Peaches & Cream Corn Seeds | Hybrid | Fresh Garden Seeds

25 GLASS GEM CORN SEEDS HEIRLOOM 2021 ORGANIC ( U.S SELLER! NON-GMO!) – $2.08

BOONE COUNTY WHITE CORN SEEDS – NON-GMO, HEIRLOOM, VEGETABLE FARM & GARDENING – $2.61

CORN, ASHWORTH SWEET, HEIRLOOM, ORGANIC 20+ SEEDS, DELICIOUS AND SWEET KERNELS – $1.79

CORN SEED, GOLDEN BEAUTY SWEET CORN, HEIRLOOM, ORGANIC, NON GMO, 100+ SEEDS – $6.50

101+ Indian Corn Seeds – EASIEST CORN TO GROW BY FAR! – Ornamental Corn – NONGMO – $6.98

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Peaches & Cream Corn Seeds | Fresh Garden Seeds

101+ Indian Corn Seeds – EASIEST CORN TO GROW

*Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
*Sunlight: Partial Shade, Full Sun
*Type: Vegetable Seeds
*Vegetable Type: Corn
*Soil Type: Loam, Peat, Sand
*USDA Hardiness Zone (°F): 3 (-40 to -30 °F)
*Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate

25 GLASS GEM CORN SEEDS HEIRLOOM 2021 ORGANIC ( U.S SELLER! NON-GMO!)

*Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
*Sunlight: Partial Shade, Full Sun
*Type: Vegetable Seeds
*Vegetable Type: Corn
*Soil Type: Loam, Peat, Sand
*USDA Hardiness Zone (°F): 3 (-40 to -30 °F)
*Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate

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The Case Against Corn for a SHTF Survival Food Crop

Regardless to popular belief, corn is not a good crop for surviving a SHTF Doomsday event.

When the topic of food crops for SHTF comes up in the forum, there is one that is talked about more than others, and that is corn. There is a common misconception that all someone needs to do to grow corn is to plant the three sisters – beans, squash and corn.

In theory, the beans are supposed to supply the corn with much needed nitrogen. While beans and peas produce their own nitrogen, it is not in a form that can be easily used by other crops. In other words, there is more to growing corn than just planting beans with it.

Then there are the various types of corn. Corn seed we get from the local farm supply store is a far cry from native corn grown by indigenous Native American tribes.

Corn After SHTF

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Stockpiling Seeds For a Survival Garden

Lets talk about stockpiling seeds and the value of having the ability to plant a survival garden. Stockpiling food – dried rice, beans, canned goods – is fine and dandy, but that is a none renewable resource. When you eat that can of beans, are you going to plant the can, and maybe it will sprout a canned bean plant, for you to pick more cans off of? I don’t think do.

Stockpiling food provides a family with a limited food source.

Stockpiling seeds and having a garden can provide an unlimited food supply.

2,000+ years ago, did the Romans and Egyptians have canned foods and mylar bags? Nope, they raised what they wanted to eat. What about the Greeks and the Chinese, did they have mylar bags full of rice and beans? Nope, they raised what they ate.

There is nothing wrong with stockpiling food. It appears to me that a lot of survivalist put more focus on stockpiling a limited food source, then on learning how to develop an unlimited food source.

Corn Seed

Maybe one of the most versatile crops grown today. The kernels can be ground to make a type of flour, or they can be dried for long term storage. Corn can be ground or fed whole to all kinds of livestock – cows, chickens, pigs,,,,,,.

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Planting Potatoes, Peas and Corn In a Survival Garden

Potatoes, peas and corn – plant them in that order.

Commercial grade fertilizer has 3 numbers, such as 13-13-13. Those three numbers stand for nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (also called Pot Ash).

nitrogen – large leaves, tall growth – greens, spinach, corn, okra
phosphorus – root growth – potatoes, turnips
potassium / pot ash – pod production – peas, beans, corn, okra, squash

Potatoes – use fertilizers with a high middle number, such as 10-20-10 fertilizer. The higher phosphorus content helps promote root growth. The potatoes can be harvested and eaten at anytime. Just dig around the base of the potato plant and pull out the potatoes when you want some to cook. Or, wait until the top of the plant dies, then you know the potatoes are full grown and ready to harvest.

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Stocking Up On Survival Garden Seeds

As the local stores get their garden seeds in, it’s time to take an inventory and start stocking up. A well rounded survivalist seed stockpile should include the types of food that the family will eat. And, most important, the types of seeds that will grow in a certain geographical area.

The bags that the seeds are stored in should be marked with the type of seed and the date when the seeds were bought. The date is very important so that the seed stocks can be rotated out every 2 – 3 years.

Examples of different types of seeds and plants:

Potatoes

Potatoes are usually planted from cuttings from a mature potato. When the “eyes” start to sprout on the potato, take a knife, cut a good section of the potato off (along with the eye).

Types of potatoes like red skin or Irish are high producers.

Squash and Zucchini

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