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Old September 6, 2019   #451
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Keep us posted on the seed grow out, curious to see if they grow true.

If you are referring to the seeds from Georgia I think they are legit. It is a private school selling to raise money for educational purposes which would maybe explain why the seeds are so inexpensive. I am not certain of any of this but confident enough to order 4 more varieties from them.
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Old September 10, 2019   #452
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It seems that SeedsNow is having a flash 30% off your entire order, at least it appears so to me but I placed my order Sunday (before the sale.) I'm not sure whether it's giving me that offer because I remain logged in, or whether it appears to everyone, but that's a nice discount. https://www.seedsnow.com/
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Thanks for the heads up. I went ahead and ordered some pepper and radish seeds. Their shipping is reasonable as well.

I have a quick question if you or anyone here has used them before and if their seed is usually true to type. I've had bad experiences from some vendors. The pictures for Big Jim and Santa Fe Grand look a little different from what I've seen for these varieties, but it is hard to know if they are pictures from their own plants, etc. I guess I'll see next year.

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It seems that SeedsNow is having a flash 30% off your entire order, at least it appears so to me but I placed my order Sunday (before the sale.) I'm not sure whether it's giving me that offer because I remain logged in, or whether it appears to everyone, but that's a nice discount. https://www.seedsnow.com/
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Old September 11, 2019   #454
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Thanks for the heads up. I went ahead and ordered some pepper and radish seeds. Their shipping is reasonable as well.

I have a quick question if you or anyone here has used them before and if their seed is usually true to type. I've had bad experiences from some vendors. The pictures for Big Jim and Santa Fe Grand look a little different from what I've seen for these varieties, but it is hard to know if they are pictures from their own plants, etc. I guess I'll see next year.

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First time ordering for me, but as you can see a few posts up, I asked if they were a good source, since an earlier sale mention in this thread was how I came to learn of them. The feedback was all good.

I see what you mean, though, I Googled the Santa Fe Grande and most of them look shorter and blunter. Bonnie's version, though, looks even more thin and tapered! https://images.app.goo.gl/zZ1AvW1DQmKJMFv98
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Old September 11, 2019   #455
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Bonnie's version, though, looks even more thin and tapered! https://images.app.goo.gl/zZ1AvW1DQmKJMFv98
Actually I think that is the way google displays it in the search, but when I clicked through Bonnie's had the chunky ones as well.

I'm still happy to give them a try, but more wary these days having grown out some Poblanos from a well known vendor that turned out to be some type of small bell pepper.
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Old September 12, 2019   #456
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Actually I think that is the way google displays it in the search, but when I clicked through Bonnie's had the chunky ones as well.

I'm still happy to give them a try, but more wary these days having grown out some Poblanos from a well known vendor that turned out to be some type of small bell pepper.
It might be worth it to reach out to them and ask them if their source for the seeds does bagged blossoms to prevent cross-pollination. Hopefully they could at least address that. But hopefully even if you get a more elongated shape it'll be in the zone of heat that you were shooting for?

My seeds (and seed potatoes) arrived yesterday, but I had little time to go through everything last night other than a quick count of the packets and a quiet "um, I hope you like beans and peas" to my sweetie. I got sample size packs of several beans, from Scarlet Runner to bush-type green and burgundy beans, plus I already had gotten yard long beans from another source. I think they'll grow more successfully than a lot of the brassica that like cooler weather than we'll have much of, though I do have one cabbage in the mix, and still want to try broccoli raab that I somehow forgot to add to my order.
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Harris Seeds has free shipping all weekend. Promo Code: PUMPKIN

Off to see if they have some of the summer squash that are resistant to squash vine borer!
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Harris Seeds has free shipping all weekend. Promo Code: PUMPKIN

Off to see if they have some of the summer squash that are resistant to squash vine borer!
Please let us know your findngs!

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I ended up ordering Tatume and Zucchino Rampicante from Baker Creek (rareseeds.com). Both can be picked young and used like summer squash but neither have hollow stems - supposed to be more resistant to squash vine borer. We'll see in 2020!
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