as in last year i have grown lot of plants from seed off one type . would like to swap for plants off a differnet type with in your own postcode or with in a 5 miles radius in which we live . hope start a new way to help start to have new plants in there garden . can i have your thoughts please
Hi, Derrick. This is an excellent idea but I would like to see it develop into local gardening clubs. In my area, many have closed down. They are sociable and a great place to learn and share. It strilkes me that maybe they need to cover a slightly wider area than previously in order to be sustainable.
Lovely idea but we're so widely spaced. There aren't too many people within 5 miles of me and to the best of my knowledge none of them are forum members
its a great idea with people having smaller gardens more people can grow a wider range of plants to swap if you get my meaning
I must say that some people have sent me rooted cuttings and tiny plants through the post on the seed swap on here. The roots and a little soil can be wrapped in damp kitchen paper then put into a plastic bag. The whole thing put into a fruit punnet thing from the supermarket. Then one was put in a modifted cardboard box and another a jiffy bag. It makes swapping easy with anyone on the forum.
Think I might start a thread about gardening clubs....
An excellent idea Gardening Grandma
It is a good idea like nutcutlet said not too many people on forum near me not in 5 miles bit more further away
You could have a go at the seed swap forum plants or cutting are getting swapped too
You could put the excess plants on local free cycle and hope people reciprocate.
That then limits it it to your area-so a car ride way
Brilliant idea if anyone lives near me in portsmouth i would be glad of some plants
I put an add on freecycle portsmouth as I had loads of plant pots and seed trays to dispose of also other household items and they all soon went