Updated Information -Western PA Fall Plant Swap

linlily(z5/6PA)August 2, 2007

As of today, August 2nd. We are a little over a month from the Fall 2007 Plant Swap, slated for Saturday, September 8th. Please post and let us know if you plan on attending so we have some idea how many people we will have this year.

*Cathy will be at the SupervisorÂs Club around 10:30 and hope that everyone can be there by 12:00.

*Each person will pick a spot for setting up their items for the swap. Please mark them, and bring a picture of your plant/bulb/seeds, if you have one. It helps everyone to know exactly what you have for trade.

*We ask each person to bring a dish of some kind  salad, desert, side dish ect. for lunch.

Refrigeration is available.

*We eat lunch together and then the swap begins.

In order to have a successful plantswap, we need your participation!

Now is probably a good time to start setting up pre-arranged trades too.

Feel free to post on this thread.

You can email Cathy or Linda for directions to the SupervisorÂs Club if you are new to the swap.

Hope to see you all there!

Cathy and Linda

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dirtdivarocks(z6 SW PA)

I plan on coming. I would like to get a hold of some "Snow on the Mountain". I know it's invasive, but I need it for a particular area on my property. Anybody have it?? I would like a big bunch of it. I listed the plants I have potted up on my trade page. I do have lots of other plants too, just not potted up. Hope everyone can make it. If you email me privately and I don't reply it's because sometimes I don't get garden web emails.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2007 at 5:11PM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

I am starting to make a list of people who have said that they are coming to the swap. Please let us know if you are coming so that we can update the list. I just had an inquiry from someone from New York, near Jamestown, and I hope they can join us too.

Here is the list so far:

Cathy and Ross
Linda and Carl
Cheryl (dirtdivarocks)
Cathy Bishop and Husband from Ohio
Heather from Ellwood City, PA
Linda Evans and friends from Boardman, Ohio
Fred and Krista
Vicki

Hope to hear from you!
Linda

    Bookmark   August 14, 2007 at 9:16PM
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murial(z5 PA)

I'll be coming with Cheryl.

cj

    Bookmark   August 15, 2007 at 8:01AM
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cbrandenburg(6)

Linda, you can add my friend Barb to the list, she emailed me she wants to come. Looks like a nice swap shaping up.

Cathy

    Bookmark   August 15, 2007 at 2:47PM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

Here is the lastest list of Plant Swap attendees:

Cathy and Ross
Linda and Carl
Cheryl (dirtdivarocks) and friend
Cathy Bishop and Husband from Ohio
Heather from Ellwood City, PA
Linda Evans and friends from Boardman, Ohio
Fred and Krista
Vicki
Murial
Barb

Linda

    Bookmark   August 15, 2007 at 8:10PM
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pattygrow5(z6Pa)

Hi Linda, I am planning on being there bringing my hubby and a friend. Looking forward to seeing all of you. Patty

    Bookmark   August 15, 2007 at 10:48PM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

Plant Swap updated list:

Cathy and Ross
Linda and Carl
Cheryl (dirtdivarocks) and friend
Cathy Bishop and Husband from Ohio
Heather from Ellwood City, PA
Linda Evans and friends from Boardman, Ohio
Fred and Krista
Vicki
Murial
Barb
Patty(pattygrow5), husband, and friend

Linda

    Bookmark   August 18, 2007 at 10:44PM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

Plant Swap updated list:
Cathy and Ross
Linda and Carl
Cheryl (dirtdivarocks) and friend
Cathy Bishop and Husband from Ohio
Heather from Ellwood City, PA
Linda Evans and friends from Boardman, Ohio
Fred and Krista
Vicki
Murial
Barb
Patty(pattygrow5), husband, and friend
Janette(fusty overalls)

Linda

    Bookmark   August 23, 2007 at 8:38PM
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pattygrow5(z6Pa)

I am sorry to say that I won't be able to make it my daughters band has a band festival that day.
The gardeners in my area are having a plant swap on Sunday September 16th it will be the same venue as this swap for those of you close to Pittsburgh or willing to come in it is on Troy Hill 10 minutes from downtown all are welcome. I will be posting if interested e-mail me. I would love any or all of you to come. Sorry to miss this event once again. Patty

    Bookmark   August 24, 2007 at 9:57AM
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maozamom NE Ohio

I'm bringing these plants

Cherry Bells
Lamium 'Beedhams White'
Lamium 'White Nancy'
Goatsbeard
Brunnera
Hosta Yellow Boa
Hosta- small, green w/white
Sedum Rosy Glow
Sedum Mediovariegatum
Hydrangea Masja- two years old
Dwarf Fountain Grass
Blue Siberian Iris
Purple dwarf bearded iris
Japanese Anemone
Mum 'Helen', red flower- this years cuttings
House plants
Baby Burrows Tail
Christmas Cactus
Brugmansia- I have many cuttings form pink angels trumpet

If someone would like a private trade from the rest of my trade list send me an e-mail. I have many sedums and hosta I can bring.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2007 at 7:29PM
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cbrandenburg(6)

mao tse mom, I sent you an email about your hosta and sedum list.

Cathy

    Bookmark   August 25, 2007 at 7:52AM
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pattygrow5(z6Pa)

Hi Linda actually the kids have a competition Friday night if they win they play at the Pitt game Saturday during the day then we're off to Upper Saint Clare band festival and since we are 2 of the 4 parents who chaperone we have to be there to ride buses help and feed them so you can see it will be a long weekend. I really would love to come but she is a senior this year so I don't want to miss a thing she does.They schedule a lot of these things last minute so I have to cancel other plans.
Sorry Patty

    Bookmark   August 25, 2007 at 2:39PM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

We are going to miss you Patty. Maybe we can get together next year.

Updated list of paricipants is:
Plant Swap updated list:
Cathy and Ross
Linda and Carl
Cheryl (dirtdivarocks) and friend
Cathy Bishop and Husband from Ohio
Heather from Ellwood City, PA
Linda Evans and friends from Boardman, Ohio
Fred and Krista
Vicki
Murial
Barb
Janette(fusty overalls)

Here is the list of plants that I plan on bringing to the swap:
Guara Pink Fountain
Rudbeckia Toto
Black Eyed Susan
2 Sedum Neon
1 Toad Lily - Tricyrtis hirta
Small pot of white button hardy mums
Bloody Cranesbill
1 Blooming sized fan of Orchid Corsage Daylily
1 Red Monarda
1 small rooted Blue Hydrangea - Nikko Blue
1 Tall Garden Phlox, unknown color
Gardening magazines

Let me know if you are interested in any of these plants and we can work out a trade before the swap. Thanks,
Linda

    Bookmark   August 25, 2007 at 10:05PM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

Hi Everyone,

I'm looking for a dwarf, yellow, coreopsis that will bloom early and keep going if I deadhead regularly. It can be all yellow or a yellow and red. I would like it for the front of the border, so it needs to be 12 inches or less. Please let me know if you have anything like this, and we can set up a trade. Thanks,

Linda

    Bookmark   August 26, 2007 at 10:39PM
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cbrandenburg(6)

OK here is a list of some of the plants I will be bringing.

HOSTA

Blue Angel
Blue Umberella
Blue Mammoth
Flavocircinalis
Lacey Belle
Abba Dabba Do
Crusader
Halcyon
Carnival
Yellow Splash Rim
Abiqua Drinking Gourd

Sedums that I know the names of, LOL. They will be unrooted, all I do is stick them in the ground and let them go, they root fine. I have others I'm going to try and name, I plan on taking pictures of them if anyone wants to see them, just email me. I don't know how to post picturs here.

Bertrum Anderson
Black Jack
Coral Reef Chinese Sedum
Sieboldi
Lynda Windsor
Autumn Joy

More Too Come

I also Collect Sun Coleus, if you want any unrooted cuttings this is what I have of them.

Peter Wonder
Rose Explosion
Charlie Mccarthy
Darth Vader
Freight Night
Big Blond
Paisley Shawl
El Brighto
Magenta Frills
Lemon Frills
Red Ruffles
Alabama Sunset
Dipt in Wine
Cranberry Salad
The Flume
Saturn Rings
Molten Lava
Beckwith's Gem
vanilla Magilla
Black Magic
Super Ducks Foot
Mariposa
Glennis
Wedding Train
Trailing Green Olive
Brooklyn Horror
Kingswood Karnival
Freight Night
Strawberry Drop
Sedona
Freckles

Iris
Clarence rebloomer
Loho Silver rebloomer
Immortality Rebloomer
Honorable Historic
Shah Jahan Historic
Superstition
Unknown purple
Cherry Garden

If anyone is looking for EE's I have several and Canna's. I will get a list of the perennials I can bring soon, I was hoping it would cool but I guess I have to wait a couple more days.

Woodside Variegata Columbine
Daylily Longfield's Purple Eye
Daylily Longfield's Glory
Daylily Rococo
Daylily Chance Encounter
I know I have more daylilies, I need to check on them.

Let me know if anyone wants to do personal trades, just email me and I'll get back to you.

Cathy

    Bookmark   August 27, 2007 at 2:35PM
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crazypalmlady

Hi Everyone,

Looking forward to the plant swap. This is our first one, so we are not sure what to expect. Here is our list so far. We will be adding to it.

Lavender Lavender Lady
Coral Bells Palace Purple
Tricolor Sedum low growing 4 inch
Torch Lily
Stella De Oro Daylily
Snow in Summer
Rose of Sharon Lavender Flower
Shasta Daisy
Yucca Plant
Varigated Green & White Grass Low growing
Elephant Ear
Caladium Green and Red
Varigated Wandering Jew Purple
Varigated Wandering Jew Green and White
Tradescantia Purple Queen
Mandevilla Yellow
Lacy Tree Philodendron

Linda from Boardman

    Bookmark   August 27, 2007 at 10:14PM
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cbrandenburg(6)

Hi Linda from Boardman, I am interested in you Lavender Lady, let me know if you see anything on my list your are interested in.

Updated Daylily List

Ruffled Ambition
HallÂs Pink
Chosen Love
Royal Braid
Little Zinger
Howdy
Siloam Dream Baby
Strawberry Candy
Strawberry Fields Forever
Black Eyed Stella
Cherry Wine
Cimmaron Nights
Lullaby Baby
Celebrity Elite
Grape Ice
Mary Todd
Manilla Moon
Loki
Anel Unger
Brocaded Gown

I also have a lot of gallon black plant pots if anyone is interested in them. No trades needed, I just want to get rid of a lot of them.

Cathy

    Bookmark   August 28, 2007 at 1:02PM
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crazypalmlady

cbrandenburg,

I'll put your name on one. I sent you a personal e-mail about your elephant ears. I have one that is all green, Do you have any other variety? I would like some Black Jack Sedum. I like just about everything on you list, It is so hard to pick.

Linda

    Bookmark   August 28, 2007 at 8:04PM
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cbrandenburg(6)

Linda, I didn't get your email, sometime they don't go through.

I do have EE's Illustrius, Black Magic, Purple Stem, and the Giant one, it's huge. I will take cuttings this weekend of my Sedum Black Jack for anyone who wants one.

All the plants that I bring to the swap will be given away, LOL. We give everyone tickets for the amount of plants brought to the swap, then eveyone takes turns, we do round 1 everyone gets to pick 1 plant, then it goes from there.

Cathy

    Bookmark   August 29, 2007 at 7:55AM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

Up To Date List Of People Attending The Swap:
Cathy and Ross
Linda and Carl
Cheryl (dirtdivarocks) and friend
Cathy Bishop and Husband from Ohio
Heather from Ellwood City, PA
Linda Evans and friends from Boardman, Ohio
Fred and Krista
Vicki
Murial
Barb and John
Janette(fusty overalls)
Linda from Sarver
Tanya

Linda

    Bookmark   August 30, 2007 at 9:22PM
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hoehum(z6 PA)

Howdy, everyone!

Count me in! I hope to bring my son, Matt.

Not sure what I will bring--it's just so much fun to see all of you.

Cathy, I'll be glad to take a dozen or so of your gallon pots off your hands.

Went to a great picnic today and came home with an interesting recipe.

Rita from Erie, alias hoehum
Which reminds me, I'll bring the name tags & markers.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2007 at 11:03PM
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fusty_overalls(z6 PA)

Hi, all. Since there seems to be an ongoing count, I thought I'd update my status. I had planned to come to the swap but now, I can't be there because I'll be in Oklahoma City helping my daughter move.

Have fun!

    Bookmark   September 2, 2007 at 11:49AM
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cbrandenburg(6)

Hi Hoehum, I'm so happy your coming. I will bring some pots for you. Can't wait to see everyone. I hope you all will have room in your cars to take home plants, I'm bringing a lot, LOL. And I don't want to bring any of my own plants home. I guess I should mention, Ross is bringing his own plants this year, LOL. He can get his own tickets instead of me giving some of mine up to him to pick his own plants. We both love gardening and have different likes and dislikes.

Cathy

    Bookmark   September 2, 2007 at 5:05PM
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dirtdivarocks(z6 SW PA)

Anybody heard from Gillian this year??? Where are ya girl?

    Bookmark   September 4, 2007 at 8:42PM
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murial(z5 PA)

If I bring baked beans is there any electric available to keep them hot? Also would like to do cornbread or corn muffins to go with.

My plant list is small. Most of the things growing in my garden right now are too big to pot up this time of year.

Double Sunburst Coreopsis
Tansy
Basil Thyme
Mystery Asters
Ventricosa Hostas
Adjuga
Miscanthus Sinensis Purpurascens Ornamental Grass

Lunaria and Ventricosa seeds for naturalizing

For anyone who has a real jones for the invasives besides my flat of Adjuga, I also have Valerian, Lunaria, Oregano that could be dug up if interested.
Or a larger amount of the Basil Thyme other than the 2 I have potted up so far.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2007 at 9:55AM
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linlily(z5/6PA)

Murial, your beans will be fine. We have electric at the shelter. Cornbread or corn muffins sounds wonderful.

I just wanted to post a note about Door Prizes. Anyone who is interested in bringing a Door Prize will be included in the Door Prize drawing. When I posted the original updated info regarding the Plant Swap, I wasn't sure we were going to do Door Prizes but after talking to Cathy about it, we are going to do them again this year. I always try to paint something for my contribution to the DP's and this year, I will be bringing a hand painted (cover), leather Gardener's Journal. Let me know if you have any questions. Can't wait until Saturday to see everyone!

Linda

    Bookmark   September 5, 2007 at 8:46PM
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crashboxsus(6 Pgh/PA)

Hi Linda,

I haven't been active on the forums for a while, but I am definitely interested in hearing about this plant swap. I can't make it this year, but is there maybe a mailing list so I can find out about next year's? Or should I just check here on the forum?

Thanks so much,
Susan M.

    Bookmark   September 6, 2007 at 11:18AM
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