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As a family who is just starting to work their little piece of land- we have finally amassed some items and are always looking ahead & making future plans.
This thread is from earlier in the year, but we would love to trade with other permies .....

Have (# means I have a decent amount):
* quinoa - rainbow, black & red head varieties
* crimson clover
* spaghetti squash #
* butternut squash #
* acorn squash #
* Okinawa spinach {clippings}
* cotton - green, brown & native Florida
* okra - evertender , cowhorn
* luffa ## {vine}
* mammoth greystripe sunflower
* crimson clover
* cranberry hibiscus {clippings n seeds}
* white ginger {roots}
* coontie palm (small)
* tumeric
* rootbeer plant

Want (trees/shrubs would need to be dwarf varieties):
^ ramps
^ wild roses
^ elderberry
^ rue
^ self-heal ( prunella vulgaris)
^ peach / low chill like Elberta 250hrs or less
^ pear / keiffer variety or similar
^ citronella
^ mother of thyme
^ ajuga (a pink tipped variety)
 
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hey elle =)

i would trade with you if you are interested, i have a few things on your want list = several different wild roses, cultivated roses, i have six different kinds of rose seeds to trade. i also have some elderberry, rue (will have to check, pretty sure!)...and even some other things that i have just received in trade i could share if you are interested....like i just got a bunch of wild persimmon in trade, and a few rareripe peaches....among some other fruit seeds.... i posted a list a few posts back....

or ummm .....heres my trade list again at GW, i do a lot of trading there especially lately
http://members.gardenweb.com/members/exch/leilahamaya


i would want to trade for white ginger (Hedychium coronarium?) and quinoa of any kind, possibly something else if you found some things of mine you wanted.
 
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Hi Leilah,

I have quinoa you can have for sure, and can do the ginger as well.

I have a few persimmon seeds (open pollinated) we could swap kinds if you like. I believe I can take a cutting from my brown turkey fig, have at least 3 types of carrots to share, hibiscus if you want it, and a nice sw potato rooting.... I am working on more of the fruit trees in other trades so lets keep in touch about that maybe we can swap again.

Would like to trade you for: assortment of the wild roses, ragged jack kale, wild strawberries, elderberry, rue, and the peach.


Elle
 
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hey that sounds great =)
i would love all of those things, or some of them, whatever you want to share.

of wild roses i have something like the woods rose or possibly the viriginia rose (or very similar, idk i gave up on positive id - theres a LOT of kinds of "wild rose" they are all very similar and one huge hedge had two similar species in it),
rosa rugosa in both white and pink, and a batch that is mixed (with the standard bright pink and white which may be crossed) and a small fuschia rose that was very common wild around my old neighborhood, more of a regular rose flower but small, elongated dark colored hips that i found good flavored for harvest. any preference, or should i just send small amounts of each?

i'll contact you by PM with my address, double check that i still have that rue.... and some other details....
thanks =)
 
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Uhm well, good flavored ones and pink flowers would be nice. Lol

Okay l will await your pm. I have to hunt down the persimmon n such so may take the weekend to gather anyway.

Yeah! - trading plants makes me giddy.


 
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excellent =)
i know i love seed trading

and i found the rue!
and no rush, take your time.

will PM my address
 
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Rachel-
I would like some of your yarrow seeds if you still have excess.

I posted a list of some things I have for trade, let me know if you see anything of interest.
I do have other random things so ask if you are looking for something.


Also have lab lab and sorghum.

Thanks Elle
 
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I would like a few seeds of traditional Heirloom Green Pepper. My environment is rather good for it, I think.

Does anyone happen to know where I can find Camu Camu (Myrciaria Dubia) seeds?
 
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I have lots of Hot Pepper seeds to trade.
Ghost Pepper (Bhut Jolokia)
Trinidad Scorpion Butch-T
Trinidad Moruga Scorpion
Hot Early Jalepeno (some of them turn purple)

All are open pollinated (cross-pollination is possible, but I don't usually have a problem with it) grown in 2013, no artificial nothing of course.

I would also trade the whole pods, dried with seeds in them so you could use them for chili, hot sauce, etc and still use the seeds.

If interested, let me know what you have for trade that grows in zone 5, I'm pretty open to most things.

I also have lots of other veggie seeds, just don't have the time to check how my stocks are on everything, so feel free to ask for other stuff.
 
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I have been out of the loop here for a while, but I have seed to swap. I will work on a new list and get it posted.
 
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Here is a list of some of our extras for trading. Just PM me with what you have to swap; we always figure something out.

Lambs Quarter
Black walnut
pie pumpkin
Native Blackberry
Double Wht Hollyhocks
Mixed Rudbeckia
Dwarfed Winged Sumac
Mixed Marigolds
Yellow Cucumber
Unknown Fig
Viola
Echinacea
Yarrow
Golden rod
 
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I have these for trade:

Hopi Tobacco (Nicotina Rustica)
Bok Choy
Romaine Cimarron Lettuce
Butterhead Buttercrunch Lettuce

Looking For:
Beets
Purple brassicas (kholrabi, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage)
Dinosaur Kale
non-orange carrots (looking for some variety)
different eggplants (not black beauty)
squashes
leek
chard

Borage
Chamomile
Hyssop
Sage
Stevia
 
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How'd you miss this thread? http://www.permies.com/t/11200/resources/Seed-swap-letter

Just curious...

Have: Asn greens, wildflowers, medicinal plants like burdock,
Want; Tomatoes (beefsteak, cherries and the like) peppers, herbs, lots of herbs, and anything else interesting

ty
 
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Cortland Satsuma wrote:Here is a list of some of our extras for trading. Just PM me with what you have to swap; we always figure something out.

Lambs Quarter
Black walnut
pie pumpkin
Native Blackberry
Double Wht Hollyhocks
Mixed Rudbeckia
Dwarfed Winged Sumac
Mixed Marigolds
Yellow Cucumber
Unknown Fig
Viola
Echinacea
Yarrow
Golden rod



Update:

Lambs Quarter
pie pumpkin
Native Blackberry
Double Wht Hollyhocks
Mixed Rudbeckia
Dwarfed Winged Sumac
Mixed Marigolds
Yellow Cucumber
Echinacea
Zinnia
Tall Pink Sedum

Will trade with anyone who needs these. I would love to get from anyone who has... Sun Chokes, Comfrey, unusal Shrub berries/fruits, Asparagus, Rhubarb

 
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Hi Dan,
http://www.thegrowers-exchange.com/Herb_Plants_s/3.htm
for one...
and I just ordered Tipi Tambo seed.
thanks
 
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It's still snowing and I'm still trading. oi.

I've got-

sage
cilantro
fordhook giant chard
globethistle
morning glory-purple
morning glory-flying saucers
queen anne's lace

looking for-

basil
angelica
hyssop
borage
white yarrow
rue
chervil
claytonia
heavenly blue morning glory
stinging nettle
ramp
white sweet clover
any wild edibles
or just make an offer

thanks
 
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I was surprised to find how many people are looking for stuff that I have in abundance. I may have PM'd you already, but I realized that it might be easier to post to the thread.

I think I can find a lot of stinging nettles seeds and I know I can find A LOT of burdock seed. If I can't find many nettles seeds now, I know I can gather a lot in the fall. I just bought a new place and am very busy, so at this point I'm less concerned with getting more stuff to plant than with sharing what I have. Perhaps I can earn "store credit" so to speak.

Yarrow is also abundant in my area (NW Iowa, zone 5a), and some seeds are still attached; much like the nettles- maybe I can't collect much now, but in the fall I'll gather a lot now that I know people are wanting some.

Oh, also pale purple coneflower (Echinacea pallida) is abundant here [as opposed to purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), which is further east].

If you want burdock, that's definitely not a problem to find (a herd of deer are spreading burdock seeds all over my front "yard" as we speak, with every flick of their tails and I accidentally collect and spread their seeds just about every time I go outside.

I noticed recently in the Horizon Herbs catalog that they think compass plant is rare. I beg to differ. The seeds are hard to find this time of year, but if anyone wants some of those in late summer/fall let me know about that too. (I can find lots of cup plant seeds too.)

I'll add to the list later, and I'm sure I'll have requests eventually too, but I'll leave it there for now.

 
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Anyone have Jicama?

Have: herbs, tam jalapeno, asian greens

Carefull, Jicama seeds, being toxic, might not be alowed to be shipped in some countries. (edit by Satamax)
 
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want: blue peas, early spring peas 1/2-1oz of if possible, TY
 
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George Lee wrote:want: blue peas, early spring peas 1/2-1oz of if possible, TY



i have a few blauwshokker blue podded peas, and a few snow peas and snap peas.
sorry not a lot, these are just small amounts of leftovers from recent plantings.
probably 10 or so of each.

the blauwshokkers came up nicely recently =) i am psyched to see how those come out.

i could probably find some interesting tomatoes for you too.

if you want to trade i would trade for asian greens, mizuna, and any tea herbs or other herbs you might have.


in general right now i am looking for fruit, berries, herbs.
i have a lot of veggies, herbs and other things to trade.

 
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Deb Stephens wrote:Darn, I pretty much just went through my 10 years plus saved seed and tossed all but those from the last 2 years into various compost piles and pots (hoping some are still viable and will surprise me), so I only have small quantities of things I intend to plant this year (or already have). I do have a ton of luffa and white cushaw squash seeds if anyone wants those. Here is what I have now and what I will have by end of summer/early fall if anyone cares to keep in touch until then.

I currently have:

- Luffa - probably enough for 50 swaps of 10 seeds each (or more seeds if you need them)
- White Cushaw squash - same as above
- Blackberry and Purple Passionfruit suckers (They are taking over my garden -- they sprout everywhere, like kudzu). I am not sure how to ship these, but maybe I could wrap them in damp moss or paper and they would do okay for a few days in transit. Anybody have experience doing this?
- Baptisia australis (native wildflower -- also called False wild indigo) (only a few of these now, but more after I gather this season's seeds)
- Marigolds (no named varieties -- these are mixed from years of reseeding and crossing in my garden)
- Tomato Riesentraube (only enough for two or three swaps)

What I will have by season's end:
Tomatoes:
Riesentraube
Black from Tula
Cherokee Purple
Carbon

Peppers:
King of the North (sweet bell)
Serrano Tampequino
Red Savina Habenero
Chiltepin (these are the true, wild peppers - round and pea-sized)
Chili pequins

Greens:
Malabar spinach
Kale, dwarf Siberian
Swiss chard, fordhook giant
Mustard, giant southern
Chinese pak choi
Arugula

Herbs:
Parsley, Italian flat-leaf
Oregano
Thyme
Broadleaf sage
Basil, licorice
Basil, Thai sweet
Basil, Emily
Spearmint
Borage
Garlic chives
Lemon balm
Rue
Fennel
Leeks
Chia
Shungika
Spilanthes (toothache plant)
Stevia (fingers crossed it does better this year!)

Melons, squashes, etc.:
Buffalo gourd (native melon)
Poona Kheera cucumbers
Tatume squash
Lemon squash
Spaghetti squash
Yellow crookneck squash
Italian edible gourd (called Serpente di Sicilia because it looks like a huge snake -- but tastes like a delicious squash)

Grains and Beans:
Amaranth, love lies bleeding
Amaranth, orange giant
Amaranth, red caloo
Sorghum, sugar drip
Beans, Arikara yellow
Beans, Henderson's black valentine
Beans, blue-speckled tepary
Beans, Hidatsa red indian

Shrubs and Trees (non-native):
Purple passion flower
Strawberry guava (they may not bear fruit this year, but who knows)
Jujube
Pomegranate, dwarf (they may not bear fruit this year, but who knows)


Fruiting Shrubs and Trees (native):
Blackberries
Pawpaw (haven't gotten large enough for fruits yet, but will watch and keep you posted)
Fragrant and staghorn sumac (fruits make great lemonade and dried make a great lemon-pepper substitute for seasoning)
Wild plum
Serviceberry
Persimmon
Flowering dogwood
eastern red cedar (juniper)


Wildflowers & Native Plants:
We have 75 acres (in the SW Missouri Ozarks) of which about 50 is restored native glades, so we have more wildflowers growing here than you can shake a stick at. We also back up against Mark Twain National Forest, so there are a lot of native woodland plants to gather seeds from. (Don't worry. I am a rabid environmentalist -- I NEVER dig up wild plants and I only gather seeds sparingly where they are abundant.) If you consult a native plant guide and want some seeds of anything that naturally grows here, please let me know by PM ASAP so I can be on the watch for them as they pop up. Flowers, shrubs and trees are pretty much all well-known by me, but I may have a bit of confusion with some of the grasses and sedges. I will do my best to ID whatever you like because it is a passion of mine to get as many people as possible to "grow native".


What I want:

- Native and Exotic Fruits, Melons, Squashes capable of growing in USDA zones 6, 7 or 8 (with protection) -- would love tea seeds (Camillia sinensis), heirloom apples and blueberries
- Herbs (especially, clary sage, horehound, French tarragon, unusual basils and mints, white sage, stinging nettles, lemongrass, fenugreek, chamomile, lavender, marshmallow, mugwort, etc.)
- Almost any kind of flower seeds, but especially natives, edibles and those attractive to bees and other pollinators
- Lilac and hibiscus shrubs, roses (seeds or starts)
- Horseradish, rhubarb, asparagus

Anything interesting or unusual really -- we love to experiment.



I'm sorry, I have been away from this forum for awhile and haven't really had a chance to check in with anyone on this thread. After writing that list early last year, we were hit by one natural weather disaster after another and ended up with a very disappointing year in our garden, woods and native glades. Consequently, I have to withdraw a bit from the previous list, and wait to see what comes back or fruits well this year. (I guess I counted my chickens before they hatched!) I still have quite a lot of the stuff on this list (and of course, will get more as the seasons progress) but a lot of less hardy plants got pretty much wiped out by either floods, drought or extreme cold last year.

If there is anything on this list that you still want, please PM me and I will see what I have managed to salvage or can expect this year.

I am still really wanting a few things if anyone has these...

I REALLY WANT:

figs (seeds or cuttings - hardy varieties)
sea buckthorn -- really, really wanting these, so will be happy to take as many seeds or seedlings as anyone would be kind enough to trade

And any of these things I listed previously (except nettles -- Noel Deering was kind enough to send me a huge pkt. of nettle seeds!!!)
- Native and Exotic Fruits, Melons, Squashes capable of growing in USDA zones 6, 7 or 8 (with protection) -- would love tea seeds (Camillia sinensis), heirloom apples and blueberries
- Herbs (especially, clary sage, horehound, French tarragon, unusual basils and mints, white sage, lemongrass, fenugreek, chamomile, lavender, marshmallow, mugwort, etc.)
- Almost any kind of flower seeds, but especially natives, edibles and those attractive to bees and other pollinators
- Lilac and hibiscus shrubs, roses (seeds or starts)
- Horseradish, rhubarb, asparagus

I see a few things listed since I was here last, so I will be contacting a couple of people here by PM to see if you still have your plants and seed offerings.
Thanks!
 
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Forgot to mention, I also have a bunch of tobacco (Nicotiana) seeds given to my husband by the guy who runs our local feed store. He grows a patch next to the store every year, knows nothing about the species except that they were the same ones his grandad used to grow for smoking. They don't have pretty blooms or good scent, so I assume they are purely a smoking tobacco variety. We do not smoke, and I only plan to grow a few plants to use for a natural insecticide experiment, so I can trade the rest, if anyone wants some.

For anyone who is interested in a really tasty wild edible, I have some greenbriar seeds. Just be aware that this is a thorny and rampant vine that you will grow to hate if you let it get away from you. The tips of the growing plant taste like an asparagus/green bean cross.
 
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hello everyone


I am just starting my garden
 
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Deb Stephens wrote:

I currently have:

- Luffa - probably enough for 50 swaps of 10 seeds each (or more seeds if you need them)
- White Cushaw squash - same as above
- Blackberry and Purple Passionfruit suckers (They are taking over my garden -- they sprout everywhere, like kudzu). I am not sure how to ship these, but maybe I could wrap them in damp moss or paper and they would do okay for a few days in transit. Anybody have experience doing this?
- Baptisia australis (native wildflower -- also called False wild indigo) (only a few of these now, but more after I gather this season's seeds)
- Marigolds (no named varieties -- these are mixed from years of reseeding and crossing in my garden)
- Tomato Riesentraube (only enough for two or three swaps)

What I will have by season's end:
Tomatoes:
Riesentraube
Black from Tula
Cherokee Purple
Carbon

Peppers:
King of the North (sweet bell)
Serrano Tampequino
Red Savina Habenero
Chiltepin (these are the true, wild peppers - round and pea-sized)
Chili pequins

Greens:
Malabar spinach
Kale, dwarf Siberian
Swiss chard, fordhook giant
Mustard, giant southern
Chinese pak choi
Arugula

Herbs:
Parsley, Italian flat-leaf
Oregano
Thyme
Broadleaf sage
Basil, licorice
Basil, Thai sweet
Basil, Emily
Spearmint
Borage
Garlic chives
Lemon balm
Rue
Fennel
Leeks
Chia
Shungika
Spilanthes (toothache plant)
Stevia (fingers crossed it does better this year!)

Melons, squashes, etc.:
Buffalo gourd (native melon)
Poona Kheera cucumbers
Tatume squash
Lemon squash
Spaghetti squash
Yellow crookneck squash
Italian edible gourd (called Serpente di Sicilia because it looks like a huge snake -- but tastes like a delicious squash)

Grains and Beans:
Amaranth, love lies bleeding
Amaranth, orange giant
Amaranth, red caloo
Sorghum, sugar drip
Beans, Arikara yellow
Beans, Henderson's black valentine
Beans, blue-speckled tepary
Beans, Hidatsa red indian

Shrubs and Trees (non-native):
Purple passion flower
Strawberry guava (they may not bear fruit this year, but who knows)
Jujube
Pomegranate, dwarf (they may not bear fruit this year, but who knows)


Fruiting Shrubs and Trees (native):
Blackberries
Pawpaw (haven't gotten large enough for fruits yet, but will watch and keep you posted)
Fragrant and staghorn sumac (fruits make great lemonade and dried make a great lemon-pepper substitute for seasoning)
Wild plum
Serviceberry
Persimmon
Flowering dogwood
eastern red cedar (juniper)


Wildflowers & Native Plants:



What I want:

- Native and Exotic Fruits, Melons, Squashes capable of growing in USDA zones 6, 7 or 8 (with protection) -- would love tea seeds (Camillia sinensis), heirloom apples and blueberries
- Herbs (especially, clary sage, horehound, French tarragon, unusual basils and mints, white sage, stinging nettles, lemongrass, fenugreek, chamomile, lavender, marshmallow, mugwort, etc.)
- Almost any kind of flower seeds, but especially natives, edibles and those attractive to bees and other pollinators
- Lilac and hibiscus shrubs, roses (seeds or starts)
- Horseradish, rhubarb, asparagus

I'm sorry, I have been away from this forum for awhile and haven't really had a chance to check in with anyone on this thread. After writing that list early last year, we were hit by one natural weather disaster after another and ended up with a very disappointing year in our garden, woods and native glades. Consequently, I have to withdraw a bit from the previous list, and wait to see what comes back or fruits well this year. (I guess I counted my chickens before they hatched!) I still have quite a lot of the stuff on this list (and of course, will get more as the seasons progress) but a lot of less hardy plants got pretty much wiped out by either floods, drought or extreme cold last year.

If there is anything on this list that you still want, please PM me and I will see what I have managed to salvage or can expect this year.

I am still really wanting a few things if anyone has these...

I REALLY WANT:

figs (seeds or cuttings - hardy varieties)
sea buckthorn -- really, really wanting these, so will be happy to take as many seeds or seedlings as anyone would be kind enough to trade

And any of these things I listed previously (except nettles -- Noel Deering was kind enough to send me a huge pkt. of nettle seeds!!!)
- Native and Exotic Fruits, Melons, Squashes capable of growing in USDA zones 6, 7 or 8 (with protection) -- would love tea seeds (Camillia sinensis), heirloom apples and blueberries
- Herbs (especially, clary sage, horehound, French tarragon, unusual basils and mints, white sage, lemongrass, fenugreek, chamomile, lavender, marshmallow, mugwort, etc.)
- Almost any kind of flower seeds, but especially natives, edibles and those attractive to bees and other pollinators
- Lilac and hibiscus shrubs, roses (seeds or starts)
- Horseradish, rhubarb, asparagus

I see a few things listed since I was here last, so I will be contacting a couple of people here by PM to see if you still have your plants and seed offerings.
Thanks!



hey deb =)

if you like we can do a trade. i am unsure of what exactly you still have, but theres some good stuff on that list i would be interested in.

Shungika ~ Serviceberry ~ Purple passion flower ~ Strawberry guava ~ Malabar spinach
are what most stood out for me.
in general i am looking for fruit trees/vine seeds of any kind, nut tree seeds among other things.

i have several things you are looking for.
several different kinds of hibiscus seeds, rose of sharon (hibiscus syriacus), and some mallows, a variety of roses both wild or cultivars, chamomile and lavender - a little bit of "true" lavender, and a couple of lavendula. actually theres a few other things...i know i have small amounts of different mints (unknown ID) and small amounts of different basils.
i will purple moosage you too...
 
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I have an absolute abundance of Calendula seeds, ounces and ounces. Mostly yellow, but some orange and mixed colors; they are all mixed up. I also constantly produce fresh reishi and shiitake spawn for logs, or just growing as a kit, or burying in the garden. I could also make dowels for plug spawn.

I would be interested in just about anything that grows in zone 4-5ish, annual or perennial, veggie, herb or tree.

 
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@Christopher...

Is that Tagetes (Marigold) or Marigold (Calendula)? I have a ton of Tagetes and would trade for Calendula. I am definintely interested in learning how to do Shitake. I have most of the items I have mentioned prior still, except the figs. I should have extra rooted cuttings of the very cold hardy fig in late spring.
 
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They are Calendula officinalias. I'm not too interested in Tagetes, but I would trade for a smaller amount; maybe one ziplock baggie full?

I would be VERY interested in a cold hardy fig however! I've heard of people growing figs in zone 5(which we are sometimes considered). If you are looking for an entree into shiitake growing I think dowels would be your best bet, to use as plug spawn for logs. It is probably going to be a few weeks before I have dowels available anyway, so maybe we could do the fig/shiitake trade later in the spring when you have the cuttings available?

In the mean time I would be happy to trade some marigold for marigold if you would like? Just PM me your details if you are interested.
 
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I have some small and large greasy bean seeds. Also, some cornfield beans. Not entirely sure of the name. I do know that they're heirloom seeds. An old farmer that has been growing them for years gave them to me. I also have Alaskan Peas, Rainbow Chard, Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce and Blue Dwarf Curly Kale. I'm looking for just about anything.
 
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At this point I'm basically begging for seeds from any of y'all poor saps who will trust that I'd eventually pay it forward. I do have some super dank Nettle seeds - obviously a domesticated variety (I'd like to do a Vid on this - I see lots of nettles).

What I could really use if anyone has the heart to offer um up:

!! Mustards and Arugalla: I don't think I could ever have enough spicy greens.

!!! Alliums: Ditto. Particularly wanting bunching onions, chives, ramps, knotting onions, and walking onions. Leeks and shallots also. Less so on the globe onions - but If I got seed I'd plant um.

Barasicas: Brussel Sprouts, Kale and Chard > Cabbage >>> Beets way less so - again the kinda thing I may buy 20 lbs of to make kavas but not the sort of thing I'm in the mood for growing same with cauliflower/broccoli

Carrots!!!

Parsips !!

Celeries and Celeriacs !!!

Cherry Tomatos and other good !

Florance Fennel !!

Squashes - acorns especially

Rhubarb - This stuff goes gangster here

Herbs, Mints, and Balms :

All mints welcome! Other herbs suited to my several soil types:

Angelica, Lemon Balm Bay, Borage, Caraway, Chervil, Dill, Lovage, Parsley, Sage, Sumer Savory, Sorrel, and Tarragon

Again I do have a bit of nettle seed, and will have plenty more all thing going as planed by this fall. But little else to offer.

But anyone who has a surplus of seed and a few extra dollars they want to redistribute via there choice of US mail or Fed Express and I will put them into the ground. I also have plenty of pots and trays and should have a start house up by next week. Limiting resource at the moment is seeds and starts (and dollars but they aren't really necessary for too much to happen)

Now I feel like a no good panhandler! Thanks permies!

Edit: And plenty of good pollinator plants! I don't know which of these would work but am willing to put um into the ground if I can get my hands on um!
 
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Want; tepary beans, beit alpha cucumber, mayo minol melon
tohono o'odaham cowpea, jericho lettuce, apache red sugarcane
sorghum, hopi purple string bean, mayo grain amaranth, chapalote
"pinole maiz", del arbol chile, dark star zuke, becks gardenville
okra, hopi red watermelon, punta banda tomato, pima orange lima bean,
magadalena big cheese squash, nichols tomato, rattlesnake bean

Have; Asian greens out the wazoo, wildflower mixes (for arid), culinary herbs
like cilantro in #, white eagle cherokee corn, 4th year cosmos, zinnias

Thanks -
 
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I went through my seeds and found that I am really short of tomato seeds for once in my life! Does anyone have a few extra heirloom tomatoes they would care to trade for pretty much anything up there on my list? I really like the weird ones, and especially the black/purple varieties.

I am also desperate for some sea buckthorn seeds to keep my husband from ordering them (they are so expensive!). Still looking for any fruit seeds, starts and plants -- especially, small fruits like hardy kiwis, blueberries, strawberries, gooseberries, etc. and any smaller tree fruits like figs, cherry, plums, dwarf apples and so on.

I will reciprocate! Thanks!
 
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George Lee wrote:Want; tepary beans, beit alpha cucumber, mayo minol melon
tohono o'odaham cowpea, jericho lettuce, apache red sugarcane
sorghum, hopi purple string bean, mayo grain amaranth, chapalote
"pinole maiz", del arbol chile, dark star zuke, becks gardenville
okra, hopi red watermelon, punta banda tomato, pima orange lima bean,
magadalena big cheese squash, nichols tomato, rattlesnake bean

Have; Asian greens out the wazoo, wildflower mixes (for arid), culinary herbs
like cilantro in #, white eagle cherokee corn, 4th year cosmos, zinnias

Thanks -



Sent you a PM with some trade offers.
 
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These are all my excess seeds that I'd be willing to trade. I have thousands of some varieties. Almost all are certified organic with a few heirlooms here and there.

Broccoli
Cucumber
Chervil
Italian Basil
Lemon Basil
Sacred Basil (tulsi)
Peas
Corn
Parsley
Oregano
Escarole
Cilantro (split)

Here's what I'm looking for;

Lavender
Catnip
Citronella
Peppermint
Lemon Balm
any heirloom tomatoes
tobacco

 
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I'm also looking for turmeric, and other broad-based medicinal seeds, like black cumin (nigella sativa). That's another one.
 
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I still have a decent amount of Calendula left and I also realized I forgot to mention the other seed I have an over abundance of: Strawberry popcorn! It is a delicious little heirloom popcorn plant that puts on multiple small cobs with bright red grains. Also I will have shiitake and reishi plugs ready to go within the next week.
 
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I have:

Chilli pepper: Rawit or Bird's eye (100.000 scoville)
Bell pepper: Italian red horn
Tomato: Romanello (determinate, dwarf, good for sauces)
Luffa aegyptiaca (vegetable sponge)
Chives

All seeds are saved from fruits harvested in Italy during the last year. Only small quantities (less than 50 seeds each kind)

Would like to trade with: Tomato, Undeterminate, Heirloom. No cherry tomatoes. Small quantities of one or more varieties.
 
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This may be tough but :


"Bahamian sweet onion"
seed? Onion used in Bahamas, takes almost like biting into an apple, he says... Not bitter/pungent like
what you think when you think onion. probably used throughout Jamaica cuba and Caribbean as well

A chef client of mine is looking for some, but they can be hard to come by

Thanks for any info -
 
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Hi!

Is this thread still active? I don't have much more than muscadine grape seeds, which I don't think grow true, but I'm working on having more to trade next year!

Thanks!
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