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Carrot Seeds

Discussion in 'Allotments Discussion' started by Chesterfieldgardener, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. Chesterfieldgardener

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    For those who are avid carrot growers, you probably know that the average price for carrot seeds most places is around £2 to £3 for around 1500 to 2000 seeds (who the hell counts them?!)
    Marshalls seeds are selling a 15g packet (16,900 seeds) of "Autumn King" for £2.99, free delivery.
    Bear in mind they last around 3 or 4 years.

    I was so disbelieving I contacted their customer service (sad or what? haha), and they confirmed that was correct. NO - I am not going to count them haha, BUT the weight and size of packet, plus it states "16,900", shows there's one helluva lot!​
     
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    nowt sad about that, must be the Yorkshire genes in us, just ordered same myself!
     
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      After 12 years in South Yorkshire, and married to a Yorkshire lass, it's obviously rubbing off! haha
       
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      25g for £3.15 from Moles, an extra 11,267 carrot seeds for only 16p more.

      Carrot Autumn King - Moles seeds

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        Hey scrungee! :) Thanks for the info. Is that for Autumn King (my fav variety), and free delivery? Some ****s have the cheek to charge for what's a simple 2nd class postage stamp.
         
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        Yes, the shipping appears to be free at the initial stage of their checkout, but I didn't go any further, I think it's only orders that include peas, broad beans, etc. that attract p&p charges.

        They also do 25g of Autumn King 2 for only £2.60

        Carrot Autumn King 2 - Moles Seeds
         
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          Can you remind me in 4 years, when I've possibly used up my current "stock" haha
           

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