changing over to the new system has wiped out many some of my other items - I was just focused on the seeds. pale

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