Re: [gardeners] Whine, Whine, Whine

George Shirley (
Thu, 25 Jun 1998 12:46:15

At 01:16 PM 6/25/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Margaret wrote:
>> Where did you get your exotic okra seeds Miz Catharine?
>Southern Seed Exhcange in EArlysville, Va. They were new with them this 
>year. Brought in by a seed saver from Burma. The variety has become a 
>favorite with chefs in Tennessee evidently. I'm gonna save seed for 
>certain. Will send you some.
>>  I'm trying the
>> Kidma cucumber this year, along with Shepherd's Tamra and a variety that
>> one of the  Research & Extension center employees brought back from Egypt.
>Let me know how Tamra compares. I almost got some this year, but decided 
>to "do" Kidma for another season. I was so very impressed with them last 
>year. Both are middle eastern varieties and the Kidma really does do some 
>thirst quenching. No bitterness. Very thin and smooth skin. It's driving 
>me a little nuts that I can't eat mine right now....they are beginning to 
>roll in. My neighbors get the goodies for now. Ditto the first Green Grape 
>tomatoes. They are gorgeous this year.
>> P.S.  Best not to tweak Alligator Shirley.  Have you heard about the size
>> of his knife?  
>Ya, but I got me a Bowie <bg>

David or Jim? 'Sides I quit carrying knives about the time they invented 911.