Exchange -473

Geri Cooper via pbs
Fri, 02 Apr 2021 11:43:48 PDT
Package received… Thank you so much!  But, I have a slight problem.  I can’t find the original list matching seeds with names, specifically SX-473  #40 and SX-473 #38.   If you can send me  the names I will be eternally grateful.    With appreciation, Geri

> On Mar 30, 2021, at 7:54 AM, Luminita Vollmer via pbs <> wrote:
> Dear all
> Xchange 473 has been mailed to all the US addresses. There are 7-10
> international orders ready to go out today.
> A few notes to keep in mind:
> 1. orders have a tracking number. Since we had so many issues with delivery
> last year, the tracking was a must.
> 2. The donation period is still open if anyone has items to donate. Please
> don't send me 1 or 2 of a kind, those take a long time to list and then
> fairly distribute, especially when they are rare and everyone wants them.
> 3. I am preparing another listing, with items that came in late, and items
> we still have from late last year. I am planning for around April 15th, so
> keep an eye out for it.
> 4. Again - I want to thank all those that sent in generous amounts of bulbs
> and seeds, it makes it easier for me to distribute to all that want them.
> 5. For your information - if there are any donations left after an
> exchange, this is what I do:
> I plant those bulbs that need to be planted, I store those that need to be
> stored and if they are seeds I store them in a fridge I have just for
> seeds. No fruits or food or anything. I store my own lily seeds and scales
> in there. Some of these leftovers are going to hit the next sale, and it
> will be with a number - FirstComeFirstSeerve.
> 6. Here in MN - we had 70F yesterday, and this morning 32F, tonight 23F.
> Keep in mind when you send me anything - that some protective packaging
> will help if the donation is small, sensitive bulbs and the time of the
> year is a shoulder season.
> 7. Let me know if you are quite unhappy with anything you ordered, I can
> try to make it up at a later time in a different exchange. I am human, I
> may make errors, or overlook, even when I try to do it fairly. It breaks my
> heart when 80 people want a bulb I only have 9 of, and everything on their
> order is in that situation. Even when I knew what you most wanted, I could
> not send you that. But we can try again later.
> 8. We will have an exchange of various spectacular seeds from Brasil, I
> don't know when, but stay tuned, I will let you know as I find out.
> 9. There were a few individuals that forgot to renew their membership -
> please do so if you want any shares. It adds a lot more steps for me if I
> have to check the membership and don't find you on it. Thank you.
> 10. I usually don't like surprises, but I can share some awesome things
> this group does:
> someone sent in a donation and used tangerines from their yard as packaging
> material. That made me so happy! I ate them seeds and all.
> Someone sent me a couple plants I've been wanting for a while. What an
> amazing generous individual.
> Someone sent me some hard to find seeds, just for me to try. Now they are
> seedlings.
> Someone sent me the largest bulb I've seen and shortly afterwards it
> bloomed! and it had an amazing flower!
> I know we share the love of plants,  I can give in return my time to manage
> the exchange the best I can.
> Have a nice week and Easter with family if you celebrate, and a nice week
> and weekend otherwise, and be safe!
> Luminita Vollmer
> PBS Xchange Mgr
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