BHM Forum      
Subscribe to Backwoods Home Magazine print or Kindle editions
Office Hours Momday - Friday  8 am - 5 pm Pacific 1-800-835-2418

Facebook   YouTube   Twitter
Follow Us!

Backwoods Home Magazine, self-reliance, homesteading, off-grid

 Home Page
 Current Issue
 Article Index
 Author Index
 Previous Issues
 Free Stuff
 Print Classifieds

General Store
 Ordering Info
 Kindle Subscriptions
 Kindle Publications
 Back Issues
 Help Yourself
 All Specials
 Classified Ad

 Web Site Ads
 Magazine Ads

BHM Blogs
 Ask Jackie Clay
 Massad Ayoob
 Claire Wolfe
 James Kash
 Where We Live
 Behind The Scenes
 Dave on Twitter
Retired Blogs
 Oliver Del Signore
 David Lee
 Energy Questions

Quick Links
 Home Energy Info
 Jackie Clay
 Ask Jackie Online
 Dave Duffy
 Massad Ayoob
 John Silveira
 Claire Wolfe

Forum / Chat
 Forum/Chat Info
 Enter Forum
 Lost Password

More Features
 Meet The Staff
 Contact Us/
 Change of Address
 Write For BHM
 Privacy Policy

Retired Features
 Country Moments
 Radio Show


BHM's Homesteading & Self-Reliance Forum
Posting requires Registration and the use of Cookies-enabled browser.


Go Back   BHM Forum > Homesteading > Plants > Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees

Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees If it grows in the soil, this is the forum.

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-21-2006, 01:59 PM
MYellowRose's Avatar
MYellowRose Female MYellowRose is offline
Grand Master Pontificator
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 3,579
Default Stokes catalog came

* * I got my Stokes seed catalog in the mail yesterday. *Before I even consider ordering can I get some opinions of their seeds and services? * Have you ordered from them before and if so were you happy with what you got? * I don't know if I should get my seeds from someone like them or just buy either at Wal-Mart or the small nursery that's a couple of blocks up the street. *Any opinions appreciated. Thanks.
Oh yes, I'm mainly interested in things that will do well in containers, lettuce, scallions, baby carrots, spinach, cherry tomatoes, and the like.
I just open my mouth to switch feet. It's what my mother called "foot in mouth disease" and I have it perfected.
Reply With Quote

Old 11-21-2006, 02:41 PM
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Stokes catalog came

Stokes does have some of the old varieties, so I would say go with the Open Pollinated seeds, and save seeds from what you grow.
Kale is good in containers if you have a couple big ones. You can "cut-and-come-again" with it, and it gives you something fresh and green most of the winter here in zone 6.
Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2006, 08:41 AM
Northwoods_Hippie Northwoods_Hippie is offline
Inactive Member
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Northwoods of Wisconsin
Posts: 36
Default Re: Stokes catalog came

Is the small nursery privately owned or part of a big chain? I always support locally owned businesses before I buy from big box stores or corporations. The thing I like about the small nursery near me is that the woman that owns it will grow something specific if I request it.

However when I do have to buy seeds I buy them from the Jung Seed Company, have always had great results!

Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2006, 09:36 AM
leera's Avatar
leera leera is offline
Grand Master Pontificator
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Webberville,Michigan
Posts: 1,661
Default Re: Stokes catalog came

I like to look throught the catalog,but have never ordered from them.The prices always seem a little high to me.

I liked what I ordered from Baker Creek last year,and will most likely order from them again.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -2. The time now is 09:41 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 1996 to Present. Backwoods Home Magazine, Inc.