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markfield rover

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #60 on: January 05, 2017, 14:39:29 »
We each need to send 8 packets of each variety , does that sound right ?

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #61 on: January 05, 2017, 16:33:36 »
Can I apologise. This has been a hard few months and I have not stepped foot in garden all that time/ havent harvested seed. I hadnt thought of coming on to withdraw.
Hope you all have a great 2017 but I will be of no use this year with seed.
Jackie

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #62 on: January 05, 2017, 20:25:57 »
Do you have a PayPal account? I'm in Ireland so can't buy uk stamps, if not I'll get my parents to post stamps x

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #63 on: January 06, 2017, 08:07:34 »
Sorry Sunloving ...I am a bit of a Luddite .

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #64 on: January 06, 2017, 08:30:04 »
To date I think we may be 7. Will confirm ASAP . Cheers

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #65 on: January 06, 2017, 12:11:37 »
I'm having to drop out due to illness, unfortunately. Thanks to having some medication poisoning me, I wasn't able to do anything all summer except watch the weeds grow. Which they did. I'm halfway through sorting my beds out for this year, but I haven't started on the hedges yet.

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #66 on: January 06, 2017, 22:14:08 »
Exciting, I've never been in a seed swap before!

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #67 on: January 07, 2017, 11:46:17 »
I'm having to drop out due to illness, unfortunately. Thanks to having some medication poisoning me, I wasn't able to do anything all summer except watch the weeds grow. Which they did. I'm halfway through sorting my beds out for this year, but I haven't started on the hedges yet.

Hope you feel better soon.
Jackie

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #68 on: January 09, 2017, 08:45:37 »
Shall we give it to the end of the week and if otherwise informed carry on as 7?
To date taking part are... Sunloving and ed dibbles & me...  so if Jayb,Silverleaf,Debp and Debs are out there we could firm up numbers. Cheers.

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #69 on: January 13, 2017, 23:04:55 »
 :wave: confirmation from me

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #70 on: January 14, 2017, 16:43:14 »
Great getting closer, I think we are alright for time just three more to hear from and we are away........but I will have a cut off point.

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #71 on: January 16, 2017, 08:48:00 »
To date we are 4... I've pm'd the others , don't want to miss anyone out. Fingers crossed for a full house by the end of the week. Cheers. I'll be back!

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #72 on: Yesterday at 10:19:50 »
Thank you ed dibbles the seeds are here !

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #73 on: Yesterday at 14:01:34 »
 We  are 6.......

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #74 on: Yesterday at 21:41:01 »
Hi all,

I haven't been around for some time, sorry.

I'm wondering if it's too late to join at this stage. My seeds are shop-bought, and I don't know if that qualifies me or not. None have been opened as they're the sale ones from end of season last summer. If interested, I'll reply with my list.

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #75 on: Yesterday at 23:41:58 »
Since we' ve had a couple nt make it I'd be happy to swap for bought seeds, I think the issue will be that each bought pack probably won't have enough seed to go around 7 of us and so you might end up sending us all your seed that are your faves and getting home grown seed from us that are not nec what you want to grow.
For each variety I'm sending I will be sending n-1 packs of seed where n is the number of people in the circle, so if I send three varieties and there are 7 of us I would send 18 packets. What does everyone else think? X sunloving

I've packed up blue boy corn flowers , cerinthe, and pink mixture antirhynums so far.

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Re: Ornamental seed saving circle 2016
« Reply #75 on: Yesterday at 23:41:58 »