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I Am A Seed Hoarder

Discussion in 'Gardening On Your Homestead' started by baymule, Dec 30, 2018.

  1. Jan 11, 2019
    Mini Horses

    Mini Horses Super Self-Sufficient

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    You're right, she's not!! :lol: Just "sounded" good.

    I'd like to start seed but, storm front coming in with poss snow. :( I'll be busy with chores. At least I already moved all of Monday work to Wed, so if bad roads I am home. :D

    Hey, I can sort thru seeds, AGAIN.
     
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  2. Jan 11, 2019
    Rammy

    Rammy Almost Self-Reliant

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    Dang! Thier on to me! :hide
    Ive been looking at my seeds and am not nearly that bad but am looking to order some more seeds this weekend. :huGot some more cardboard to lay down if its not too windy. :bowMight get some lime to put down first then the board.
    Found an ad on CL for free wood chips. Might go load up the truck this weekend. :clap
     
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  3. Jan 13, 2019
    Mini Horses

    Mini Horses Super Self-Sufficient

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    Looking a my seeds I'm like "what were you thinking?" It's an array of everything I think would be so, so good. This is a testament to eating well but, also sampling things, new varieties, all that. :rolleyes:

    Since it's raining, I'm off work, it has come to mind that I need to decide WHAT I eat & need to plant. Well, that list is way less than what I have. OK, tomatoes -- but I have about 12 varieties. Squashes -- again, several types. This is something I need to control :D Plus, what do I actually eat? How much does one person need? Decision, decisions. I have charts to give you an idea of production per plant, just back to what do I truly want/need/use. Seems I need some areas of intensive planting with one or two plants so I can produce and then decide if that is a keeper.

    Like many/most gardeners, I want it all!! :idunno I need help in the garden....I'm getting cardboard from stores I work. Need weed control -- see that already. My kids aren't interested.
     
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    NH Homesteader

    NH Homesteader Super Self-Sufficient

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    Thanks for the reminder, I have tons of moving boxes, i suppose I could use them for weed control! Into the shed they go!
     
  5. Jan 13, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

    Lazy Gardener Super Self-Sufficient

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    Every season, I end up bringing home several truck loads of cardboard. I use it to smother poison ivy, under the BTE mulch in the orchard, in the garden paths, where ever I'm smothering existing vegetation before expanding the sheet compost beds. A good place to score cardboard in huge pieces is an appliance warehouse.
     
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  6. Feb 7, 2019
    KeeperAtTheHomestead

    KeeperAtTheHomestead Lovin' The Homestead

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    First garden here, so I ain't got jack squat!! I'm open to donations. :lol:Kidding, of course. :p

    But, for real, y'all's seed hoarding = goals!!
     
  7. Aug 14, 2019
    creativetwinszoo

    creativetwinszoo Almost Self-Reliant

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    Psh not hoarding, just collecting! :hide ;)
    I've been wanting to collect extra seeds, but find myself making packs for friends and acquaintances who want to try their hand at gardening. Also One of the local libraries takes seeds too and packs them so those who can't buy seeds can 'check them out' to grow them, seed save and bring some back to redo the cycle which is awesome! I'm gonna try to grow some black radish seeds this year I got from the library
     

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