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HAVE: Green ElephantWinter Seed Sowing / Hardwood Cuttings

Posted by greenelephant Woodinville WA (jim.eichner@comcast.net) on
Wed, Jan 1, 14 at 12:45

You are invited to Church of the Holy Cross in Redmond, Washington for a Green Elephant plant swap.

Church of the Holy Cross, 11526 162nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052-2645

Jim Eichner host
425-223-7249

Winter Seed Sowing/Hardwood Cuttings

Saturday January 4, 2014, 10 AM to Noon (indoors)

Right after the holidays in the cold dark of winter, we get together with our treasure troves of seeds, and dirt and pots and labels, to winter-sow perennials, trees, shrubs. These pots of seeds then go outside for cold treatment which breaks the seeds� dormancy. You won�t believe the great results! Come spring they germinate in profusion. For this event, potting soil is provided. Bring your pots, seeds, labels to share. This year we will propagate hardwood cuttings of various native and ornamental shrubs. You can also divide and repot houseplants at this event.

Here is a link that might be useful: Green Elephant Plant Swap


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RE: HAVE: Green ElephantWinter Seed Sowing / Hardwood Cuttings

  • Posted by corrine1 7b Pacific Northwest (My Page) on
    Thu, Jan 2, 14 at 1:27

We're especially interested in cuttings or seeds of plants that provide fruit for chickens, goats, and people such as:

Aronia berry (chokeberry), Aronia
Currants: red, black, white
Goji or Wolf berry (matrimony vine), Lycium barbarum
Gooseberry
Goumi berry (silverberry), Elaeagnus multilflora
Golden or variegated silverberries, Elaeagnus pungens
Elderberry
Himalayan honeysuckle (aka pheasant berry), Leycesteria Formosa
Lingonberry
Honeyberry (sweetberry, haskap, blueberried honeysuckle), Lonicera caerulea
Josta berry (black currant x gooseberry)
Kiwi
Mulberry tree esp. Illinois Everbearing or Wellington (aka New American or Downing)
Nanking cherry (aka Manchu cherry) Prunus tomentosa
Sea buckthorn (sea berry), Hippophae rhamnoides
Siberian Pea shrub/tree, Caragana arborescens
Worcesterberry, Ribes divericatum

Thank you, Corrine


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