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Urban seed Exchange

Discussion in 'suburban75' started by northernhord, Jan 22, 2008.

  1. northernhord

    northernhord Well-Known Member

    Ive got a shed loada Pak choi seed pods drying, they will be dried out in about two weeks, Ive got a limited amount to give away so whoever gets the first pm in gets them.
     
  2. jimadore

    jimadore Banned Banned

    Loads of seeds but no seed packets, where can I buy some?
     
  3. girasol

    girasol visual spaceship pilot

    I've got garlic seeds :D

    I'm new to this, but as we have space in the garden this year I started to grow more than just mint and rocket.

    I can't believe I ordered 'garlic seeds' from the internetz, because they arrived yesterday and they were just garlic bulbs, doh! Surely I could have just grown the garlic I get from the supermarket?

    Anyway, if anyone has any spare strawberry seeds I'll have them.

    I have nothing to offer, yet!
     
  4. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    You at the clothes swap tomorrow? I've got some seeds, but not strawberry.
     
  5. girasol

    girasol visual spaceship pilot

    Yep, bring the broccoli ones and I'll have them :)

    I measured the soil's PH and it seems to be between 6 and 7 - surprising I thought but I think maybe the previous owners did something to the soil. Anyway, things should grow well, in theory...

    :D just realised we might end up swapping seeds for tops - I like the sound of that. Who needs money, hey?
     
  6. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    Will do if I've still got them. Definitely have sprouting broccoli and carrots :)
     
  7. girasol

    girasol visual spaceship pilot

    ok, bring them both, I'll have 'em.

    * Just reading up on different types of broccoli now :)
     
  8. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    :D
    ok, I'll bring whatever I'm not planting this year again - some things didn't work so well in pots and might do better in a garden.
     
  9. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    I thought the clothes swap was tomorrow - I can't do thursday. If you PM your address I'll pop the seeds in the post :)
     
  10. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    Ok, seeds I've got and happy to post to people:

    Calabrese (normal broccoli)
    Radish
    Atlas carrots (little round ones)
    Lamb's lettuce
    Purple Sprouting broccoli
    Linaria (baby snap dragons)
     
  11. Spark

    Spark Well-Known Member

    I'd like some calabrese and lambs lettuce. in return i can offer perpetual spinach, french beans (cherokee trail of tears and a flat variety called sophie's coco)
     
  12. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    Happy to just send them to you :) our roof seems to be plagued by snails and slugs, so nothing much survives (only doing spinach and courgettes this year)... will have another proper go at more veg when we live somewhere else.

    PM your address and I'll pop them in the post tomorrow. Sure you don't want any of the others?
     
  13. Spark

    Spark Well-Known Member

    i'm going to book group this month so could do a swap then
     
  14. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    ok, will put the lettuce and calabrese aside for you :)

    Got these left for anyone that wants them...
     
  15. Spark

    Spark Well-Known Member

    the french beans i have would survive slugs and snails - they work well grown up some canes if planted in a very big pot and are very prolific, plus quite pretty
     
  16. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    gwan then, I'll give them a go :)
     
  17. Melinda

    Melinda Kama roa, efshar livloa?

    SEED SWAP SPAM:

    I have some mixed lettuce seeds, as there are 750 in a packet and I have plenty to spare.

    Any corriander, parsley, basil or other summer herbs wanting to do a swap?
     
  18. Melinda

    Melinda Kama roa, efshar livloa?

    I also have godetia flower seeds, which the kiddy winks love to plabt.
     
  19. psycherelic

    psycherelic I'm not an old hippy!

    I have chives, chervil, sage, thyme, purple basil, oregano, Italian parsley and rosemary.

    Could be interested in lettuce but I already have probably far more seeds than I'll ever have room for.

    So I also have:
    Peas, broad beans, green beans, carrots, radishes, beetroot, garlic and loads of other veg seeds.
     
  20. psycherelic

    psycherelic I'm not an old hippy!

    Has anyone got any tarragon?
     
  21. Melinda

    Melinda Kama roa, efshar livloa?

    Biddly! :)
    Ive just checked my mail and done a wickedly loud whoop!
    Thank you so much ! :D
     
  22. Melinda

    Melinda Kama roa, efshar livloa?

    I have chilli, sweet bell pepper and coriander seeds to share.

    Cayenne chilli

    Jalapeno chilli

    California Wonder Sweet Pepper

    Yolo Wonder Sweet Pepper

    Coriander

    Dwarf Beans
     
  23. Rutita1

    Rutita1 Perfectly Flawed

    oh...just noticed this thread...I'm in! :)
     
  24. 8115

    8115 doesn't smoke

    It's not a vegetable, but I have some honesty seeds that I will mail to anyone who wants some. It's a beautiful and very under-rated plant. Send me a message (? is that how this works) if you would like some. I also have some majorly sexy squash seeds.

    I'm interested in herbs.
     
  25. 8115

    8115 doesn't smoke

    Hi,

    I'd be interested in some lettuce seeds if possible as I'm going to grow winter lettuce (experimental but I saw it mentioned somewhere else). I can swap for some thyme? (Not strictly a summer herb). Or mixed yellow/ green courgette. Or the above-mentioned.
     
  26. nicksonic

    nicksonic que acido para la rumba

    i'd love to get hold of some chilli plant seeds if anyone's happy to throw some my way... :)
     
  27. Melinda

    Melinda Kama roa, efshar livloa?

    Ive got some squash seeds to give out.

    Ive also got a spare match book of chive seeds from WRCF-UK.



    Ive got some cuttings which have struck over the winter too.
    Should I do seperate thread for shub swapsies and giveaways?
     
  28. aqua

    aqua made of cheese and gin

    I have some tomato (gardeners delight), rocket, carrot and pepper (california wonder) - all from either magazines or the RHS grow your own campaign

    full packets, I don't need these (as I have everything now :))

    pm me with your address if you would like them :)
     
  29. Melinda

    Melinda Kama roa, efshar livloa?

    I have Jalepeno, cayenne chilli and sweet peppers 'yolo wonder' and 'california wonder.'

    Also available salads, carrots and chives.
     
  30. Melinda

    Melinda Kama roa, efshar livloa?

    Does anyone have any spare cucmber seeds? I fancy giving these a try. :)
     

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