Southampton Seed Swap 2020

Pin back your virtual lug ‘oles me hearties,  I have some good news for ye!! In addition to the ‘main’ event – i.e. Southampton Seed Swap’s annual shenanigans held at the Art House Gallery Cafe, we’ve been invited to hold a Seed Swap stall at Hampshire Potato Day  The rub being we can only do […]

How to store seeds…

The most basic information – keep them in cool, dry and dark conditions ideally.. Seeds that have been stashed in tin on a shelf in a shed might be ok if you can guarantee that these conditions have been met. Seeds stashed in a drawer in the kitchen might not fare so well… as it […]

How does the Seed Swap work?

Glad you asked 🙂 If you are someone who is blessed with an abundance of seeds – i.e. vegetable, fruit, herb, flowers etc.. just give us your unwanted seeds, and take, packet for packet what you fancy from the existing seed collection on the seed swap table. So, the more people that have seed to […]

How the heck do I get to the Seed Swap?

Very good question. Here are some directions  and also a lovely little map, just below, which if memory serves, was drawn by the fabulous Nina Fraser Just in case here are the very detailed directions from The Art House’s website: “We are on the intersection of Commercial Road (where the City Art Gallery/Central Library is) […]

Captains Log: Ye 28th February 2019

I am heartily pleased to be able to announce our wonderful stallholders for this year’s Seed Swapping extravaganza!! The Vegan Organic Network – Promoting stock-free organic growing throughout the world.  My husband John & I have a v-o back garden and small allotment where we grow a modest amount of veg, fruit & herbs for […]