Seeds Needed for School Project

teacherashleyOctober 8, 2008

Hello, I am a newbie to seed saving and wintersowing, but have been reading a lot on the sowing and seed forums for the past few months. My math class will be doing a wintersowing project this year, and I desperately need lots of different kinds of seeds. Perennials, annuals and some tomato seeds would be greatly appreciated. I will be having the children measuring, cutting and taping to make the containers and measuring to fill them with 4" of soil. As the containers sprout, we will figure the percentages of seeds sprouting compared to the number of seeds planted. This should be lots of fun, plus a back to nature trip for city children - and plants for everyone. The school has an enclosed area just outside my classroom windows to keep and watch our containers, as well as a garden area for planting that was used years ago for school project gardens. There will be about 20 seventh graders involved in the project. My thanks in advance for anyone willing to share their seeds. Please check MY PAGE for my email address and email me concerning any donations!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

Welcome to Garden Web and The Seed Saving Forum.

I'd suggest you checking out the Seed Exchange Forum. Look for posts that say SASE, or SASBE or NEWBIE. Those will be posts where members who have an abundance of extra seeds are generously offering them up for a bubble envelope and postage.


    Bookmark   October 9, 2008 at 2:09AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Tomatillo Seed Saving
I would appreciate any help re: how to save Tomatillo...
any seed savers in z7/8 Southeast?
I already posted the following to the vegetable forum,...
Organizing Seeds
Hello, I would love to hear how people organize their...
seeds sprouted in paper towel show mold on paper towel
I saved my zinnia seeds last year and decided to sprout...
mini pumpkins
I bought my daughter one of those miniature pumpkins...
Sponsored Products
Abalone and Crystal Photo Frame
$299.00 | FRONTGATE
A and E Cage Co. Large Corner Bird Cage 14022 - 14022PUREWHITE
$599.99 | Hayneedle
Brushed Nickel 12-Light Chandelier
Owings Mill Outdoor Postmount by Troy Lighting
$498.00 | Lumens
Market Square Small Outdoor Wall Mount
$145.00 | Bellacor
Full/Queen Blanket 90" x 90" - WASHED BLUE (FULL/QUEEN)
$249.90 | Horchow
Colonial Bronze Outdoor Hanging Lantern
$257.60 | Bellacor
Freeport Outdoor Pendant by Hinkley Lighting
$225.00 | Lumens
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™