Our Seed Order Jan 2009

Okay, we placed our first order of seeds with "Seeds of Change" and they arrived very quickly. Here's what we ordered:

S10626 - bought 2 packs at $3.29 = $6.58
From their website (with editing):
Black Aztec Sweet Corn
Grows 4-5 feet
This remarkable variety was introduced in the 1860s by seedsman John Gregory. Classic, vigorous sweet and flour corn produces 8" ears with white kernels during the milk (eating) stage, then a deep blue black when dry. / So, good for roasting fresh, and left to dry on the plant, good for storing to make cornbread or chips. / Planting Depth: 1/2" / Soil Temp. for Germ.: 60-85°F / Days to Germ.: 4-12 / Plant Spacing: 12" / Days to Maturity: 70-95 / Full Sun / Moderate Water / Pack weight 21gms~ 100 seeds

S15907 - bought 2 packs at $3.29 = $6.58
From their website (with editing):
Edamame Sayamusume
"Very productive and flavorful edamame of buttery sweetness on a 16-20" plant. Vivid green pods have three large beans each. A highly nutritious bean that is rich in protein, calcium, potassium, phytoestrogens, and many vitamins. Light pubescence on the pods. / Planting Depth: 1" / Soil Temp. for Germ: 60-80°F / Days to Germ: 7-15 / Plant Spacing: 3-6" / Days to Maturity: 75-85/ Full Sun / Moderate Water / Pack weight 21gms~ 150 seeds

S10616 - bought 2 packs at $3.29 = $6.58
From their website (with editing):
Sonoran Gold Bush Tepary Bean
2-3 ft.
Native to the Sonoran Desert, this drought-tolerant, golden, dry soup bean was developed by the Papago tribe and has over 30% crude protein. Sow 6 seeds per foot directly in soil in rows 18-36 inches apart when danger of frost has passed. Watering tips. During germination, keep entire seedbed evenly moist. Water infrequently and deeply throughout the season. Harvesting tips. Harvest when pods turn brown and start becoming brittle. Finish drying indoors in a ventilated area. Put dry pods in feed sack or pillow case and jog in place on top of it to separate seeds from pods. / NOTE: These are supposed to produce less gas/flatulence than other beans. Sure are hoping that info is right! / Planting Depth: 1-2"/ Soil Temp. for Germ.: 70°F/ Days to Germ.: 9 / Plant Spacing: 2-4" / Days to Maturity: 80-90 / Full Sun / Less Water / Drought Tolerant / Pack weight 21gms ~ 70 seeds

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I placed the order over the phone - 1-888-762-7333 - man who answered was very nice. Said all three were in stock, and we should have in 3-4 business days. We did.

However, things have changed. Now that we know we can't put the house on the market until June, which means it might not sell until later. We can't plant the corn, and don't have enough tubs to plant the beans. So... we've placed the beans in plastic bags and seal-a-meal'd them. They will definitely keep until our 2010 homestead garden.

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