Re: Seed Catalogs was RE: [gardeners] Salad Greens

George Shirley (
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 08:18:08

At 02:43 AM 12/19/97 PST, Lillian Kepp wrote:
>On Wed, 17 Dec 1997 12:17:18 +0000  Liz Albrook wrote:
>>After making the earlier post I checked the mail box to discover a 
>>Cook's Garden catalogue.  It's just about my favorite seed 
>>mostly because of the many varieties of salad green seeds they 
>>It is also the catalogue I'm least likely to buy my salad seeds 
>>because I don't know what to buy and what not to buy.  I could 
>>spend over $100 just on greens seeds.
>Speaking of seed catalogs, does anyone beside me refuse to pay for 
>them.  If a company wants to charge me for a catalog, I don't get 
>it.  No stores or nurseries around here charge me to look around and 
>I just a ain't paying for anybody's catalog.  I can see them sending 
>one, and if you don't buy anything, not sending any more, but 
>charging for the first one really get me.
>I do get about 30 or more catalogs every year - but they are free.
>Lillian Kepp
That's the way I operate too. Got a letter in the mail the other day that a
company wanted to charge $2.00 for an adult toy catalog, sent it on to Liz.
Shucks, Victoria's Secret doesn't even charge for their catalog.