In a meeting of the often mentioned plantcycle and gardenweb members, a plant exchange was held today at the parking lot of the experimental farm.
I brought far too many gardening books that I have collected, along with some seedlings and seeds.
In return, I received, 6 tomato plants, a type of lily, some dwarf iris, zucchini and asian cucumber and some malva seedlings!
That's the great thing about gardeners, they love to share.
Here's them in action:
My favourite was tomato was Rouge d’Irak. Apparently, seed saving certain varities (or those with similar characteristics) in Iraq has become illegal.
Fight the power folks - ask me for seeds at the season's end.
More links about crop control in Iraq:
Agir Contra La Guerre Blog
Gardeners, Plant and Nature lovers can join in every Sunday, visit As the Garden Grows for more information.