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Planning a Vegetable Garden and Seed Exchange

Plan Your Spring Garden by Attending a Seed Exchange

Here's a post from CasaSugar Community member radecor from The Girls' Guide to Gardening:

So to keep moving forward with my vegetable garden, I signed up to attend my first seed exchange next weekend. It is being hosted by Washington Gardener Magazine, and I was fortunate to meet the editor last year at a garden tweet up. Even better, the editor lives in my neighborhood!

No, I don't have any seeds to exchange, but I am hoping to get seeds to plant!  Apparently there will be plenty of leftover seeds after the swap, and I will be there to scoop them up! I have been thinking about what to plant, and my garden advisory team (soon-to-be garden biz owner Varetta and Mom) suggested that I plant things I like to eat!  Good advice. I spoke to my uncle last summer about fences and garden pests, and he also gave me advice on which plants would work well in a small city garden.

So armed with that information, I have come up with my beginning list for next weekend.

radecor's gardening list - version 1

  • Spinach (if I could eat this everyday, I would)
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Cucumbers
  • Squash
  • Eggplant
  • Tomatoes (i am not a tomato-eater but family members are, and I can use them in sauces)
  • Strawberries??

 

So . . . if you are planning a garden for Spring, check and see if your area is hosting a seed exchange! I will report back after next week (both here and my own blog) and let you know how it went!

Do you want to start a garden or share photos from gardens current or past? Then join The Girls' Guide to Gardening!

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RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
What a great idea! I wish someone was doing that close to where I live. Also, I am afraid of googling the words "seed swap" -_-
radecor radecor 5 years
check it out. apparently the last saturday of january is national seed exchange day. who knew? but there maybe seed exchanges happening all over the country! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seed_swap enjoy!
lauren lauren 5 years
I might have to see if there is a seed exchange in my neighborhood! I am planning to grow my first veggie garden this year!
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