11-20-2016 7th Ward Seed Swap Happy Hour

poppies7th Ward Seed Swap Happy Hour
Sponsor: Marie Ceselski, 7th Ward Democratic Committeewoman

When: 2-4 pm Sunday, November 20th, 2016
Where: Nadine’s Gin Joint, 1931 S 12th, Soulard

Who/How: RSVP ward7stl@aol.com (everyone who RSVPs or previously RSVPed on Nextdoor gets a packet of the gorgeous pink/peach poppy seeds. You need not be a 7th Ward resident to participate.)

If you have seeds to donate to Seed Swap Happy Hour, please bring them to Happy Hour in an envelope or bag with identification of what is being donated or email me about other arrangements. Your donated seeds will be given away at the next Seed Swap Happy Hour in March.

We will also have Voter Registration forms available.

Seeds Available at this Happy Hour

Pink/Peach Poppy
Sow Fall
Attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
Awesome alley/fence plant
Perennial for 2-3 years
Harvest seeds for 2017 planting and donation to Seed Swap
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Marigolds Mix
Sow Fall or Spring
Attracts bees, butterflies
Great bedding or container plant
Excellent companion plant for vegetable gardening
Annual
Harvest seeds for 2018 planting
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Pink Hollyhocks
Sow Fall
Attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
Awesome alley/fence flowers
Perennial or Biennial depending on conditions
Harvest seeds for 2017 planting and donation to Seed Swap
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Hopi Red Dye Amaranth
Sow Fall or Spring for seed heads, grow anytime in a windowsill greenhouse for delicious, nutritious greens (actually reds) for salad
Edible leaves, seeds. Also used as dye.
Attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, goldfinches
Awesome alley/fence plant
Excellent companion plant for beans in garden, lures the leaf eaters away
Annual
Harvest seeds for 2018 planting
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Milkweed/Butterfly Weed Mix
Sow Fall
Attracts bees, butterflies (including Monarchs)
Mix may include Annual and/or Perennial
Harvest seeds for Fall 2017 planting
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Other seeds also available. You have to RSVP and show up to find out what else is being given away that night.