Garden Crops featured on new US Stamps

iowa50126(z5IA)April 26, 2006

OK, this isn't a traditional garden message. But, along with playing in the dirt, I've been a philatelist since I was a Boy Scout.

The US Postal Service has issued a new 20 stamp booklet of 39¢ stamps that feature garden "Crops".

There's Corn, Beans, Squashes, Sunflower & seeds and best of all...Chili Peppers. You get 4 each of the five stamps.

Check 'em out at your local PO.

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sos_acres(Z5 SE IA)

Aren't they wonderful?! I had to buy two - one to use and one to keep :)

    Bookmark   May 4, 2006 at 10:55PM
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i like the idea of plants on the stamps but i'd rather have beautiful flowering trees or flowers! love the idea, though.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2006 at 9:50PM
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Maude_IA(z5-SE Iowa)

I like the stamps, too. I think the idea is that these are native to the Americas, whereas most other plants originated somewhere else.
The USPS site tells about all the stamps they sell. Here's a link to the Crops of the Americas set.

Here is a link that might be useful: Story of the Crops Stamps

    Bookmark   May 7, 2006 at 10:41AM
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