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Old-fashioned corn?

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 22:57

Thanks for the advice Zoomer44.  It's not terribly windy  -  I'm in Dorset - but your plan of corn with pumpkins and beans sounds very attractive.  I prefer climbing beans though ...  just need to think of a way to arrange things so that the beans don't get in the way of the pollination of the corn ...


Old-fashioned corn?

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 20:18

Realseeds and Vegetableseedstore don't sell them, presumably because they're modern F1 hybrids, but here's a link to people that do:

They sound rather good  -  I'll give them a try if I have any money or garden space left after ordering from realseeds ...



Old-fashioned corn?

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 19:26

Thanks very much for the swift replies, people. They both look hopeful;  Realseeds only has one, but it seems to be the best of all.  Have you tried any of them?


Old-fashioned corn?

Posted: 15/01/2016 at 17:40

Where can I find seeds for corn on the cob that isn't one of the 'super-sweet", "sugar-enhanced" varieties?  They seem to have taken over completely from the old-fashioned kind in seed catalogues.


Talkback: How to grow strawberries

Posted: 24/07/2012 at 14:26
I've read that you shouldn't raise new plants from strawberry runners because this risks propagating viruses ... Is this right, or does it only become a problem after a few years?
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Old-fashioned corn?

Where can I find seeds of corn that isn't "super-sweet"? 
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