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SEED SWAP!! Come on ride the train, the seed train..............

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by chicken stalker, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

    Aug 31, 2008
    Binghamton, NY
    I cleared this with Nifty we can once again have a seed/garden swap. It is set up as a train, so if you are unfamiliar on how a train swap works PLEASE read below.

    Rules:

    1.) Person A offers a packet of seeds/bulbs/ribzomes/etc.... Packet can contain any number, but please try to send at least 6. Person B likes what is offered and says "I'll take those and in turn offer..." Person C likes those and offers another packet of seeds.

    2.) To qualify for accepting an offer, you need to post what you are offering in return in the same post.

    3.) When each trade is posted, please pm or email the person who offered the seeds with your mailing address.

    4.) The person receiving the seeds will pay no shipping because the person who sends them will have received their seeds without paying shipping as well. Items should be sent within 2-3 days. If you do not recieve your seeds please PM me with the post # and items not received after you have attempted to contact the sender. If there is no response, that person will be added to the POST OF SHAME (Post #2) and will not be able to swap until previous swaps have been mailed.

    5.) Try to be as specific as possible about the seeds. If you know the zones where they grow, list 'em. If you know for a fact the seeds grew in your garden last year, list where you are

    6) Seeds do not need to be heritage/heirloom/home-grown. If you have extra seeds from a seed order, go ahead and offer 'em.

    DISCLAIMER: BYC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS SWAP. BYC is not responsible for items sent, received or not received. Please do not pm the mod about your item. PM me. If you do not receive your item, I can not make them send them but will make sure they do not play anymore. There is a risk with any swap that you may not receive your item promised, please keep that in mind while participating.

    SWAP RULES - This list is subject to change so please check back periodically. I reserve the right the ban anyone that appears is not playing by the rules set forth.

    YOU MUST BE 18 OR OVER TO PLAY
     
  2. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

    Aug 31, 2008
    Binghamton, NY
    POST OF SHAME
    Let's hope this page remains nameless
     
  3. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

    Aug 31, 2008
    Binghamton, NY
    I'll start it off with a bunch of flower seeds.

    PICK 2

    Flowers
    Cock’s comb
    Rainbow Lupine
    Purple Lupine
    Mixed color Sunflowers
    Assorted Columbine
    Royal Blue Columbine
    Bachelor Button
    Grape Hyacinth
    Blue Mink Ageratum
    Tithonia Torch
    Marigold
    Mixed Camillia
    Love In A Mist
    Mixed Pink Hollyhock
    Alium
     
  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Dont have anything to offer right now, but I love this idea!
     
  5. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    I'm going to post now so I can find this again. I am at work and don't know what exact seeds I have to offer. I'll post a trade post when I get home tomorrow.
     
  6. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

    Aug 31, 2008
    Binghamton, NY
    Keep checking back...this will get rolling as soon as everyone starts to think spring. [​IMG]

    Current offer

    Quote:
     
  7. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    OK, I'll take the assorted Columbine and the blue columbine.

    I offer home raised marigold seed, and I'll send enough to make the postage worthwhile. As a bonus, I'll throw in a couple of Metki Painted Serpent seeds, but I'm not going overboard on packaging, so hope they don't get crushed (that's why they are a bonus and not the main offer.)

    Upon request, I will drop a couple of Cinderella pumpkin seeds into the package. They are great ornamentals and probably the very best baking pumpkin, with a high percentage of quality meat and a very small seed cavity.
     
  8. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Oop. Better post a disclaimer. My local post office is 20 miles away and I can't just get into the car and go there to mail one package. It has to be a trip where I have something else I need to do in town. So probably more like a week to mail seeds and not 2-3 days. Hope that is OK. I don't want to end up on the list of shame.
     
  9. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Since I grow veggies, I don't grow many flowers. The marigolds, if you plant them interspersed with your veggies will repel nematodes. They are also attractive to bees, who will then also pollinate your veggie plants and fruit trees.

    The marigolds and Metki's are raised with Mother Earth News methods. I am m not certified organic. The Cinderella pumpkins were harvested out of a purchased pumpkin, so no telling anything about them, except I've got one test seed planted right now and it germinated and is growing well.

    The marigolds have been germination tested, the Metki's have not.
     
  10. chicken stalker

    chicken stalker TOS Rocks!

    Aug 31, 2008
    Binghamton, NY
    Quote:Your offer doesn't have to be just flower seeds. Make a list to choose from, it makes the train go faster......once it gets going [​IMG]

    Your seeds will go out Tuesday.
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2012

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