Re: [gardeners] Frost on the punkin

margaret lauterbach (
Wed, 09 Feb 2000 08:36:01 -0700

At 06:45 AM 2/9/2000 EST, you wrote:
>In a message dated 2/7/00 3:51:28 PM Central Standard Time, 
><< Ann, we have fresh seed in Boise, Id. in racks, and have had for at
least a
> week, maybe earlier. I'd not shop at places who have employees that lie
> like that.  Margaret L >>
>But Margaret are you sure it is fresh?  I can buy last years seed.  And 
>considering that the seed is in racks in an outdoor area, I have no 
>confidence that the seed will germinate as well as new.  I have not been
>in the last week or so, and it is Feb.  so their stores may have been 
>replenished.  Our planting time is almost over for the cool weather plants, 
>and nothing was available in Nov. when I started looking.  Usually the
>season seeds come in just as we need them.  It is the fall and winter 
>plantings that are hard to keep up with.  
>Anne in FL
>zone 9b, sunset 26
>No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a
>field as in writing a poem. -Booker T. Washington
Packets are stamped 2000. Not in an outdoor area. I don't think we'll get
any fresher seeds. Margaret L