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Post  StIsadore on 4/5/2011, 9:13 pm

Has anyone tried growing flax seed in a sfg?

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Post  countrynaturals on 12/28/2016, 1:32 pm

StIsadore wrote:Has anyone tried growing flax seed in a sfg?
Any reason I should grow flax? bounce
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 12/28/2016, 4:25 pm

Well, the seeds are really good for you... And you can use the stems to make linen (from what I understand).

I have seed, but haven't tried it yet. It's hopefully going to make the garden or in buckets this year...
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Post  countrynaturals on 12/28/2016, 9:25 pm

AtlantaMarie wrote:Well, the seeds are really good for you...  And you can use the stems to make linen (from what I understand).

I have seed, but haven't tried it yet.  It's hopefully going to make the garden or in buckets this year...
LOL! I know you have seeds. It's your spreadsheet that got me curious about growing flax. rofl I think I'll delete it from the list and keep buying my flax seed at the health food store. I just thought maybe I was missing some hidden benefit to growing my own. thinking
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 12/29/2016, 2:11 pm

LOL! If nothing else, you can use those store-bought ones to grow your own too...
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Post  sanderson on 12/30/2016, 4:28 am

If you grow for seeds, do you store them in a glass jar in the frig or freezer? http://www.motherearthliving.com/Gardening/Flax-Growing-and-Processing?pageid=1#PageContent1

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