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They are here! 2017 seeds!

Submitted by CScott on Thu, 01/26/2017 - 13:41

Thank you to all the volunteers who make the Seed Exchange possible!

Mine arrived today-----all , but one of my first choices!

Now I am sorting them out as to how to germinate them.

First I deal with the ones that came moist packed.   Jeffersonia and Hepaticas go onto more moist vermiculite, and then out to the unheated garage.

Meconopsis go in the frig until I get pots ready for them.

Peony seeds go to soak in dilute peroxide.

And so on it goes until they are all looked after.

Seed Exchange 2017??

Submitted by chris.wyse on Wed, 12/07/2016 - 22:51


I don't mean to rush anybody, but I was just wondering when the seed exchange is starting this year.  I've searched on and off for the last couple weeks to find the date, but everything has been quiet on the web site.  Does anyone have any info?


Chris Wyse

Ordering plants from overseas ( Re: Yuzawa Engei)

Submitted by paulhschneider on Tue, 11/29/2016 - 09:18

Yuzawa Engei in Hokkaido ,Japan is an advertiser in RGQ & has a wonderful website. I'm wondering if any USA members have had success ordering plants from them with particular regard to US customs problems. They seem to indicate that by ordering less then 13 plants that there won't be a customs problem. I have a permit to import small quantities of seed but no plant import permit. Does anyone have valid advice to my question??  paul h.schneider, Eastern Sun Studio & Gardens, Portland, Tennessee