We are Closed to New Participants...
"Welcome to the 2015 'Spring Secret Hosta Swap'"!
It is that Time of Year...Time for a Fun and Exciting Hosta Swap...
So that Means it's Time for...the...
2015 - ATP - Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap'!
The 2015 Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap' is Open to...
All 'All Things Plants' Members Residing with an Address in the United States or Canada.
Canadian Subscribing Members are Welcome as Well.
(Just as Long as...
I Get at Least Two(2) Canadian Subscribing Members to Sign-Up for Match-Ups)
2015 - ATP - Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap' Rules
If You Wish to Participate in the 2015 Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap'...
You Need to Sign-Up by Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at 11:59 PM.
(Just Before the Stroke of Midnight)
To Participate You Also Must Tree-Mail Me All Your Information Before the Closing Date/Time.
I Will be Tree-Mailing the Name of Your 'Secret Hosta Swap' Participants Name that You Will be Sending Your Hosta(s) to...Monday, June 8th, 2015.
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 Wednesday, June 17th, 2015.
If there is Any Problems Getting Your Package Shipped Out on Time...
Please Tree-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.
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 Tree-Mail Me with Your DC or Tracking Number.
This Will be Used to Track the Package if there is Any Problems with the Delivery.
All Package Delivery Services Include Delivery Confirmation(Tracking Numbers with Their Shipping.
Please Remember to Send Me that D-Mail with Your Information for Mailing...So You May Participate in this Spring 'Secret Hosta Swap'.
Make Your Tree-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 All Things Plants 'Screen Name/User's Name'.
Your Personal E-Mail Address.
I Will Tree-Mail You with a 'Confirmation Tree-Mail' that You are a Participant of the 2015 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 Tree-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...If You Wish...
Post or Link Your List of Hosta(s) that You Have Currently in Your Garden Below When You Post to Participate. 'Wish Lists' May be Added to Your Post Below Also.
(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 Tree-Mail Me.
Following are Links from the HostaLibrary.org.:
(A Wonderful Source and a Wealth of Information)
Simple Instructions for Dividing Hosta.
Simple Instructions for Shipping Hosta:
Hosta Virus X - (HVX )
Another Very Good Source with Visuals for:
Digging-Dividing and Shipping Hosta.
2015 Spring - ATP - 'Secret Hosta Swap' Participant Listing
SENT and RECEIVED.
(This is a Chart of What the Standings Currently are.)
(OH)- Hosta Box Sent- 6/15
6/19 ~Hosta Box Received from Profesora/Gerry in IN.
(IN)- Hosta Box Sent- 6/17
6/19 ~Hosta Box Received from ssgardener/Terri in MD.
(IL)- Hosta Box Sent- 6/19
6/24 ~Hosta Box Received from ZZTOPSOIL/Lelan in OR
(MD)- Hosta Box Sent- 6/17
6/23 ~Hosta Box Received from Rose1656/Rose in IL.
(OR)- Hosta Box Sent- 6/22
6/17~Hosta Box Received from Pandora/Mary in Ohio.