Is there any one or two that would like to go in together on some of the bulk seed? Since I know nothing I probably would need to depend on someone else to tell if it's a good price (SEANDER) LOL.
I need seeds but couldn't possibly use that many
tcs, The essay and article from Dianne's Flower Seeds mentioned on your link above is pretty good, and may be, in the interest of keeping things clear and concise, the only source needed on the 'first year bloom perennial topic'.
I have no idea why I posted the question about the seed on this thread. I'm so sorry. I was going through threads pretty fast and my little twin 3 year old grandsons were here. Nuff said, but I really do feel foolish
"Winter sowing" could also refer to direct sowing of seed in fall/winter... even if you don't think it's appropriate for the "sticky," I couldn't resist pointing everyone to Dea's whimsical account of winter sowing poppy seeds... you have to click on this link if you missed her Dec. 24 article!
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center has a wonderful native plant database. (Native plants are perfect for winter sowing.) One of the database's many nice features is that it provides lists of recommended Native Plants by Region and State for the following areas:
Northeast - CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT
Mid-Atlantic - DC, DE, KY, MD, NJ, OH, PA, VA, WV
Southeast - AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN
Midwest - IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD, WI
Rocky Mountain - CO, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY
Southwest - AZ, NM, OK, TX (East, Central, North Central, West, High Plains, South)
Northwest - AK, OR, WA
California - Southern CA, Northern CA
Canada - AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NT, NS, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT