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    I love the colours too! I originally bought the seed from Malvern Garden show a few years back. I grew 6 plants and gave 5 away thinking it would reseed. It never has.
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    Yes please! Great idea as I always have lots of spare seeds and was thinking other people must have surplus too. Will probably be poppies and marigolds but I'll see which flowers produce the most seeds this year

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    Hello Flowergirls and welcome to the Grapevine.
    To join any of the Seed swaps that we run you need to have been a member for 3 months and have made 50 posts. You have plenty of time to make those posts as we won't be swapping until the end of the year. More info at http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gra...nce_76437.html
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
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    Just wanted to run my possible choices by peeps. Feeling a bit lost what I think you might like

    Purple Toadflax - is meant to be a weed but mine is very well behaved. Stands 4ft tall and bees love it.
    Attachment 66458 Attachment 66459

    Sweet Williams
    http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gra...ml#post1458586

    Opium Poppy
    http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gra...ml#post1464220

    Dahlia (mainly single flowering)
    http://www.growfruitandveg.co.uk/gra...ml#post1462028

    Red flax linum (first year growing)
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    I don't tend to isolate so will be a variation of what emerges.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norfolkgrey View Post
    I don't tend to isolate so will be a variation of what emerges.
    Me neither but as we aren't expecting a crop from them the variation bit is something to look forward too...

    I love the toadflax but to be honest I'd be happy with any of those
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    I never save seed, only thing ever saved was from an aqualegia which was red/yellow.
    I've no idea why I don't
    Maybe this yr.
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    Default Started collecting seed...

    These past couple of days I've started collecting a few seeds from flowers finishing in my garden, so far Nasturtium and a few cosmos....

    Not big returns yet, but unsure how many seeds are expected in each of the 20 packets we are to send in....

    I'm hoping just a pinch or else I won't be able to supply much.....
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    I've only just noticed this thread, how did I manage to miss it- am I too late to join in?
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