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    Default Flower Seed Circle 2016

    Something a little different!
    Who would like to join in a Flower Seed swap this year? Open to up to 20 members.
    Save seeds from at least 2 varieties of flowers (Not F1), bag them up at the end of the year (so if 20 members you'd need to send in 20 packets of each type of seed), post them to me with some stamps for return postage, and grow some luvly flowers from our gardens next year.

    Anyone interested?
    Closes to members on 31st October. Anyone who hasn't said what they have saved by 31st October will be removed from the list

    We are :-
    1. Veggiechicken - Cedronella triphylla, Yellow flag iris, Acidanthera
    2. Scarlet - Agapanthus, globe thistle, monks hood, astrantias, Jacobs ladder, lupin, perennial poppy, sunflowers-mixed, rudbeckia
    3. seasprout - Dahlia Sunny Reggae, Lunaria annua ex chedglow +++
    4. Norfolkgrey - Purple Toadflax, Opium Poppies, Scabiosa Stellata - Ping Pong, Linum Red Flax, Helenium - Autumn Lollipop and Dahlia.
    5. Mothhawk - purple morning glory, musk mallow, cyclamen neapolitan
    6. Planetologist - Sweet Rocket, Foxglove, Poppy
    7. WPG - Cerinthe, Aquilegia yellow queen, Honesty, Nigella, Welsh poppy
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    Me, me Me! Not sure yet, probably rudbeckia, perhaps lupin...Hmm will have to take a walk and see what I've got.
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    Go on, I'm in.
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    I'm in. Will keep it a mystery. Hopefully it will be the kick up the bum to actually grow more flowers.
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    I do not do many flowers but trying a few different edible sunflowers (massive and small) I am sure i can think of something else if you want boring sunflowers but understand if you donīt
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    I love sunflowers...

    I'm also going to use this to get my garden a little prettier. The past few years ive spent so much time on veg my garden has become a little neglected. Last year I had a blitz on trees and overgrown shrubs so hopefully I'll have a little more room and some brighter borders. I'm gonna sow some today
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    I love sunflowers too
    Sounds like a few of us need a virtual kick up the rear to florify our gardens. Let's make 2016 the Year of the Flowers.
    In my mind, in 2017, I'll have a flower patch full of Vine flowers and I'll know who sent the seeds and take extra pleasure from them. Soppy old chicken
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
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    me too.. but I post the list I have bought..pick one and chase/guide me
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