Seed Exchange

The 2017-2018 Seed Exchange Is Now Open

The 2017-2018 Seed Exchange is open and the first step is the submission of online seed Donor Forms. If you
donated seeds in the past, you will receive an email list of those seeds. Please check off the ones you will be
donating again this year and email (or mail) the list back to us. For any new varieties being offered by past
donors or any donations from those who have not donated seeds in the past, click here to enter the seed
information on the online Seed Donor Form. 

Although we prefer that you use the online system, you may print and make copies of the Seed Donation Form
and mail it to us. 

Click here to print the The Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group 2017-18 Seed Exchange Donation Form. 
Click here for HPS/MAG Seed Exchange Donor Instructions and Tips.

The SEED DONATION FORM (but not the seeds) are due October 31, 2017. SEED DONATIONS ARE DUE
JANUARY 9, 2018.

Mail seed donation forms to: 

HPS Seed Donation Forms Processing
Jim Bobb, 
PO Box 269, Worcester, PA 19490

We must receive the Donor Form as early as possible to be able to publish the Seed Catalog and deliver it to you
before the holidays. If you have any problems, questions or concerns please contact Carole Maher at 
seedexchange@hardyplant.org or 215-884-1662. Please don't worry about the possibility of crop failure. If that
occurs, or if you discover some unexpected seeds, just let Carole know.

Seed Exchange Catalog

Requests for a printed catalog must be received by October 31 as well. The easiest way to request a catalog is to
be sure your profile is up to date. Just go to www.hardyplant.org and click on Member Center, then click My Profile.
Scroll down to the bottom where you will find "Request Printed Catalog" and enter your preference. Or you can
contact Carole Maher at seedexchange@hardyplant.org or 215-884-1662, and Carole will make the change
for you.

2017/2018 Seed Exchange Calendar
 
Oct 31- Seed donation forms due/ Last date to request printed catalog.
 
Dec 20-23 - Seed catalogs mailed and posted on line. Seed ordering begins.
 
Jan 9 - Mail or deliver donations: Seed may be submitted by mail or delivered by January 9 to Loretta DeMarco, 603 Walnut Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19128.
 
Jan 16  Seed order deadline: Members can submit their orders. Orders are filled on a first-received basis and must be postmarked by January 16.
 
Jan 23 - Late seed order deadline: Members can submit their orders with a $5 late fee surcharge. No orders will be filled on forms received after January 23.
 
 Jan 31- Start of checking, cleaning, packaging, & filling orders workshops:Work performed by HPS/MAG volunteers at The Henry Foundation on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays, 10:00–2:30.

 
Seed Propagation Workshops

Jan 12 Seed Propagation Workshop, Seeds of Unusual Plants and Winter Sowing: Alice Doering and Helen Standen demonstrate at Jenkins Arboretum, 9:30–12:00. Open to HPS/MAG members and nonmembers for a fee, $5 and $10, respectively.

Jan 30 - Seed Propagation Workshop, Seeds of Unusual Plants and Winter Sowing: Loretta DeMarco demonstrates at The Henry Foundation, 10:30–12:30. Open to members only for a $5 fee.

Seed Volunteers, photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo