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Old 3 Weeks Ago   #3271
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D0 all our garden seels have a center with a shell or wrapper around the center or is that a hyge over simplification? My bird seems to always crack the seeds and I am assuming he eats the center. The little shells fly all over around the cage. Not a very tidy bird.
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Given that our Cockatiel bird likes fresh tomato seeds better than his regular bird feed, I decided to give him a go at fresh Pepper Seeds. Put approximately 25 in his feeder and he immediately ate them all up. Bird brain or not he seems to like fresh food from the garden just like all of us do.
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On occasion I have a tomato that looks like 2 or 3 tomatoes stuck together with a single stem. I'm guessing these come from what I read as mega or fused blossoms. If one saves seeds from these larger odd looking tomatoes does it improve the odds of getting a plant with more mega blossoms?
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On occasion I have a tomato that looks like 2 or 3 tomatoes stuck together with a single stem. I'm guessing these come from what I read as mega or fused blossoms. If one saves seeds from these larger odd looking tomatoes does it improve the odds of getting a plant with more mega blossoms?
Some say yes, but I personally do not believe it. The genetics in all the seeds on a given open pollinated plant are the same. Now if it isn't OP yet, that's a different story.
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Some say yes, but I personally do not believe it. The genetics in all the seeds on a given open pollinated plant are the same. Now if it isn't OP yet, that's a different story.

My personal experience goes with what Marsha said. I had a paste tomato (Cow's Tit) that my husband and I both loved and there were some large double and triple sized tomatoes but the blossoms had not looked like fused or multiple blossoms so I thought it might be a mutation of a larger tomato. I posted the pics on another forum and the knowledgeable people there did not think the saved seeds would produce larger tomatoes and guess what? They were right. I planted about 8 plants from those seeds saved from those larger tomatoes and none of them had the larger tomatoes, they grew like the normal paste.


That was just one experience, but dang I was disappointed... lol. I was hoping the experts were wrong but they were right.

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They come at nite they will carry your whatever,maters away,they will snatch hide eat,back to nest,regurgitate to their nest of babies,the food I mean.This Black Norwegian Rat took me two weeks,first the Havahart traps,no go,my Min Pin tracked him,eating back side of fertilizer,dog food next door .This Victor 50,000 volt,c battery’s,one pinch of skippy peanut butter,one hour ....
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Barb thanks for the seeds of Enjoya peppers. It looks productive. Second year.
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