OK...Here it is...For all you Vegetarians! "THE SEED SWAP OF SEED SWAPS"! ~~"ZZ's"-'Annual'-'Veggie Seed Swap'~~
A Great Way to try those Vegetables you've always wanted.
First off...This Seed Trade is for "VEGETABLE SEEDS ONLY"
No other seeds will be accepted in "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap'.
If your into Vegetables and planning to plant your own Vegetable Garden~Then "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap' is for you. It has been developed to allow you the opportunity to try different Vegetables, from different areas. Many being of hard to find, unusual or 'Heirloom' Varieties.
*Another added Feature this year is that this 'Invitation' will be placed on Several Different Gardening Websites. So this years Vegetable Seed Packet count, will probably surpass our 2500 plus count of Vegetable Seed Packets that were sent in last year(2002).
If you want to Participate in "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap' you need to make a 'Post' below, letting me know you wish to Participate along with the following Information; your 'Name', and your 'Dave's Garden Screen Name'.
If you wish to Participate, but do not want to 'Post' your Personal Information. You may E-Mail me directly.
After 'Posting' your request...You will be sent a complete, detailed, informative E-Mail in return, with all the Information concerning, Seed Packets/Labeling, Bubble Envelope/Contents, Mailing of Seeds, and Seed Distribution.
As the "Host" of "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap', I will reserve the right to stop taking Participants at any given time, if the need arises.
Now...Take all those Vegetable Seeds you want to 'Trade' and package them up in packets of a Minimum of 20 seeds per Seed Packet, for Larger Seeded Varieties...And 1/2 Teaspoon for ALL Smaller/Fine Seeded Varieties. You can put as many seeds as you would like into each Seed Packet, but in "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap', YOU MUST...have a Minimum of 20 seeds per Seed Packet for Larger Seeded Varieties...1/2 Teaspoon for Smaller/Fine Seeded Varieties. Commercial Vegetable Seed Packets are acceptable in "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap. But...ALL Commersial Vegetable Seed Packets must be from the year 2001...to the Current Year 2003 ONLY. "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap' is designed to allow you to 'SAMPLE' different Vegetable Varieties.
Random Checking of Seed Packets will take place to make sure of adequate seed counts.
DEADLINES for "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap' are as follows; Deadline for Registration/Sign-Up; Wednesday- February 26, 2003. Deadline for Mailing-Seed Packets; Wednesday- February 26, 2003.
*An E-Mail/Post will be sent Saturday, March 8, 2002, with the Entire Seed Inventory/Seed Selections Available, that were sent in for "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap'.
All of "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap'Packages/Seed Packets Will be Mailed Back to Each Participant; NO LATER than, March 17, 2003.
THE BASIC RULES-
To Participate- 1. You MUST have Vegetable Seeds available for Trade. 2. You MUST have a Bubble-Mailer or BubbleWrap available for shipping. 3. You MUST have four(4) 37cent Postage Stamps enclosed/sent with your seeds, for the return mailing of your Vegetable Seed Package. If your Packages Weight is less than what the expected weight should be for your Return Mailing...ALL Extra Postage...Will be Returned to you. 4. You MUST supply a Return-Addressed Mailing Label, with all information completed and ready, for the return mailing of your selected Vegetable Seed Packets.
Seed Packets- 1. All seed packets MUST contain 'Vegetable Seeds Only'. 2. All Vegetable Seed Packets MUST contain at least a Minimum of 20 seeds per Seed Packet for Larger Seeded Varieties...1/2 Teaspoon for Smaller/Fine Seeded Varieties.
Random Checks will be made for adequate seed counts in Seed Packets. 3. You can send in as many Seed Packets as you would like, but...ONLY Five(5) Seed Packets per variety of each Vegetable. For Example-
You can only send 5 Seed Packets of the 'Variety'-'Willamette' Tomato Seed.
But...you can send in other 'Varieties' of Tomato. Such as Sweet 100, Brandywine, Beefsteak, etc.(But only 5 Packets of each 'Variety', with a Minimum of 20 seeds per Seed Packet for Larger Seeded Varieties...1/2 Teaspoon for Smaller/Fine Seeded Varieties. 4. You will receive back the same number of Vegetable Seed Packets that you send in for 'Trade' in "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap'. Send in 12 Seed Packets...Get 12 Seed Packets back, in Return.
Send in 40 Seed Packets...Get 40 Seed Packets back, in Return.
There is NO LIMIT to the Number of Vegetable Seed Packets that may be sent in.
And...Any amount of Vegetable Seed Packets will be accepted for Trading! No one in "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap will receive back any of their own Vegetable Seed Packets. 5. A 'Detail' of 'Seed Packet' Information/Labeling will be included in the follow-up E-Mail. 6. A 'Detail' of 'Bubble-Mailer'(Bubble Wrap) Packaging Information will be included in the follow-up E-Mail.
When ALL the Vegetable Seed Packages are mailed in, and all Vegetable Seed Packets are put into the Seed Inventory, you will be E-Mailed a complete "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap' 'INVENTORY LIST'/Post, with every Vegetable Seed Packet listed and accounted for, that was sent in for "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap'.
Details for Vegetable Seed Distribution will be outlined in the follow-up Post.
*Along with the trading of your Vegetable Seeds there will be some very "SPECIAL SURPRISE POSTS...AND YES AGAIN...THE EVER POPULAR...VEGGIE GAMES" showing up throughout the Registration/Sign-up period of "ZZ's"-Veggie Seed Swap'.
It's Going to be alot of Fun! So Don't Delay...Sign-up Today!
The First Seed Giveaway...
Could Happen Right Away!
Have Fun and Enjoy! I Look Forward to Seeing some of you Participating
in this Wonderfully Fun Event!