new thread!!! - holiday seed swap

jtightJanuary 4, 2014

Have completed fulfilling orders for everyone!!! :)

Stuff will be mailed out next week. :)

Couple items:
1. The red seed packets you rec'd are Trinidad Scorpion seeds from me. I did not have time to write out 200 packets a/ proctor the swap.
2. Understand that I did my best to fill requests based on availability of seeds sent in. As result you did NOT get everything you wanted; however, I substituted where I could.
3. In addition to requested items, everyone got a handful of diff. seed types to try. ENJOY

Thank you everyone for sending in seeds to swap with your fellow pepper lovers. Esp. those "super members" that mailed in packets a/ requested nothing in return. As result of your generosity a lot of our "newbies" will get seeds and grow (addicted).

I hope everyone is satisfied with the peppers rec'd. I def. learned a lot about the 1000's of pepper types we have based on what was sent in a/or requested. Hopefully one day we can have seeds for all the ~3k types there are.

Thanks everyone
-Johnny

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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

Although. as a nubee, i had no the need to participat, but I have read the thread often and I would like to commend your efforts in engaging in this difficult task, to keep the heat on.
Maybe our winters will be just a bit warmer in anticipation. LOL

    Bookmark   January 5, 2014 at 2:37AM
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0x0is0(9)

Thanks for turning everyone here into addicts :)

This post was edited by 0x0is0 on Sun, Jan 5, 14 at 6:17

    Bookmark   January 5, 2014 at 6:10AM
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LexxLuthor(5 Syracuse)

Thanks Johnny for all the hard work during the 13 seed swap and thanks to all members who donated so generously and accepted nothing in return.

    Bookmark   January 5, 2014 at 3:26PM
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em247(5a IA)

Well done. This is the most organized and efficient swap I've been a part of. Thank you for all of your hard work and I look forward to receiving my package. : )

    Bookmark   January 5, 2014 at 4:14PM
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OKgrowin

    Bookmark   January 6, 2014 at 4:00PM
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redneckiowa

Will there be another pepper seed swap closer to spring? I missed out and am a newbie.

    Bookmark   January 8, 2014 at 1:31AM
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jtight

Everything mailed out today. You should have packages by Mon/Tues. If you do not receive anything by next Friday get w/ me, outside of GW, to discuss.

Johnny

    Bookmark   January 9, 2014 at 11:24AM
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0x0is0(9)

Woohoo! Got my package today. Got most of the seeds on my Wish List plus some other interesting ones to try. Thanks Johnny, the donators, and the holiday seed swappers on this forum!!!

Time to pull out the heating mats and the fluorescent lights and get these babies going.

Dammit! I gonna NEED more backyard space. I might have to get rid of the lawn :) lol. Is this the beginning of the addiction?

    Bookmark   January 11, 2014 at 2:20PM
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LexxLuthor(5 Syracuse)

Also received today with much more than my wish list. Thanks Johnny and to all the members who helped many newbies get a chance to grow a large assortment of peppers that we might never had a chance to ever grow if not for the generosity of forum members. Thanks too all!!!!

    Bookmark   January 11, 2014 at 11:42PM
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dbuchner(6)

Holy sh%t! Thank you Johny and thank you to all the participants of this amazing event. What a way to end my day. Had a rough day. Was going to start most of my superhots today. Also have a nice dinner with my wife with some of my famous chili. Low and behold while cutting veggies this morning, what do I do ... Carelessly cut the tip of my thumb off. Not cool. Spent a good portion of day getting fixed up. Get home to see that my sister came over to finished the chili for me. I was very happy. Then my wife grabbed the mail and said you have a package. Opened it and was like damn.... That's a lot of goodies. Thank you so much everyone for turning this day around for me!!!!!! Chiliheads are the best people around!!!!!!!!!

    Bookmark   January 12, 2014 at 1:00AM
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dbuchner(6)

Redneck if you email me I could possibly help ya

    Bookmark   January 12, 2014 at 1:07AM
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twosunsaz(z9 AZ)

DANG BABY! What a HAUL!
I am a newby here and had nothing to contribute,and would have been grateful for just a few packets.To say I was BOWLED OVER by the number of pkts I received and the wide range of varieties from mild/medium to the hottest of the super hots is kinda like sayin "the Grand Canyon is just a big ditch in northern Arizona" !!

My hat is off to all you very generous donors and a special thanks to Mr jtight for all the time and effort involved in making this endeavor the great success it turned out to be.

I 'm gonna spread some of these seed amongst my gardening friends and hopefully we'll have plenty fresh seed to contribute to future swaps. Just payin it forward!

Thanks again, and a great day to all. ~ Scott ~

    Bookmark   January 12, 2014 at 10:51AM
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Pixel_Pepper(10b)

THANK YOU everyone for helping a pepper newbie feel welcome! And especially jtight for organizing such a massive swap. I'll have trouble deciding what to plant, as I got such a variety!

    Bookmark   January 12, 2014 at 11:05AM
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pepperchuck(8b coastal MS)

Jtight, thank you for putting this all together! You've made my season!!!

    Bookmark   January 12, 2014 at 11:16AM
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jtight

Seems like everyone is happy about what got mailed back to them. :)

I enjoyed hosting as it was a good learning experience for me as well. Be happy to again.

Again appreciate those who donated w/o not requesting anything in return.

If you feel negative about the swap, pls email a/ I'll see what I can do to make it better.

Now get out there a/ grow!!!

Johnny

    Bookmark   January 12, 2014 at 11:35AM
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Chad5(6)

Jtight, Thank you so much for putting so much time and effort together for this swap to make others happy. I'm a firm beleiver in karma and you have some good stuff coming your way. I was so happy to recieve that package and even happier once I opened it! Had to buy a new light today for all of the new additions! I also want to thank all of the members here who contributed seeds for this swap. Gardners in general seem to be good down to earth people, but you pepper people are the cream of the crop! Thank you all again for your generosity, If there is anything I can do for you in the future please ask. Pics to follow. Chad

    Bookmark   January 14, 2014 at 5:10PM
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DMForcier(8 DFW)

Many of you got a packet of St. Peter. As stated on the label this is believed to be a hybrid of Peter and Unknown. I recommend that you grow it - it is tasty and quite prolific.

If you do grow it, please post your results later in the year. I want to see if it is stable.

Thanks,
Dennis

    Bookmark   January 14, 2014 at 6:01PM
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0x0is0(9)

I got one of your packet. Thanks.

I was going to ask here but was afraid to. What does St. Peter look like because I cannot find a picture of it on Google. Does St. Peter pepper look like Peter? Is it bigger or smaller than Peter? Will it scare the wifey?

...no pun intended...

lol.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2014 at 7:14PM
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becki25msmolly(5)

Dang!! I'm too late again. I am looking for hot peppers to try and wish I would have made this swap. Will there be another one soon? Thank you

    Bookmark   January 15, 2014 at 1:19AM
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eqrall(8)

This was amazing how many seeds were in the packet! In the next seed swap I hope I'll be able to contribute. Thank you so much for all your hard work Johnny and everyone who contributed!

    Bookmark   January 15, 2014 at 2:23PM
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jtight

@becki25msmolly - not 100%. We may wait a couple of months

    Bookmark   January 16, 2014 at 12:22PM
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jtight

Follow-Up

Hope everyone who participated is happy w/ outcomes.

Johnny

    Bookmark   January 16, 2014 at 12:23PM
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DMForcier(8 DFW)

There is only one St. Peter and it is currently in my garage producing Yet More Pods. I posted a side-by-side picture at some point but didn't save a link (Clip).

I named St. Peter that because it isn't obscene like its Daddy Peter. Think of it as Mother Nature airbrushing the naughty bits. Pod size is a little smaller than Peter; plant size is considerably larger than the Peters I handled this year. As for the floral note, there is some of that in Daddy, but lots more in the saintly offspring.

    Bookmark   January 16, 2014 at 5:01PM
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gardendrivenlife(6)

Thanks Johnny for your hard work. Swap was a success. Good luck everyone w/ their peppers!

Gary

    Bookmark   January 16, 2014 at 5:22PM
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peppers_galore

Well done Jtight. It is obvious that you put quite a bit of effort into this. I did get my package and I am very happy with I got. They will be put to good use. Thank you to everyone who contributed.

DMForcier - I did get some of your St Peters. Thanks for the explanation. I will grow some of them and keep you up to date.

    Bookmark   January 16, 2014 at 11:06PM
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botanicat

Great swap. Thank you, Johnny, for doing this swap for us and to all those who contributed. Its going to be a very hot summer!
What were the ones in the pink packet?

    Bookmark   January 18, 2014 at 11:21PM
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Pixel_Pepper(10b)

I was curious about the St. Peter too. Will post back with results. Looking forward to massive amounts of peppers!

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 9:05PM
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