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Susan Cerato
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Available...horseradish starts...to be dug before garden tilling.  Grown in organic, good ole Iowa black soil.  One dollar per start plus postage.
 
Galen Young
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Horseradish is easy to harvest when grown in a container.
 
wayne fajkus
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I'd lIke a dozen. Let me know how to get $ to you
 
Susan Cerato
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Thanks...!  I'll get them dug for you.  How do you want them mailed?  I was thinking the best way for the plants is in a bag with dirt and sent priority small box....that runs $7.15.  If you want them mailed in a padded envelope and regular mail, I'm sure it would be less expensive.  You can correspond with me via email if that is easier.... scerato11@aol.com.  I can send a paypal request if that works for you.
 
wayne fajkus
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The 7.15 is fine.  Send request to wfajkus@gmail.com thanks!. 
 
wayne fajkus
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Any growing info would be appreciated.  I've been wanting to try these. Im.pretty excited.
 
Susan Cerato
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Tips for growing.  Well, they have been in this garden for fifty years.  So, once you get them planted and let them grow for the year, you can pretty much count on them coming back every year.  I'd think harvesting some of the roots in the Fall would be fine if they reach a good size in your soil.  Otherwise, I'd wait until the following Fall.  Any little piece of root will put up a new shoot the following Spring.  I use a Ninja machine to grind the peeled and cut up root until it is a fine consistency, pack it in a jar and cover it with white vinegar...keep it in the fridge.  One of the things I love is when the days are hot...and the Sun heats up the leaves....the whole garden smells like horseradish.  I'll be able to mail them off to you on Thursday.  I'll need the mailing address.  And, thanks...enjoy
 
Tj Jefferson
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One of my friends is going to hit you up for some. Thanks for putting them up!
 
Susan Cerato
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You're so welcome.  I got the email and they will go out as soon as I get the paypal squared away.  Enjoy.... Susan
Sent out today priority mail... tracking number 9505 5116 2156 7110 0777 93
 
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Be careful about planting that near anything else important....it spreads vigorously and when you dig it, sprouts will come up from the least bit of root left.
 
Susan Cerato
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You're right about it spreading.  It has been in this garden for decades.  Every Spring I till it up and plant on either side of a strip that I leave for harvesting.  I've never had a problem with it and the plants/crop nearby.  I just pull it out as if it were a weed.  Mulching is effective.  As someone suggested, you could sure plant it in containers and eliminate the possibility of it spreading.
 
wayne fajkus
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I got mine planted today. Thanks again!
 
Susan Cerato
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Good to hear.  Thanks for letting me know.
 
Tj Jefferson
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Good reviews on the plants! Thanks Susan
 
Susan Cerato
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Thank you!!  I'm so happy that this little bit of Iowa will be contributing to good food for lots of people.  I'm glad they traveled well.  I wondered if you got a chuckle at the packing job.  Those flat rate boxes don't count on "packers" using them.  I've tilled the gardens and just left enough horseradish to give me a fresh supply come Fall.  Now...on with the garden work.  I appreciate the feedback.
 
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