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Name: Lelan
Oregon-Willamette Vally-OSU
ZZTOPSOIL
May 16, 2011 4:19 PM CST
The Hosta Swap is Now CLOSED.
NO New Sign-Ups Please."


"It's Here...It's Here ...

</u></b>OK...Here it Goes...
"So Tell All Your Friends!"
It is that Time of Year...Time for the Fun and Exciting...
2011 - Spring Spectacular 'Secret Hosta Swap'!

The 2011 Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap' is Open to...
Any and All Members of Cubits Residing with an Address in the United States or Canada.
Canadian Members are Welcome as Well.
(Just as Long as...
I Get at Least Two(2) Canadian Subscribing Members to Sign-Up for Match-Ups)

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2011 Spring Spectacular 'Secret Hosta Swap' Rules
~~

If You Wish to Participate in the 2011 Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap'...
You Need to Sign-Up by Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 11:59 PM.
(Just Before the Stroke of Midnight)
To Participate You Also Must C-Mail Me All Your Mailing Information.

I Will be C-Mailing the Name of Your 'Secret Hosta Swap' Participants Name that You Will be Sending Your Hosta(s) to...Saturday, June 11th, 2011.

This 'Secret Hosta Swap' is for Sending...
...at Least One(1) Named Hosta Plant.
(You are Allowed to Send More if you Choose but...You Must Send at Least One(1) Healthy, Disease Free, Named Variety of Hosta, with at Least One(1) Eye and Sufficient Roots for Planting).

There has been Much Discussion Here and Other Forum Sites on HVX and Foliar Nematodes. If You are Suspicious of Any Hostas You Have...Please Do Not Share those in Question with Your Fellow Hosta Friends. Please Only Send a Hosta(s) that You Would be Happy to Receive and Plant in Your Garden.

All 'Secret Hosta Swap' Packages Must be Mailed/Sent out by Monday, June 20th, 2011.
If there is Any Problems Getting Your Package Shipped Out on Time...
Please C-Mail Me so I can Contact Your Secret Hosta Swap Mail Recipient/Partner.
This 'Secret Hosta Swap' is Set-Up so that No One Knows Who is Mailing to Who. No One Will be Receiving a Package From the Person They are Sending to.

All Secret Hosta Swap Packages Must be Mailed by USPS Priority Mail, FedEx, or UPS with a Delivery Confirmation(DC) or Tracking Number.
Once You Have Mailed Your Package...Please C-Mail Me with Your DC or Tracking Number.
This Will be Used to Track the Package if there is Any Problems with the Delivery.

Please Remember to Send Me that C-Mail with Your Information for Mailing...So You May Participate in this Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap'.
Make Your C-Mail Subject Line...'Secret Hosta Swap' and Include the Following Information:

Your Full Name (First and Last).
Your Full Mailing Address (Including Zip Code)
Your Cubit's 'Screen Name/User's Name'.
Your Personal E-Mail Address.


I Will C-Mail You with a 'Confirmation C-Mail' that You are a Participant of the 2011 Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap'.
I Will also be Posting Below the Participant's 'Screen Names' as They Sign-Up. If Your Name Does Not Show Up on the List Below...Please C-Mail Me to Get this Corrected.

A Very Important Sideline Note...
Hosta Secret Swaps are Always a lot of Fun and We Can Avoid Disappointment by Making Sure that those who Sign-Up for this Secret Hosta Swap are Committed to Following through and Mailing out their Packages on Time. Please...
Do Not Sign-Up if You Can Not Complete Your Obligation.

NOW...Everyone...
Please Post Your List of Hosta(s) that You Have Currently in Your Garden Below at the Link Provided When You Post to Participate. 'Wish Lists' May be Added to Your Post there Also.
Lists May be Added to or Deleted at Anytime.
'Hosta Swaps forum: Hostas Cube Member HAVE Lists'

http://cubits.org/Hostas/thread/view/18256/

(This Does Not Mean that Your Trader Has to Send You a Hosta(s) from Your 'Wish List'. It is Just a Guideline so People Will Know what Hosta(s) You Have Currently in Your Garden and what Hosta(s) You May be Looking for.
Any Hosta(s) that are Sent...are Totally Up to the Individual Who is Sending.
This 'Hosta Secret Swap' is as All 'Secret Swaps' are...For Fun!

So Let's All Have a Good Time!
If You Have Any Questions or Concerns...Just C-Mail Me.

Lelan.

Following are Links from the HostaLibrary.org.:
(A Wonderful Source and a Wealth of Information)

Simple Instructions for Dividing Hosta.
http://hostalibrary.org/misc/div/

Simple Instructions for Shipping Hosta:
http://hostalibrary.org/misc/ship/index.html

Hosta Virus X - (HVX )
http://www.hostalibrary.org/firstlook/HVX.htm

Another Very Good Source with Visuals for:
Digging-Dividing and Shipping Hosta.
http://www.pbase.com/weed30/dividing_and_shipping_hostas




Participants at this Time.
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2010 Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap' Participant List
SENT and RECEIVED.

(Here is a Chart of What the Standings Currently are.)
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'AlwaysWeeding' - IA - Hosta Box Sent- 6/18 (In-Person Delivery)
6/~Hosta Box Received from (Christine27360) in Minnesota.


'bedofroses' - GA - Hosta Box Sent- 6/21
6/20~Hosta Box Received from Lelan(ZZTOPSOIL) in Oregon.


'bentleygardens' - GA - Hosta Box Sent- 6/16
6/28~Hosta Box Received from Pam(Woodthrush) in Pennsylvania.


'brrejr' - IA - Hosta Box Sent- 6/14
6/18~Hosta Box Received from Colette(AlwaysWeeding) in Iowa.


'Christine27360' - MN - Hosta Box Sent- 6/25
6/29~Hosta Box Received from Rose(Rose1656) in Illinois.

'Rose1656' - IL <i>- Hosta Box Sent- 6/28
6/28~Hosta Box Received from Robert(SilkKnoll) in Alabama.


'SilkKnoll' - AL - Hosta Box Sent- 6/21
6/23~Hosta Box Received from Arlene(bedofroses) in Georgia.


'Woodthrush' - PA - Hosta Box Sent- 6/23
6/18~Hosta Box Received from (bentleygardens) in Georgia.


'ZZTOPSOIL' - OR - Hosta Box Sent- 6/18
6/16~Hosta Box Received from Deb(brrejr) in Iowa.




Name: Ed Thaubald
Locust Grove, Georgia (Zone 8a)
Got Weeds then pull em!!
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bentleygardens
May 16, 2011 5:21 PM CST
I'm in as usual

Ed
Name: Rose
Oquawka, IL (Zone 5a)
Garden Photography Echinacea Dahlias Clematis Region: Illinois Hibiscus
Heucheras Charter ATP Member Birds Hummingbirder Hostas Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Rose1656
May 16, 2011 6:07 PM CST
Me, too!
Name: Christine
Southeastern MN (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Heucheras I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 2 I sent a postcard to Randy! Keeps Horses
Region: Minnesota Birds Raises cows Cat Lover Hostas Farmer
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Christine27360
May 17, 2011 7:05 AM CST
This is what I have:
Hostas Cube Member HAVE Lists
http://cubits.org/Hostas/thread/view/18256/

From the list above, these are the Hosta's I have that are ready to split:

August Moon *
Blue Angel *
Christmas Tree *
Earth Angel *
Fragrant Bouquet *
Francee *
Gold Standard *
Golden Tiara *
Krossa Regal *
montana 'Aureomarginata' *
Paradigm *
Paradigm Sport * (all green)
Paul's Glory *
Pilgrim *
Plantaginea *
Regal Splendor *
Royal Standard *
Sagae *
Striptease *
Teaspoon *
Undulata Albomarginata *
Undulata Variegated *
Wolverine *

"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Name: Arlene Smith
Georgia
Roses, Clematis and Hostas Oh My!
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Roses Heucheras
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bedofroses
May 17, 2011 9:27 PM CST
I'm in too!
Name: Cj
Iowa (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Region: Iowa Hostas Daylilies Sempervivums
Lilies Garden Art Sedums Ferns Hellebores Heucheras
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AlwaysWeeding
May 18, 2011 5:33 AM CST
Please post your "HAVE" and Wish lists according to the instructions on this thread in the Hosta Swaps forum:

Hostas Cube Member HAVE Lists
http://cubits.org/Hostas/thread/view/18256/

Each person can go back and edit their own post, so anytime their list changes, they can go change their individual post on that thread.
Name: woodthrush
Albrightsville PA
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Art Ferns Lilies Container Gardener
Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Northeast US Hostas Heucheras Sempervivums Butterflies
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woodthrush
May 18, 2011 1:40 PM CST
Ok, I'm in, but it's going to be tough trading with this gang - lol
http://cubits.org/TartWarmersandMore/

New - Plants for Sale - co-op prices
Name: Cj
Iowa (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Region: Iowa Hostas Daylilies Sempervivums
Lilies Garden Art Sedums Ferns Hellebores Heucheras
Image
AlwaysWeeding
May 18, 2011 1:58 PM CST
Oh my - woodthrush. You have the most hosta of anyone I know - wow.
Name: Lelan
Oregon-Willamette Vally-OSU
ZZTOPSOIL
May 19, 2011 3:05 PM CST
*Blush*
I Know I Posted that 'Swap Thread/Hosta List' Information That You Asked Me to Above in the Post and Now it is Gone...
I Will Repost it Now.
Thumbs up
Name: Robert
East Central Alabama z8
SilkKnoll
May 30, 2011 3:52 AM CST
Happy to join in.

Farmer Region: Iowa Hostas Bulbs Clematis Daylilies
Plant and/or Seed Trader
brrejr
May 31, 2011 11:59 AM CST
Love it!!! Please include me.
Name: Ed Thaubald
Locust Grove, Georgia (Zone 8a)
Got Weeds then pull em!!
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bentleygardens
Jun 2, 2011 1:23 PM CST
IN
Name: Christine
Southeastern MN (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Heucheras I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 2 I sent a postcard to Randy! Keeps Horses
Region: Minnesota Birds Raises cows Cat Lover Hostas Farmer
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Christine27360
Jun 2, 2011 4:38 PM CST
Ed -- you already said you were in above!! Are you gonna be in twice?!?!?! Rolling on the floor laughing
"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Name: Cj
Iowa (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Region: Iowa Hostas Daylilies Sempervivums
Lilies Garden Art Sedums Ferns Hellebores Heucheras
Image
AlwaysWeeding
Jun 2, 2011 7:51 PM CST
Everybody - Don't forget the C-Mail to Lelan giving your info once you check in here on the thread.
Name: Cj
Iowa (Zone 5a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Region: Iowa Hostas Daylilies Sempervivums
Lilies Garden Art Sedums Ferns Hellebores Heucheras
Image
AlwaysWeeding
Jun 2, 2011 7:52 PM CST
I am in too, by the way.
Name: Lelan
Oregon-Willamette Vally-OSU
ZZTOPSOIL
Jun 6, 2011 4:32 PM CST
Just Letting You Hosta Hounds Know...
Friday at Midnight is the Deadline to Sign-Up!
No Whining if You Get Left Out.
(by the Way....I 'DO NOT' Serve Cheese with Whines)

Remind Anyone You Know that Might be Interested to Sign-Up.
We Have a Nice Group for Our 1st Year Here at Cubits.

Thanks CJ for the Reminder of Sending Me via C-Mail Everyone's Addresses for Mailing if...
You Have Not Done so Already.
I Have Reminded Everyone Who Needs to Send an Address...to do so Before Friday Midnight or...
You Will Not be Receiving a Name and Worse Yet...
Not Participating in this Years Secret Hosta Swap.
I Hope Everyone is Getting a Little Excited.
Hurray!

Lelan.

Farmer Region: Iowa Hostas Bulbs Clematis Daylilies
Plant and/or Seed Trader
brrejr
Jun 7, 2011 6:19 AM CST
I can't wait, my first swap. I'm so excited,!!!!(can you tell I'm a newbie??) *Blush* Drooling Smiling Hilarious!
Name: Christine
Southeastern MN (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Heucheras I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 2 I sent a postcard to Randy! Keeps Horses
Region: Minnesota Birds Raises cows Cat Lover Hostas Farmer
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Christine27360
Jun 7, 2011 6:19 PM CST
Me too -- cant wait!!!

Thumbs up Hurray! I agree Drooling Sticking tongue out Rolling on the floor laughing Hilarious! Whistling
"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Name: Lelan
Oregon-Willamette Vally-OSU
ZZTOPSOIL
Jun 9, 2011 4:40 PM CST
Just a Last Nudge Here to Participate.
Tomorrow Night(Friday) at Midnight is the Deadline to Sign-Up for this Swap.
And...
Saturday During the Day Everyone Will Receive the Name of the Person that They will be Sending Hosta(s) to.

I'll be Seeing Everyone on the Computer Sometime Saturday. (smile)


Lelan
Name: Lelan
Oregon-Willamette Vally-OSU
ZZTOPSOIL
Jun 11, 2011 4:22 PM CST
This Secret Hosta Swap is Closed...
Names are Being Sent Out.


Have Fun and if You Have Any Problems or Questions...
Do Not Hesitate in Asking Me by Contacting Me via C-Mail.


Lelan.

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