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Aug 26, 2013 11:15 AM CST
|Mods if you feel this thread is inappropriate go ahead and delete.
I've been trying to look through the plant lists but to no avail so I thought it might be useful to start a thread for fall trades.
To start, I'm looking for the following:
KEEP ON LOOKIN'
I am going to be dividing:
KEEP ON DREAMIN
If anyone is interested in working out a trade, feel free to tree mail!
Aug 26, 2013 2:31 PM CST
|Why don't we give this a try, JWWC.
I changed the thread title to 2013 Fall trades Aug 26 thru Sept 8. Anyone can list a daylily "want" list and a "for trade" list. Trades need to be arranged by tree mail between traders. No, down-sizing sales or other sales listings, this thread will be only for daylily trades or daylilies for postage. Down-sizing and regular sales listings belong in the Co-ops, group buys and classifieds. I did set a date of Aug 26 thru Sept 8, this will hopefully give everyone time to list and make trades, make payment for shipping if needed, then ship and receive the plants. Everyone is responsible for their own trades and the terms of the trade. On Sept 9 we'll consider the trading done and I'll lock the thread from posting. If this works out, meaning I don't hear any grumbles.... maybe we can do it in the spring too.
Aug 26, 2013 6:28 PM CST
|sounds like a good idea
James you have tree mail
Aug 27, 2013 7:00 AM CST
|If anyone is interested in any of these for postage, please send me a tree mail...
Art of Seduction (Carr)
Gypsy Rose Lee (Moldovan)
Go In Peace (Emmerich)
Aug 27, 2013 10:21 AM CST
|Only looking for one right now, Wispy Rays, if anyone is dividing, either for postage or for something on my trade list.
Aug 28, 2013 2:33 PM CST
|This is a great idea and a very comfortable time span.
I started to divide lilies I planted three years ago to make room for some that I just ordered.
I'll add my list of "have to share" sometime this weekend.
Aug 28, 2013 9:10 PM CST
|OOOOO this is fun! Here is what extra I have to trade:
Femme de Joie
Frances Busby (BELL)
I also have several types of raspberry and blackberry plants i can trade!
Here is my want list (may be willing to trade for stuff not on this list..let me know what u got)
Texas Feathered Fancy
wild and wacky
rocks cry out
belief in vein
monocacy summer mist
lavender blue baby
crystal blue persuasion
solar blue angel
Obviously one of my oldies for one of these newer ones may not be an even trade so i dont mind a two-for-one or whatever can be worked out...Thanks all!
Aug 29, 2013 9:32 PM CST
|Hi folks! This does sound like fun, unfortunately I do not have a large collection like most of you probably have. Here is what I am dividing this year and can offer for a trade;
Little Cheerio Red
New Prairie Ruby
Chicago Picottee Memories
Siloam French Doll
Lemon Lily ( h. lilioaoclsphelus) spelling?
Want List: Oh, I need so many....I lost so many plants from the flooding we had in April, 8" of standing water.......lost so many lovely plants. Meanwhile here is what I have so far and will come back and add to the list from time to time.
looking for Spiders in white/cream colors and purples
Marked By Lydia
Desert Icle ( spelling)
Heavenly Angel Ice
Thanks everyone and good luck with the trading. Thank you JWWC for starting to this thread and ATP for posting it. Happy gardening everyone. Tree mail me and we can see what we can work out......have many other perennials if I do not have what you are looking for. Marsha
Aug 30, 2013 5:14 AM CST
|All of the daylilies I listed earlier in this post are taken. Thanks for the interest!|
Aug 31, 2013 3:29 PM CST
|I was cleaning up some stuff in the yard today. I have 3 small prolifs (2 on ABILENE Lillian and 1 on green arrow). First one to tell me can have them in exchange for some good karma.|
Aug 31, 2013 3:43 PM CST
|Hope we all get some rain!! Tired of this 95-100 degree weather. Here's to a great fall, if you have green arrow prolif still i would gladly take it off your hands. Will mail check for my order on Tuesday. Kim|
Aug 31, 2013 4:06 PM CST
|Kim, I might - will let you know shortly. The prolifs are spoken for.|
Sep 10, 2013 8:25 AM CST
|Just wanted to let everyone know I had a great trade with James. Hope others were able to do some trading. Thanks you James for suggesting this. Marsha|
Sep 10, 2013 2:16 PM CST
|Thank you for posting doglover! Our first "fall trade" thread appears to have been a success. Last night I was about to lock this thread when I stopped wanting to post a few questions today instead...
Did everyone have a good time trading? Were you pleased with your trades?
If we were to do a Spring 2014 Trade Thread when would everyone like to start? Is March to early? Or April to late?
Sep 10, 2013 2:20 PM CST
|I'd like to hear how the trading went - did you all simply pay postage, or were there actual trades flying past each other in the mail? Did you trade the same kind of plant or a few daylilies for a shrub or a few hosta? I'm so curious! I couldn't get organized soon enough to participate, but it sounded like a lot of fun! Curious minds want to know.|
Sep 10, 2013 3:14 PM CST
|I will post more later - but yes I had a good experience!|
Sep 10, 2013 4:56 PM CST
|I started the thread so I am happy to post my experiences and answer the questions that have been posted.
First - I appreciate the Char (and Daylily) letting us try this.
I traded daylilies for daylilies; daylilies for other perennials (peonies, TB iris and some others) and ended up selling a few fans of a plant that I was dividing anyway. I am very happy with my trades (and I hope those on the other end were as well!)
For the trades that were plants for plants, yes, we just paid postage for the individual boxes. We went back and forth a few times via tree mail to pin down the details but it all seemed to go relatively smoothly and ultimately (I hope) worked out in everyones favor). Personally, I have a lot of plants that I love and may not have every ordered because early on people were kind and generous so I tried to approach this with the same mindset - I was shipping boxes with things I generally would have shipped to my mother. In fact, she got the leftovers from a couple clumps.
With regard to Spring, I would likely be willing to participate but the timing is a little harder to pin down. March is typically too early but the very end of March or early April would probably work. At least in this neck of the woods.
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