Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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I'm a hoarder of seeds I admit.  I really don't need anymore but I can't pass up a seed display.   I like to get different varieties that will help us either find a different tasting vegetable or enhance the variety we plant.   For instance, instead of just leaf lettuce I'm going to mix in gourmet blend lettuce.  I little different flavor for our salad.

Lately, I've heard from many sources that seed companies are already running low.  I'm not even sure because I haven't checked but so many are saying that, I'll just trust them. So, where do I find my different varieties (some are heirloom, some not)?   I find them when I shop at local stores.  So far, I've found them at Menard's and Meijer's, my two favorite stores during this pandemic.  

Right now. Menards has their Valley Greene for 37 cents a packet.  I remember from previous years they will have them for cheaper then that more near Spring.  Whether they will or not this year I can't guarantee it.  A lot of their seeds are heirloom.

They also have other seed companies displays at Menards and I bought some Burpee Sugar Snap Peas.  These are not heirloom.  They are cheaper price than what's marked on the packet but a lot more expensive.  

I believe you get more bang for your buck at seed companies.  So if you can find a source for what you need that's the best place.  Many times these seed packets don't have a lot in them.  

So, this is just a suggestion, if you need another source.

Are you having trouble finding seeds? or  How's it's going in your neck of the woods?


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8 comments:

  1. I haven't started looking for seeds. I'm not sure if I'll try to grow much this year.

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    1. it's a lot of work I know some years with things going on. I've watched people grow some great vegetables in pots of that helps you.

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  2. I have tons of seeds from years past as well. I have seen them at places I have gone. Garden center, grocery stores, and Dollar stores have all had plenty and good variety.
    I have enough to last the next few years - so not too worried.

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    1. Oh man that's me Cheryl enough to last quite awhile! Good idea about the dollar stores and other grocery stores to look for seeds.



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  3. I usually order from either Seed Savers or Bakers Creek. I placed an order this past weekend and it seems most items were still available but I did see a fair amount of 'out of stock' items.

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    1. I've been hearing that. Everyone is growing a garden it seems and I think it's great!

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  4. Yes! Seeds are becoming hard to find. Many Out of Stock, or substituting with other seeds. We are waiting for one more order but then we'll have what we need. I went thru my seed packets before ordering-I had a bunch of seeds that were 5 years + old so pitched (maybe I should've kept?). But be aware-seeds are becoming hard to find. Happy gardening everyone-sure sounds nice as it was -15 her this morning!

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    1. good thing to take inventory for sure Nancy. Some of your old seeds might have been viable but it will be ok.
      I'm a wimp because i froze at 12 degrees this morning.. Your -15 sounds too cold for me!

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