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#158643 Dec 5th, 2007 at 02:07 PM
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I've gotten some catalogues and I meant to ask last year but I forgot to...why are seeds so expensive (in my opinion) I wouldn't mind spending a few bucks on seeds but sometimes I think it's a bit overpriced. Things double click cosmos I can understand because they're so new and just came out last year (I think?) but stuff like datura seeds seem to be expensive. $4 for a packet of 10...am I being a conscious consumer or has stinginess taken the best of me? I'm just curious what do you guys think...


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I don't buy seeds often but when I do they don't seem too expensive to me. Maybe it has to do with the difference in currency? Plus my grocery store usually has coupons for buy 2 get one free. Sorry I couldn't be of more help but next time I'm at the store I'll pay more attention to the prices just to see.


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chermoni #158647 Dec 5th, 2007 at 02:31 PM
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Unless I special order seeds I either swap or get them pretty cheap at Walmart.....Are the catalogs you are looking at just catering to Canada? Maybe it's a Canadian thing them being much more expensive?

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I haven't noticed seeds being that expensive around here either.

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Well, the catalogues are canada based companies, like veseys and stokes. parks i got too but it's all about the same. like clivia seeds, $19 for 2 from parks (i think) oh well, i guess it may be the currency


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i don't know, that seems pricey to me

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Originally Posted by kennyso
Well, the catalogues are canada based companies, like veseys and stokes. parks i got too but it's all about the same. like clivia seeds, $19 for 2 from parks (i think) oh well, i guess it may be the currency


for my part, kenny---at that price, they can keep their seeds !!


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Kenny, I think they have to order themselves to stock their catalogs. So we end up paying more than triple the cost. Not worth it at all.


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