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Thursday, June 18, 2009

To Market, To Market



I recently read an article online (by Robert L. Williams) about how you actually can get "free" seeds when you grocery shop. Here are a few examples:

* Buy packaged beans (pinto, limas, black-eyed peas, kidney, etc) - not canned or frozen. Plant just as you would any seeds.

* Get watermelon or cantalope - and use the seeds in your garden.

* Potatoes - they sprout in the bag anyway, so they will definitely grow when planted!

* Dry the seeds of peppers, squash or cucumbers when you are preparing them for meals - add them to the garden!

Admittedly, my kids will vouch that I do not have a green thumb, but it still sounds like fun...let me know if you try (or have tried) this and it works!

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