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#1 poor_old_dad

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Posted January 19 2007 - 07:17 PM

This is going to be a free seed exchange thread, NOT for selling ANYTHING. And it is ONLY FOR LEGAL SEEDS. Posts that violate these simple rules will be deleted and if it gets out of hand, the whole thread will be gone. It will work as follows:

If you have a need for seed, or spare to share, post it here. If you see that member has what you need or needs what you have, send that member a Private Message & arrangements can be made. I suggest that whoever needs the seeds send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the member with the seeds. I also suggest that when you get the seeds you need ot run out of the seeds you're offering, you edit your original post to let folks know.

I've seen this work in many places, and it can really help folks who are tight on $$$, or want to grow 3 basil plants without buying a pack with 900 seeds... stuff like that. It also works real well with seeds for flowers and even rare plants.

If there are questions or problems to let me know.

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#2 poor_old_dad

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Posted January 19 2007 - 07:32 PM

Ok, I'll even go first.

I have basil seeds, plus cayenne & jalapeño pepper seeds. And as a rare item some Red Peter Pepper seeds. http://www.peterpepp...ter_peppers.htm

To quote from the web site, "
which naturally and consistently contort themselves into a miniature replica of, well - take a look at its scientific name: Capsicum annuum var. annuum 'Peter' (Penis Pepper)."

Peace,
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Celebrating 56 years of Organic Gardening - 8/7/1956 -- 8/7/2012 :peace:

I think everyone should read Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience", "Life Without Principle", and of course "Life in the Woods" also known as "Walden"

Also read Emerson's "Self Reliance" and "Nature"


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Posted January 20 2007 - 08:27 AM

Well, if anyone's been following my ongoing conversation with P.O.D., I have an ambitious gardening plan this year. One way or another, I'll be coming up with some transplants for certain veggies, and marigolds. But I have NO seeds, at all, yet, for all the veggies I want to plant directly into the ground. The first ones I'll be needing (thank you, poor_old_dad!) are lettuce, radish, and snow peas.

Eventually, I'll be needing a little of everything, near as I can tell!

Once I get down to my co-op and buy what I can, I'll post up any extra I may get in packets, etc. But I don't know how much or how useful that will be. Since it's my first year gardening, I don't have much to offer... But if my garden is successful, I will save seeds from everything and have lots to share next time around! :D

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Posted January 21 2007 - 04:12 PM

great idea p.o.d. ,,its about time we get a seed exstange on here,,ill look in the barn for some seeds to go up,when my seads start ariveing in a couple months ill post more up.
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Posted January 22 2007 - 09:44 AM

I have a couple (and by couple, I mean few, as in two...) Sensitive Plant seeds... It's a pretty cool plant, once it gets established (needs to be indoors, it's a pretty big wimp)
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Posted January 22 2007 - 07:18 PM

This is a great idea!

If no one minds a Canadian jumping in I have lots of Four O'clock Marvel Of Peru (Mirabilis jalapa) seeds to offer.

Its a large vine like plant with beautiful flowers that open around 4pm. It self sows seeds every year. The plant that keeps on giving Posted Image.
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Posted January 24 2007 - 05:03 AM

HUGE hug for P_O_D!

This is the way to go people!!

I am wondering if we can do this for the other side of the Atlantic too?

This must be the Global allotment in the Global Village!!

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Posted January 24 2007 - 10:11 AM

Great Idea!

Seabreeze,
Im up for it! Ill have a look see what seeds Ive got from last year and let you know what Ive got.

:)

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Posted January 24 2007 - 06:11 PM

how about a bit of something i got a bushel of . it's named the Christmas bean . very good eating . a purple-splotched large bean , cooks quick and easy with a brown flesh. climbing-type . i've yet to grow it , so cannot indicate its yield . many others have grown it successfully as this is an heirloom variety .

#10 Sea Breeze

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Posted January 26 2007 - 03:49 AM

Great Idea!

Seabreeze,
Im up for it! Ill have a look see what seeds Ive got from last year and let you know what Ive got.

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Hey Ripple

Me too - I know I have some peas/beans I can send you some wild garlic aswell ( you can use it like chives and use the bulb too) I have more but I need to have a look!

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