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[Tomato Dirt #272] How to Swap Seeds to Plant This Season
December 29, 2022

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 26

Dear Tomato Dirt reader,

Welcome back to Tomato Dirt! A couple times a month, we’ll send you this newsletter packed with tips about growing tomatoes and using them.

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Beat the rush and get great deals!

Each year, our friends at TomatoFest have a huge year-end sale on their tomato seeds. NOW is the time to get yours.

Choose from more than 450 favorite heirloom tomato varieties and tomato seed collections – up to 50% off regular retail prices during this once-a-year sale from our friends at TomatoFest.

Visit the TomatoFest store now to get best selection.

Good stocking stuffer, too!

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FEATURE: How to Swap Seeds to Plant This Season

Seed trading is an excellent way to acquire tomato seeds at little to no cost.

In proper trading, money does not change hands. Instead, your saved seeds become currency to use to “purchase” next year’s seeds.

Also, by exchanging seeds with other gardeners, you can try new varieties you may not have considered before.

A seed exchange allows you to share your garden seeds with others and trade to receive seeds to grow in your garden. You can participate in an online seed exchange or an in-person seed swap.of these ideas …

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Tomato Growing Tip: 3 places to find tomato seeds

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Some Tomato Dirt Faves for Starting Seeds

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Seed Starter Set: all the essentials for staring seeds, including cell tray and heating mat Seed sower to plant tiny seeds easily and accurately Seed Starting Pot Maker – save money, make your own eco-friending seedling pots

More about Tomato Seeds

Where to Buy Tomato Seeds: A List of Online Vendors What To Look For When You Buy Tomato Seeds Compare Seed Starting Pots What to Lok For In Seed Starting Kits

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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