Got my Brandiwines!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by mpillow, May 30, 2006.

  1. mpillow

    mpillow Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I paid thru the nose but I got 30 plants....$3.39 a six-pack....spanking myself for not starting my own :p got some Parks Whoppers, and roma paste and an Early variety.

    Next year...SOMEONE REMIND ME PLEASE.

    AND apparently they have become incredibly popular....we went to 4 greenhouses....walmart..homedepot and the grocery stores....and not a one...

    SUNSET greenhouse in Fairfield had them....its way off the beaten path but huge and high priced! :help:

    Did I mention the tractor(31 years old) blew a rod after we put on the new PTO belt and got half done??? :grump: :grump: We still need to till one more time for our heavy soil....tractor is being fixed....we went and looked at $30,000 Kubotas today :grump: and now its threatening rain for the next few days.....Lord help us! :help:

    Its been a Memorable Memorial Weekend! :grump:

    mpillow----still hasn't planted!!!
     
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  3. ginsengsally

    ginsengsally Well-Known Member

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    $3.39 for a six pack is paying through the nose!!!???? The farmer/greenhouse owner put a lot of care into growing those plants, nevermind the cost of heating her greenhouse. I charge $3 per plant or 4 for $10 (certified organic). I breathed a sigh of relief that you couldn't find them at your walmart or home depot, etc.

    Support your local farmer. Buy and eat locally!!!
     
  4. MELOC

    MELOC Master Of My Domain

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    wow, $3.39 for 6 tomato plants! i know what i am growing next year!

    i guess it is all relative. $3.39 for the tomatoes that the plants will yield is reasonable but i think they are priced a bit high to start with. certified organic means little to me personally but to some it is important. i think the whole "certified organic" fiasco is a bit much. i guess i will have to claim my plants to be "naturally grown with no chemical or genetic alterations or additives".