Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Another Seed Order Has Arrived!
I received my seed order from this family run seed and poultry company out of Calamus Iowa. They carry a very large selection of heirloom tomatoes and other heirloom seed as well as an extention selection of poulty. I also ordered Cannas-they will be sent when the weather is appropriate. They black and white catalog is charming and I loved the seed packets. The seed packets were priced from $1.00 to $1.75. They also sent me a free packet of Scarlet Cypress Vine.
This is what I ordered:
Canna Green Queen
Canna Bronze Prince
Canna Red King
Red Perilla: This is an Herb with red Coleus-like leaves used in Japanese cooking.
Old Fashioned Petunia
Melanopodium: 2 feet tall, little yellow zinnia-like flower
Hollyhock: primarily Black
Himalayan Celosia: variegated leaves; single crest red flowers
Cosmos Sulfereous Kenikura
Zinnia Crystal White Zinnia angustifolia: long daisy-like flowers
Ghanat Coriander: True coriander, Strong flavor.
Ester Hess Yellow Cherry Tomato: Iowa Heirloom, large deep yellow cherry.
Yellow Pear Tomato: old fashioned thumb sized.
The Address is:
Sand Hill Preservation Center
1878 230th Street
Calumus Iowa 52729-9659