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The more I read about flax the more interesting it sounds

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flax

and the more it sounds like it would be great to grow on the homestead
Various parts of the plant have been used to make fabric, dye, paper, medicines, fishing nets and soap.
however after a couple hours of searching for flax seeds to plant in my field I turned up nothing.

the only thing I can find are health food stores selling it for people to eat.

do you grow flax? Where do you get your flax seeds for planting in the garden and not for sprinkling over my breakfast cereal? :baby04:

thanks!
 

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thanks @wisjim

also found it in the cover crops section

http://www.turtletreeseed.com/section54.html

just placed my order via phone, got a few other things as well ;)

their flax also had the same official name as found at wikipedia

956FLAX, OMEGA BLUECert. BD/OG(Linum usitatissimum)Annual. A golden seeded variety with oil high in omega 3 fatty acids, which are known to strengthen the cardio-vascular system and reduce the risk of heart attacks. For food and cover crops.Grown by BS and DTH.

thanks again
 

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just a quick update, got my seeds ALREADY!

I ordered the seeds from turtletreeseeds on friday Jan 16
Monday the mail was closed for holiday
today is the Jan 20, got the seed in the mailbox

wow that was fast, turtletreeseeds may not take online ordering, but they sure ship their seeds fast ;) thanks again for the tip
 
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