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I have lots of free seeds to give away!

I had a similar post on here a week or so ago, but have now typed up a partial list and thought up some changes in how I would like to proceed.

A relative who has been saving seeds for years donated me a huge stash of different tomato varieties. I've worked with them for five years, and found the types that can stand up to our wacky climate. She asked me to pass on ones that don't work for me, so I'd like to do that.

I also have huge amounts of landrace tomato seed from past years that I'd like to share. Basically, it is just a jumble of thirty or so varieties, with the types that did best with minimal care in Colorado predominating. Everything from cherry tomatoes to slicers, different colors, etc.

And there is lots of commercial seed that is getting older that I'd like to get rid of. I'm trying to consolidate and focus on the stuff that is really important to me.

I’ve decided I don’t want seeds in trade; after all, the reason I’m doing this is that I have too much stuff to deal with!

Don’t PM me without posting on here what you want. That way, I won’t get duplicate requests. If a variety is marked “many” go ahead and request it even if others want it; I’ve got a lot.

More seeds will be posted shortly; I'll edit the lists.

For tomatoes and other small seeds, a single self addressed, stamped envelope should be fine for five or six packets. For larger seeds, you’ll have to send more for shipping; we can discuss that by PM.

Relatively old commercial seed

*radicchio, many packets
*sunflower, mammoth, skyscraper, several
*sunflower, micro greens, 50 grams
*Sweet corn, many varieties, heirloom and hybrid
*Early Purple Vienna Kohlrabi, many
*White Kohlrabi
*Snowball Cauliflower, many
*Swiss chard, fordhook, Silverado, many
*Beet, early wonder, gourmet blend many
*Escarole many
*Magentaspreen
*Huazontle
*Strawberry Spinach
*Chinese Mustard many
*Alfalfa sprouts
*Wild Arugula
*Santa Fe Grande Hot Pepper, Fatalii pepper,
*Hybrid Max’s Gold Zucchini
*Luffa Gourd, several
*Yardlong Bean, several
*Assorted zucchini and squash, many
Saskatoon Serviceberry
Stinging Nettle several
Perfection Fennel
Mulberry
Garlic Chives several
Alexandria Alpine Strawberry
Strawberry Spinach
Mexican Tree Spinach
Chives
Cultivated Dandelion
Scarlet Gleam Nasturtium
Chinese Parsley Cilantro
Lavender Vera
Echinacea Angustifolia
Broadleaf sorrel
Achillea millefolium
Purslane many
Pepper cress
Minutia
Lovage


*Much of this seed is non-organic but non-treated.

Old tomato seed: Most saved by home seed savers, all fairly old (up to 10 years; tomato seed should be still somewhat viable at that point. I know little about any of these varieties.)

Manyel
Acclaim
Sara’s Galapagos
Martino’s Roma
Aunt Gertie’s Gold
Matchless
Giant Belgium
Gregori’s Altai
Garden Monster
Japanese Trifel
Striped German
Orange Brandywine
Schulenberg’s Favourite
Moskovich
Azoychka
Sausage
Moravsky DIV
Latah
Black Krim
Sweet Gold Cherry
Tricolor Cherry (a mix)
Beefstake
Herman’s Yellow
Coustalee
Black Brandywine
Big Rainbow
Mule Team
Howard German
Tasty Evergreen
Siberian Pink
Willamette
Austin’s Red Pear
Brown Berry
Black from Tula
Currier
Isis Candy
Heinz Classic Processor
Old Brooks
Earls Faux
Grandma Oliver’s Chocolate
Costoluto Florintino
Tumbling Tom
Maule’s Success
Bloody Butcher
Abe Lincoln
Doucet’s Plum Red
Black Plum
Yellow Goliath
Polish Linguisa

My landrace tomato seeds: LOTS.
 
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What a wonderful offering, Thanks Gilbert!!

I would like the following(will PM you shortly):

Sunflower, Skyscraper
Beets, Gourmet Blend
Escarole
Luffa Gourd
Yardlong Bean
Landrace Tomato

My garden will be sprouting like crazy next year, Woohoo!
 
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Just added more stuff to the lists.
 
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Thanks for your generosity!

I would like some of these:

Minutia
Lovage
Sorrel
Serviceberry
Hierloom Sweet Corn
Sunflower
Several large hierloom tomatoes, you choose

Will PM address
Thanks again!
 
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Beets
Sunflower
Aunt Gerties Gold
Striped German
Black Brandywine
Thanks for sharing

On the beets and sunflowers, just pick a couple varieties of each, I'm planting several of both in spring, searching for a favorite beet, and favorite sunflower for bees.

 
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Thank you for taking time out to offer the seeds.

If you may please contact me about sending:
-cilantro
-Magentaspreen
-Echinacea augustofolia
-stinging nettle
-zuchinni & squash
-Landrace Tomato
-Polish Linguisa
-Big Rainbow
-Aunt Gertie’s Gold
-Black Krim
-Sara’s Galapagos
-Tasty Evergreen
-Costoluto Florintino
-Japanese Trifel
-Achillea millefolium

If this list is too much just send what you may
Thanks!

PM and we can exchange info and I can pay for shipping costs via paypal
 
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Thank you for offering this!

*sunflower, mammoth
*Swiss chard, fordhook, Silverado
*Strawberry Spinach
*Chinese Mustard
*Luffa Gourd
*Yardlong Bean
Echinacea Angustifolia
Alexandria Alpine Strawberry
Saskatoon Serviceberry
Stinging Nettle
Purslane

Any of these that may still be available.
 
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I would love some of the landrace tomato seeds!
 
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Skyscraper mammoth sunflower
Swiss chard whatever kind you recommend
Abe lincoln tomato
Orange brandywine
gramdma. Olvier chocolate
Gregori altais
Bloody butcher
big rainbow

List goes on but if thus is too many dont send these:
Green monster
Yellow goliath
Siberian pink
Azoychka
Black krim
Any other tomato seed you wanna give but i understand if you cant. Im a tomato fool im sorry
Edit: i can send sase too if needed
 
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I would like only a few:
White kohlrabi
Luffa Gourd
Strawberry Spinach

I would add a little explanation for the benefit of others:
Magentaspreen is the one that I know best as lamb's quarter. A tasty green, similar in flavor to spinach. Strawberry spinach is the one I know best as beetberry, with spinach-like greens and little, sweet, red berries
Any of the tomatoes that reference Russia or Siberia, including the Black Krim (which references the Crimea) and Moskovich (which references Moscow) will be the result of Russian breeding efforts to produce tomatoes that thrive in colder climates.
 
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I have been reading and researching on this site for a couple years now. I just moved to a large property in Utah. My previous house borders the property I am now living on. I have several neighbors that I let use some of my garden space. The old garden was 25 x 40 and we used a lot of vertical gardening to fit everything we could in the space. Now I have the space to expand to a much larger garden this year. I would love to have the opportunity to share these seeds with with my neighborhood. I would gladly take anything you think would do well in zone 6B.

I also have a large pasture that was not irrigated the last few years that I will be working on adding some forage variety to for some Kune Kune pigs that I will be getting once the pasture is established.

We use lots of salad greens, Any of those would be great.
Any varieties of tomatoes would be great.
zucchini
squash
beans
sunflowers
corn
any veggies really
any berries
Mulberry
dandelion
purslane
any peppers
chives
sorrel
alfalfa
any herbs

Any and all seeds that you are willing to send will find a good home. Varieties that do not do well for me I can forward on to family in Arizona or Georgia.

Can you take Venmo to cover shipping and handling?

 
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I would love some cultivated dandelion (same thing as French dandelion? Either way as a dandelion enthusiast I'm excited to grow it.), as well as some Moskovich and Latah tomato.

And does assorted squash happen to include any winter squash?

Thanks so much.

 
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If possible I would like

Saskatoon Service berry
Stinging Nettle


Thank you for offering your seeds kola, you are very generous indeed.
let me know about shipping costs so I can send you that at least.

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radicchio, many packets 
*sunflower, mammoth, skyscraper, several 
*sunflower, micro greens, 50 grams 
*Sweet corn, many varieties, heirloom and hybrid 
*Early Purple Vienna Kohlrabi, many 
*White Kohlrabi 
*Snowball Cauliflower, many 
*Swiss chard, fordhook, Silverado, many 
*Beet, early wonder, gourmet blend many 
*Escarole many 
*Magentaspreen 
*Huazontle 
*Strawberry Spinach 
*Chinese Mustard many 
*Alfalfa sprouts 
*Wild Arugula 
*Santa Fe Grande Hot Pepper, Fatalii pepper, 
*Hybrid Max’s Gold Zucchini 
*Luffa Gourd, several 
*Yardlong Bean, several 
*Assorted zucchini and squash, many 
Saskatoon Serviceberry 
Stinging Nettle several 
Perfection Fennel 
Mulberry 
Garlic Chives several 
Alexandria Alpine Strawberry 
Strawberry Spinach 
Mexican Tree Spinach 
Chives 
Cultivated Dandelion 
Scarlet Gleam Nasturtium 
Chinese Parsley Cilantro 
Lavender Vera 
Echinacea Angustifolia 
Broadleaf sorrel 
Achillea millefolium 
Purslane many 
Pepper cress 
Minutia 
Lovage


Manyel 
Acclaim 
Sara’s Galapagos 
Martino’s Roma 
Aunt Gertie’s Gold 
Matchless 
Giant Belgium 
Gregori’s Altai 
Garden Monster 
Japanese Trifel 
Striped German 
Orange Brandywine 
Schulenberg’s Favourite 
Moskovich 
Azoychka 
Sausage 
Moravsky DIV 
Latah 
Black Krim 
Sweet Gold Cherry 
Tricolor Cherry (a mix) 
Beefstake 
Herman’s Yellow 
Coustalee 
Black Brandywine 
Big Rainbow 
Mule Team 
Howard German 
Tasty Evergreen 
Siberian Pink 
Willamette 
Austin’s Red Pear 
Brown Berry 
Black from Tula 
Currier 
Isis Candy 
Heinz Classic Processor 
Old Brooks 
Earls Faux 
Grandma Oliver’s Chocolate 
Costoluto Florintino 
Tumbling Tom 
Maule’s Success 
Bloody Butcher 
Abe Lincoln 
Doucet’s Plum Red 
Black Plum 
Yellow Goliath 
Polish Linguisa

Yes, that is a copy paste. But to be fair, I do botany, grow plants indoors (Pintos and peas atm), and need a lot of plants. Also gives me an excuse for more land because I can see how I would use it. Bright side, in exchange for seed I can give you more seed back with fresh genetics for long term storage, no matter how long it takes, but it could be a year, year and a half if I can get a loan. I'd be more than happy to grow anything for free seeds. Save my address and your local seeds and send them to me for life Let me know how to get you one of my bubble envelopes. And what you need grown most for seeds. I'm pretty limited on space at the moment but could do maybe 3 tomatoe varieties and a few corn or others? Let me know what you think or want. I plan on making a little gene bank for myself over time. So I would be happy to help others who do the same thing. Feel free to give my contact info to people planning to grow genetic preserving gardens for seeds. I'll trade them for a SASE or plant varieties I do not have. I'm sure you have heard the basic over ambitious science type who makes claims. Hope that is me.
 
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