WANTED: swap sign-up june 4 griggstown canal park

birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)May 23, 2005

Hi everybody - sorry I haven't been posting lately - dealing with health problems and family troubles - things are going somewhat better now, and I am looking forward to the swap - hope you haven't given up on it.

We didn't set a time - does 11:30 - 1:30 sound good?

The park service says nothing else is scheduled there at that time - they don't schedule or reserve anyway. They say there are grills. I didn't see any - if we want hamburgers some one will have to bring a grill.

I will bring a couple sawhorses and some boards and extra lawn chairs - the tables are mostly far apart and some are chained to the ground. There are two together. You might want to bring a lawn chair if you can, as well as a jug of water.

I will bring tomato, corn and black bean salad, haven't done the plant inventory yet.

Please post - let us know if you are definitely coming, and what you can bring!

Lisa

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loris(Z6 NJ)

Lisa, sorry to hear about your rough patch. Glad things are going a bit better now.

I plan on going to swap. I'm pretty flexible about the time, so what you suggested is fine for me.

I'll give food info later. Here's the plant info:

I'll bring 3 pots, each containing a division of Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides).

I don't have a good feeling about what I did in my attempt to bring trout lilies (Erythronium americanum), but I'll bring what look like 3 pots with nothing but soil in them (trout lilies are ephemerals, but these disappeared earlier than the ones still in the ground). I'm hoping they'll sprout in spring, but don't really know.

Not sure what else I'll bring, but I'm hoping people will look at my exchange list and let me know what looks interesting to them. Otherwise I'll just see what inspires me before the swap.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2005 at 9:47PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
steve_nj(7-a)

I'll be there. Please see my exchange list.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2005 at 11:19PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kdjoergensen

Sorry guys.. I would have loved to come, but that day my daughter got a chance to participate in an airballoon ride at a small airport.
Kenneth

    Bookmark   May 24, 2005 at 12:12AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Loretta NJ Z6

I am sorry as well. My niece is having a graduation that day.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2005 at 9:26PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tiarella(7b)

I would love to attend if only I knew how to get there from here. Is there a specific name for the park and a street address that I could look up on MAPQUEST? Please see my plant list on My Page.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2005 at 4:08PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)

if anyone needs directions check the other thread on this. if you still need help, email me. and let's hope it doesn't rain.

Lisa

    Bookmark   May 26, 2005 at 7:15PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)

I emailed everyone from the previous thread who was interested - I'm trying to get a count now.

Lisa

    Bookmark   May 26, 2005 at 7:26PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)

Hi Lisa, I will try to make it. I could bring some obedient flower, agastache , Let me know where it is . Sarah

    Bookmark   May 26, 2005 at 11:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

This last post confused me - how is it from birdgardner? Anyways, I believe that I'll be able to go.

Ellen

    Bookmark   May 27, 2005 at 8:04AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)

I had to post Sarah's message because she can't post here - only GWers registered in NJ can. sorry about the confusion.

Ellen, I'll put you down as a probable. Let me know when you know for sure.

Plant list:
lamium Beedham's White, chartreuse leaves, silver blaze
agastache rugosa
cutleaf staghorn sumac
spanish bluebells
musk strawberry Profumata
monarda Blue stocking

in more limited quantity:
Texas star hibiscus (coccinea)
Red Shield hibiscus
brugmansia sanguinea
dicliptera suberecta
some old pink roses

if any one is interested in coneflower let me know - I have a ton

Lisa

    Bookmark   May 27, 2005 at 9:33AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

Hi Lisa,

From your list I'd love
lamium Beedham's White, chartreuse leaves, silver blaze
agastache rugosa
cutleaf staghorn sumac
spanish bluebells
musk strawberry Profumata
monarda Blue stocking
some old pink roses

I'll be posting my have list later.

Thanks,

Ellen

    Bookmark   May 28, 2005 at 8:11AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loris(Z6 NJ)

I'll bring chicken wings.

    Bookmark   May 28, 2005 at 6:08PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

I have the following available for trading

Irises - mixed colors
Hosta - golden tiara
Coreopsis - pink
Rose Campion - magenta
Creeping phlox - variety of colors
Geranium - hardy - yoshino
Haworthia - cuttings
Creeping - various named
Hen and Chicks - unnamed
Monarda red & pink
Lady's Mantle
Raspberries - Heritage, Brandywine, & Fall gold mixed
Daylilies - double orange
Daffodils - heirloom
Tithonia
Rock Cress

I will be bringing some or all of the above listed. If you are particularly interested in something, let me know so that I can be sure to bring it.

I also have named daylilies and named cannas to trade for named daylilies, named irises, or named hostas only. If you are looking to do a trade for some of these contact me directly for a list of what I have.

Ellen

    Bookmark   May 28, 2005 at 11:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

Oh and I also have strawberries, white irises, lamb's ear, and candy tuft (iberis) to bring for the swap.

Ellen

    Bookmark   May 28, 2005 at 11:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loris(Z6 NJ)

Tiarella, IÂm interested in Lobelia cardinalis
Steve, IÂm interested in Bignonia capreolata
Lisa, IÂm interested in cutleaf staghorn sumac

-- Lori

    Bookmark   May 30, 2005 at 9:11AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)

also have some tall light blue Siberian irises that came misnamed - maybe Flight of Butterflies, pretty anyway.

Please email me if you want my cellphone number, in case you might need to be guided in.

Lisa

    Bookmark   May 30, 2005 at 11:08AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
birdgardner(NJ/ 6b)

To all who were planning (maybe) on coming to the swap - my grandmother died (her illness being one of the troubles I was dealing with) and her funeral is Saturday, so I won't be making the swap. If someone wants to step forward and take over, either running it as scheduled, or setting a new date, that's fine with me. Otherwise, it would be best to regard this swap as cancelled. I hope to see you at another swap later this year.

Lisa

    Bookmark   June 1, 2005 at 3:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
stephenNJ(z6NJ)

I was still planning on showing up if we can confirm a few people now.I could show up at 11 or 11:30.I have lotsa good stuff to trade like last year.
-stephen

    Bookmark   June 1, 2005 at 8:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loris(Z6 NJ)

I'll drive over if we agree this is still happening. -- Lori

    Bookmark   June 1, 2005 at 9:29PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
steve_nj(7-a)

I'll be there.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2005 at 11:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

I really want to be there and think that I'll be able to go. If anyone wants directions, email me. DH still hasn't given me an answer for this weekend, but if we're going camping instead, he's not giving me enough time to pack!

Steve_NJ - I really want one of your Sabal Minors I believe that McCurtain is the most cold hardy isn't it?
I'd also love a cornus florida pendula. I know there's lots of stuff I'd like of yours but I don't want to get greedy. See if there's anything of mine that you'd like.

Ellen

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 7:59AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loris(Z6 NJ)

Would anyone be willing to email me a telephone # to use in case I have trouble finding the place? (if they know the area even better, but might be useful even just to find where in the park people are). Thanks. -- Lori

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 8:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tiarella(7b)

I'm game to show up at 11 AM I have all these plants to give away otherwise. Friends and family run the other way when they know I have plants to give away. Just kidding! One year I put out a tray at a time in front of my house with a sign free plants. I met some interesting people and nobody could believe they were free.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 8:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
stephenNJ(z6NJ)

I was planning bringing a couple starter pots of the following :
native Columbine
Lineria purplea
great blue Lobelia
red Lobelia cardinalflower
Datura innoxia (white devil's trumpet)
Foxgloves (creamy white)
Annise Hyssop
Salvia coccinea (lady in red)
Salvia coccinea (coral nymph)
Crocosmia Lucifer
Liatris
Cardinal Climber
Spiderflower
Canna 'Robert Kemp'
Canna 'India Prince'
All of my Perennials are first year seedlings or 2nd year plants.
I will also bring Kniphofia uvaria for any other Kniphofia but these are all booming now.I could also bring Black & Blue Salvia for something very special. I have a small Viburnum lentago layered over the winter for something similar , looking for Spicebush,or native Viburnums or a good berrying native bush. I will bring the Viburnum if someone requests it.
I am not 100% sure of the exact location in the park but from what I remember it's not a large park.I will email Ellen for her directions.Should we meet near the Canoe rental area?
-stephen

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 8:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
stephenNJ(z6NJ)

Ooops,I meant to say I have Viburnum nudum (Possomhaw Viburnum) on my previous thread.I also have a few diff. ferns I could divide if anyone is interested.
-stephen

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 9:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

The best park I know of in this area is a nice shady park on Blackwell's mill rd between River road and Canal road. There's also a nice little lock keeper's garden on the corner of Blackwell's mill rd & Canal Rd. They have a nice sized parking area there and a number of picnic tables there. It would be my suggestion to meet there.

I don't know if we can move picnic tables, so it would be a good idea to bring chairs and maybe a table to put your plants on.

Any objections?

Email me if you need directions.

Ellen

PS - I'm definitely coming!!!

    Bookmark   June 2, 2005 at 10:33PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
stephenNJ(z6NJ)

I will be there at Ellen's location. 11 am on intersection of Canal Rd & Blackwell's Mills.
-stephen

    Bookmark   June 3, 2005 at 6:33AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

Steve,

I sent you a couple of emails, just wanted to get sure that you got them.

Ellen

    Bookmark   June 3, 2005 at 11:12AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ellenh

Don't forget to bring a dish to the swap.

I'm going to bring drinks, ice, cups, plates, napkins & what utensils I have. I may not have enough utensils.

Ellen

    Bookmark   June 3, 2005 at 11:14AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
loris(Z6 NJ)

Ellen, I'll bring 4 sets of plastic knives and forks. If you think we still need more utensils, let me know the type and number, and I'll see what I have. -- Lori

    Bookmark   June 3, 2005 at 7:55PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
HAVE: Hydrangea Cuttings and Walkers Low Catmint
I have endless summer and limelight hydrangea cuttings...
BaskingRidgeGirl
HAVE: Offer: Clivia or Kaffir Lily, Greater Princeton Area
I have several Clivia or Kaffir Liby plants for exchange....
RedSun (Zone 6, NJ)
WANTED: Plant Swap in Monmouth County 9/22
Deep Cut Gardens Great Fall Perennial Plant Swap - Saturday,...
agardenstateof_mind
HAVE: Sweet and Hot Peppers, Garlic Chives, Kabocha and more
I have collected a lot of vegetable seeds from this...
RedSun (Zone 6, NJ)
Wanted: Dublin Bay Rose Climber
Hello, I am looking for some blaze rose or Dublin bay....
janetkkearney
Sponsored Products
Galaxy 28 1/4" Wide Midnight Chrome Mini Chandelier
Lamps Plus
Congress Brushed Caramel 21-Inch Two-Light Bath Fixture
$319.00 | Bellacor
Modern Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Artistic Weavers Rugs John Red 4 ft. x 6 ft.
Home Depot
Taylor 5-piece Textured Comforter Set
Overstock.com
Besa Milo 4 Pendant 3JB Light with Green Glass - 3JB-MILO4GR-BR
$360.00 | Hayneedle
Bruck | Chroma Houston M LED Pendant Light
$371.25 | YLighting
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™