I received FIVE garden seed/plant catalogs yesterday.

If you sometimes order plants by mail as I do, you'll find that some companies are great and others are on the sketchy side.
Before you order from a company, check them out at www.gardenwatchdog.com to see how they have treated other customers.
yes - this used to be sold!
vegetable seed packs
flower seed packs

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  • Connie wedding Connie wedding on Oct 01, 2016
    If you take a bunch of old-fashioned-looking vegetable seed packets (the ones with the colored drawings and not real pictures) and put them together in a frame, it looks great in the kitchen. I had one over the stove and a big one over the kitchen table for many years.
  • Tig8813372 Tig8813372 on Oct 02, 2016
    I agree with the people about the Kudzu...nasty invasive plant. Please plant responsibly... What's Invasive in my State? For state-by-state lists of invasive plants, visit the USDA's Introduced, Invasive and Noxious Plants page. Common Invasives The following landscape plants are considered invasive in many parts of the country. If they're invasive in your region, look for alternatives. Ground covers bugleweed (Ajuga reptans) crown vetch (Coronilla varia) English ivy (Helix hedera) periwinkle (Vinca minor) Shrubs Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii) Russian olive (Eleagnus angustifolium) autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) burning bush (Euonymus alata) privet (Ligustrum) bush honeysuckle (Lonicera), including Bell's, Amur, Morrow's, and Tatarian honeysuckle multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora), and roses grafted onto multiflora rootstock Trees Norway maple (Acer platanoides) tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima) mimosa (Albizia julibrissin) empress or princess tree (Paulownia tomentosa) Perennials non-native bamboo goutweed (aka snow-on-the-mountain, Aegopodium podagraria) pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana and C. jubata) cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) Chinese silvergrass (Miscanthus sinensis) Vines Porcelain berry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata) Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) English ivy (Hedera helix) Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) Chinese and Japanese wisteria (Wisteria sinensis and W. floribunda) Thanks for the space to vent and inform. ;)
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