Blog

Blog

LET US TALK ABOUT SPRING

Posted on 12 January, 2018 at 18:00


Now that the seed catalogs are coming almost every day, we can begin talking about the seed package.

Pay close attention to the seed package. Any credible seed company will tell you a wealth of information on its packaging. Usually on the back of the package it may state that the seeds are F1 or OP. Now what in winter's day does that mean? F1 is a hybrid where the pollen from the male parts of a pure bred plant is used to pollinate a female pure bred. This is done to create a new plant with certain desirable traits, such as higher yield, larger, more disease resistant. Hybrids often have very favorable attributes. If you collect seeds from an F1 that you grow, it is not likely that you will get the same characteristics of the mamma and poppa plant. If you do not intend on collecting the seeds, this information lets you know that it is a hybrid and not a pure bred. Now to the OP. This is "Open-pollinated. If you want to collect seeds from the flower it produces, you will get the true flower, or the pure bred.

Seed saving is becoming very popular. Stay tuned in for a future chat on how to save seeds properly.

Also on the package it will (in my opinion should) tell you if it is GMO, organic, coated with any chemicals (not for an organic garden) and how long a shelf life the seeds have. This does vary. If you have a comment or question please post below.

Buy some seeds, and instead of a good book, have fun reading the back of the packages. Only a gardener will understand that pleasure.

Categories: None

Post a Comment

Oops!

Oops, you forgot something.

Oops!

The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

93757 Comments

Reply profprsites
23:15 on 7 August, 2022 
wolf fur cap city edition nba 2019 fragment design x travis scott x air jordan 1 retro mens trilby straw hat new york giants lawrence taylor jersey motorcycle pandora charm
profprsites http://www.profprsites.com/
Reply hermes birkin bag
21:27 on 7 August, 2022 
I wanted to type a small message in order to express gratitude to you for some of the fantastic tips and tricks you are sharing here. My time consuming internet investigation has at the end been compensated with professional know-how to talk about with my close friends. I would believe that we site visitors actually are quite blessed to exist in a great site with so many awesome individuals with very beneficial points. I feel really fortunate to have discovered your webpages and look forward to really more awesome moments reading here. Thanks once again for all the details.
hermes birkin bag http://www.hermesbirkins.com
Reply tyvano
20:03 on 7 August, 2022 
jordan binnington stanley cup jersey best louboutin shoes women nike bills 14 sammy watkins green stitched nfl limited salute to service jersey ucla uniforms new era chicago bears nfl sideline classic knit hat ebay air jordan 10 retro white dark powder blue black for cheap
tyvano http://www.tyvano.com/
Reply golden goose sneakers
19:19 on 7 August, 2022 
I want to express some appreciation to you for rescuing me from this type of circumstance. Because of exploring throughout the the net and meeting concepts which are not powerful, I figured my life was gone. Existing devoid of the approaches to the issues you have resolved through this write-up is a crucial case, and ones that would have negatively affected my entire career if I had not discovered your site. Your own understanding and kindness in maneuvering all the details was helpful. I am not sure what I would've done if I hadn't encountered such a solution like this. I can at this moment look ahead to my future. Thanks a lot very much for your professional and effective help. I will not think twice to recommend your web page to any person who would like recommendations about this situation.
golden goose sneakers http://www.goldengooseshoes.us.org
Reply cheap curry 8
19:19 on 7 August, 2022 
Thank you for all your valuable labor on this site. My mum really likes getting into internet research and it's simple to grasp why. We all know all about the lively ways you convey helpful guidance on your website and as well increase response from some others about this matter while our princess is certainly being taught a lot of things. Take pleasure in the remaining portion of the year. You are performing a splendid job.
cheap curry 8 http://www.curry-8.us
Reply kyrie 6
19:18 on 7 August, 2022 
I must point out my gratitude for your kind-heartedness in support of visitors who absolutely need help on this particular concept. Your personal dedication to passing the message all around had been extraordinarily significant and has helped workers like me to attain their objectives. Your amazing useful tutorial means a whole lot to me and far more to my mates. Thanks a ton; from each one of us.
kyrie 6 http://www.kyrie6.org
Reply golden goose shoes
19:17 on 7 August, 2022 
My husband and i ended up being quite peaceful Chris could finish up his homework from the precious recommendations he made when using the site. It's not at all simplistic to simply happen to be giving out solutions other people may have been making money from. We do understand we have got the writer to give thanks to for that. The entire illustrations you've made, the easy website navigation, the relationships your site aid to foster - it is mostly sensational, and it is helping our son and our family feel that that situation is entertaining, and that is extremely mandatory. Many thanks for everything!
golden goose shoes http://www.goldengoose-shoes.us.com
Reply supreme
19:16 on 7 August, 2022 
I am glad for commenting to make you understand of the wonderful discovery my wife's girl developed viewing your web site. She figured out so many things, which include how it is like to possess a wonderful coaching style to make many others without hassle thoroughly grasp specified multifaceted things. You truly surpassed our own desires. I appreciate you for showing such warm and friendly, trustworthy, explanatory not to mention unique thoughts on that topic to Tanya.
supreme http://www.supremesoutlet.us.com
Reply sartelcit
18:30 on 7 August, 2022 
fcb jacket 2018 for cheap bustier for wedding dress elite chris johnson youth jersey new york jets 21 home green nfl slip on red bottoms limited ernie stautner womens jersey pittsburgh steelers 70 home black nfl nike denver broncos 94 demarcus ware 2013 white limited womens jersey
sartelcit http://www.sartelcit.com/
Reply cdielektrik
18:24 on 7 August, 2022 
the north face nuptse 1996 down jacket necktie denim shirt ralph lauren boston red sox 1975 hat viet 2017 thula sindi dresses how to knit a baby baseball hat quilt hanger cheap coach wallets with free shipping
cdielektrik http://www.cdielektrik.com/
Reply tenergys
15:12 on 7 August, 2022 
wolf fur cap city edition nba 2019 fragment design x travis scott x air jordan 1 retro mens trilby straw hat new york giants lawrence taylor jersey motorcycle pandora charm
tenergys http://www.tenergys.com/
Reply thegfxlab
13:27 on 7 August, 2022 
pittsburgh pirates hat lids yamaha juventus shiny kit moncler chouette black midi suspender skirt
thegfxlab http://www.thegfxlab.com/
Reply sadlifebox
13:07 on 7 August, 2022 
fcb jacket 2018 for cheap bustier for wedding dress elite chris johnson youth jersey new york jets 21 home green nfl slip on red bottoms limited ernie stautner womens jersey pittsburgh steelers 70 home black nfl nike denver broncos 94 demarcus ware 2013 white limited womens jersey
sadlifebox http://www.sadlifebox.com/
Reply mygohotels
12:31 on 7 August, 2022 
nike saints 41 alvin kamara black team color mens stitched nfl limited tank top jersey pink sequin bridesmaid dresses mens nike air max 270 on sale cleveland browns heart soul red t shirt
mygohotels http://www.mygohotels.com/
Reply off white shoes
11:11 on 7 August, 2022 
I'm just commenting to let you be aware of of the fine experience our princess enjoyed studying your web page. She realized a wide variety of pieces, including how it is like to possess an ideal teaching mindset to let a number of people without problems learn about a variety of problematic subject areas. You undoubtedly exceeded her desires. I appreciate you for rendering such priceless, dependable, explanatory as well as unique tips about your topic to Janet.
off white shoes http://www.offwhites.us.com
Reply paul george
11:10 on 7 August, 2022 
Thank you so much for giving everyone a very nice possiblity to read in detail from this blog. It is always very pleasurable plus packed with amusement for me personally and my office peers to visit your web site more than thrice per week to study the newest stuff you have. Not to mention, I am at all times amazed concerning the special tips and hints served by you. Certain two points on this page are basically the simplest we've ever had.
paul george http://www.paulgeorge.us.com
Reply curry 6
11:10 on 7 August, 2022 
I want to show some appreciation to you just for bailing me out of this type of condition. Because of searching through the internet and coming across ways which were not pleasant, I assumed my life was well over. Being alive without the presence of solutions to the problems you have solved by way of the posting is a critical case, and ones that could have negatively damaged my entire career if I hadn't encountered the website. The knowledge and kindness in taking care of every aspect was precious. I'm not sure what I would have done if I hadn't come across such a stuff like this. It's possible to at this moment look forward to my future. Thanks for your time very much for this expert and effective help. I won't think twice to endorse your blog to any individual who should have counselling on this problem.
curry 6 http://www.curry6.net
Reply kyrie 7
11:10 on 7 August, 2022 
I wanted to send you a little observation so as to thank you very much again for all the magnificent principles you have documented above. This is quite wonderfully open-handed of people like you to deliver unreservedly exactly what a number of us would have made available for an e book to generate some bucks for their own end, certainly considering that you might well have tried it in case you considered necessary. Those guidelines as well acted to become fantastic way to be sure that someone else have a similar fervor like mine to know very much more with reference to this issue. I am certain there are numerous more pleasant times ahead for people who read your blog post.
kyrie 7 http://www.kyrie7.us
Reply golden goose outlet
11:10 on 7 August, 2022 
My spouse and i were really comfortable when Jordan could complete his survey using the precious recommendations he grabbed when using the web pages. It is now and again perplexing just to be freely giving tricks which the rest have been making money from. So we recognize we have the blog owner to appreciate for that. The illustrations you have made, the easy website menu, the relationships you can assist to promote - it's got mostly wonderful, and it is making our son in addition to the family consider that this article is exciting, and that is truly vital. Thank you for everything!
golden goose outlet http://www.goldengoosessale.com
Reply off-white
11:09 on 7 August, 2022 
I have to express my thanks to this writer for rescuing me from this particular instance. After searching through the world wide web and coming across principles that were not helpful, I figured my entire life was well over. Living without the strategies to the difficulties you've resolved all through your site is a serious case, as well as those which might have badly damaged my entire career if I hadn't noticed the website. Your own personal training and kindness in controlling all the pieces was very helpful. I am not sure what I would've done if I had not come across such a point like this. I can also now look ahead to my future. Thanks for your time so much for this professional and result oriented help. I will not hesitate to propose your web blog to anybody who would like support on this topic.
off-white http://www.off-whiteoutlet.us.com