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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  dixie on 12/16/2011, 11:53 am

No fair! I've only gotten one, Southern Exposure. There are quite a few in this thread I've never heard of and I'm off to request them.
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  dixie on 12/16/2011, 3:07 pm

Baker Creek is my all time fave, now the Gettle family now has Comstock-Ferre Seeds.

I can easily spend a day reading their catalogs from cover to cover, it's a history lesson.
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  martha on 12/16/2011, 9:10 pm

Dixie, my catalog list has grown due to this thread!

But still no Johnny's....
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  dixie on 12/17/2011, 5:42 am

Mine too. I've subscribed to several I haven't had before.
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Post  grenaissance on 12/20/2011, 7:07 pm

Hi,
I like your idea of raised boxes using SFG! I am constantly on the lookout for seeds for veggies/fruit/herbs/edible flowers and plants. Here is one of the companies I came across recently and think you might like them too.
http://www.sustainableseedco.com

Try them and see if they won't have just exactly what you need.

Another on is called -- www.rareseeds.com between the two I think you can more than you have money for and you can find some real good info on each item.
GR
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Post  quiltbea on 12/21/2011, 3:00 pm

I just got my Comstock Seed Guide for 2012. Its a beauty. Being a New England company, I hope to find seeds that grow well in Maine.

rareseeds.com is another name for Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Love their catalog, too.
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Post  floyd1440 on 12/21/2011, 6:21 pm

I have also requested several catalogs but to date only received one from Johnny's, Hopefully they will come after XMas
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  martha on 12/21/2011, 6:49 pm

I want my catalogs before Christmas!




We are closed for three days and I want them to browse through when I'll actually have spare time! And still no Johnny's. Harumph.
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Post  floyd1440 on 12/21/2011, 7:15 pm

"I want my catalogs before Christmas!"




There are still a few days left so I hope you get them...........
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Post  boffer on 12/21/2011, 7:23 pm

@martha wrote:I want my catalogs before Christmas!...Harumph.
Santa Claus knows who's been naughty and nice. pale
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  RoOsTeR on 12/21/2011, 7:28 pm

Santa Claus knows who's been naughty and nice.

Maybe that's why I've been jacked so far Sad

Actually, I just got Shumways today Very Happy

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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  Goosegirl on 12/21/2011, 8:29 pm

I got Shumway's yesterday, and I found the onion plants I want for about 1/2 the price JohnnySeeds wants for them! My shopping ventures may not be done. To quote Wilma and Betty: "CHAAAAAAAARGE IT!"
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  martha on 12/21/2011, 9:20 pm

@boffer wrote:
@martha wrote:I want my catalogs before Christmas!...Harumph.
Santa Claus knows who's been naughty and nice. pale

Note to self: Next year, plan ahead. Start behaving sooner. Like at least by Thanksgiving.
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  quiltbea on 12/21/2011, 10:17 pm

Wow, I'm lovin' the prices in the Comstock catalog, a Connecticut seed company that started in business over 200 years ago. Anywhere from 90 cents to 1.85 a packet and the amts of seeds are very reasonable for the price; 20 peppers, 300 carrots, 150 cabbages, which are good amts for small SFGrs like me. I don't need 100 pepper seeds or 500 carrot seeds in my small plots.

100 DiCicco Broccoli seeds for $1.25, 20 Boston Pickling cukes for .90 cents, 150 Iceberg lettuce seeds for a dollar, Black Seeded Simpson for only .80 cents, 100 All American parsnip seeds (which you have to buy each year) for a dollar, 20 Calif Wonder peppers for .90 cents , 75 Swiss chard seeds 1.25, 20 tomato seeds from 1.00 to 1.95 depending on variety. And shipping charges are only $2.50 no matter how many packets you buy with a min. $5.00 order. Love these prices. I'm planning on my order already.

All are heirloom seeds originating years ago, no hybrids. To order a catalog go to www.comstockferre.com like I did.

I'm still waiting for my Johnnys.
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  martha on 12/23/2011, 4:01 pm

Well, it's official. No Johnny's for Christmas. We are leaving tomorrow morning for New Jersey, and it didn't arrive today. However, I have decided, in the spirit of the season, to not care, and have a wonderful holiday!

And the same to all of you!

(I probably won't be around here much until Tuesday, so I won't get to see who else isn't around!)
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Post  newstart on 12/23/2011, 7:09 pm

well Merry Christmas Martha..
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Post  dixie on 12/23/2011, 8:52 pm

Merry Christmas and have a safe trip.
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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  RoOsTeR on 12/24/2011, 3:50 pm

Merry Christmas to Rooster!
Just got my Totally Tomatoes and Jung Seeds boooyah! rendeer

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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  janezee on 12/24/2011, 4:34 pm

Here are some to peruse:

http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/SeedNurseryCatalogs/collection.cfm
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Post  janezee on 12/24/2011, 5:10 pm

And for another more useful list:

http://www.tomatoville.com/showthread.php?t=3
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Post  Lavender Debs on 12/25/2011, 4:26 pm

Just got a sexy little catalog from an import company called "Seeds from Italy"
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Post  RoOsTeR on 12/26/2011, 9:19 am

So far my favorite is Totally Tomatoes! I love all the peppers in there. One of each for me please Razz Plus I love all the color photo's.

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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 12/26/2011, 10:13 am

Well, I have to jump in again, with my favorite tomato catalog from last year: TomatoFest http://store.tomatofest.com/Tomato_Seeds_New_Varieties_for_2011_s/2.htm , a california company that rendered very good service, and provided some great new-to-me heirloom varieties (we planted 11 kinds), two of the real winners came from TomatoFest: Black Sea Man and Dagma's Perfection. The Dagma's Perfection ripened up a bit late in the summer, but this large yellow tomato was perfectly yummy and made a particularly beautiful and tasty tomato marmalade for Christmas gift giving. Black Sea Man was our go-to tomato for BLTs. Nonna

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Re: Catalog season has begun!

Post  happycamper on 12/27/2011, 12:51 am

I received the Territorial Seed catalog today! I had already received Baker Creek, Seed Savers Exchange, Park Seed and Thompson & Morgan. I enjoy reading the catalogs and making a list of items that I would like to grow. I don't know about the rest of you but I always have to go over my seed selection list a few times and make it more realistic. There is only so much room. Let the garden planning for 2012 begin!
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Post  Goosegirl on 12/27/2011, 5:09 am

@happycamper wrote:....... I don't know about the rest of you but I always have to go over my seed selection list a few times and make it more realistic........

lol! rofl :lolsignwave:

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