I purchased the Fall Seed Collection for some container gardening this autumn and have been very pleased with the results. Germination rate was fantastic and I had to do much more thinning than I usually do from store-bought seeds. The little growing guide helped with varieties I haven't grown before (hello, kohlrabi). All of my plants are hardy and healthy and I'm already enjoying the early harvests. Looking forward to maturity on the longer growers. Will be buying the Granny's kitchen garden pack for spring. Thanks so much!
I planted several varieties over the past couple years. These have been the most reliable producers so far. Averaged 10-15 lbs. one larger one about 20. Nothing remotely close to 40 lbs. that’s ok. Huge ones are a pain to break down.
I planted a whole bunch of this to attract bees and butterflies. It grows like crazy. However I protected the seed with hay because my first round died because of the hot Florida sun and lack of rain lately.
We started these indoors in January. We transplanted them twice and finally out to our raised bed (full coastal sun). The plant is massive and the tomatoes are TASTY! The best little tomatoes we have ever had. We will likely plant them in a separate bed next year since they grow to such a large size and can crowd out other plants.
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Organic Cayuse Oats
Certified Organic Cayuse Oats
Cayuse oats are a cool season, annual cereal grainthat is typically grown here in California for a cover crop or livestock feed.
Many of the farmers use this oat to bail oat hay from because it shows a 14% higher biomass production than California Red Oats.
Organic Cayuse forms a nice crop of oats that is easy to hand harvest because it grows about 6' tall.
We use Organic Cayuse oats for chicken feed, but the rest of the plant is perfect for horses, cows or goats. The ideal situation is to throw the entire shock of oats into the barnyard letting the ruminants eat the biomass and the chickens eating the grain that falls to the ground. Farm living done right!
Oats grow best in cool, moist climates, yet are adapted to many climatic extremes. It is an excellent winter cover crop in the South and in areas where winter freezes are not severe, like ours here in California.
I buy these oat seeds because my kitty's love to eat the oat grass that sprouts from the seeds.I will put wet dirt about 2/3rds the way up in one of those Styrofoam pans you get when you buy a big package of hamburger,then I will sprinkle the oat seeds all over the dirt,then put 1/4 in dirt on top the seeds,I put it in a sunny window & keep it wet until it sprouts,then I allow it to grow for 3 to 4 days after the sprouts have grown 5 or more inches high ,then I will give the flat of oat grass to my kitty's to eat they love it.I usually start 2 flats,then a day or 2 later I will start another & so on so my kitty's have oat grass all the time to eat at their pleasure.Yes they are all spoiled.I would love to buy these oat seeds in bulk again by the pound like I have in previous years.