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Opium poppies (beware what you wish for!)


Last summer Jacque asked me for seed of the poppy I used for my avatar, and do you think I could find it? I thought I’d put it all into a pot for use on bread rolls. I found old seed, years 2002, 2003, etc. and thought it would no longer be viable so I threw it away.

UNFORTUNATELY where I threw it was the stupidest thing. When I started potting things up and digging into my veg. patch my home-made compost in the spring …… poppy seedlings came up everywhere like mustard and cress!

If anyone is crazy enough to want these beautiful things, I have saved a load of seed this year. Send me your address in a private message and they will be yours, but I’ll not be responsible for the consequences!!

My soil is poor, dry and sandy – I have no idea how they do on anything moist, deep or rich. Could this be a GoY seed trial?

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Thank you. I'll message you my address.... :o)

10 Aug, 2009


Thank you I to will send you my address I am a p[oppy fanatic Denise.

10 Aug, 2009


Thank You,Shirley i would love some poppy seeds,will send my address:~)))

10 Aug, 2009


lol i think you are gona be sorry , we will all want them . i think they are beautiful

10 Aug, 2009


ooh if there are some spare I would love some too


x x x

10 Aug, 2009


Would love some too!

10 Aug, 2009


If there are any left I'll have some Thank you.

10 Aug, 2009


I can't have any...BIG BAD CUSTOMS BULLY in my way...thanks for the offer though. I'll just let you grow them for me in my virtual garden on GOY.

happy gardening.

11 Aug, 2009


So sorry, Km, Customs can be a right royal pain in the .....
I'll probably have them forever, so there will always be more pics!
Everyone else, I'm heading for the dispatch dept. now!

11 Aug, 2009

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