Seeds to Swap!

Not the 1970s UK TV programme, but a free place for people to swap, give away or sell anything from seeds to tractors. Anything illegal or immoral will be deleted.
greenman2011
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Seeds to Swap!

Post: #226232 greenman2011
Tue Mar 15, 2011 7:10 pm

hi everyone! I wanna do some swapping!! :thumbright:

Seeds wanted

Siberian pea tree seeds
Elaeagnus Spp.
Gorse
White clover (T.Repens)
Lucerne
Alfalfa

And any self seeding winter salad plants like:

Lambs lettuce
Winter purslane
Land cress

Seeds Offered

Organic Artichoke
Biodynamic Tomato- many varieties
Nine Star Broccoli (perennial)
Melon Melba
Organic Lettuce Brunia
Organic Rocket
Prickly pear Opuntia

grahamhobbs
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Re: Seeds to Swap!

Post: #226281 grahamhobbs
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:27 pm

Will be able to help with the Lambs lettuce and Land Cress (especially in a couple of months time when they've seeded), also have Mizuna, good self-seeding winter salad, although better in a polytunnel. Purslane, I find is just a haven for slugs.

Perhaps interested in the tomatoes, depending on varieties, and the melon.

apophate
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Re: Seeds to Swap!

Post: #235393 apophate
Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:06 pm

The white clover and gorse can be easily found- I live near lots of woodland, I'll post you a load of them if you'd like.

I have seeds from some oriental leaves - they might not be able to compete against all weeds, but if you saved the seeds, you could make sure they kept growing back.

I've got Dragons Tongue
http://www.realseeds.co.uk/mustardgreens.html --right at the bottom
which is a mild Mustard green, and...

Tsoi Sim -
http://www.realseeds.co.uk/orientalgreens.html
which grows really fast - harvest in 4 weeks. it grows delicious leaves and edible buds- a little like purple sprouting.. well, kinda.

hairy bitter cress seeds are ready, but I don't think land/water cress seeds are ready yet.
Jack-by-the-hedge seeds are good to grow for salad leaves- nice taste- and you can grow them nearly all year around.

I'll swap some of all of the above, for some Nine Star Broccoli (perennial) and Organic Artichoke seeds if you're interested.


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