British Gardening forum: The laws which EU is considering?

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Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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CarolineScott
May 7, 2013 4:31 AM CST
I have heard that the EU is considering regulating seeds?
How will that affect British gardeners? seed banks etc???
Keep us informed???
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA (Zone 6b)
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irisarian
May 7, 2013 9:06 PM CST
The seed banks here have people who have permits & seeds distributed from there. For example we couldn't import seeds, but the iris group SIGNA can.
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Region: Canadian Bulbs Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters Lilies
Peonies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Garden Ideas: Master Level
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CarolineScott
May 8, 2013 8:49 AM CST
Yes, to import seeds to USA---one needs a phytosanitary permit.
We do that for the NARGS seed exchange.

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