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As always, I waited to the last minute to do my garden. I wanted to plant organic non-Genetically modified seeds, but I never found out where to get the from. I was thinking of buying some now, for either next year, or planting them in tubs and bringing them in side the house when it begins to get cold. So, my questions are...<br><br>
1. Does anyone know where I can order organic non-Genetically modified seeds from?<br><br>
2. Does anyone have experience with growing plants inside? I'm curious to know if they grew as good and as fast.
 

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My primary source for seeds:<br><br><br><br><a href="http://www.seedsofchange.com" target="_blank">http://www.seedsofchange.com</a><br><br><br><br>
Organic, open pollinated (=non GMO, non hybrid) seeds. Many heirlooms. Cheap, and the service is prompt. They have some other gardening stuff too (organic pest control, etc), plus you might know them from their frozen entrees, pasta sauces, etc. They have a lot of veggie stuff, not bad tasting.<br><br><br><br>
I'm a big fan of this company and read many of the books they released. They have two huge "research farms" in NM and CA, where they also do vegetable breeding and heirloom seed saving - all organic. I guess they have so much crop that they figured it's best to start a frozen entree business with it... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/wink3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=";)">
 

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As of inside growing. Yes I do and yes they can grow just as fast, and even faster, if the conditions are optimal. Light is key. But you can even grow in a room without windows, if you invest in the necessary grow lights -> they will grow fast.<br><br><br><br>
What kind of plants do you want to grow, and where (what are the conditions)?<br><br><br><br>
You're better off, if you don't want to get crops inside, just bring the plants in to overwinter. Then they can be kept in a reasonable bright room. They will suffer and get weakish, but when you set them out in spring, they'll recuperate fast and you'll have a headstart. Some people do this with tomatoes (did you know that tomato is not an annual but can fruit for many years?) and container-grown fruit trees.<br><br><br><br>
If you want to have fruit inside, then you'll need a sunny windowsill (or something like it) or you might need to get growlights.<br><br><br><br>
Also, it depends on the type of plants you want to grow. Fruiting plants need a lot of light, leafy greens need relatively little.<br><br><br><br>
I have gown lettuce, spinach + herbs indoors under fluorescent light with satisfactory results.
 

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Apple: I just ordered a whole bunch of seeds from Seeds of Change. They even threw in a free packet of Evening Primrose seeds! I'm starting my seeds inside and transferring them to the ground after they get big enough. The herbs and lettuces I am doing in containers. If we ever get sunlight again maybe they will grow! I'll let you know how they work out.
 

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Yes, Seeds of Change is great. I got some tomatoes from them last year and they grew like friggin crazy, along with green chilie seeds...mmmm green chilies!
 

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Apple: If you want to save yourself some money, you can have our leftover seeds. Just PM me or Rich if you're interested. (This was Rich's idea. Just following up on it!)<br><br><br><br>
My cosmo-savoy lettuce and mesclun are sprouting! Yay!
 
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