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Offline Donjo911

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Home grown top quality seeds for herbs?
« on: April 02, 2014, 09:38:17 PM »
(Not pot - this post is not 420 friendly).

I'd like to source some seeds or starts for a high quality (read well regarded and perhaps not usually available) oregano and basil.  I know seeds are available at [insert big box store or hardware store here]  All recommendations will be appreciated. If any replies have experience with starts, I'm interested in any soil, irrigation or other recommendations.  Thanks in advance!
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Re: Home grown top quality seeds for herbs?
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2014, 10:16:30 PM »
Donjo911,

I asked something similar to what you did at http://www.pizzamaking.com/forum/index.php?topic=10535.msg93277#msg93277  You can see what members recommended there.

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Offline Donjo911

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Re: Home grown top quality seeds for herbs?
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2014, 12:54:07 AM »
Thanks so much Norma & Craig.  I really appreciate it and I will read all the links.  And to you both... After 100's of hours of reading your pizza chronology - you are both awesome. Craig in a scary but super cool way and Norma in a sweet and like Columbo (just one more question) very diligent way...yet you are BOTH a little like the great and powerful Oz (to me). So, many thanks!
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Re: Home grown top quality seeds for herbs?
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2014, 02:19:38 AM »
If your climate is cooler basil is a good indoor window sill grower, and grows readily from cuttings so from a couple of initial plants you can easily sustain a regular supply of the good stuff.

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Re: Home grown top quality seeds for herbs?
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2014, 09:44:12 AM »
Had good experiences with these guys: http://www.richters.com/

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Re: Home grown top quality seeds for herbs?
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2014, 06:44:43 PM »
Thanks Divani & DylanDylan!  Great point re weather. My spring summer plan is to grow seeds to starts inside a few raised bed boxes (to be built by me) that will have a greenhouse 'top' that I can use for incubation, inclement weather and perhaps as chill protection in late fall / winter in the Pacific Northwest. If all goes well in spring I'll propagate using clippings as you've suggested. Great help. Thanks to all!
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