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Fri Aug 1, 2014, 01:13 AM

34. We grew these for the first time this year, too.

Finally convinced hubby that we no longer needed to grow GMO seeds he had been getting from our local co-op. We had terrible luck w/garden the last 3 yrs. When he planted these seeds in the hotbed, he also planted some coop Bradley seeds he had saved. The difference in the plants was stunning. The Cherokee Purps were so much healthier & more vibrant. (I think I made a believer out of him. ) I must admit I was taken aback by the unusual shapes we've encountered from these Purps. Many remind me of a brain! The flavor is delicious though!

We got our seeds from Baker Creek Seed in MO.

THANKS, NRaleighLiberal!

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