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Post  grownsunshine on 5/28/2014, 12:57 pm

Hi Paintedlady. I've created a new topic based on your suggestion. 

Does anyone keep seeds from your fruits/veggies to replant?

I've purchased seeds from HD & Armstrong. Based on suggestions on this forum, I bought seed from Seedexchange.com, ReneesGarden.com (persian cukes) and kale, fennel and a bunch of beans from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co.

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Post  jmsieglaff on 5/28/2014, 1:15 pm

I get almost all of my seeds from Baker Creek and Jung (local store).

I have purchased from Territorial and Botanical Interests and would buy from them again.  I try to get all my online seeds from one place in a given year due to shipping costs.  So between Baker Creek and having Jung Seed stores in our area I get everything I want.  I've also gotten some tomatoes via trade.
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Post  kensadams on 5/28/2014, 2:13 pm

I've been getting most of mine from seedsavers exchange.  

I am going to work on saving some of my own bean seeds this year and then expand from there at some point
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Re: Where do you get your seeds from?

Post  Paintedlady on 5/28/2014, 3:14 pm

Thank you!

I've purchased from Seed Savers before but this year got all my seeds from Baker Creek, except for my Marizol red tomato seeds from a friend. I bought tons this year--tomatoes, peppers, squashes, cucs, beans, eggplant, chard, lettuce, endive, romanesco, red cabbage, corn, onions, leeks, a bunch of herbs, and some different flowers as well. I probably forgot something but I went all out this year and tried to grow as much as possible from seed.

I've never saved seeds before, but this year plan to try to save a bunch. I have to learn how though. affraid
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Re: Where do you get your seeds from?

Post  walshevak on 5/28/2014, 3:58 pm

I've used Territorial Seed because they USUALLY have winterbor and redbor kale.  (sold out this year)  I've also used Southern Seed Exposure because they cater to my region and Totally Tomatoes for some interesting tomato varieties for hot climates.  Seeds of Change has started showing up at Walmart and the local nursery and I use them.  The local nursery also carries Weeks Seeds which is a local NC wholesale operation.

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Post  Marc Iverson on 5/28/2014, 8:44 pm

Seedsavers, Botanical Interests, Territorial Seeds, Ed Hume Seeds, occasional packets from random providers.
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Post  sanderson on 5/28/2014, 11:38 pm

My Patriot Supply and Baker Creek
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Re: Where do you get your seeds from?

Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/29/2014, 8:41 am

I'm all about heirlooms.  Mostly Baker Creek.  Some Burpee, a couple from Ferry Morse, seeds from some other folks on here that I trade with.
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Post  Turan on 5/29/2014, 10:44 am

I try to just order from one catalog because of the shipping/handling.  Then this year it just was not going to work so I spent an inordinate amount of time working out how best to balance using Bakers Seeds and Territorial Seeds.  Then I buy local from Fisher's Seeds.

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Post  tagyourit on 5/29/2014, 11:06 am

Bakers Creek, Burpee, Ferry Morris and I am going to save the seeds from my tomato plants this year too.
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Re: Where do you get your seeds from?

Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/29/2014, 1:13 pm

Don't know about the rest of you, but I'm always open to trades...

I've got a spreadsheet with all of my seeds.  PM me if you want it.
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Post  jimmy cee on 5/29/2014, 6:15 pm

I have been around the horn with seed catalogs since last year.
I'm now settling in on Twilley's seeds from S.C.
They have worked the best for me so far..
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