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Vegetable Seed Giveaway for 2014!

Please note that this giveaway ended on February 21, 2014. Thank you for your interest.

Neck pumpkins for pie

Neck Pumpkins! These are common in central Pennsylvania, but rare elsewhere. I hope you’ll enter the giveaway and introduce these amazing squashes to another part of the US. Enthusiasts love these for pumpkin pie.

Regular visitors to Your Small Kitchen Garden know that I’ve been very distracted by my dad’s house in Ithaca. Still, I grew a lot of produce in 2013 and I want to share. As in past years, I’m giving away seeds!

I’m most excited about the unique paste tomatoes I grow and about the neck pumpkins. This year, I’m giving away seeds to grow those and sweet Italian peppers (as I did last year). As well, I’ll include “mystery tomatoes.” The box titled Mystery Tomatoes? explains my motivation for this… but don’t worry, I’ll label whatever type of tomato seeds I send. Find the box titled, What Might You Get? to learn more about the seeds I’m giving away.

Here’s how the giveaway works:

I’ll organize seeds into “sets.” A set includes all types of seeds in the What Might You Get? box. I’ll create a mailing list sorted according to the rules listed below and I’ll mail complete sets of seeds to each name on the list (from top-to-bottom) until I run out of a type of seed. Then, I’ll mail partial sets having whatever types of seeds remain until I run out of seeds or mail to everyone on the list. It looks as though I’ll have at least 50 seed sets to mail, so please don’t be discouraged if you see a lot of entries.

Sweet Italian peppers

I was relieved that seeds I gave away last year did, indeed produce gorgeous sweet red peppers. I’m planting these again in 2014 and I’m confident you’d be pleased if you planted some too.

Here are the rules:

1. The giveaway ends at midnight on Friday, February 21. No new entries or mailing list “bumps” are valid after that date.

2. To get on the mailing list, comment on this blog post using the comment form here. Please include a story about your gardening experiences that makes me laugh.

3. Use this link to send an email containing your snail mail address AND the email address you use when you leave your comment. If you expect to “bump” your entry (explained below), include your twitter name and/or facebook name in the email so I can identify when you bump. If you’ll be posting about the giveaway on your blog, include the blog’s URL in your email so I can give you appropriate credit (again: see below).

Unusual paste tomato

These could be Cornue Des Andes tomatoes (not yet ripe). Whatever the variety, they’re delicious raw, great for canning, and I’m giving away seeds so you can grow some.

Completing items 2 and 3, gets you onto the very end of my mailing list. All things being equal, I’d deliver first-come-first served until the seeds are gone. But not so fast! You can improve your position on the list according to the following:

4. Tweet a link to this giveaway (on Twitter) that includes the hash tag #skgseeds.

5. Post a link to this giveaway on Facebook and include the hash tag #skgseeds.

6. Post a link to this giveaway on Google+ and include the hash tag #skgseeds.

A single daily post on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ moves you up one space on the mailing list. So, posting on all three services in a day moves you up three slots; you cannot move up more than three slots in a day except for a one-time bump explained in item 7:

7. Pin the photo from the top of this post that includes the Seed Giveaway title. Include the #skgseeds hash tag in the pin’s description and you’ll move up 2 slots on the mailing list. THIS IS A one-time bump. While I’d love for you to pin the photo on multiple boards, I’ll count only a single pinning within the giveaway period toward your position on the mailing list.

I’ll monitor the #skgseeds hash tag on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. If I can match your posts to the email address in your original comment on this blog, you’ll move up the mailing list.

Mystery Tomatoes?

Last year I gave away seeds to grow “Cream Sausage” tomatoes. After mailing to more than 50 readers, I got mid-season updates from only a few (so few updates made me sad, but I got over it). One reader described her Cream Sausage tomatoes and I realized she had gotten Jonatta Banana Tomato seeds. She posted a photo here: experimentalhomesteader.com

I don’t recall making substitutions, but I might have… it’s possible I ran out of Cream Sausage seeds and went to my Jonatta Banana inventory. It’s more likely I mixed up seeds and everyone got Jonatta Banana instead of Cream Sausage (sorry). This year, I’m not promising a specific 2nd variety of tomato seeds… a full set will include the exceptional paste tomatoes and some other variety from the list in the box titled What Might You Get?

8. Here’s a shortcut: mention my giveaway on your blog and invite your readers to participate, and you receive instant gratitude. Also, I’ll move you to the front of the mailing list after any other bloggers who have already posted on their blogs. I’ll mail to all bloggers (in the order that they post) before I mail to anyone else on the list.

At Least Get on the List!

Don’t be overwhelmed by the options. At least leave a comment and email your snail mail address (items 2 and 3). TO RECEIVE SEEDS, YOU MUST LEAVE A COMMENT THAT INCLUDES A POSTAL ADDRESS! You’re likely to get some seeds (though, when I run out of these types of seeds, if I haven’t gotten to your name on the list, you won’t receive any). Last year I was able to mail to everyone who entered the giveaway (correctly)—more than 50 people.

During the growing season, please give me an update or two (with photos) of how the seeds are working out. I’ll share your updates with my readers.

This giveaway is open only to people in the United States and Canada.

Neck pumpkins for pie

I grew several tomato varieties in 2013 that made me happy without necessarily winning me over. Actually, White Queen and Moonglow were carryovers from 2012. Stupice, Indigo Rose, Mortgage Lifter, and Dutchman were new to me. My favorite in this list is Moonglow, though Stupice and Indigo Rose were the most successful in the garden. A seed set will contain 8 seeds from one of these varieties (my choice). From the top-left going clockwise: White Queen (fully ripe), Indigo Rose (fully ripe), Mortgage Lifter (ripens red), Moonglow (ripe), Stupice (nearly ripe; I understand you’re supposed to pronounce this as stew-peach-kay), Dutchman (ripens red; supposedly one Dutchman can grow to 7 lbs). Indigo Rose and Stupice tomatoes are about 1.5 to 2 inches in diameter – marginally bigger than a typical cherry tomato.

What Might You Get?

A complete seed set for the giveaway described in this post includes the following:

Paste Tomatoes— At least 8 seeds to grow exceptional chili-pepper-shaped paste tomatoes. Some six years ago, a local retired farmer gave me two of these unusual tomatoes. He told me to save and plant the seeds and I’d be glad I did. I am glad, and I enjoy sharing these delicious and versatile tomatoes with anyone who will grow them. These may be Cornue Des Andes tomatoes.

Mystery Tomatoes— My inventory includes the following: White Queen, Stupice, Cherokee Purple, Moonglow, Indigo Rose, and Dutchman. A set of seeds will include at least 8 seeds all of a single type from this list.

Sweet Italian Peppers— At least 8 seeds to grow delicious, huge, sweet peppers. I feared last season that the seeds might not produce the fruits advertised; I had harvested them from farmers’ market peppers and I didn’t know whether these were hybrids. Turns out they bred true. These are second-generation seeds.

Neck Pumpkin— Five seeds to plant one hill of neck pumpkins. These are descended from a 20 pound squash I bought five years ago at a farmers’ market (last year I reported it was a 26 lb squash; didn’t mean to mislead anyone). Also called Pennsylvania Dutch Crookneck Squash, Neck Pumpkin resembles butternut squash on steroids. It’s a regional favorite in central Pennsylvania; considered excellent for pumpkin pies.

 

44 Responses to “Vegetable Seed Giveaway for 2014!”

  • Suellen Jennings:

    Last year we tried and tried to grow sunflowers for my son. But everytime it got close to blooming, deer or rabbits would come and eat them. He couldn’t figure out why God made rabbits.

  • Susie:

    I’m am a very novice gardener. My little son and I enjoy digging in the dirt together. Last summer every time a cherry tomato grew ripe, it never made it into the house. My son (4) would pop it into his mouth straight off the vine.

  • I laugh at myself for my garden newbie mistakes in 2012. I had waited to sow for 5 nites of 50*F – it should have all been sprouting 10 days later, right?! Where was my garden?!! I ran to the Amish greenhouses and bought all of the plants I had tried to start from seed. My kids couldn’t know my epic fail. I took a day off work to “magic plant” the plant replacements since mine didn’t sprout. Imagine my shock when walking into the garden to see everything had magically sprouted!

  • Debi Marti:

    Last year I started my seeds very early thinking I was going to nail it and get tons of stuff to can and freeze and dehydrate. I did, but had to go out of town (emergency) so I wicked my little yogurt containers with the dirt and seeds. I got back and things were booming….I mean they were really going strong! I was SO proud of me! I gently repotted them and they grew and were lovely! Then when the time was right, I transplanted into the ground or barrels or huge pots. Unfortunately, I got the attention of Mr.Groundhog……he decided that the squash leaves were tasty and the flowers were delectable….the green bean vines were divine…he didn’t like the pinto beans or the blackeyed peas but the cucumbers were the tastiest yet. Needless to say after starting most of them 3 times, I gave up….he got nice and fat. This year, I’m planting in big plastic food safe barrels to keep him OUT! Bwahaahaahahaaaa

  • I’m a huge fan of any tomatoes I can eat right off the vine! Great blog post Daniel – looking forward to watching these seeds grow in 2014!

  • Tamar A.:

    As I sit here and watch the massacre that is the Super Bowl, I’m thinking about my garden. I am hoping that like the Bronco’s the rabbits that seem to ruin my parsley, lettuce and the small boarder flowers will be stopped or slowed. I am planning my defense, a spray bottle with a cayenne pepper solution, and maybe a cloche or two.

    I do hope that my garden will be victorious this year, for my Salad Bowl.

  • Una Walker:

    I plant a school garden and I’m always looking for veg that will keep my students interested.

  • Jennifer Bane:

    I was one of the super lucky ones and got your seeds last year :) The sqaush seeds never took off but I think I mixed those up with spaghetti squash seeds. Those went crazy in my garden last year! I loved the cream sausage tomatoes but they didn’t do well at all in my area (Bay Area, CA) the plants only got 2-3 feet tale and I think I got 10+ tomatoes total from 4 plants. It’s okay though :) The sweet peppers we’re my favorite! I babied those things for months while they grew longer and longer. I had my second son in July and my mother in law came over for dinner one night. She went out and picked some overdue tomatoes, green beans, jalepeno’s and…. GREEN sweet italian peppers :( I was waiting for them to turn red but she didn’t know. This year I WILL get those suckers to turn red! Thank you for this giveaway :)

  • Wow, we are almost neighbors. Your dad’s house is in Ithaca, and I have both a trailer in McLean I am remodeling, and a house in Cortland I am renting, until the trailer is ready. My first garden turned out so well that I started selling extra produce off a front yard stand. That was such a great success, that I was able to purchase a 12×24 greenhouse with the proceeds. In 2009, I ran Marigolds Across America campaign giving away 10,000 free packs of 20 seeds for SASE. That led into my present garden adventure of DollarSeed where I sell non-GMO Organic and Heirloom seeds for just $1.00 per pack. I love the story of the pumpkin, as I have recently added a Jumbo Pink Banana Squash that falls under a similar circumstance.

  • Diana Thompson:

    I would love some free seeds.

  • Bobbi:

    I can’t help but laugh at myself for planting some things to early here in my garden knowing full well that I shouldn’t have lol….I’ve just got that spring fever.I’m in southern California,and it’s gotten a bit cold recently for us,and a lot of my plants died outside that just shouldn’t have been started outside yet in the first place haha Will I ever learn? prob not haha. :)

  • Gosh I don’t know if its the fact that is just past midnight and I’m TIRED or that the rules of the giveaway seem very complicated but I just tweeted, facebook shared and google plused your giveaway and I think I forgot to add the hashtag on all of them as I have never ever done a hashtag before and I’m not really sure what the purpose of those are anyway… LOL. I am not sure I have a funny gardening story other than I accidentally planted beets in the garden one year not sure how as I remember hating them badly as a child and I would do anything not to have to eat them but my mother in law saw they were in the garden and going to waste so she had to rescue them for me and now are almost my favorite veggie. So anyway – I’ll email you as well but I’m not sure I qualify as I didn’t follow the exact rules…

  • And darn it – I can’t get the link for the Email to work — LOL

  • Hi and thank you for a chance to receive some gardening goodness! I have been attempting a garden every year for past few years. Some years much better than others. Last years defeat took the cake. I was battling birds and pickle worms. One of the many days of picking pickle worms off of my cukes i had it. They were destroying all five of my plants. There I am telling off the pickle wrms and chucking them through the air. I am almost positive there were some choice phrase words thrown in there and I was hurling the pickle worms with a pretty good force. I look up and can see my neighbor through the slats of the fence just in ear shot. O-O I am sure from their view it looked like I was flailing my arms and screaming like a mad woman at my cucumber plant! Haha At least I gave them a good story to tell!

    Thank you again,
    Ashley m @ papertothread

  • Nivedita:

    This year was the first time I’ve lived in a house, and I was thrilled by the prospect of a beautiful little garden. I planted tomatoes and beans, and just for my husband, sunflowers. The sunflowers began to sprout and the little seedlings were so cute! I came home from a night shift at the hospital one day, admired my seedlings and went to sleep. When I woke up they had been razed to the ground by a bumbling contractor hired by my landlord! I was heartbroken. A few days later, I noticed little volunteer sunflower seedlings scattered across the yard and wondered how they got there. I soon discovered that the little chickadees eating at my bird feeder were getting bullied by pigeons and were running away to eat sunflower seeds all over my yard! The sunflowers took everything over, but knowing that my birds planted them made it worth it.

  • Anna:

    Okay, I know I’m not eligible since I live in Europe, but I’ll still tell you a little story as I find it nice reading through all those garden stories. Sure I’d fancy those Neck Pumpkin seeds, but well, you can’t have everything.

    In my first year at gardening I researched a lot about unusual vegetables and stumbled across Tomatillos. I’ve ordered seeds from the Internet but even though they sprouted I couldn’t get the plants over the two leave phase. Afterwards I tried to get plants to buy but no one in my area seemed to have ever heard of Tomatillos. When I got my allotment I asked the owner of the plot whether she sells Tomatillos but she told me that no one likes them and she therefore stopped selling them a few years ago. After a while weeds began sprouting on the allotment and I was all busy getting them out of the ground. Of all the weeds I found two plants that had a special appeal to me, I just liked their appearance. I told my partner and together we decided to move them to a spot where they wouldn’t disturb any of our other vegetable plants. They grew well and soon set flowers. They looked lovely and being weeds that we had decided to keep they got all the care we would give our other plants including some stakes as they seemed to need some. The flowers grew into husks and inside the husks fruit began to swell. When they were about to get ripe I found a fellow gardener on the allotment who has been gardening there for several years and could finally tell me what my wonderful weeds were. Turned out, I unknowingly saved the plants I had tried so hard to get. Indeed they were Tomatillos. And guess what the fruits tasted great, I love them :-)

  • I was really disappointed last year because most of the seeds I started indoors did nothing. No little sprouts. Just a lot of dirt. : (

  • Carla S:

    I tried container gardening indoors last year,but my fat cat would jump up and knock every pot I had something planted in over and I had to give up. Everytime I would catch him in the act,he would turn around and give me a look like he was smiling.

  • OOPS! Thought I left a comment earlier. I’ve blogged, tweeted, facebooked, and google+’d about your seed giveaway.

    Not really a funny story – Most of the seeds I planted last year didn’t come up. I had a few spindly plants, but they didn’t do well once transplanted. Not sure what I did wrong or if it was the seeds I used. Got nothing. Just lots of little pots of dirt. Almost forgot, my family did call me brown thumb for awhile. I did laugh about that.

  • Bryan:

    I wish I had funny going on, but not yet. I will be getting chickens soon and hope to have some fun with them in my garden.

  • My son said he wants to plant a bean stalk that leads to a castle where he can get a chicken that lays golden eggs. Do have any seeds that will grow a stalk like that?

  • Sheila Baughman:

    I have two dogs I like to play with, so they are not often in the pen we built for our dogs. Last year I tried to grow a small garden, but the dogs thought I put it there for them to play with and it did not survive. So this year, I decided I am going to plant my small garden inside the dog pen, perhaps in raised beds to make it easier to maneuver around. With the gate shut, they will be unable to play in the garden and tear it up. The dog pen takes up a large area in the back corner of our fenced in yard, gets lots of afternoon and evening sun, and we put a stone path from the back porch to the gate… sounds like a perfect solution!

  • veronica leahy:

    I’ve been trying to tell my husband for years that we need to plant in a different spot, we’ve been planting in same area for about 20 years, He’s so hard headed! I am wanting to try heirloom tomatoes, never had ‘em. They look so unusual and are described as wonderful

  • I would LOVE some free seeds. My gardening stories, though, are not so much funny as they are sad, except for last year’s which ended up TRIUMPHANT. I’ve posted about my efforts to garden a couple of times in the past and won’t repeat those here even though I am KNOWN for repeating my stories. I’ll stick with links: Here is “Mr Bunches’ Victory Garden, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love My Yard,”http://www.thinkingthelions.com/2011/08/mr-bunches-victory-garden-or-how-i.html. And here is “Mr Bunches’ Traveling Salvation Garden,” http://www.thinkingthelions.com/2013/05/mr-bunches-traveling-salvation-garden.html The latter of which has a happy ending in that we GREW PLANTS. True, we did not REMEMBER WHICH PLANTS THEY WERE once they grew, but baby steps, right? Anyway, my CURRENT gardening story is this: I am the proud owner of a banana plant! No lie! I got it for Valentine’s Day from my wife (Sweetie), and it came in the mail because apparently you can mail banana plants. RIght now it is sitting on the back of our kitchen sink, because although I own a banana plant (since Friday) I do not own (a) a pot to put it in or (b) soil to put around the plant in the pot that it’s in. Based on my extensive experiencing gardening, I believe both (a) and (b) to be necessary, so yesterday, one of my sons and I ventured out to the St. Vincent’s shop over on Park Street to get a flower pot, because banana plant or no, I am not spending more than about a buck on a pot and St. Vincent’s charges you a buck a pound for stuff you buy. Quite the deal. We did NOT get a flower pot. We did, though, get a 7-foot-long plush stuffed snake toy, 15 LP record albums that I plan to hang in my office as decorations, a small basketball hoop and a glass “Log Cabin Syrup” bottle that I think is from 1976 and which I thought might be worth some money. You never know. We also got a red pitcher that I am going to use as the flower pot for the banana plant. We now just need soil, which this being Wisconsin and this being February means soil is hard to come by. OUR ground will remain frozen until June, or so I tell Sweetie when she asks why I am not mowing the lawn. So I have to go to the hardware store today because I’m pretty sure they sell soil there. Also, it’s kind of near the ice cream shop so it only makes sense to stop in and get a sundae, right? In closing, it does not matter what kind of seeds you send me, although I hope you send me SOME, because I will not remember what we planted in this year’s Salvation Garden, but as long as SOMETHING grows we’re happy. Great blog!

  • Gloria dube:

    This will be my second attempt at a garden. Needless, to say the first was not a success. Think I need to dip my thumb in some green paint.

  • Mary Brock:

    Okay, so I’m not really a “beginner” gardener. I guess you would call me a novice. I have great plans, every year, MARVELOUS plans for these “feed the hungry” gardens. I plot and plan and then when the time comes, I’ve planned until it’s too late. I hurry and put all the plants in the dirt and then “hope” for results… not this year! I’m hoping to start all of my seeds and have them in their prospective places at their prospective times! Wish me luck! I’m still dreaming of that wonderful “feed the hungry “garden. I want so bad to teach my kids the joys of putting a seed in the dirt and waiting for the first tiny sprout to show it’s sweet face and bursting into a beautiful joyous plant!

  • This is awesome! I hope I receive free seeds. I will have to investigate to see if there is an seed exchange in my area. We had new dogs in our neighborhood last year who liked to visit our garden and take some of our tomatoes home with them. They must have thought they were balls to play with.

  • I have been planting a garden for years. It is like therapy, a passion, and the best way to eat fresh. Well, it seems as though a well known seed company (gives me gas to mention the name) ;) must have delivered seeds to our local store and more than half my garden was nothing but well taken care of WEEDS. Needless to say I would love to have some seeds that won’t give me the burps!

  • SoCoMom:

    I planted a garden after I moved into my 100 year old house in the city back in 1996. I found a great spot at the back of the yard where the ground was slightly mounded and started tilling. The turned over ground was black and beautiful! I couldn’t believe it since I am just half mile from the Mississippi River and so much of the ground around here is hard clay. I felt like I struck oil! rnrnI planted a nice 20′ x 20′ area with my favorite tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, beans and peppers. They grew wonderfully and I was so proud of myself and my first garden! rnrnOne day II was talking to the VERY old neighbor lady across the alley who had been in her home for 75 years and she had a bag of her tomatoes for me and she was remarking on ho lovely my garden looked. Then she told me that my house didn’t have plumbing when she moved into her home. That the very spot where my garden was, is the same spot the outhouse was located. Needless to say it made me pause for a moment until thought that maybe 75 years of rain and snow must have made it safe to garden there. rnrnWhile I was damned and determined to eat this bountiful harvest that I worked so hard for, my family, not so much. They totally refused to touch anything that came out of that garden. It was all I could do to “sneak” tomatoes in a sauce or mix store bought with grown and hope they didn’t notice. rnrnI moved the garden a bit the next year. The ground wasn’t as pretty, but everything grew. =)

  • Oh i started 2 times this year my garden and always my steer eat my vegetable :( *lol* I think the funny part is the neighbor are still laughing about me how i looked trying to put the steer back into HIS pasture *lol* oh he loved my vegetables :( *lol*

  • Stacia B.:

    Last year I decided to try growing three pickling cucumber plants so I could make my own pickles. Apparently I put them in the right spot since they went nuts. Even with fencing to vine up on, they took over a 4′ x 12′ section of the garden (the poor cantaloupes got smothered out). I made 18 big jars of pickles, gave away 4 grocery bags of them at work and still had plenty to eat and many that got overripe. The largest was almost the size of a football! No jar was big enough for THAT one. >.<

  • SarahNKaty:

    Oh, I love the sound of these seeds! I’ve been gardening off and on for a few years. I’ve had some success in the unlikeliest of places (turns out they weren’t the smartest of locations, either), and some failures in the best locations I can find. Cucumbers and corn seem to be my bane. rnrnThe season that stands out for me, though, is the year that my Mom and I tried to beat the California “drought of the century” about twenty years ago. rnrnWe had a backyard garden, with tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, zucchini, and a few other things. We dug trenches, made mounds, the whole nine yards. And because it was the “drought of the century” and we were a household of 4 people, we were trying to conserve water. So, we diverted the grey water from our washing machine into the garden…. rnrnThe tomatoes turned out okay. The corn didn’t actually grow properly (I’ve NEVER succeeded with corn). The one crop, though, that I still hesitate to eat to this DAY- the cucumbers. They were huge, they were glossy and green and gorgeous and firm- and tasted like laundry detergent. Even my guinea pigs wouldn’t eat them. rnrnA few years ago I tried again. I had a gorgeous sunny spot in a really sandy location. I built a tire garden (one of the poor decisions that worked but wasn’t the smartest). I planted all of the usuals… and everything THRIVED. My cucumbers were once again huge and green and glossy. They grew and grew and grew and the next thing I knew, I was pulling cucumbers out of the garden that were longer than my arm. It turned out that I’d grabbed some sort of “giant” variety and not realized it. They were pretty, but flavorless. Which, as it turns out, is far better than soapy. :)

  • Amber Bourland:

    I’m fairly new at gardening and determined to do everything as naturally as possible, with no GMO seeds, no chemicals. I started my compost pile early last year, then got a small load of horse manure from a friend that i placed directly onto the new hugelkulture bed i was starting. I turned around to the compost bin, and (probably because silly me left the garden gate wide open) there was a rabbit rummaging through the kitchen scraps on the compost. It startled me so badly, i jumped back, lost my balance, and fell right on my butt in the manure I had just spread… To add insult to injury, my husband didn’t want me walking through the house like that, so he had to come out and hose me off.

  • Sadie B.:

    Last year, I planted all of my vine plants in yogurt cups with the bottoms cut out. I was trying to avoid cut worms, instead I attracted the crows. They would walk right to the cups and dig up all of the seeds. They appreciated that I didn’t make them dig the entire garden looking for seeds.

  • SueL:

    Just found your site by paging through Pinterest gardening posts. We have three raised bed planting sites we have been planting for about seven years with tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, carrots, beets, parsnips, peas, and broccoli. This past year we added Brussels sprouts, onions, and artichokes. Haven’t tried any heirloom veggies, but this summer hopefully we’ll try cauliflower and some other pepper varieties. May your garden grow especially well in 2014!

  • I’ll be growing Sweet Aperitif here in Ireland this year which won the best tasting tomato awards from the Irish Organic Centre out of a taste test of 50 varieties, roll on summer!

  • I just stumbled on this page today. So sorry that I missed the cutoff date to request seeds for 2014. I hope you can continue to share the fruits of your labor. You have a great idea.

  • Susie Yarbrough:

    Thank you so much, our seeds arrived today! My little boy (5) and I are excited about getting them started and setting them out to grow. We are learning together :O) We are so grateful for you sharing your seeds with us and we will send pictures of what happens when we try to grow them! Thank you from Texas!

  • Debi Marti:

    I wanted to write to you here and thank you for the seeds just in case you didn’t see my email. I’m going to plant them tomorrow and I’m so excited! Thank you again so much!

  • Bryan:

    Thank you! cant wait to get started and try the pumpkin. I will be starting the tomatoes indoors in a week or two (zone 5).

  • Mary Brock:

    Just wanted to thank you so much for the seeds! We received them just the other day and so excited to get them in the dirt. You rock for doing this. Hopefully next season I will be able to do the same thing.

  • Gloria:

    Thank you so much for the seeds. They are planted and now awaiting seedlings!

  • Cynthia Williams:

    thank you so much for the seeds! I was so excited to see that you had enough to be able to share with others :)

  • StaciaB:

    I got the seeds in March and started most of them in April. Three Sweet Italian Peppers germinated and are in the ground. Two of the paste tomatoes germinated and are also planted. None of the Moonglow germinated for me unfortunately. I haven’t started the neck pumpkins yet as it says to start them at the end of June for my zone to have them ready in October. I’ll keep you posted on progress though. :D

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