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To make the Buy Tomato Seed Page easier to load, I removed the comments. They are copied and posted below:

Gary Millwood

Remy, What a good surprise when I came across your Sample Seed Shop Web site!
My friend Doug Zuknic in Romney, WV shared seed of the Olive Hill Tomato last fall and I only had a bit of information on it. So I was doing a search and discovered your very attractive site and blog. Hope all goes well with it!
Maria of blueribbontomatoes.com and I have shared our seed with Thienema’s Nursery this year to showcase Kentucky Heirloom varieties. I think we will have about 40+ varieties. Maria plans to be here the first day ofthe spring sale. Terry (tomatoaddic) also plans to join us. i think we are going to have a good time.
I am sharing most of my seed with Maria so she can carry on the Kentucky varieties. Both Katharine and I had a difficult fall/winter with both of us being hospitalized more than once. I had extreme bleeding and had to discontinue my blood thinner for a period of time so they could do another colonoscopy (had one in June 2008 and it was good). Had surgery the following day and after some time was back on my Warfarin. Then I had a Cardio/Versionl put to sleep and paddles were used as in an arrest to get regular heart beat back. I am feeling much better now.
We have a new granddaughter — Annabelle Katharine — who will be called Bella. Mom, Dad, Baby and Grandma and Papa doing well.
Have a great summer.

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/03/28 at 9:01 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Gary!
Congrats on the new granddaughter! That is wonderful. I like her name, and I like how the middle one is for your wife : )
I just opened for business a couple days ago. I wish I knew more about Olive Hill myself. I figure it was named for Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Your sale day at Thieneman’s sound like it will be a lot of fun. I wish I could be there!
I know you’ve had a rough time of it lately. I’m glad you are feeling better. I sure hope this year goes better for you, and that you have a great tomato season.

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/03/28 at 8:47 PM

Amideutch

Remy, heard about your site at Tomatoville. Very nice site and like the layout. Best of luck in your new endeavor. Ami

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/04/18 at 2:01 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Ami!
Thanks for stopping by. I’m glad you like the site. I’ve worked hard on it. Being a gardener, not a computer expert, it is much harder than it looks to do all this!
I haven’t been to tomatoville in a couple days. I will have to go look and see what you are talking about.

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/04/18 at 6:29 PM
2009/04/18

Jim Wright

Remy
Glad to find your website. Will be placing my order this evening. By the way we will be harvesting some of our Insuk’s Wang Kong Runner Beans and will send you some as soon as I can. I was disappointed at those I sent you recently and want you to have some big ones.
Jim

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/07/22 at 8:10 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Jim,
Thank you for your order! You know though I still owe you : )
I’m very happy with the beans you sent me. I can’t imagine how big they must get. Next year they are on the grow list!

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/07/22 at 8:37 PM

thehills

Hi Remy, Had a break in gardening and just placed my first order, they will all be on my 2010 list. I hope sales are going well, I cannot wait to see your tomato list this fall :-) ) thehills

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/09/05 at 5:34 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi TheHills,
I got your order. Thank you very much! The response here has been great. I’m looking forward to this winter. There are going to be many new great varieties to try!

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/09/06 at 8:36 PM

Shannon Russell

http://www.thegardennymph.webs.com/

Hi Again!

I received my first order this past year, and everything was wonderful! I’ll be ordering again soon. Love the little paper packets with the stamping! It was all packaged so well. I appreciated the freebie, too, thank you. I have been passing your name along at our farmers market and to fellow gardeners and friends.

Take care,

Shannon

http://www.thegardennymph.webs.com/

http://www.freewebs.com/couponchic

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/11/21 at 12:29 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Shannon,
Thank you! I’m so pleased to get great feedback. Happy customers are the best advertising : )
Remy

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/11/21 at 8:44 PM

Jim Wright

Just a note to assure you that I have not gone Tomato crazy with my large order and a small garden. I’m sending my nephew in Korea some seeds. he just retired from the Government and purchased some land in his rural ancestorial home in Andong,S.Korea.
Did you find the Potatoes tasty enough to try growing?

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/11/29 at 2:42 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Jim,
Lol! I thought you had gone seed crazy until I saw the note. That’s wonderful that he got the land. The seeds are great gift.
I have not tried the potatoes yet. We finally finished the left over Thanksgiving food( including mashed potatoes) yesterday, and today we had something totally different, spaghetti. I think we are going to try them on Tuesday. I’m sure they are going to be great!
Remy

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/11/29 at 8:45 PM

Shannon Russell

http://www.thegardennymph.webs.com/

Hi Remy!

Got my second order of seeds from you. Thank you very much! I’ll be back for the new seeds once you’re done with the germination testing. I’m going to give some of these away as gifts to my dad in Ohio. I’m another “seed crazy” person (as above), but I’m sharing. :)

Take care,

Shannon

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/12/06 at 8:57 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Shannon,
You’re welcome! THere’s nothing wrong with being a little seed crazy : )
Remy

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/12/06 at 9:38 PM

Shannon Russell

http://www.thegardennymph.webs.com/

Hi Again Remy!

I just placed another order :) May I also request a pack of the Cherokee Green to try? I saw that they did not germinate well for you, but I thought I would give it a shot.

Happy Holidays,

Shannon

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/12/12 at 12:00 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Shannon,
Thanks for ordering again! I made a note on your order about Cherokee Green. It was odd about the Cherokee Green Seed. They all look perfectly normal. A few the tomatoes must of had seeds that never developed properly. I’m advising everyone to sow heavier than normal.
Happy Holidays to you!
Remy

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2009/12/12 at 9:53 AM

Susan Johnston

Word is sprading about your seeds and I actually found it thru the Garden Web’s Salvia Forum when looking for seed of S. subrotunda. I have a butterfly/hummingbird garden (I actually hand raise butterflies and sphinx moths) and many of your seeds attract them as nectar and/or host plants, including Frank’s Dill (host for Eastern Black Swallowtails. I generally just grow fennel for them, but was fascinated by the description of this plant, so will see how it does for me in Oklahoma.

Also thought I would give the Victorian Dwarf tomato a whorl as well. Will let you know how they all do in Oklahoma.

You have also been noted on the Oklahoma Gardening forum where you appear to be well known and highly thought of.

Thank you,

Susan

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2010/01/27 at 11:15 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Susan,
It is great to hear good things are being said about me and the site! I keep saying happy customers are the best advertising : )
The Salvia subrotunda is a cool plant. I, as you’ve probably figured out, lol, love growing lots of plants to attract the hummingbirds and butterflies. I commend you on actually raising butterflies and moths!
If you remember, please I would love to hear how the plants fair down in Oklahoma.
Thanks for the comments and the order : )
Remy

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2010/01/27 at 11:42 PM

Catherine

Greetings Remy,
Thanks for the great service you’re providing. I’m looking for dwarf tomato plants. I’m thrilled to find on your site small packets of seeds for Sophie’s Choice and also Silvery Fir Tree, two varieties I selected based on research on other sites. I would LOVE an heirloom black tomato dwarf plant I can grow in a container about 12? x 15?. I’ve searched online extensively and cannot find one. Perhaps you know of one? I have some Black Krim seeds (not dwarf), and worry that the plant won’t be able to get big enough to yield. I also can’t plant it in a larger container. Usually I’d do the experiment, but I’m on a very tight budget and I can’t spare growing medium on a long shot.
I’d appreciate your thoughts on the issue, and an heirloom black dwarf.
Much Obliged, Catherine

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2010/01/31 at 10:57 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Catherine,
I’ve not heard of a black heirloom dwarf tomato. There are a couple determinate black tomatoes that I can think of, Black Sea Man and Southern Night. I know I have a few seeds of Black Sea Man I could give you with your order. I’m not sure you want to try that, but if you do, let me know.
I can definitely recommend Polish Dwarf(red) or Rozovyi Flamingo(pink) for other varieties to try in pots.
Remy

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2010/02/01 at 11:05 AM

Catherine

Hi Remy,
Thanks for the quick reply and offer to include a few black seeds. Will you choose whichever you think will bear in a smaller container (i.e., <18?)?
Thanks also for the recommendation of Polish Dwarf and Rozovyi which I had not noticed. What’s the flavor of these two varieties like?
THANKS & OBLIGED, Catherine

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2010/02/01 at 7:40 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com

Hi Catherine,
I truly liked the flavor of both. Polish Dwarf was my favorite of the dwarfs this year for flavor. They are small like cherry tomatoes though. Rozovyi Flamingo was bigger which I like more and they were a very pretty color.
Remy

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2010/02/02 at 2:16 PM

Catherine

Hi Remy, THANKS for the further info! I appreciate your making sure I’m aware of the difference in fruit size. I’ll be ordering very soon as I need to get these babies started.
–Catherine

From Buy TOMATO Seeds, 2010/02/02 at 3:49 PM

To make the Buy Annuals Seeds A-K page easier to load, I have remove the old comments and placed them here.

Debra Carson
These seed offers are a wonderful surprise and I am glad a Daves’ Garden friend led me here.. Thanks!
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/05/13 at 11:17 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Debra,
It is nice to hear that a friend at Dave’s told you about here! I’m glad you like the unusual offerings too : )
Remy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/05/14 at 8:11 AM

Debra Carson
Hi Remy… I am back! I will be in Tonawanda,NY in septemeber, would be great to meet you!
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/06/11 at 12:16 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Debra,
If you are coming Labor Day Weekend, it would be nice of you to come to the Tomato Tastefest. No need to be a tomato grower, just a food loving gardener!
If it is another part of the month, we can figure something out. Have you been to Niagara Falls before? I’m a good tour guide.
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/06/11 at 9:47 PM

Debra Carson
Hi Remy,
I am back … Hope to send you some pictures of the Coral Vine. Mine bloomed..
Debra
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/11/02 at 7:50 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Debra,
How wonderful that you got blooms!! I know you received the seeds in May so you must of started them then. Did you grow it in a large pot or in the ground? When did blooming start? I’m only used to Coral Vine down in Florida so I’m asking since it is good info for the northern growers : )
I’m looking forward to pics,
Remy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/11/02 at 8:45 PM

Debra Carson
Hi Remy, I grew those coral Vine seeds in a flower pot, on the south end of my front porch garden, which faces East, next to the honeysuckle trellis, and it mingled in with it and was so pretty.. it would probably be still blooming now,, but our early first frost wilted it, and then the fall pruning by hubby finished it .. will send pics from my home laptop.. gosh I hope I ordered some more! LOL
Debra
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/11/04 at 9:49 AM

Audrey
when do you think moonflower will be available? i’ll wait to place my order, because moonflower is the main attraction for me! also, do you have any corkscrew vine seeds? thanks!
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/11/20 at 12:00 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Audrey,
I’m waiting on one of my wholesalers for the Moonflower. The season is just too short here for seed collection. So I don’t have a set time yet, but not to worry I will have them. I will try to remember to send you a message when I get them.
I wish I could find a wholesaler for the corkscrew vine! I know the price of the retail seed is ridiculous. Maybe I will attempt to grow it here or in Florida. It could be awhile though even if I do grow it.
Thanks for your interest,
Remy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/11/20 at 7:51 PM

Karen
Hi, I am going to place an order now but am also interested in the seeds that will be available in the winter.
Are you planning to send out an update email when you update your website with these seeds? I hope so. if it isn’t too much trouble.
I think we have traded in the past on one of the garden websites and I wish you great luck with your seed business!
Karen
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/11/22 at 9:45 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Karen,
Thanks! It is quite possible we traded before.
I’m going to send out emails and hopefully remember everyone. So if you or anyone doesn’t get an email, please don’t take it personal : )
Remy
Info for everyone ~ As far as annuals go, I’m going to add for sure:
Sunflowers(red and yellow)
Moonflower
Supercascade Petunias
Gazania
Zinnias
Nasturtiums
California Bluebells
If anyone wants something else, please let me know soon!
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2009/11/22 at 8:31 PM

Debra Carson
Hi Remy. I am back again.. I wanted yo to know the coral bell is going again in the south window upstairs, and I have three plants already vining downstairs. Also, I have pictures of the light pink 4 o clock if you want it for your site here.. I am so ready for spring.. I already planted tomatoes and salvias for the winter sowing in the window box garden upstairs.. Thanks for having this site, you are so generous!
Debra
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/01/19 at 8:33 PM

Remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Debra,
Cool about the Coral Vine! I bet they will be really spectacular this year.
I would love s pic of the 4 O’clock. I have one of just the plant with closed blooms during the day. It shows how nice and full they get, but doesn’t look great with no blooms showing so I never posted it.
I’m glad I’ve gotten to meet people like you through this site!
Remy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/01/19 at 9:04 PM

Bob
Re Ipomoea indica: Yes you can grow it as an annual. When it gets established (and that takes about a week…) it starts sending out stems that run across the ground, rooting at every node. Just take a piece with roots, plant it in a pot and keep it through the winter. Where I live winters are variable; some years it survives and others it does not. I grew it up a dead tree that was in the middle of a cement patio in order to contain it. But you still have to watch those runners, they grow *fast*. If you grew it in a (very large) pot, you would have to do the same, otherwise it would be in the ground before you knew it.
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/01/22 at 8:16 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Bob,
Thank you for your post. It is very interesting. Down in the Florida Keys is such a tame plant. The ground is solid coral so it is not so easy to take hold down there. Also with growing in coral, the plants don’t get overly huge. It is great to know it will bloom it’s first year and can be successfully grown in a pot.
Thank you,
Remy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/01/22 at 9:04 AM

Sandy
Remy, I am interested in blue wonder Heliotrope if you can get it. Can you tell me how to start these seeds? Should I start indoors or out, and what time of year do you plant ( Rochester, NY). I really enjoyed your class at the Seed Swap in Rochester a few weeks ago. I can’t wait to try your techniques. Truth be told, I did set up an indoor growing area with lights and a heat mat, but I can’t wait to try the outdoor method too.
Thanks – Sandy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/02/09 at 11:46 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Sandy,
I decided to add the Helioptrope to my last order of the year going out in the mail today. This company has a fast turn around time so I expect them to be in and listed here in a couple weeks.
Helioptrope is one for starting ahead of time indoors like peppers to get a good jump on the season being a tropical plant. It can be overwintered so you can start later if you plan to keep the plant and aren’t worried about a quick show this year.
I’m glad you enjoyed the class! I was happy to teach everyone something new. You need to get some bottles outside so you can see how wonderful it works with those cold hard plants : )
Remy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/02/10 at 9:33 AM

Sandy
Remy,
That’s great. It is one of my favorite annuals because of the fragrance. Another question. Do you know if light green 2 liter bottles work for winter sowing outside? I drink a lot of Fresca which is in a green bottle.
Sandy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/02/10 at 9:58 AM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Sandy,
The green ones work just fine. I use them myself.
Heliotrope is very pretty, and I love the scent too! I actually wear vanilla scented perfume. If you don’t grow Viburnum carlecephalum, I recommend it if you have the space. The scent of that shrub is heavenly.
Remy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/02/10 at 8:10 PM

Sandy
Remy, welcome back from vacation! I just got my seeds and am anxious to start planting. Do you know a good web site for instructions on indoor/outdoor sowing of individual varieties? I have scouted around a little and have had varying luck.
Thanks- Sandy
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/02/18 at 8:30 PM

remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Sandy,
I had a wonderful time! The best advice I can give for wondering about specific varieties is to post on the Winter Sowing Forum on GardenWeb, http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/wtrsow/ The people there are very friendly and will tell you of their experience with specific plants. I sometimes chime in myself : ) A good basic rule of thumb is hardy annuals, biennials, and perennials can be winter sown at the beginning of winter. Hardy perennials will do best with at least 6 weeks of winter. Hardy annuals and hardy veggies can be sown in late winter. They will sprout early! Regular annuals like say zinnias can be sown once winter is pretty much over which would be early April here. Annuals that are slow growing tropical types, I like to start inside so they will be decent sized by the time nice weather arrives. Hope that helps.
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/02/28 at 9:55 PM

Debra Carson
Hi Remy I am back, I have beautiful plants growing right now thanks to you. I hope you have these seeds in stock.. the zinnias.. I am ready to have my Zinnia bed now.
I am waiting for some blooms, do have blooms on the blue eyed daisy and the other little yellow daisy, they look so pretty!
From Buy ANNUAL Flower Seeds A-K, 2010/06/12 at 12:21 AM

Remy
sampleseeds@yahoo.com
Hi Debra,
I’m so happy you have beautiful plants from my seeds! It is cool that you have blooms on the daisies already! I didn’t grow either this year, just not enough room with trying so many new things.
I have lots of Zinnia seeds!
Remy

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  • Randy says:

    Remy, my changed e-mail address has an extra ’3′ from what your contacts probably show. Please update. (My Paypal is updated). Anyway, as a non-listed member SSE I can and do request from listed members. If there is anything your curious about please let me know and I’ll get it for you. My latest request arrived today:
    Plant Type: TOMATO/ORANGE-YELLOW (Solanum lycopersicum)
    Variety: Apelsin
    Members: BELR BA A – HAS -75 days, indet., regular leaf plant, 1-1.5 m tall with a high yield of orange beefstek 200-300 g fruits, good flavour, Russian CV NC Seeds

    NY KI N – HAS - 75 days, indet., regular leaf, 8 oz., orange fruit with very good flavor, BELR BA A 04

    OH AN A – HAS - one of the best orange tomatoes, sweet, flavorful, plentiful, attractive, 8-12 oz. fruit, blemish free, Gary Millwood, Louisville, KY

    SWED TR A – L.Q.-200-400 g round orange fruit, beef type, from Russia,

    WI LO M – HAS - Short 4′ plants, late, but good production of 8 ounce fruits until frost.

    SSE Rules state ‘you cannot profit by [sell] seeds until your 1st grow out’- then ~ they don’t care-yours to sell. I’d like to share Apelsin seeds w/you for growout mainly because Tania shows no seed company offers (at her website) Also rules for listing members are pretty stringent on ‘truth and comparisons’, so with the above positive comments and more seeds than I can use I would surely send 10-12 seeds. – Your gardening (& F’book friend, Randy

  • remy says:

    Hi Randy,
    Thank you for the offer, but I do have Apelsin seeds. I’m not sure about growing them this year though. I have so much to grow and only so many spots! I do have Adventure slated in the red globe tomato spot along with Box Car Willie and Rasp Large Red. For an orange this year I have picked Orange Minsk for sure. I’ve had that on the must grow list. It is tough whittling it down. I want ot grow it all, lol.
    Remy

  • Catherine says:

    Hi Remy, I hope you’re enjoying a little time off.
    I wanted to let you know that last year (2010) I grew “Stupice” seeds from your shop and they were excellent! They were better in production and flavor than a variety bred for my local conditions “San Francisco Fog”. Same for “Sophie’s Choice” (also from you). I grew both of them in my outdoor garden plot in the ground and in 6 gallon buckets inside in my west facing bay windows. In both locations those two were the best varieties I tried. I also grew and gave away seedlings from “Silvery Fir”, “Polish Dwarf”, and the free ones you sent “Flamingo (its real name is sort of Russian and I don’t have it with me)”, so I can’t speak to them. This year I’m going with cherry tomatoes because I noticed that the gardeners in my community garden with cherry plants had fruit both earlier and longer than I did. We get only 5 hours of sun a day. I’m trying “Gardener’s Delight” and “Sun Sugar”. Oh, and Kentucky Wonder pole beans. Now that I’ve built a tall trellis (peas are growing there right now), I’ve turned my back on the less tasty bush beans.
    Best Wishes from San Francisco, Catherine

  • Remy says:

    Hi Catherine,
    I’m enjoying the warm weather. Though I have been gardening and collecting seeds, it does not seem like work.
    I’m so glad to hear your tomatoes did well! Cherry tomatoes and small tomatoes do seem to do best in tough conditions. They seem to be more akin to their wild ancestor.
    I’m a big fan of pole beans. You get so much for such a small amount of garden space.
    Thanks for coming back to order again!
    Remy

  • PAUL says:

    Hi neighbor Remy!! I’m so happy to have already gotten my seeds from you. Wow you are fast (to fast)! I need to wait proably a few more long dragging days before i start seeds in my flats. This is so frustrating having to wait. thanks again and look forward to doing bussiness with you again.Good luck with your growing season too!!Paul

  • Gary says:

    Hi, Remy. Just a comment on Hellfrucht. This is a German word, which means “bright fruit.” It has nothing to do with “hell” in English.

  • remy says:

    Hi Gary,
    I checked it out and you are right, but I would like to keep my story from old tomato buddy Norm. It is so much nicer, and the leaves really do grow up in a flame like manner.
    Remy

  • Geof Wheeler says:

    Remy, I bought some of the spicy mix lettuce from you this year. I have started harvesting a little of it already (though I havent actually moved it outside yet) Can you list the types of lettuce/greens that are in the mix? There are some I love and would like to be able to get more seeds of, but I dont know enough about lettuce to be able to identify any of it.

    Thanks Geof

  • Remy says:

    Hi Geof,
    I’m glad you are happy with it. Unfortunately no, I can’t name the lettuces. I purchased a few mixes from wholesalers then mixed those together so it really is a mix!
    The spicy greens though are from what I grew and mixed together. There is probably arugula, tat soi, mustard, mizuna, and I feel like something else that I am forgetting! If you describe an item in detail or take a pic, I’ll know what it is. I might know a few lettuce varieties too. Some are distinctive enough to make a good guess at what they might be or at least a good comparable variety for future purchases.
    Remy

  • Ruby Wilson says:

    Hey Remy, I know I jumped the gun with planting the seeds early, but can’t we just put them in the next size seed starter kit and save them until the ground is warmer?

  • Remy says:

    Hi Ruby,
    Some you can, but it will be difficult the way things are going! It will never be warm, lol. It doesn’t hurt to try though. Somethings may get out of hand like the beans. If things don’t go well, I will have back ups for us.
    Remy

  • ryan says:

    can you get more varieties of datura and brugmansia such as red peach and gold

  • remy says:

    Hello Ryan,
    I hope I can this fall. I grew a peach brug last year, and though I had many blooms, I had no viable seed. I do have to say I got so busy, I never spent time pollinating. If I can’t get my own seed, if I see it somewhere wholesale, I’ll grab some.
    Remy

  • Madeleine says:

    Hi Remy,
    This is a wonderful website! I’m beginning to prepare an order for seeds to plant in the fall for a perennial garden(for the first time!), and have a question. What would be a good perennial border plant with foliage that would continue to look good from spring to fall after the flowers die off?
    Madeleine

  • remy says:

    Hi Madeleine,
    Thank you! I’m glad you like the site.
    Well, I’m happy to say that the plants I have listed all have good all season foliage with the exception of a few. One is Papaver orientale. Oriental poppies foliage dies back in summer so they are best placed where plants will fill in to hide the dying foliage and empty spot they will occupy. Oh and anything listed as a bulb like the Ornithogalum will have the foliage dye back and disappear too.
    Another is Phlox paniculata. Some people have mildew problems. I do not, but I have seen it in gardens. They are tall so often people have them strategically placed in the back with other perennials hiding their bottom half where mildew occurs.
    The other is the biennial Alcea rosea(regular leaf hollyhocks.) They have a tendency to get rust which makes the foliage ugly. It relative Malva alcea can get this too. The other malvas don’t seem to have this problem.
    Hope this helps,
    Remy

  • Claire says:

    Hi Remy! I am SO excited about finding your website. I’ve been making a very long list of what I want to order for next season, and also possibly for fall planting. I can’t wait! Your descriptions of the plants are really great and I want to try all sorts of new things.
    There is one thing I’d kind of like to know. Is it possible for you to list maturation times for the veggies and tomatoes and stuff? Or maybe post a link to somewhere I can find out? I live in a shorter season area, so it’s really important to know if they’ll mature in time for me to get a good harvest! Thanks again for a great site, and I’ll be ordering a lot.
    Claire

  • Anthony says:

    Hello,

    I’m already planning my 2011 garden. This year I’d like to add two types of hot peppers: red hot cherry peppers and red hot Portugal peppers. Hopefully, you can add them to your hot pepper listings.

    Anthony

  • remy says:

    Hi Anthony,
    I’ll see what I can do : )
    Remy

  • remy says:

    Claire,
    Somehow, your comment got overlooked! I’m thinking I saw it, knew I didn’t have time to write a response right then, then I forgot about it, and then I never did write : ( Please forgive the error.
    So on to answering your questions. How short is short? Shorter than here? This year because on inclement weather, I did not get to plant my tomatoes until June 6th. This is a little late for here. Usually it is the last week of May. The good weather goes until mid-September. Then after that it is hit or miss. So in general, I have 90 something days of really good warm veggie growing weather. Anything more that that is a bonus for the year.
    I do say at the beginning of the Tomato Seed page why I hate DTMs since they vary so much. I do try to make sure I make note of early varieties and very productive varieties. If a variety does not do well here or is very late, I do make note of it in the descriptions so steer clear of those.
    This site gives a pretty good guide to get nice feel for DTMs.http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/DG1425.html
    If you are still unsure before you order, email me at SampleSeeds@yahoo.com. I’ll do my best to help.
    Again so sorry for the long wait on a response.
    Remy

  • janezee says:

    Hi, Remy,
    I love your site, and have been working on my order.
    In the meantime, I found some information regarding Bradley:
    http://doublehelixfarms.com/bradley

    and Tigerella
    http://daughterofthesoil.blogspot.com/2011/03/tomatoes-of-past-glory.html

    Just doing my research for my very foggy, cool climate off the coast of Washington state.

    See you in TV.
    Jane

  • remy says:

    Hi Jane,
    Thanks for the links! :)
    Yes, see you on TV,
    Remy

  • Adam says:

    Hello Remy,
    I am glad I found your website. Got the link from davesgarden.com. I live in western Washington and I once grew a tomato called Kootney. Its a Russian variety. Unfortunately the company no longer carries that variety and I would like to grow it again as it is the first tomato I grew from seed that produced for me. I am glad that you take requests like this. Thanks.

  • George Baucom says:

    Remy,
    Just wanted to say thanks. I received my seeds today and I’m always looking forward to them. Thank you very much for helping me find all the blue flowers that I wanted.
    Geo

  • remy says:

    You’re welcome! :)
    Remy

  • Tyler says:

    Hi! I was just wondering if the Jembo Polish beans are pole or bush? Thanks!

  • remy says:

    HI Tyler,
    They are pole. There’s a lot to look at and read; you must not of noticed that I have all the beans grouped together by types.
    Remy

  • JOan says:

    Remy,

    Thanks for getting my 2nd seed order to me so quickly. I made my first order just a few weeks ago, then discovered your info on winter sowing. I just had to order more seeds to experiment with. I can hardly wait to present the Monkey A$$ tomato plants to my daughter & son-in-law, brother and Son, what a conversation starter those containers will be.

    Happy Gardening from GA,

    Joan

  • Carolyn says:

    CUCUZZI: Just a couple of suggestions for your squash/gourd descriptions: Cucuzzi gourds can be eaten unpeeled when the diameter of a quarter. Slices only take two or 3 minutes to steam at that stage and have some green bean overtones to their flavor. When large enough to peel and cube or stuff, the immature white seeds are sweet and crunchy. The white flowers can be pollenized at night by moths, but watch for geranium/corn budworms in the blossoms. If you pollenize by hand, tying the female blossoms closed afterward might keep egg-laying moths out. I have only grown them on a fence, but imagine they would be dramatic overhead, perhaps with Tromboncino squash. Both have rampant growth characteristics and neither have spiny stems or leaves like some squash.

    CUSHAW: Some people like to pan-fry cubed Cushaw squash with onions.

  • Grace says:

    I’m a novice gardener and was having trouble with an order. Remy was so helpful and so fast. It felt like I was working with an old friend. What a delight to find this site and this service.

  • Bughunter99 says:

    Hi Remy,

    If you need a photo of chocolate stripes you are welcome lift it from my blog. It is one of my favorite tomatoes.
    http://gardenmutiny.blogspot.com/2009/08/prettiest-tomato-of-all.html

    Stacy

  • remy says:

    Thank you Stacy!

  • Gwen Betz says:

    Friend who is just starting to sprout edible seeds told me about your site. Some great and tasty offerings.

    Being able to try several varieties in a reasonable amount at reasonable cost is a real blessing.

    Totally delighted to find the Jarrahdale Winter Squash, and Kuri squash here also. Two wonderful storing squash with great taste. My all time favorite winter squash!

    Thanks so much!

  • Bill says:

    Received my seed order recently and I’m probably more excited about the bonus seeds than my actual order. Last time that I ordered (mostly tomatoes), Remy included a bonus packet of Malachite Box seeds. These tomatoes were tasty and productive as described here, and I just reordered them. My bonus this year; Orange Minsk tomatoes described as “early, prolific, and tasty; what more could you ask for.” Well, getting them as a bonus! Thanks, Remy.

  • Linda says:

    Hi Remy, Would you consider offering Momotaro tomato seeds? They are a Japanese F1 hybrid that have an excellent rich, complex, heirloom-like taste. Vigorous grower and productive. Not all that early maturing in my zone 5/almost 4 garden, but then nothing is; I still got a lot of mature fruit starting in mid-August. The seed company I usually buy them from is getting ridiculously expensive and they want $7 for shipping 1 packet! I can’t justify spending that much, but I’m so sad at the thought of a summer without Momotaro tomatoes! I can’t find them elsewhere. I appreciate your very reasonable prices!

  • Remy says:

    Hi Linda,
    The problem with most of the hybrid like that is the expense of buying them even at the wholesale level. 1000 seeds can run $50-100. So it is tough because lets say you and a few other people want them, but no one else does, I end up with a loss. Sungold is the only one I regularly buy as enough people want it.
    Remy

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