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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  martha on 12/1/2011, 2:34 pm

@newstart wrote:...Territorial seed company SPRING 2011 :scratch:

Wow - way to turn a into a

(Regarding my own impatients (pun intended!) and frustration, I am waiting for today's mail delivery before I post any more smilies or frownies.)

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Post  newstart on 12/1/2011, 2:49 pm

@martha wrote:
Wow - way to turn a into a





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Post  sherryeo on 12/1/2011, 6:24 pm

Poor Martha. It'll be ok. I haven't received any spring catalogs, either.

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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  martha on 12/1/2011, 7:02 pm

Well, misery does love company! (And no, I didn't get any today.)

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Post  martha on 12/1/2011, 7:49 pm

However, seed ordering season started for me! Seed Savers Exchange had a sale on 2011 seeds and I bought some. I just got an e-mail telling me they have been shipped.

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Post  martha on 12/2/2011, 3:12 pm




Seed Savers Exchange has arrived! One down, how many? to go!

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Post  boffer on 12/2/2011, 3:18 pm

Just like boxes, you can't have too many. OH! WAIT! you did say you have enough boxes... hyper blasphemy I say nanana

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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  martha on 12/2/2011, 3:23 pm

Just wait - right now I am saying about all those new boxes, but in the Spring, when I have to fill them, find all the stuff to fill them, get all the string grids just so after I fill them, it might be more like

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Post  gwennifer on 12/2/2011, 7:39 pm

Territorial Seed Company posted on their facebook that their new catalog for Spring 2012 went to press on November 28th, and we should expect them in our mailboxes by end of December. They provided a sneak peek of the new cover:



In the meantime, I've received another copy of their Spring 2011 catalog in the mail!

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Post  quiltbea on 12/4/2011, 11:56 am

I buy from Territorial so eagerly await their catalog.

I got my FIRST catalog on Sat Dec 3rd, from Seed Savers Exchange (Iowa) and spent the next 3 hours going over it again and again and then placing a star beside the seeds I think I've just GOT to try this year. I really need a larger garden.

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Post  martha on 12/4/2011, 12:31 pm

@quiltbea wrote:I buy from Territorial so eagerly await their catalog.

I got my FIRST catalog on Sat Dec 3rd, from Seed Savers Exchange (Iowa) and spent the next 3 hours going over it again and again and then placing a star beside the seeds I think I've just GOT to try this year. I really need a larger garden.

I know, I know!

And I'm still holding steady at just SSE. Nothing yet from Johnny's, John Scheepers, and I'm not sure what other mailing lists I might be on.

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Post  martha on 12/5/2011, 1:15 pm

TWO from SSE, and nothing else yet...

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Post  sherryeo on 12/6/2011, 12:15 am

Wow! I just got a Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds catalog today. It has absolutely the most beautiful pics of the different veggies that I've ever seen in a catalog.

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Post  FamilyGardening on 12/6/2011, 8:38 pm

we got our Baker creek today too! cheers ....this is our first year from them.....i just started to read it bounce ......LOL.....there is more to it then just the seeds cyclops ......im reading about differnt kinds of beans right now and what they are used for and what temperture they like to grow in and such.....i really like this catalog....the pictures are so pretty too!....it seems more like reading study material then just an ordering catalog....albino

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Post  middlemamma on 12/6/2011, 9:13 pm

This year my experiment will be that I will only be buying from Baker Creek, I got the new catalog yesterday. I know there are other companies dedicated to seed preservation and heirloom seeds, but for simplicity I am just going to order form BC. Smile If I plant anything that is not heirloom it will be seeds I already have on hand and do not want to waste.

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Post  quiltbea on 12/8/2011, 12:33 pm

I rec'd my Baker Creek cat. in yesterday's mail, which I picked up on the way to take grdau for some Xrays this morning. Enjoyed thumbing thru it while waiting. I see a few varieties I'll have to buy this year and try.

Living in Maine, I like to order mostly from Johnny's Seeds since they grow lots of seeds adapting to cold states, cool springs and short summers. But I still venture out to Baker Creek, Seed Savers and Territorial Seeds, which are also among my faves.

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Post  martha on 12/8/2011, 12:38 pm

I got my Baker Creek catalog yesterday, also, but I am still impatiently waiting Johnny's.....

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 12/8/2011, 5:18 pm

I bought so many last year, I don't need to even look at a catalog this year.......but I'm gonna. Parkseed and Burpee and some others. But, I buy most of my stuff from the big box stores anyway. Sorry if that offends you "organics."

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Post  newstart on 12/8/2011, 6:19 pm

Got my beautiful Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds love it. It is great to look at. also got Johnnys seed



and One Green World for fruit trees grapes etc



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Post  floyd1440 on 12/8/2011, 7:00 pm

I just got my Johnnies catalog as well. This my first time orderring from a catalog so which one do you prefer?

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Post  martha on 12/8/2011, 7:15 pm

@BackyardBirdGardner wrote:I bought so many last year, I don't need to even look at a catalog this year.......but I'm gonna. Parkseed and Burpee and some others. But, I buy most of my stuff from the big box stores anyway. Sorry if that offends you "organics."

If anyone gives you a hard time for where you buy your seeds...


(I feel so much better now!)

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Post  Goosegirl on 12/9/2011, 7:08 am

I got my Baker Creek a few days ago and have only had time to flip through a few pages. I will have most of today off work so I am going to sit down with a cup of coffee and make some notes! happy2

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Post  martha on 12/9/2011, 2:53 pm

@Goosegirl wrote:I got my Baker Creek a few days ago and have only had time to flip through a few pages. I will have most of today off work so I am going to sit down with a cup of coffee and make some notes!

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Sounds glorious! Come on, Monday! (My day to browse catalogs with coffee!)

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Post  floyd1440 on 12/10/2011, 7:22 am

Sounds glorious! Come on, Monday! (My day to browse catalogs with coffee!)



I have Johnny's catalog but now I ordered one from Bare as so many have been talking about it.



In Johnny's they have a 7x7 netting, which I need for my trelis, and wondered if anyone has tried it. They say it is strong nylon but would be nice to know if anyine has tried it.jocolor

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Post  Goosegirl on 12/10/2011, 9:28 am

@martha wrote:
@Goosegirl wrote:I got my Baker Creek a few days ago and have only had time to flip through a few pages. I will have most of today off work so I am going to sit down with a cup of coffee and make some notes!

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Sounds glorious! Come on, Monday! (My day to browse catalogs with coffee!)
Well, I still haven't had the time to do the full-on browse, but I have found one pumpkin and a few melons that I just HAVE to try!
Omaha Pumpkin
Charentais
Petit Gris de Rennes (a Charentais-type melon)
Rich Sweetness
Okay, so my list of melons keeps growing.....now if I can just get the melons to grow that fast!
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