Friday, September 7, 2012

New Seeds

Yesterday the weather was gorgeous, perfect for planting out some new seeds that arrived in the post this week - heirloom cucumbers, french sweet corn, bull's blood beetroot, ruby red carrots, mini purple onions, and 6 more varieties of tomatoes (I'm super excited about the Thai pink one's!!!??!!)....

I normally buy my organic vegetable seeds from Diggers but this year decided to try out these guys instead...
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So far I'm very impressed!!! I love the packaging (the seeds are actually in mini zip-lock bags inside their paper packs which I'm loving) and the oodles of info that came with each lot of seeds that I purchased is really helpful - some things I already knew but there was a lot of other info that I actually didn't!!!

So while Millie and I planted up yet another bounty of veg for my Spring/Summer garden Connie sat at the other end of the table constructing something that she proudly informed me was super important too...
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Do you have a favourite seed supplier that you like to use??? I'd love to hear about them!!!!


  1. Beautiful Jodie...I love your spring planting and painting! Your new seed supplier sounds great. I stick with Diggers but I will be checking these guys out too, thanks for the link :) Have a great weekend x

  2. PS I am fascinated by the Thai pink tomatoes!

  3. I like Johnny's Selected Seeds in Maine (USA). I don't know if that is easily available to you. I have done several posts on my blog about their seeds, including the "Great Bean Experiments". I am going to try to get some more seeds in the ground the weekend as well.

  4. I mostly save my own seeds but do like to try a few new, 'old' varieties each season. I usually buy from Digger's, Eden Seeds or The Lost Seed. I have had Greenharvest before and Gippsland too and never had any trouble with any of our seeds or the service either.

    Good luck with your growing. I have lots of things in pots ready to go but the weather has definitely turned nasty today.

  5. I really need to start thinking about my vegie patch again; this winter was a big fail. Will check out your new seed supplier.

  6. We have several here in the states, but I usually just go to the greenhouse and pick out plants and seeds. That way I am not waiting for the postman.
    Susanne :)

  7. I really hated Digggers new packaging and will be giving them the flick until they revert to a seed packet that can be opened and closed easily. I couldn't quite work out the company that you are trialing but I have been happy with Eden seeds and Green feast? in the past. Good luck with your spring planting.

  8. Thanks for the great link! Good luck with your Spring garden. Jennie.

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