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Joined: 2011-03-28

Hi. My name is Tricia. I am in Zone 7 in Tulsa, OK.

I'm not expecting to recieve all of this but it is what I am in search of at local nurseries unless someone gifts it to me for postage. I do not have anything to swap this year unfortunately since it will be my 1st season in many years. This is a rental house that I will probably be at for several years so I am investing a good amount but not so much as if it were a lifetime. Thank you for looking over my list and any considerations.

I am constructing raised beds in full sun, 4 ft by 30 ft give or take. I also have room in other areas almost all full sun but several shady spots too. I am planting an edible fruit, veggie, and herb garden as well as looking to fill in full shaded areas with ground cover, ferns, hostas, or anything that would look nice but not be poisonous for our 3 dogs. All of that is in the back yard.

For the front yard, the dogs will not be there so any plants would be good to fill in partial sun to most shady areas with hostas, various lilies, poppies, various flowers.

Also some various shrubs, trees, vines, etc for shade but mostly privacy along a chainlink fence in the back yard.

various types of lettuce, spinach, brocoli, cabbage, bok choy, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Artichoke, Carrots, celery, cucumber, various onions, various corn (would love strawberry corn & blue corn), various garlics, small to medium pumpkins and gourds (mainly for fall decor), peas, green beens, mustard, Lima Bean, butter bean, tomatoes (especially smaller versions like jelly bean, grape, cherry, roma, etc), various hot peppers, bell peppers (especially red, yellow, & orange),

strawberries, other berries, watermelon,

Bergamot, Oregano, Primrose, St.Johnswort, Tarragon, Ginger, Sage, Mustard, Calendula, Cilantro, Dill, Lavender, Lemon Grass, Marjoram, Mints, Parsley, Rosemary, Thyme, Borage, wheat grass, alfalfa,

shady ground cover (non poisonous for dogs), moss, wisteria, red oak tree, hostas, various sunflowers, clematis, passion flower, purple hyacinth bean

I will surely have plenty to trade next year and if you send some seeds, plants, cuttings, etc then set up a reminder to contact me at seasons end to see what I can give back.

Thank you for looking!



Joined: 2011-04-02
Willing to send some if you send me a SASE

Hi Tricia,
My name is Robin, and I'm i Northern New Mexico, zone 3/4 borderline, so I start many seeds indoors. Like you, I'm in a rental home that I expect to be in for several years, and this will be my first year at this home-I'm very excited about the large garden area that is already set aside (by previous tenant or owner) and just needs some tilling so I can start my garden! I'm hoping to borrow a friends tiller this week... Anyway, I'd be happy to share some seeds with you, as many of my packets have many more seeds than I can use in a year! Fortunately, I've found many inexpensive seed suppliers in my area, so I have a lot to share!!. Several of my seeds for this year are on your list also, so you may contact me via this forum, or email me at remains2bseen@wildblue.net so we can make arrrangements to share seeds-I'm short on funds right now, but will send you all I can if you pay postage-we can work something out. Looking forward to hearing from you! (Or anyone else interested in seed swapping--OR, if anyone on this forum happens to live near me, I might need someone to come till my small garden for minimal cost or seed/produce sharing priviledges-Hubby is just too busy!). Thanks!

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