Thursday, March 17, 2011
Seeds: They're Here
The 2011 seeds are starting to arrive and the beautiful! So far the Slo Bolt Cilantro, Catskill Brussels Sprouts, and Green Zebra and Cherokee Purple tomato seeds have arrived. We have never ordered from Baker Creek before so I'm interested to see how these seeds perform, particularly the cilantro. We had beautiful cilantro last year but it turned into woody little stalks in the blink of an eye.
Usually we grow some tomatoes from seed and buy some seedlings but this year I'm trying to only use plants we grow. We fell in love with the Cherokee Purple last year. We bought a plant at a local nursery and it produced gorgeous fruit. We also bought lots of Green Zebras at the farmer's market last year so we figured we might as well grow some of those too.
I also find it endearing that Baker Creek sends you a free gift. We got a pkt of "Love-in-a-Mist" flowers.
And finally, I found the seed packet that produced the mega-parsnip in case anyone is interested