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Old February 27, 2018   #16
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Lol! Just curious, Worth? Did you get the free catalog this year? With Brad Gates Atomic Grape on the cover? Just wondering...
Nope, all I get anymore is the one from Tomato Growers Supply Grizzly lathes and tools and The Sausage Maker.
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Nope, all I get anymore is the one from Tomato Growers Supply Grizzly lathes and tools and The Sausage Maker.
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Old February 27, 2018   #18
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Their free catalog is a great read, nice pics.

To each his own when it comes to politics patriotism religion etc.

Their seeds have grown well. Haven't bought from them in a while, and have gravitated to Park Seed and Harris for greens & herbs, and High Mowing for most others.

Tradewinds gets a thumbs up too.

Artisan seeds should be mentioned in the enthusiastic thumbs up category.

Thumbs down on SeedsnSuch

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I've had much better results with Ferry~Morse than with Baker Creek.
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I knew I should not have replied to this thread. I just gave my honest results. I don't like using the word, "Honest". Everything I write is honest to my understanding. I don't have time or reason for lies.

nyrfan, I can understand your feelings even if I agree or not, but if I were a moderator - I would remove this thread.
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But this is the place for making a big deal about seed vendors good or bad, but not the place for discussions on politics.
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The catalog is a wonderful wintertime read, and a feast for the eyes. It does have some varieties of vegetables and fruit that I've not seen anywhere else, and I have had good luck, with some, and not so good luck with some others. Pretty much the same as with any other seed seller. I don't rely on them for my basics, my grow-every-year seeds. Just the unusual.
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I've tried some of their seeds, most germinated well, the one that didn't was a rare orange berry from Solanum family. Not sure about the accuracy of their names.

While I can understand those who strongly dislike any vendor expressing opinions /letting their convictions be seen and heard, I think it's the right of any business owner to express their views and use the business as an instrument to voice those opinions. I may agree or disagree about the rightness and wrongness of those views, but their validity / non-validity doesn't change the 'freedom of speech' aspect. It's not just politicians who have the priviledge to shape the society through their views and comments. Anyone has the right to shape their business to the direction they want to. The customer, then, decides where to buy.
Of course, there is a wide variety of ways how to use that freedom and it can be used tactfully or not so tactfully...

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I've tried some of their seeds, most germinated well, the one that didn't was a rare orange berry from Solanum family. Not sure about the accuracy of their names.

While I can understand those who strongly dislike any vendor expressing opinions /letting their convictions be seen and heard, I think it's the right of any business owner to express their views and use the business as an instrument to voice those opinions. I may agree or disagree about the rightness and wrongness of those views, but their validity / non-validity doesn't change the 'freedom of speech' aspect. It's not just politicians who have the priviledge to shape the society through their views and comments. Anyone has the right to shape their business to the direction they want to. The customer, then, decides where to buy.
Of course, there is a wide variety of ways how to use that freedom and it can be used tactfully or not so tactfully...
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I have ordered from them for years and have always had good results with their seeds. I like their reasonable shipping prices. The other seed company I use is High Mowing Seeds. They offer free shipping on orders over $10. I won't order from companies that have high shipping costs.
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The owner of a company has the right to express his opinions and the folks that see these opinions have the right to disagree with them. But the members here don't have the right to express political opinions-that is a violation of the terms of service. So I am going to close this thread.
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