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Post by MrsNesbitt on 12th March 2010, 3:11 pm

Great CW! Yes!

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Post by Compostwoman on 12th March 2010, 3:22 pm

Ok so is that agreed?

We post to say we have got the parcel and if the person we send it on to doesn't post within a few days to say they have got it, we pm them.

Also we don't say where we have sent it on to, on the open forum.....

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Post by polgara on 12th March 2010, 3:27 pm

Sounds good to me, I share with Sparhawk as most of you know & I am sure he will agree as well.
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Post by Compostwoman on 12th March 2010, 3:29 pm

By where I meant the actual place, of course...its OK to say " sent parcel to Pol" or suchlike....

Sorry...its been a long and tiring day....

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Post by MrsNesbitt on 12th March 2010, 3:37 pm

Yes agreed CW! We just say when we have received parcel..we can say when we post it on but I dont want people to feel rushed ie to post as some like myself are not near a post office, but yes we'll say when we have received it!

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Post by MrsC on 12th March 2010, 11:19 pm

It's getting as exciting as waiting for Santa this! Can we plot it all on Google maps too and see how far the parcel ends up travelling - just like you can track Santa on Christmas Eve?

Am I getting over excited? Probably. Time for a lie down me thinks!

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Post by Compostwoman on 12th March 2010, 11:22 pm

Go to bed Mrs C. You are "overtired" and need to be sent to bed.

This is a parental ploy for when children start to seriously grate on ones nerves....as you will find out soon enough...


(you are not grating btw...)

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Post by Sparhawk on 12th March 2010, 11:46 pm


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Post by MrsC on 13th March 2010, 9:02 am

Don't panic I did indeed go to bed. I think the nature reserve committee meeting did me in last night - either that or the non-alcoholic beer I was drinking (I still like to celebrate it being Friday) wasn't so non-alcoholic after all!

Love the pic sparhawk!

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Post by Compostwoman on 13th March 2010, 2:15 pm

OK I have got the parcel, it arrived lunchtime, I will extract, add and post off hopefully monday....

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Post by Compostwoman on 13th March 2010, 5:10 pm

Does anyone in the seed swap want some Jerusalem Artichokes? as I will burn the small ones if no one wants any...have had enough and dug up the bed, will grow a few in a big pot in future!

Shout if you do and I will put them in the seed swap parcel...

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Post by Sparhawk on 13th March 2010, 5:59 pm

Not for me thanks but I have just realised I have not been a clever sparhawk & put all my artichoke peelings & off cuts in the compost this winter facepalm Embarassed

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Post by Compostwoman on 13th March 2010, 8:33 pm

Oh.Dear...

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Post by Compostwoman on 17th March 2010, 5:59 pm

Seeds posted onwards to next recipient!

I have added in lots of lovely seeds...some are partly opened packets but have been stored with dessicant to keep the seeds fresh.

I use the little packets of silica gel you get inside shoe boxes etc....good for keeping seeds fresh...

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Post by danksshady on 18th March 2010, 1:52 pm

If you send it out again could I be included please i missed it the first time
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Post by Compostwoman on 18th March 2010, 3:02 pm

I would have thought you could be added on the end gail....?

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Post by MrsNesbitt on 18th March 2010, 5:49 pm

Gail, you will be able to take part in the current seedswap. Please PM me your address & I will sort it out .

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Post by Compostwoman on 18th March 2010, 6:02 pm

Mrs N could anyone else be added on the end? Is it worth asking again, or would that cause a bit of chaos?

I have posted it on to the next recipient...

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Post by MrsNesbitt on 18th March 2010, 6:10 pm

No problem CW! If anybody ants to join in with the current seedswap they just need to pm me thir address.

Great stuff! Thanks.
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Post by danksshady on 18th March 2010, 6:14 pm

brilliant have pm'd you Mrs N Very Happy
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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 19th March 2010, 11:53 am

Seed package has arrived in gloomy rainy Rhomboidia. Will have a rummage and send on after the weekend.

Any idea what the squidgy brown things in the jiffy bag are?

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Post by Compostwoman on 19th March 2010, 1:23 pm

Nothing to do with me, I pm'd Mrs N about them but she hasn't replied yet...

The saved seed in there is mine btw...so any questions, you know where to come!

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Post by Sparhawk on 23rd March 2010, 1:23 am

I thought I might give this one a little bit of a bump as we have had a sudden influx of new friends joining the forum over the weekend.

Mrs N could I ask how peoples addresses are being handled, are they on a list that is in the bundle?

If that is the case I would like to make a suggestion to keep the information passed on to a minimum, & to keep a closer track of where the bundle is, especially as the idea has been put forward that the package just keeps travelling, an idea that I must add I wholeheartedly agree with...

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Post by Compostwoman on 23rd March 2010, 9:00 am

Spar the address list is inside the bundle, so when it arrives one can just post it on to the next on the list...

this alos makes it relatively easy to add names on the list by pm ing whoever is last and asking them to add a few extra addresses on...or it could go back to Mrs N and she could add the nes names on and send it out again....up to her really how she wants to handle it...

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Post by Sparhawk on 23rd March 2010, 9:09 am

Right, thank you, I was going to suggest that Mrs N keeps the listy thing, then each person contacts her when they are ready to send on for the next addy, that way each person only gets to see one address other than Mrs N, thought it might be a bit safer...

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 23rd March 2010, 10:01 am

That may indeed be a better way of doing it as the forum is growing (no pun intended)

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