what is SASBE?

shari1332(z7NC)March 9, 2005

I feel kinda stupid but I did a search and checked out some FAQs on different seed exchange forums. No quick answer!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
charles_hanon(z5 IN)

Self addressed, stamped bubble envelope.

    Bookmark   March 9, 2005 at 4:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shari1332(z7NC)

Many thanks. You saved me alot of time sifting through search results.

    Bookmark   March 9, 2005 at 8:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Hollywog(z7soIL)

Don't feel stupid. When I first started seed exchanging I thought it meant Self Addressed Stamped BIG Envelope!

    Bookmark   March 10, 2005 at 12:09AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lauriemoon

OMG,,,,,,,That is too funny! I too, thought it meant send
self addressed Stamped Big envelopes.....lol

    Bookmark   April 4, 2005 at 10:58AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
triple_b(BC 5b)

I thought maybe Self Adresses Stamped BOX or ENVELOPE. I guess we gotta learn the lingo!

    Bookmark   October 30, 2005 at 1:36AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bakemom_gw(z6 Central Ohio)

Yes, learn the lingo - it'll save you time and headaches. We use bubble envelopes so the seeds don't get crushed in the mail. Bubble envelopes provide protection and are hand cancelled. That way they do not go through the machines and get mangled.

Because they are hand cancelled, the basic rate is .49. I usually suggest .60 for the return as I tend to pack a lot of seeds in my newbie packs.

One method is to use a single bubble mailer. Send it out with .49 and include .60 stamps inside, a mailing label with your address on it, and a note with your email and GW name.

When I get those, I just rip off the old label or tape the new one right over it. I remove the old stamps, magic marker out the cancellation marks and stick the .60 stamps on there for a quick return. I just tape the envelope shut.

I email the newbie that the pack is on the way, and offer my list in Word that helps explain some of the seeds. Inside the envelope along with the seeds, I place a standard note with my email/GW name.

That's one way to do it. On the main exchange, trade etiquette is often discussed in the Conversations section of that forum. Make sure you read the FAQs and be sure and ask plenty of questions. There are lots of us here who are delighted to help a newbie get started.

    Bookmark   October 30, 2005 at 1:08PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Tomatillo Seed Saving
I would appreciate any help re: how to save Tomatillo...
bluelytes
Seed Saving: Marguerite Daisy
I have a marguerite daisy that is beginning to set...
frugal_gardening
Saving Tall Cosmo Seeds
This is my first year saving seeds and I'm wondering...
earthchildnj
Wanted: Paulownia seeds
Topic title says it all. I do have a lot of stuff to...
rozenkruetz
need help with seed saving winnowing
saved these seed how do I winnow?
Wild Haired Mavens
Sponsored Products
Capri Satin Nickel Three-Light Mini Pendant
$442.00 | Bellacor
Seashore Nickel Three-Light Mini Pendant
$514.00 | Bellacor
Grayson Rectangular Outdoor Dining Table in White Finish, Patio Furniture
FRONTGATE
EcoQue Chip Strip - ECO-72183
$24.99 | Hayneedle
T10-9SMD Auto Decoding Width Lamp
$4.95 | ParrotUncle
High Arch Widespread Bathroom Faucet
Overstock.com
Gray and White Chevron Christmas Stocking with Optional Personalization - TT1930
$27.99 | Hayneedle
Chester Pull-Out Fabric Sleeper Sofa
Zuri Furniture
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™