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penedesenca

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2018, 19:15:47 »
Pumpkin, noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo. Would it make any difference if you joined with just one? If anyone is doing well this year they should give themselves a pat on the back. Hope it is nothing worse than a pants gardening year.

Thanks earlypea and Galina. Provisional is fine it is still a little way off. All I have enough of at the moment is seakale and caffreys oats.

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3. Sparrow
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5. Markfield Rover
6. Silverleaf
7. Martinburo
8. Robert
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10. Earlypea
11. Galina
I don't have a seed addiction. I just have a lot of good intentions.

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2018, 19:15:47 »

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2018, 06:43:12 »
Seeds here are looking a little better now.  (Saying this very quietly), no blight has meant that the tomatoes did much better than average.  And much tomato seed is fermenting on the window sill as we speak.  Including the elusive Kumato which is a 'club tomato' and whose seeds  will never be for sale.  Well we are a club and don't sell to each other. 

By the way, thank you MR for the wonderful display of dahlia flowers, which are so pretty right now. :wave:   

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2018, 16:24:12 »
There really is something about a dahlia!
I haven't managed to save enough seed this season , so I shall call it a day for this year.  Next year on the other hand is going to be fabulous!
The catalogues are piling up nicely.

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #23 on: October 02, 2018, 13:58:56 »
Hi All,

Just to say I haven't had the best year on the plot and I am very sadly out for this year. Like Markfield Rover, I am sure next year will be superb...:)


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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #24 on: October 02, 2018, 16:53:31 »
Sorry to say the same, but I'm out as well. I've hardly managed to save seeds at all :(

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #25 on: October 04, 2018, 16:36:07 »
But a big thank you to penedesenca.

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #26 on: October 05, 2018, 07:31:45 »
I am in the same situation.  :BangHead:



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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #27 on: October 21, 2018, 08:36:25 »
Boo hoo. Sorry to hear so many of you have had a pants gardening year, but thank you for letting us know. Fingers crossed for next year.

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2. Earlypea
3. Galina
4. Martinburo
5. Robert
6. Ruud
7. Silverleaf

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9. Sparrow
10. Pumpkinlover
11. Markfield Rover


I don't have a seed addiction. I just have a lot of good intentions.

Seed Circle 2018 - https://www.allotments4all.co.uk/smf/index.php/topic,81651.0.html
New Seed Savers Site - https://seedsaverscircle.home.blog/
Old Seed Savers Site - http://seedsaverscircle.org/

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #28 on: October 22, 2018, 07:13:06 »
Hopefully next year will be better!!! Though the sun was nice :sunny: :sunny: :sunny:



penedesenca

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #29 on: November 11, 2018, 17:42:10 »
Don't panic if you are not ready yet, but I know one or two are. I have sent pm's to everyone with my details (with the exception of Silverleaf as their inbox is full  :wave:) If you have not got it let me know.

Feel free to send your seeds to me (enough for 7 please) when you are ready. The sooner they are, in the sooner you get your return parcel. Don't forget to include your address and stamps to cover return postage £3.45 for 1st parcel £2.95 for 2nd.

Any issues just give us a shout.

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I don't have a seed addiction. I just have a lot of good intentions.

Seed Circle 2018 - https://www.allotments4all.co.uk/smf/index.php/topic,81651.0.html
New Seed Savers Site - https://seedsaverscircle.home.blog/
Old Seed Savers Site - http://seedsaverscircle.org/

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #30 on: November 13, 2018, 07:42:02 »
Thank you Penedesenca for taking on the distribution again for us.  Looking better here for seeds now than it did earlier.  I can also include a couple of small tubers of Jayb's potatoes that she had crossed with the blight resistant variety Kifli to good effect.  They are late, but have rallied when the rains started to a good harvest a few days ago.  I also have Babington Leek bulbils again, which is a repeat, but with new people in the circle maybe of interest.  :wave:

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2018, 06:01:58 »
We have a last minute addition. 7 packs is still fine and covers it  :happy7:

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5. Robert
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8.JanG

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9. Sparrow
10. Pumpkinlover
11. Markfield Rover
I don't have a seed addiction. I just have a lot of good intentions.

Seed Circle 2018 - https://www.allotments4all.co.uk/smf/index.php/topic,81651.0.html
New Seed Savers Site - https://seedsaverscircle.home.blog/
Old Seed Savers Site - http://seedsaverscircle.org/

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #32 on: November 16, 2018, 08:19:21 »
Many thanks to Penedesenca for letting me join the seed circle at this late date.

My addiction is beans, although I grow a lot of other stuff too, and the seeds I have to contribute  this year are all beans. I do hope though to be a bit less narrow in what I successfully save another year.

My list of the beans I should be able to send is:

Trout bean
Smith River Super Speckle
Hidatsa Shield Figure
Tamila
Buxton Buckshot
Idelight

Iíll post photos and a bit about the varieties in the next few days

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #33 on: Yesterday at 11:35:54 »
I didnot started yet.Shall i make 8 bags of each.Will not be a problem for me.I will try to send my parcel end of these weak,if that will be allright.

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #34 on: Yesterday at 11:40:20 »
Absolutely fine Ruud. I was being early, I know so no panic.  :happy7:
I don't have a seed addiction. I just have a lot of good intentions.

Seed Circle 2018 - https://www.allotments4all.co.uk/smf/index.php/topic,81651.0.html
New Seed Savers Site - https://seedsaverscircle.home.blog/
Old Seed Savers Site - http://seedsaverscircle.org/

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #35 on: Yesterday at 15:19:07 »
I have now set up a site to keep tabs on what we swap. Last years -  https://seedsaverscircle.home.blog/a4a-seed-saver-group-2017/ . If you could please let me have details and pics of what you swap either by message or post that would be great  :happy7:
I don't have a seed addiction. I just have a lot of good intentions.

Seed Circle 2018 - https://www.allotments4all.co.uk/smf/index.php/topic,81651.0.html
New Seed Savers Site - https://seedsaverscircle.home.blog/
Old Seed Savers Site - http://seedsaverscircle.org/

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Re: Seed Saving Circle 2018
« Reply #36 on: Today at 11:12:05 »
Gosh you have been busy!  Great new seed circle catalogue pages.   

Sea kale?  Oh yes please.

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