March 2018 Blue Barn Lightning Swap: your swap seeds are on their way to you!

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Name: Val
Near Boston, MA (Zone 6a)
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vma4922
Mar 23, 2018 9:37 AM CST
I received the last 2 swap seeds from participants last night and the Swap Seeds were mailed out to all but one participant. I have emailed that person and am awaiting a response.

So depending on if you are 2 or 3 day priority mail from me, you should have them on Mon or Tuesday.

Thank you all for organizing so nicely, and for the extra $ and things some of you sent. Everything was greatly appreciated!!!

ENJOY!
Val

kdlund
Mar 24, 2018 2:22 PM CST
I had a great time with some great people for sure.
Name: Diana
Southeast Missouri (Zone 6a)
Region: Missouri Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover Cat Lover Hibiscus Daylilies
Irises Vegetable Grower Canning and food preservation Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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DraDiana
Mar 24, 2018 3:31 PM CST
Looking forward to more fun seeds. I just found homes for 50 of the 120+ hardy hibiscus that grew out of the seeds I got from Val (she said #20 (50) and #30+ (100) and nearly all of them grew! Hilarious!
I have to make room for the Crape Myrtles, Amaryllis, Jicama, Tomatoes and Peppers that are coming along. Blinking
Next is the Herb Garden. Thumbs up Thank you to everyone!
Name: Tamara
Fresno County, California (Zone 9b)
Monetwwqi
Mar 24, 2018 5:32 PM CST
Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! So looking forward to getting my seeds. I need to replant many of the ones I planted from the Red Barn Swap because many that did pop up are now swimming, thanks to Mother Nature. Sometimes she makes it rain at enough of an angle to water my porch. I emptied most of the pots of the excess water and I'm hoping for the best. A few seedlings may still survive, but I have a feeling most of them are just too waterlogged. Oh well that's the nature of gardening. Still, all in all, with the new seeds arriving early this next week, I'm sure the germination of the new batch of seeds will be just in time to transplant into the new raised bed I just won in the Not-A-Raffle-Raffle! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!

sweetloam77
Mar 24, 2018 7:53 PM CST
Ooooooooh! Congrats on the raised bed win! Hope you fill it with wonderful new seedling goodies!!

Yay!
Name: Karen
Nebraska (Zone 5b)
Bee Lover Butterflies Frugal Gardener Winter Sowing Region: Nebraska
KarenNebr
Mar 26, 2018 2:26 PM CST
My seeds are here!!!!! Thanks Val and everyone else! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
Name: Patricia
Goldthwaite, TX (Zone 8a)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Cat Lover Dog Lover Keeps Horses Raises cows
Vegetable Grower Irises Daylilies Roses Hummingbirder Birds
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patrob
Mar 26, 2018 2:54 PM CST
Mine arrived today also! This evening I will have a chance to go through and admire them all. Thanks everyone! A special thanks to Val for hosting and Wendy for ordering and splitting the Baker Creek seeds. Thank You!
T-Town, AL (Zone 8b)
Hibiscus Region: Alabama Tropicals Hummingbirder Garden Photography Foliage Fan
Cactus and Succulents Adeniums Dragonflies Daylilies Cat Lover Irises
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pinkiris
Mar 26, 2018 3:01 PM CST
Thank you thank you! Mine are here too! Thank you Val and everyone!
Happy Spring! Happy Gardening!
Name: Tamara
Fresno County, California (Zone 9b)
Monetwwqi
Mar 26, 2018 5:08 PM CST
Just got my seeds. Thank you so much everyone for such a wonderful variety seeds. Can't wait till the next swap.

Now all I have to do is figure out what to plant first. So, so, sooooooo many choices.

Thanks again everyone. Have a great day in your garden. Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
Name: Tom Jones
Ralston, Ok 74650 (Zone 7b)
thomasjones2266
Mar 26, 2018 7:39 PM CST
I got my seed thanks everyone
Name: Diana
Southeast Missouri (Zone 6a)
Region: Missouri Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover Cat Lover Hibiscus Daylilies
Irises Vegetable Grower Canning and food preservation Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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DraDiana
Mar 26, 2018 10:42 PM CST
Seeds arrived today!!! I want to open them now, but didn't get home until 11 PM, so I better wait. Thank you everyone for collecting, buying, counting, packaging, labeling and sending the little treasure packs. Sticking tongue out
My latest sprouts are teeny tiny lobelias from the previous swap. I've never attempted to grow them before, so I'm thrilled to come home to all the nearly invisible green specks appearing under the growlight. Lovey dubby
Southeast OK (Zone 7b)
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KarenHolt
Mar 27, 2018 7:46 AM CST
Got my seeds yesterday! Thanks for the swap and thanks for the seeds everyone. I've been sowing like mad yesterday and today. See ya next season!
Name: Sharon Davis
Winchester Ca (Zone 9a)
Region: United States of America Region: California Butterflies Ferns Roses Daylilies
Irises Orchids
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shalyn
Mar 27, 2018 2:26 PM CST
I got mine , ty ty ty ty now the fun starts Hurray! Hilarious! Rolling on the floor laughing
Peace , quietness , tranquility , space , a place apart , this is my garden .
California (Zone 9b)
Vegetable Grower Cat Lover Herbs Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: California Seed Starter
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EricaBraun
Mar 27, 2018 3:01 PM CST
I received my seeds! Thank you so much, Val. And thanks to everyone who participated. :)
Name: Leslie
Chapin, SC (Zone 7b)
Keeps Sheep Daylilies Hybridizer Garden Photography Cat Lover Hummingbirder
Birds Region: South Carolina Plant and/or Seed Trader Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 2 Avid Green Pages Reviewer
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Lalambchop1
Mar 27, 2018 6:37 PM CST
Got to go through my seeds today. Thank you Sweeties who sent candy and to Val & Tom for extra seeds!

Great swap Val. We appreciate your hard work. Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Thank You!
Leslie

As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15
Name: Diana
Southeast Missouri (Zone 6a)
Region: Missouri Enjoys or suffers hot summers Dog Lover Cat Lover Hibiscus Daylilies
Irises Vegetable Grower Canning and food preservation Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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DraDiana
Mar 28, 2018 7:03 AM CST
I stayed up until midnight sorting seeds and munching wintergreens and chocolates and finding extra seeds and bonus packs. I have to come in to work today on my day off, but I'm feeling happy and blessed by my huge pile of seeds and visions of summer flowers and veggies. Thank You! again, everyone! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!
Name: Leslie
Chapin, SC (Zone 7b)
Keeps Sheep Daylilies Hybridizer Garden Photography Cat Lover Hummingbirder
Birds Region: South Carolina Plant and/or Seed Trader Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 2 Avid Green Pages Reviewer
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Lalambchop1
Mar 29, 2018 6:45 AM CST
I had to laugh with I found the wintergreen candies. Thank you, BTW! I kept smelling them but didn't see them in any of the packages. I thought someone was like me and had arthritis in their hands and had been using a pain reliever for it. Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Leslie

As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15
Name: Kaylee
(Zone 8b)
Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Pacific Northwest Vegetable Grower Fruit Growers Herbs
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missmaven
Mar 31, 2018 12:24 AM CST
I got mine too! Thanks everyone I've never got so many seeds in the mail at once! And thanks Val for organizing everything, like I said I've never done a group swap before and I didn't realize you were running both swaps I'd joined until I got the address. And then I didn't even think to mail them together! Maybe two swaps was one too many for me, it was hard work but it sure paid off when I saw that envelope stuffed full of goodies! Thanks again I hope to trade with you all in the future! Smiling

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