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Trading Goodies?

Discussion in 'Bartering and Trades' started by littleginsu, Feb 7, 2014.

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  1. Hermes

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    If you have a Mexican store or Latin store close by you check it out, they sell them and are very cheap both the fruit and the pads are very common Mexican items. the fruit is called "tuna" and the pad is called "nopal".
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    I bought 3 prickly pears (fruit) today at a Asian family ran produce store. They were 3 for $2. Sometimes those corner produce stores have some cool finds.
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    Ha ha ha. I live in El Paso, TX, we have Mexican groceries all over the place and I never thought about that! Duh!!!
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    I would love some cactus for my gal,,,I've been trying to purchase online. I'd be willing to pay you for some. It's pretty cold here I do have moss but it's sad looking right now.
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    I have 2 big bushes of rose of Sharon. I can cut up some and ship if anyone wants to trade for mazuri, prickly pear plums.
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    I would love to get some of your rose of Sharon, I'll pay for shipping. I could look for prickly pear. Do you want to plant it?
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    Where do you live?
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    I would like some rose of Sharon, especially if it could be replanted. The problem with cactus fruit, is it is not the season. When the time comes, I could send you as much as you are willing to pay shipping for.
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    If you go on fauna classifieds their is a guy that sells spineless opuntia cactus pads for a cheap price if you order some of the pads dip them in root tone rooting hormone and plant them in good soil you will have a good supply of cactus too feed they grow fast with a good supply of water
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    I'm thinking about growing some spineless cactus in California, since it's so easy to grow here. Is there anyone who would like to trade cactus pads for other types of sulcata tortoise friendly plants?
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    I would trade mulberry leaves for cactus pads. Anyone interested? I can ship. We should get this thread going again. I think it's a wonderful idea!
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    I have a bunch of broad leaf plantain seeds. They aren't dry yet and I've never planted any before but I would trade them for other tortoise friendly plants if anyone's interested. I also just harvested a bunch of snapdragon seeds.
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    Do you want anything else for those broad leaf seeds. Banna plant leaves or hibiscus leaves
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    I'm open to any trades, and I would love banana and hibiscus seeds. You can PM me to work something out. Thanks.
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    It's about that time again. I have plenty of hibiscus seeds if anyone would like some. Their just the hardy hibiscus. White and pink blooms about the size of your hand is what they produce. My plants are around 5' tall and produce entry of leaves. I have already got a half quart size ziplock bag of seeds and plenty more seed pods to pull off so just PM if you would like me to mail ya some.
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    Anyone else want to trade anything? I have mulberry leaves, plantain seeds, and snapdragon seeds. In a month or so I will have tons of nasturtium seeds. I can also get cucumber seeds.
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    I also have tons of hosta seeds of different varieties.
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    Oh, and I have yellow day lily seeds.
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    I was going to add, I'm in planting zone 6 and these come back every year on their own. I don't give them any type of special care. I cut down after first frost.
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    Does anyone have cuttlebone they would trade or sell?
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