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E&R Seeds - Got my Catalog today!!

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by booker81, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    WOOO! Planning time!!!

    Anyone every use them?

    I ordered from E&R two years ago, and did a "gamble" I thought of getting live plants shipped, and holy cow. They were better than the flats at the nursery, and more variety. It's a Mennonite company, no website, answering service only, but plain awesome stuff.

    They have the BEST canning tomatoes I've ever found - their heirloom "Amish Paste" ones, which get bigger than regular tomatoes and are almost all flesh, little water or seed. I get the started plants, and they run about $0.60 each, and shipping is very, very reasonable.

    They also have a lot of organic and heirloom seeds and plants. Definately recommend checking them out- they do have email to order a catalog [​IMG]

    I can't wait for spring!!!
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Do you have a link to their catalog, or an email address or phone number?
     
  3. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    They don't have a website, but they do have an answering service and email (that apparently a non-Mennonite answers). Email is [email protected], phone is 866-510-3337. I emailed them a couple years ago for the catalog, and they send it regularly, along with their summer and fall catalogs (which have other supplies and cool stuff.)

    Forgot - they also do bulk seed and organic bulk seed too [​IMG]
     
  4. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    This looks like it should be front page news.

    You can bet I'll call for my catalog tomorrow!
    Thanks for the information.
     
  5. chicknduck

    chicknduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I called and requested one. Thank you for the info.
     
  6. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    For fun I counted - they offer over 200 varieties of tomatoes - red slicers, yellow slicers, roma and saladette, cherry and grap, red, orange, yellow, black, green and other color heirlooms and standard varieties. All the seeds have good descriptions - a colored note if they offer it in started plants, organic, treated seed, and many of the desciptions have a picture too [​IMG]

    Also, sometimes it's hard to manually calculate the shipping or whatnot, so they return your order slip with the shipment, with all the prices calculated. Last time I just tacked on a few dollars to my order, and my shipment arrived with a little pack of dollars and change [​IMG] I've heard of people sending a blank check, and they fill it out properly. Makes it very simple and they are very trustworthy.
     

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