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Gleckler Seedmen

Posted by euarto_gullible 5 (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 10, 13 at 14:28

I see their website hasn't been updated. Are they still in operation? Anybody know what's going on?


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RE: Gleckler Seedmen

I just got an order from them last week, so yes they are still in operation, with some fantastic heirloom varieties. I particularly wanted Gary O'Sena and JD's Special C-Tex, which have proven excellent producers here in the last miserable 2 years of drought.

I think their listing of "new varieties for 2012" meant new offerings for Spring 2013 actually. They just put them up in late 2012.

Susan


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RE: Gleckler Seedmen

Their new 2013 varieties have not been put up yet. At another site where Adam posts many have been asking. Since I know Adam and Ellie very well I called and Adam called me back the next day.

Adam works almost full time for the family concrete business and that work is what puts food on the table, etc, and they took a brief vacation in January. Adam said the new ones would be up by the beginning of this past week, but I just checked and they aren't.

The reason I know is b'c every year I send varieties for trial ro several seed companies and last Spring I sent about 20 to Adam, so I too was curious as to which ones he liked and saved enough seeds of to offer for 2013.It does take a long time to upload pictures and do the variety descriptions, that I know.

Those of you who know about Glecklers I think can appreciate the fact that when he revived the business several yearfs ago that was started by his grandfather in the 40's, and then his father George after that, and then closed, that whenI saw Adam had restarted the business I was thrilled b'c it's where I got many of my varieties backin the 80's before Ijoined SSE in 1989.

All to say that when I found out that he'd restarted I spearheaded a project to have other folks send him rare or hard to get varieties so there wouldn 't be that much competition from other sites.

So it's a good one to go to for those kinds of varieties, and there are several others who also have the more hard to get varieties as well, but with little overlap.

Hope that helps.

Carolyn


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RE: Gleckler Seedmen

Thanks for the info.


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