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Diary Dates

Seed Packing for the Spring Plant Fair at Gillian's in Fernmount

SATURDAY August 17, 1.00pm - 3:00pm

Remember to seek out the sign-in sheet on arrival.
Please bring a snack plate to contribute to our quick shared lunch

Bellingen Seed Savers will distribute seeds and plants at a stall at the Bellingen 2019 Spring Plant Fair, Saturday, September 14th. In preparation, we will gather to pack seeds, and share lunch and plant knowledge. Gillian's garden is in Fernmount.

If you have them:
Please bring donations of saved dried seeds for packing.
Please bring donations of seedlings for potting up.

We are happy to receive any types of seeds, but our supplies are running low in the following, so if you can spare some, please bring them along.

Green Beans - Climbing and Bush
Bell pepper
Cape Gooseberry 
Corn - Sweet
Cucumber - green
Lettuce - any local varieties
Pigeon Pea 
Snow Pea
Spring Onion
Tomato - any local varieties
Zucchini – green

If you are able to bring any seeds please contact Jeff ( before Saturday.

If you have no propagating material to donate at this time, we would still love to see you there. Many hands make light work, the more the merrier etc. etc. 

Coming? please click here to RSVP, to obtain the address and so we know who’s attending. Please RSVP even if you already know how to get there.
Organiser: Lisa O'Callaghan / or phone 0417 536 490

Call out for Plant Fair Volunteers

The upcoming Spring Plant Fair is on Saturday September the 14th.
Can you spare a couple of hours to help out on the stall? We need people to sell plants, and seeds. You won't be left on your own! There are always at least 3 people rostered on at once. You don't need to be an expert - all the seeds are labelled, there are print outs of what to plant when and there are other people around to answer questions on plants you don't know.

6:30 to 8:30am - 4 people for Set Up Team

8:00 to 10:00am - 5 people for Early Morning Team

10:00 to 12:00pm - 4 people for Mid-Morning Team

12:00 to 2:00pm - 3 people for Afternoon Team

2:00 to 3:30pm - 3 people for Packup Team

All time slots are allocated on a first-volunteer-first-selected basis.

We also need donations of seedlings. Please bring along on the day or let us know if you're not coming and we'll arrange a drop off/collection.

If you can do it, please contact Gillian - by Email or phone 0481 317 281

Seed & Plant Swaps

Do you have any Doryanthes sp. or Gymea Lilly seed. If you please click here to contact Leela.
Do you have any low chill apples. If so please click here to contact Jodi. She is happy to swap Ein Shemer for scion wood of Dorsett Golden or Anna.
Are you looking for particular seeds or plants? Do you have an abundance of something to give away?
Email in to for your search or offer to be put in the newsletter in this section.
When donating or sharing seeds, please email in the seed information so we know what we have (click the link, the email has the questions ready to fill out)

Or fill in this PDF form. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill this out digitally. Remember to save each seed info as a separately named file!
Or print it out and fill it in by hand. 
Check out the Bellingen Seed Savers blog for recipes, local growing information, Diary Dates and garden visit photos.
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