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Re: Seed orders


Your message wasn't longer than most and shorter than many.  Looks like you
have your work cut out for you Auralie.  March 17 for peas, eh?  I usually
consider that a good time for planting lilies. (I don't do food)
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 9:45 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Seed orders


> Well, this tells me something.  Last night I posted the following, and
> appended a list of seeds I had ordered.  This morning it was returned as
> undeliverable because there was not enough space for the message.  Now I
know
> I must be
> deranged.
>
> In the middle of an intensive week or ten days I was reminded by DH that
it
> was only a month until time to plant peas - March 17 is traditional
> pea-planting day here if the ground is thawed enough to make a trench.  I
did
> a very
> hasty countdown from last years's records and sent off on-line orders for
> quite a
> lot of seeds - I'm sure many more than I really need.  But I was surprised
at
> how many things I had bought last year were no longer available - or at
least
> not from the same supplier.  Usually I spend a couple of days or more
poring
> over catalogs, comparing prices and descriptions, etc.  I usually end up
> buying
> from five or six places - don't bother to tell me I waste money on
shipping -
> I like to get all the catalogs, and no one place has all my favorite
> varieties.  My hasty efforts this year took an evening, and I will still
have
> to spend
> some time searching for some of the things that weren't available where
they
> used to be - not that I really need any of them, but you guys know how it
is.
> In case anyone is interested in my insanity - here's where I have started:
> First of all, 50 Florida Cardinal caladiums to be a club challenge class
for
> my garden club, and   25 Candidum Jr. just for me - I will be glad to
share,
> for I don't know what I will do with 25, but I envision large planters
filled
> with them.
>
> I guess the problem was that I had just picked up the seed order listings,
> which did extend to quite a bit.  You can tell my vegetable garden gets
heavy
> preference.  I can hardly wait for the first fresh things from my garden -
> anything home-grown beats the grocery store hollow.
> I had listed beans, (8); gourds; cucumbers; lettuce (8); cilantro (2);
peas
> (4); peppers, Thai Hot; squash (6); dill; cosmos (3); basil; marigold (2);
> nasturtiums (2);
> sunflowers (7); morning glories (2); tomatoes (4); poppies; parsley (2);
> ornamental pepper 'Explosive;' okra; mustard; Ruta graveolens; alyssum;
castor
> bean; linaria 'Magic Carpet;' impatiens, and Ornamental Millet Purple
Majesty
>
> Let's see if it can handle this curtailed listing.
> Auralie
> Z5
>
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