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Apr 2, 2016 10:44 AM CST
|Trading for this swap begins Sunday April 3!!!
To use the Swap tool sign up and list your plants and view the plants offered by others at this link
Or/and reserve one space here on this thread to list your offerings and requested items, using the 'edit' function to update as necessary.
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Apr 2, 2016 10:45 AM CST
Apr 2, 2016 10:51 AM CST
Agastache 'Blue Boa"
Agastache 'Black Adder'
Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed) pink flower OK in containers
Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed) 'Ice Ballet' white flower
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed) 'Gay Butterflies'
Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart seedlings/small plants
Phlox paniculata 'Jeana'
native nectar/host pollinator plants
Catmint: Black Adder, Blue Boa, Blue Fortune, Gay Butterflies
SSG: October Daphne
Chantell: October Daphne, Milkweeds
RickM: Gay Butterflies, Hello Yellow, Major Wheeler
RobinBunch: Blue Boa, Black Adder, Blue Fortune, rupestris, Jeana, Major
Wheeler, Bleeding Hearts, Hello Yello, Gay Butterflies, Ice Ballet
Aspenhill: Ostrich fern,
Critter: Jeana, Ice Ballet, Bleeding Hearts, ostrich fern
Greenthumb: Ice Ballet, Blue Fortune,
Muddy: Major Wheeler, Jeana, Gay Butterflies, Hello Yellow, Allegheny s cutting
NisiNJ: Blue Fortune.
Lisa: Kennell's Gold ($10)
Blossomgiver: October Daphne
Frenchy: Gay Butterflies
Kurt: Black Adder, Gay Butterflies
Francine Natachoochee Princess ($10)
Donnerville: Poblano pepper,
Apr 2, 2016 5:17 PM CST
|I'm adding to my list in the swaps tool as I go along... please let me know if you need to be added as a participant, and Dave will add you. (It's not set up to let you enroll on your own once trading has started)
Meanwhile, here's a list of "extras" from our group buys and other "good deals" I can offer at cost.
Caladium bulbs -- mixed. I ordered 5 pounds, got them at a great price ($25). I divided the lot as evenly as I could manage into 10 bags. They are mostly smaller bulbs, great for tucking here and there in containers. A half pound bag contains as many as I can hold in my hand plus a couple.
Marking Pens! I'll get both Silver and the new "Extreme" black sharpie, both "fine point" (the regular size). Last year the "industrial" sharpie seemed less fade-resistant to me. I think they may have gone toward making it heat-resistant and chemical-resistant instead... and the new "extreme" variety has replaced it as the fade-resistant one.
I can get both for about $1 each from Amazon... Buying them in 12-packs gives us a price break, and I'll just stash away any extras. The silver works really well on black nursery pots and cell packs... I can usually read it 3 years later.
In addition, I have some paper mate mechanical pencils with thicker leads (1.3mm) that I really like for writing on both zinc and window-blind labels. They're brightly colored, easy to hold, don't break their tip easily, and don't need sharpening. 60 cents each.
UPDATE: I keep checking for a good price on Amazon, but haven't hit a decent sale yet on the silver metallic. Unless Jim can get them at a discount from Office Depot on Friday, I'll just have the black available this time.
Lisa: 2 silver sharpies
SSG: 1 extreme black, 1 silver
Sally: 3 extreme blackI
Moisture Crystals I have Powder, Small, Medium (the size of "soil moist"), and Large. I've been using a 2:1 mix of medium and large for most needs (containers and in-ground planting). Small is nice for little pots and seed starting trays. Powder makes a great slurry for dipping bare root plants and for using when shipping plants for trade.
A little goes a long way with the moisture crystals... I go through several pounds a year, but I use them everywhere. At the box stores, they seem to run $12 or more per pound... I buy in bulk every few years, so we get it for $6.50 per pound. I'll make up some $1 bags of the powder, too... a little goes a really long way with the powder, but it's very useful stuff (just don't breathe it in).
Robinbunch: 1 pound medium, 1 pound large (or 2 pounds mixed)
LILY BULBS available from our Ednie group buy. At wholesale prices, any leftovers will go fast on swap day, so if you see something you want, please post *now* to reserve it. "Available" isn't the same thing as "must sell," since participants have said they'll take the extras, but we wanted to offer them to our friends!
For those who are in the swap -- if you asked for 5 or 10 of some variety, you are currently down for 5. So if you've been thinking you really do want 10, let me know!
We have not ordered from Ednie before, but from their reviews I'm expecting bulbs of similar size and quality to what we've had from ADR in the past.
For simplicity, I'm rounding prices up a few pennies to $1 per bulb, including shipping and re-packaging. I'll keep track of these on my haves/wants post, but please ask for them on this thread.
10 Asiatic 'Black Eye'
5 Asiatic 'Pacific Joy'
5 Oriental 'Aculpulco'
7 Oriental 'First Romance' (5 more for Lisa, on spreadsheet, 2 for Chantell)
5 2 Oriental 'Hot Line' (3 for RickM, 2 for Chantell)
5 Oriental 'Star Gazer'
10 Oriental 'Red Eyes' (5 more for Lisa, on spreadsheet, 3 for Chantell, 2 for my niece on spreadsheet)
5 OT Carbonera (5 for Frenchy)
10 OT Robina
10 5 OT Yelloween (5 for RickM)
5 Calla 'Captain Venturo' -- $2 per bulb
5 Calla 'Cherry Kiss' -- $2 per bulb
Lowe's had some nice quart-sized Garua on sale Friday, $2 each. I picked up 7 extras... anyone?
2 for ecnalg, 1 for Martina, 2 for Chantell, 2 for Lisa
Arum italicum for Rick
Sally's butterfly house
$37 for SSG for AP witch hazel
MMaid wants a couple basils, so does Francine (lemon, holy)
I'm learning to dance in the rain. Thank you, Sally & Chris & Sharon.
Apr 3, 2016 7:09 AM CST
Catnip, Nepeta cataria, several potted young plants
<s>Aesculus Bottlebrush buckeye - seed grown and or well rooted branch. I have several.</s>
Stylophorum diphyllum, the native wood poppy. seedlings grown in pots
Asarum canadense, Native ginger
Dicentra spectabilis pink bleeding hearts. - seedlings and babies
greek oregano, three small pots
Lilium tigrinum, the tall neon orange old fashioned, several
Packera, native groundcover
Tradescantia spiderworts, virginiana/hybrid- purple, pink, lavender(lighter purple)
Rudbeckia (triloba?)- tall black eyed susan- five feet tall and will spread!
Normal perennial black eyed susan
Narrow leafed black eyed susan, perennial,
orchid pots, one small, one medium
Buy azalea from Judy
blossomgiver- bottlebrush buckeye
ssg- black and blue salvia, Iris Stairway to Heaven
mariposa maid- Monarda bradburiana
critter- Packera, Aesculus, Stylophorum, Asarum, pink spiderwort, sedums angelina and blue, ramulosa cuttings
all- Packera as much as can dig
David/Pat- Clethra, Iris Stairway to Heaven
RickM -- ' Asarum canadense and pink Trandescantia.'
Lisa- Epi, dogwood
Frenchy- Epi, dogwood, Ric rac
(bring epis and spiderplants from GIta)
(note to self sally -see also my sold list)
1 Aesculus Bottlebrush buckeye - seed grown and or well rooted branch.
1 Packera, native groundcover
1Tradescantia spiderworts, virginiana/hybrid- lavender
1 large pot (many?)Rudbeckia triloba- tall black eyed susan- five feet tall and will spread!
2 small (many?) Normal perennial black eyed susan
2 qt pots (Many?)Narrow leafed black eyed susan, perennial, or possibly is a coreopsis that has BES coloring
The Stella Doros I was holding from Gita
1 Black and Blue
2 Stylophorum dphyllum yearlings
1 Anemone virginiana thimbleweed
..come into the peace of wild things..-Wendell Berry
Life is a buffet (anon)
Apr 3, 2016 8:56 AM CST
- Amur Privet
- Aralia Spinosa
- Coffee, Arabica
- Forsythia (Forsythia)
- Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
- Hosta 'Lancifolia'
- Lady Fern
- Lily Of The Valley
- Yellow Archangel (Lamium galeobdolon subsp. montanum 'Florentinum')
- Dutchman's Breeches
- Glade Fern (Matteuccia pensylvanica)
- Sedum Sarmentosum 'Gold Moss Stonecrop' (used have it until the 'tree rats' (aka squirrels) started tearing the area up.
- Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana), Any color
May Have: (Depends on the weather. So far, it looks like I've lost about 40 hosta to the late frosts and freezes.)
- Hosta Albomarginata
- Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea)
- 5601Lisa : Christmas Cactus ; Christmas Cactus ; Lily Of The Valley
- AspenHill : Hosta ; Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'; Lily Of The Valley
- Catmint20906 : Cinnamon Fern
- Chantell : Coffee ; Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
- Critterologist : Coffee ; Hosta ; Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'; Lady Fern
- ECNALG : Cinnamon Fern ; Hosta ; Lady Fern ; Maidenhair Fern
- Frenchy21 : Christmas Cactus ; Christmas Cactus ; Coffee ; Lady Fern
- KRobRA : Lily Of The Valley
- MariposaMaid : Coffee ; Hosta ; Lily Of The Valley
- Muddy1 : Forsythia ; Lady Fern ; Lily Of The Valley
- NisiiNJ : Lily Of The Valley ; Wild Violet
- RobinBunch5 : Lily Of The Valley
- SallyG : Coffee
- SSGardner : Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'; Sunflower
- Baked Beans
- Chocolate Cheesecake
- Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi, Diet Dr Pepper
Apr 3, 2016 9:07 AM CST
Caryoptersis 'Worchester Gold'
St John's Wort (Hypericum calycinum).
Leucanthemum Bananas and Cream
MariposaMaid Worchester Gold, Alpine Catchfly, Catnip, Catnip toys
SSGardener. Worchester Gold, Red Hens and Chicks
Catmint 20996 Alpine Catchfly, Catnip toys, St Johns Wort
Critter. Catnip toy, Kalimersis Pinnalfida , St John's Wort
Ecnalg Catnip toys
5601 Lisa. Catnip toys, NOID Catnip
SallyG Worchester Gold
Frenchy21 Shasta Daisy Bananas & Cream
krobra Alpine Catchfly, Shasta Daisy Bananas & Cream
NisiNJ Shasta Daisy Bananas & Cream
Donner Catnip toys
Food: Naked poundcake but will bring some jelly spreads if you wish to dress it a bit.
Name: Gita Veskimets
Baltimore or Nottingham MD-212 (Zone 7a)
Life is "mind over matter". If I d
Apr 3, 2016 7:46 PM CST
Apr 4, 2016 4:43 AM CST
|I have no problem using the swap tool - it is extremely easy and I like the automation of the Haves/Wants lists. I have no problem either with keeping track multiple ways - chatting it up in the discussion thread and manually making lists in a Haves/Wants thread.
Note, unless an individual offering is marked "NONE LEFT", they are still up for grabs. If more is needed in the swap tool offering from what I originally set, I can increase it for the dib feature to remain available.
Lilac 'Palibin' - critter, mariposamaid, ssg, chantell
Iris 'Mary Frances' - critter, robin, lisa
Silene aremeria - critter, chantell
Campanula 'Elizabeth' - lisa, RickM
Campanula 'Ringsabell Mulberry Rose' - critter, RickM
Geranium macrorrhizum - mariposamaid, robin
Daffodil 'Thalia' - chantell
Daffodil 'Yellow Cheerfulness'
Daffodil 'Lemon Drops'
Holly - Columbine, Lily of the Valley, Iris reticulate, Virginia Bluebells, Toad Lily
Lisa - Japanese Anemone pink
MariposaMaid - Ostrich Fern
Muddy - Dicentra spectabilis, Great Blue Lobelia, Ostrich Fern
RickM - Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
Sally - Tracescantia pink, purple, Bottle Brush Buckeye
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Apr 7, 2016 12:02 PM CST
Mock Orange - teenager size
Hardy Pricky Pads
Night Blooming Jasmine - seeds
Can bring limited cuttings of the following (if the weather warms - I will start rooting the jasmines):
-Night Blooming Jasmine
-Jasmine Sambac NOID (may be Maid of Orleans)
-'Korean spice' viburnum
Have list will be updated as I can peek around the yard...
BEGGING FOR (WANT):
*robinbunch5 - catnip
*aspenhill - Lilac 'Palibin', Daffodil 'Thalia', Silene aremeria
*meiramalka - Valerian
*MariposaMaid - 'October Daphne', Milkweed
orchid pots, one small, one medium, Korean spice cuttings - Sally
MOO cuttings (thymes) - Jill
NBJ - CAM
Clematis cuttings: Lisa, Frenchie
Clematis plant - Pat/David
Baby lilac - Marta-227mama
Tantefrancine - NBJ
Soda (ok not really food)
Thai Peanut pasta
What would YOU attempt if you KNEW you wouldn't fail?
Apr 11, 2016 6:42 AM CST
Not sure if this should go here, but wanted to let Spring Swappers know that like Critter, I have some extra/leftovers from special buys I have made. These are just starting to leaf out and bud up! I have listed these on the swap tool, but they can only be requested via the Chat thread or tree mail, not by calling dibs!
I have a source for several varieties of native deciduous azaleas These are 15 - 18 inches tall and 4 - 5 yrs old. Cost is $14. Did I mention these are all fragrant? One or two of each available. LMK (Rare Find and Plant Delights sell these same size plants for $25+.) Made in Shade series will handle part shade instead of usual full sun requirements. Will bring to swap.
'My Mary'- (pale yellow) late April Made in Shade series ‘My Mary’, is a cross of (R. atlanticum x R. periclymenoides) x R. austrinum and has large pale yellow fragrant flowers. It blooms in April and grows to 8 feet tall.
'Summer Eyelet '- white July Swamp azalea (R. viscosum) grows in damp or wet soil. ‘Summer Eyelet’ is a swamp azalea selection with spice-scented white blooms in July and grows to 6 feet tall. http://www.rarefindnursery.com......
'Nachoochee Princess' - white with tinge of pink Made in Shade series ‘Nacoochee Princess’, which is a R. atlanticum x R. periclymenoides hybrid, has large, white fragrant flowers with a slight tint of pink. This hybrid will grow from 8 to 10 feet tall. 'Nacoochee Princess' derives from controlled hybridization between R. atlanticum (coastal azalea) and R. periclymenoides (pinxterbloom azalea), and is one of the offspring of the so-called "Choptank hybrids," themselves named due to their occurrence as natural hybrids along the Choptank River of the eastern shore region of Maryland.
'Kennells Gold '- golden ‘Kennell’s Gold’ hydrid azalea (Rhododendron atlanticum x R. nudifloum x R. austrinum) Many hybrids exist among the various native deciduous azaleas. Some may be natural crosses, but many are bred. One impressive hybrid is ‘Kennell’s Gold’ ((R. atlanticum x R. nudiflorum) x R. austrinum), which has golden yellow flowers with pale orange floral tubes. This hybrid will grow from 12 to 15 feet tall and flowers in early April.
'Rosy Pink' - pink early bloomer Pinxterbloom azalea (R. periclymenoides) is a low-growing, suckering shrub that may grow to 10 feet tall, although the average height is 4 to 6 feet. Fragrant flowers vary in color from white to pale pink to deep violet, opening from April to May. Foliage is dull yellow in fall. An early blooming selection with pink flowers and rose pink buds is ‘Rosy Pink Nudiflorum’ which grows to 6 – 8 feet tall. The name Rhododendron periclymenoides is synonymous with R. nudiflorum.
My Mary - pale yellow
Summer Eyelet - white
Nacooche Princess - white with pink
Kennells Gold - golden
Rosy Pink - med pink
Apr 18, 2016 4:55 PM CST
I'd love to have some of the Asarum canadense and Trandescantia. I transplanted a bunch (like 4 dozen) of starts last spring from between the bricks.. They did great all summer. And then the tree rats struck. They made short work of every one of the transplants, so I'm back to my little patch.
Apr 21, 2016 6:24 AM CST
|Columbine - Aspenhill
Common Daylilies -
Cranesbill, Bigroot Geranium -
Hardy Geranium -
Hellebore Pink - Ecnalg, Critter
Hellebore White - Critter
Hellebore White w/ pink speckles if I find seedlings - Lisa, Blossomgiver
Hosta 2 tone Green - Ecnalg
Iris Siberian Butter & Sugar - Robinbunch, Blossomgiver, Critter, Catmint, MariposaMaid, GreenThumb
Iris Crested - Catmint,
Iris Reticulated (Blue) - Aspenhill
Lamium Silver Beacon - SSG
Lamium Yellow Archangel -
Lily of the Valley - Aspenhill, Lisa
Ornamental Grass Variegated (runner type not clumping) -
Sedum Autumn Joy -
Sedum Yellow creeping - Robinbunch
Soloman's Seal Variegated -
Toad Lily (Tricyrtis) - Aspenhill, Lisa
Vinca Major Variegated -
Virginia Blue Bells – Catmint, SSG, Aspenhill, Krobra
Herbs and Veggies
Lemon Balm –
Cattails Miniature - Lisa
Yellow Water Iris - Lisa
Oxalis Purple - Chantell
Fairy Garden Special - SSG, MariposaMaid
Fairy Garden Heuchera - Critter
Hosta Dwarf (Fairy Garden) - RicM,
Soloman's Seal Dwarf - Critter
SSG - Spotted Dead Nettle Silver Beacon, VA Blue Bells, Fairy Garden Special
Robinbunch - Butter & Sugar Iris, Creeping yellow sedum
Ecnalg - 2 tone Green Hosta, Helle Pink
Critter, Hellebores (any color), Dwarf Soloman's Seal, Fairy Garden Heuchera, Iris Butter & Sugar
Catmint - VA Blue Bells, Iris Crested , Butter & Sugar Siberian Iris
Aspenhill - Columbine, Lily of the Valley, VA blue bells, Toad Lily, Reticulated Iris
Lisa - cattails, water Iris, lily of the valley, tricyrtis, bicolor hellebore.
Blossomgiver - bicolor hellebore, Butter & Sugar Iris
Chantell - purple oxalis
MariposaMaid - Fairy Garden Special, Butter & Sugar Iris
Muddy - Fennel
RickM - Dwarf Hosta.
GreenThumb - Iris Butter & Sugar
Life is Great! Holly
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Apr 21, 2016 10:53 PM CST
Apr 21, 2016 10:57 PM CST
Frenchy21 said:Reserved for Frenchy21
Apr 26, 2016 10:59 AM CST
|Dave, would you please add me?
Sally - may I have a Bottlebrush buckeye; Chantell, a winter Daphne; Holly, a speckled hellebore, and an Iris Butter and Sugar?
I only can access the website at the library for an hour on Tuesdays. SO:
I have 2 Erie viburnum
one large lacecap hydrangea
callicarpa Issai 1
gold 12" sedum
peach pelargoniums 2
scented " ---Skeleton Rose and NOID
Gerberas - one orange, one pink (blossom not round)
Apr 26, 2016 11:18 AM CST
|Dave or Critter,
Please send directions, since I haven't been to Frederick before. Thanks. Love, D
Apr 26, 2016 1:34 PM CST
|I'll add you to the list of party-goers, blossomgiver... and I'll send directions out to everybody a couple days before the swap (that way I know I'm not forgetting anybody who signed in at the last minute). We're easy to find.
@blossomgiver... could I please have the lacecap hydrangea OR one of the viburnums? I'd also love one of the scented geraniums, anything but citronella. Thanks!!
oops, sorry, didn't realize I was posting here and not on the plant chat thread...
Blossomgiver, you don't have to go through Dave to be added to the participant list on the swap tool... just follow the directions at the top of the plant chat thread.
I'm learning to dance in the rain. Thank you, Sally & Chris & Sharon.
Apr 26, 2016 6:41 PM CST
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa 'Viette's Little Suzy')
Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans). Have Choc Chip, Black Scallop, and Evening Glow planted together -- don't know anymore which is which but they all have dark foliage and lovely long blue blossoms.
Crocosmia (Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Fire King')--brilliant deep red.
Foeniculum vulgare/Bronze fennel, host to Black Swallowtail butterfly.
Golden Grounsel/Packera aurea. Native groundcover--yellow blossoms.
Lemon Catnip/Nepeta cataria var. citriodora. Delicate white midsummer blossoms, pollinator magnet.
Monarda 'Raspberry Wine' Deep magenta. Pollinator magnet.
Muscari armeniacum. Lovely early spring bloomer.
Rudbeckia fulgida. Classic Maryland native
Senna alata/Candlestick Cassia/Candelabra Bush. 10 seeds (fall 2015). Tender perennial. Larval host for sulphur butterflies.
Small-headed Sunflower (Helianthus microcephalus 'Lemon Queen') Perennial small-headed sunflower, native. Lemon yellow blossoms, pollinator magnet.
Spiderwort. Purplish-blue blossom. Blooms all season. Pollinators love it.
Muscari armeniacum--Lisa, Ecnalg, Mariposa
Small-headed sunflower 'Lemon Queen'--Sally
Mariposa Maid: Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa 'Viette's Little Suzy'), Crocosmia (Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora 'Fire King'), Foeniculum vulgare, Lemon Catnip/Nepeta cataria var. citriodora, Monarda 'Raspberry Wine', Rudbeckia fulgida
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso
Apr 27, 2016 5:24 PM CST
|Critter - I would like to be enrolled in the plant swap tool if its not to late -|
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