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Time to swap seeds

It seems like lots of people have spare seeds in their gardens at the moment.  I like to try to give away my favourite seeds in the hope that other people will propagate and save them too, so if I ever lose them, I might be able to borrow some back again!



There are currently seed offers on the following sites (feel free to link others in the comments):
http://lifeatarbordalefarm.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/organic-seed-giveaway.html
http://sunny-corner-farm.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/paying-it-forward-seeds.html
http://www.africanaussie.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/seeds-of-freedom-and-giveaway.html

I also have some excess seeds that I'd like to give away.  Like the others, I don't expect anything in return, but if you do have something to swap, that just adds to the fun and helps us all to build up a generous seed bank.  Obviously I can only send within Australia (excluding WA and Tas).

I have the following seeds to give away:
  • dill,
  • parsley, 
  • bok choy, 
  • tat soi, 
  • mizuna, 
  • some kind of lettuce that does well over summer, 
  • mini capsicum that survive fruit fly,
  • marigold,
  • calendula
  • poor mans beans
  • other beans - some kind of climbing bean and a bush butter bean
I will very soon also have mustard greens and lacy lady peas.

AND I have excess kefir grains, which I believe I can post to you (they live on the kitchen bench at room temp, so its worth a try!).

Please send an email to eight [dot] acres [dot] liz [at] gmail [dot] com with your postal address and which seeds you would like me to send.  Happy seed saving and swapping!

If you don't know what you're doing, see my posts on seed saving here and here.

Of course, if you do request seeds from my site or the other sites up top, it would only be polite to follow their/my blog or like their/my facebook page.  Also feel free to link to this post and tell others about it :)

Comments

  1. Lovely post Liz I would join but waiting to move to a new home there is a seed swap on facebook as well http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/seedswapuk/

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  2. Thanks for the suggestion Linda.

    If anyone is still interested, I only got 5-6 takers, so there's still plenty of seeds to swap, just send me an email if you want to arrange something.

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