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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  tumtumsback on 1/18/2014, 7:44 pm

Not at the moment -- I am away from home (which is where the seeds are...)

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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  llama momma on 1/18/2014, 7:51 pm


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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  llama momma on 1/18/2014, 7:57 pm

Sorry -- I couldn't get the picture to slide down to add any text.  
From the picture above I would bet the large flat yellow seed is the cubanelle pepper. 
If I'm wrong then I apologize in advance.  
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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  quiltbea on 1/19/2014, 12:14 pm

Tumtum, like I posted above, look at the color.  I rechecked ALL my pepper seeds in the fridge and they are all yellow. Tomato seeds are NOT.
And T/Y llamamama for the photo.  See tumtum, the seeds are Yellow.

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Post  llama momma on 1/19/2014, 2:43 pm

Your welcome quiltb-  when I was searching the net I can see how the confusion might happen, especially when I looked at greatly magnified pics of tomato seeds.  But in reality, the tomato seeds are much smaller than pepper seeds, and reconfirmed it when I checked the saved seeds in the fridge.

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Post  tumtumsback on 1/19/2014, 3:57 pm

You all are the best -- thank you very much for the clarification  thanks

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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  malefacter on 1/22/2014, 7:18 pm

i sent him some of my pepper seeds to say thank you and im telling you to bump this page so others can see it Twisted Evil

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Post  FamilyGardening on 1/22/2014, 11:00 pm

we just sent ours out yesterday.....  Very Happy 

it will be fun if we can continue this thread and update on how our seeds do  Very Happy 

Im thinking about dedicating a self watering container or 2 just for his seeds....

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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  FamilyGardening on 1/31/2014, 7:45 pm

we got our seeds today  Very Happy 

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Post  llama momma on 1/31/2014, 8:10 pm

I got a question about Ray's seeds.  Are the cubanelle pepper seeds the same thing as sweet banana peppers? Anyone know for sure??  Thanks.

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Post  R&R 1011 on 1/31/2014, 8:16 pm

Got mine today too. Smile  

LM, I think they're a bit different.  They look a tad bit bigger.  I wonder how they taste.

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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  quiltbea on 1/31/2014, 9:52 pm

Cubanelles are bright red when ripe, but sweet.
Sweet Bananas are always yellow from young to harvest.

Sweet banana on the plant.

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Post  sanderson on 2/1/2014, 2:27 am

QB,  Thank you for the info.

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Post  llama momma on 2/1/2014, 6:22 am

Thanks R&R and QB.

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'delicious' variety seeds from Ray

Post  llama momma on 2/6/2014, 7:59 am

I'd love to see how all of us do with the tomato seeds.  'Delicious"  is the beefsteak variety that I assume all of us received.  When I looked it up several claims were made that this variety holds the world record for weight.  That is, seven pounds, my friends!  It is suppose to be easy to grow 1 and 2 pounders.  I'm looking forward to watching our forum member results.  

https://store.tomatofest.com/Delicious_p/tf-0138.htm

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Post  FamilyGardening on 2/7/2014, 12:12 am

Shocked  LLM.....SEVEN POUND tomato? Shocked  

I do not believe we have enough heat here in the PNW for a seven pounder tomato  Razz  Here I was worried about the pepper LOL

lets see.........we will just change things up a bit and we shall designate our small green house to grow our wonderful gift of seeds from Ray  flower 

make sure we all take pic's and give updates  sunny it will be fun!

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free gift of seeds from Ray 2014

Post  clasiechick1 on 2/15/2014, 4:04 pm

THANK YOU FOR THE SEEDS WHICH WE RECIEVED LAST WEEK,
UNFORTUNATELY WHERE I LIVE IN SALFORD, MANCHESTER ENGLAND THE WEATHER IS VERY WET, COLD AND WINDY! AS WE ONLY HAVE A LARGE TOUGHENED PLASTIC GREEN HOUSE, WITH NO HEATING IN IT! WE HAVE NOT PLANTED ANY SEEDS AS OF YET! WE ARE HOPEING TO DO SO IN A COUPLE MORE WEEKS WHEN THE WEATHER INPROVES! ACCORDING TO THE WEATHER SPECIALISTS! LAUGH!

THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN!

CLASIECHICK1 AND HUBBY!
SALFORD ENGLAND! Very Happy 

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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  FamilyGardening on 2/16/2014, 12:26 am

the lettuce is up and growing under lights inside the house Smile so far so good!

a bit of info on Little Gem Lettuce .....33 days,    Open Pollinated

*English greengrocers offer this miniature green romaine with its blanched, thick heart as a gourmet treat. Heads are about 4 inches across and are prime eating from 4-6 inches tall.*
http://www.territorialseed.com/product/914/84



*Plants can be spaced 6 1/2 by 6 1/2 inches for maximum yields.* does this mean we plant 4 of these per square? or more then 4 per square....like 9 per square?...help...im not good at this part of it yet  Razz 


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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  llama momma on 2/16/2014, 4:24 am

The math part can be thought of like this,  Always start with 12.    Twelve divided by the spacing recommendation of 6 inches(I rounded it off) equals 2.  One more step, square that answer and think 2 times 2 equals 4.   Four is the final answer.  Four plants goes into that square.
Try another example using the space recommendation of say, 4 inches. Your answer should be
9 plants per square.

Back to Little Gem lettuce. My local Kroger supermarket had Little Gem lettuce.  They were all a good six inches tall and four inches wide just like it was described in the other post.  Seeing mature plants made it convenient to visualize planting 4 to a square and maybe squeeze a fifth one in the center.

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Post  sanderson on 3/17/2014, 3:36 pm

I was wondering how folks have done with the free seeds. I was able to sprout a Cubanelle pepper and several beefsteak tomatoes. The Tendersweet carrots are so-so as directly sowed.

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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  CapeCoddess on 3/17/2014, 3:52 pm

@sanderson wrote:I was wondering how folks have done with the free seeds.  I was able to sprout a Cubanelle pepper and several beefsteak tomatoes.  The Tendersweet carrots are so-so as directly sowed.
I tried some of his cucs, carrots, lettuces & tomatillow last year and got nada except for the tomatillos, which did VERY well considering I treated them poorly & I all but ignored them. 

Since I had a few of his seeds left over, as well as some swapped ones, I thought I'd try tomatoes and lettuce again this year.  I got 1 tomato out of 5 seeds to sprout and none of the buttercrunch lettuce. 

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Re: Free seeds 2014 from Ray at Praxxus (utube)

Post  quiltbea on 3/17/2014, 4:02 pm

The only things I tried of his last year were the Cubanelle peppers and the Thassaloniki tomatoes and both did OK tho the Thassalonikis weren't very productive but I transplanted it in a rather sun and shady flower garden spot last year which I'm sure made a big difference in production.
This year I'll be doing Cubanelles again and his Boxcar Willie tomatoes.  I'm really hoping the Willies do great.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/17/2014, 5:20 pm

QB, my Boxcar Willies only sprouted one out of five.  But I only need one!  I'll save seeds!   Very Happy 

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Post  FamilyGardening on 3/18/2014, 1:50 am

@sanderson wrote:I was wondering how folks have done with the free seeds.  I was able to sprout a Cubanelle pepper and several beefsteak tomatoes.  The Tendersweet carrots are so-so as directly sowed.

Tokyo Green Onions......direct sown in the green house about a week or so ago....no sign of them yet.....

Little Gem Lettuce.........had good germination with lots of seedlings...have not direct sown them or transplanted the seedlings yet.....
 
Cubanelle Sweet Pepper......had about 50/50 with germination, have 3 nice seedlings that need to be up potted soon.....

Tendersweet Carrots......direct sown in the green house about a week or so ago.....no sign of them yet 

Delicious Beefsteak Tomatoes......about 50/50 with germination have a couple nice seedlings growing....no true leaves yet.....

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Post  R&R 1011 on 3/18/2014, 6:18 am

Ive only started the cubanelle & beefsteak seeds so far.  They are just sprouting. Smile

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