BYC gardening thread!!

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by Mr MKK FARMS, Mar 7, 2013.

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  2. Yes

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  3. Have in the past

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  1. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    Farm stores often have seeds in bulk at a lower cost . Bargain seed packs are sometimes last years seed . Still good to grow . Save your own seed . Grow seed out of grocery store produce . You may get a surprise but usually edible . I buy a pound of seed at a time at a seed and hardware store . Turnip and radish mostly . They were selling at $8.00 a pound . Deer hunters buy them for food plots . Seed is good for several years . Otherwise they are like $1.90 a ounce in bulk . Here is another trick . If you buy tomato , pepper or petunia plants take cuttings to root . You can double or triple your number of plants and not lose much time . Buy the first plants they sell early . I chose for side shoots but topping a single stem works .
     
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  2. dan26552

    dan26552 Flock Master

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    I've read you can grow tomatoes from cutting in the winter and never have to buy one again
     
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  3. OnlyOrps

    OnlyOrps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to collect seeds from what I grow so at least heirloom... organic and go free would be a plus but not necessary. thanks!
     
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    dan26552 Flock Master

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    OnlyOrps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dan26552 Flock Master

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    Your welcome! I know of more but I can't remember what their called…. [​IMG]
     
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  8. OnlyOrps

    OnlyOrps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Added to the list! You are all so wonderfully helpful!
     
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