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    Default 2019 Seedy Advent Calendar

    Inspired by Norfolkgrey's 2018 https://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gr...ent_98216.html and the fun it was to sow random seeds for Advent, its time to start again for 2019. (OK, I know it should have started yesterday but dates are meaningless in the VC Calendar )

    I'll be dipping into my random seeds box and pulling out a packet each day and sowing them. You never know your luck and seeds aren't fattening like Chocolate.

    Anyone else joining in this year?
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    Lol, yeah, I’m with you but I’ll only be sowing from my box of ancient tomato seeds from pre 2010...will be interesting to see which actually germinate
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    Ok, I’ve picked out the following toms at random

    1st Dec - White Wonder
    2nd Dec - Tropical Ruby

    she beetles off to sow them...
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    Iím so pleased this is up and running again this year. It was great fun last year. Iíll join in with fantasy seed sowing . Not joining in for real this time ( see my usual excuse : )
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    Hereís my fantasy seed sowing for the 1st & 2nd. All of my selection are seeds I donít own, have never grown, but would like to.

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    I'm picking from a plastic box labelled "Odd Edibles/Herbs".
    They're the seeds you buy on impulse because you like the name or they sound interesting but never actually get around to sowing. Most of these are well past their sow-by date.

    Day 1 - Variegated Land Cress /Barbarea vulgaris variegata. Sow by 6/2007

    Day 2 - Kasuri Methi / Trigonella corniculata Packed March 2013

    I'll sow these tomorrow with another one, yet to be pulled out of the box.
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    I won't be able to join in until January, and then I will be happy to sow something every day Too much to do before Christmas, and I'm away for two weeks over Christmas and I don't trust my house sitter to keep anything watered lol
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    I just chose 24 packets of seeds,closed my eyes so it’s a surprise & picked ~
    Day one - Geranium mixed hardy perennial 15 seeds
    Day two - Echinacea Brilliant Star hardy perennial 8 seeds
    They’re all on the bathroom windowsill until germination

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