Seeds forum: Silverhill Seeds - South African Seed Company

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Nov 27, 2013 3:37 PM CST
I'm always on the lookout for unusual seeds and when I glom onto a new seed site I spend a couple of days looking up everything they have in their catalog. That's why I have such a diverse collection of plants and seeds and how I discovered Trichosanthes kirilowii. That flower still blows me away!

All the prices are in US Dollars. They have an awesome selection of succulents and an amazing list of seeds in the Proteaceae Family (I've tried for decades to grow Protea nerifolia and nana but can never keep them alive long enough to bloom - wrong climate probably). I'm tempted to try again .. maybe.

Here is a link to their catalog:

http://www.silverhillseeds.co....

I'm going to be placing an order in a few weeks so if anyone would be interested in combining an order to save on shipping, let me know.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Name: Evelyn
Northern CA Sierra foothills - (Zone 8a)
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evelyninthegarden
Nov 28, 2013 12:38 PM CST
Thank you, Anne. I haven't met a seed catalog that I didn't like! Thumbs up Hurray! Rolling on the floor laughing

You are cordially invited to a seed exchange on Cubits.

http://cubits.org/ellasgarden/...

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Birds Cat Lover Greenhouse Tropicals Bulbs
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Xeramtheum
Nov 28, 2013 12:44 PM CST
Thanks for the invite! I'll check it out.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Name: Gerry Donahue
Pleasant Lake, IN (Zone 5b)
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profesora
Jan 10, 2014 3:48 PM CST
Is it not great to refer to a time period as decades?

Name: Evelyn
Northern CA Sierra foothills - (Zone 8a)
Region: United States of America Region: California Annuals Bulbs Butterflies Cat Lover
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evelyninthegarden
Jan 10, 2014 9:36 PM CST
Never mind...
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Name: David Laderoute
Zone 5B/6 - NW MO (Zone 5b)
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DavidLMO
Jan 28, 2014 7:08 PM CST
Silver Hill is very good. Highly recommended.

An excellent source - very reasonably priced - that I found on Bid or Buy - the South African equivalent of Ebay - is a gent by the handle Seeds_and_All.

Here is his current listings:

http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/sell...

He has about 3,000 listings.

On BoB you purchase in South African Rands and the current exchange rate is

1 South African Rand equals
0.091 US Dollar

And the prices on B o B are quite reasonable. Most are sold in small lots as small as 1 seed. Shipping costs are quite reasonable. In a recent purchase of 8 varieties totaling 100 seeds, the total costs including shipping was 218.80 Rands - shipping was just 55 Rands.
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Birds Cat Lover Greenhouse Tropicals Bulbs
Seed Starter Garden Ideas: Master Level Hibiscus Hybridizer Garden Sages Butterflies
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Xeramtheum
Jan 28, 2014 7:50 PM CST
Thanks! I'll check it out!
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

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Name: Allison
NJ (Zone 6a)
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Onewish1
Jan 29, 2014 5:33 AM CST

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thank you David.. Welcome!

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