Cottage Gardening forum: Piggy Party Time #25

 
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Deebie
Jan 26, 2012 7:57 AM CST
Name: Deborah
Orangeburg, SC Zone 8a
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff!
Waaah, waaah, Crying Sad My piggy box is in limbo somewhere. Confused It was supposed to be delivered yesterday, but there's no report that it landed in SC. Angry Angry
ImageAndi
Jan 26, 2012 9:09 AM CST
Name: aka GardenQuilts
Facebook, NGA
and the beloved Winston the pug
My piggy box is somewhere in PA, but not here, yet (according to the website). I need to go to the post office, but plan to wait until after lunch, just in case the piggy box is early. The website says that it will be here tomorrow.

My grandmother planted peas on her birthday in mid March and always had peas. Sometimes that works for me, but lately it hasn't. I think I will try some on her birthday and some inside - just in case - this year.
Imagestarlight1153
Jan 26, 2012 9:11 AM CST
Name: starlight1153 Zone 8a/b
AL.
Deeebie.. What time does your mail come. What ya can do is call your local Po and tell them your expecting a special package. Give them the tracking number.

While some things don't show up on the usps site, they usually more able to track details down finer. I would imagine you would come today. You probably would have hit the biggest town next to you yesterday and be out for delivery today. Listen for your mail person to honk or knock or your door which ever they do in your neighborhood.

They always put that expected two or three days up on the website. But in reality they have like 5 to 7 days to deliver it and won't even start looking for packages I think until the 9th or 10th.

keeping fingers crossed for ya.
Imagestarlight1153
Jan 26, 2012 9:14 AM CST
Name: starlight1153 Zone 8a/b
AL.
Andi you have been delivered. Your box is waiting at PO for you.
ImageMistirose
Jan 26, 2012 9:31 AM CST
Name: Misti
Fate, TX
OK I blame Corey...

Thumb of 2012-01-26/Mistirose/5bfccf
ImageMistirose
Jan 26, 2012 10:03 AM CST
Name: Misti
Fate, TX
Crying My piggy box went from Dallas to Coppell Glare thats the wrong way! LOL it needs to go to the right not the left! Hilarious!
Imagerisingcreek
Jan 26, 2012 10:06 AM CST
Name: kacee
southern california
I love my seeds ! and, have gotten some really good ideas for next year in regard to labeling and packing. thank you everyone !
Imagetoomanyanimals
Jan 26, 2012 10:08 AM CST
Name: Sharon
near Detroit, MI
Misti,
too funny, I got the same message a few minutes ago. Then tried again and got through. My box is supposed to come tonight. My delivery is usually around 3pm.

Star .... loved the PO story. Thank you so much for taking your life in your hands to get us our seeds.
Just like everyone else, I'm super excited about getting the seeds. Can't wait.

Just got back from taking the dog for a long walk, just made it back before the rain. Hurray!
ImageMistirose
Jan 26, 2012 10:15 AM CST
Name: Misti
Fate, TX
yea I saw that and went damn Corey jixed me! Rolling on the floor laughing
Imagestarlight1153
Jan 26, 2012 10:18 AM CST
Name: starlight1153 Zone 8a/b
AL.
Oh oh!!!!!!!!! That not good.

Just checked. Misti. It arrived at your Po at 9 something this morning. You should have it today if you po person hadn't left before it arrived otherwise it sitting at Po. Ya can always call and see if it went out or sitting there and go get it or wait til tomorrow for it to be delivered.

Rising. I thought ya did good job on your seeds. Smiling
ImageMistirose
Jan 26, 2012 10:19 AM CST
Name: Misti
Fate, TX
ohhh ok TY Star!!!! I was wondering if they had lost their minds lol
ImageMistirose
Jan 26, 2012 10:21 AM CST
Name: Misti
Fate, TX
ok I see it now, talk about taking the long way home lol they say its due to be delivered tomorrow, but mb I will be extra lucky and have it tonight. Anticipaaaation Whistling
ImageSorellina
Jan 26, 2012 10:48 AM CST
Name: Julianna
Victoria, BC USDA Zone 8
Ciao Sandy-

I'm so very sorry for your loss. I'm adding you and Chris and Chris's family to my Rosary list. Be gentle with yourself during this sad time and try to take good care of yourself. Group hug
Grazie a tutti,
Julianna
Imagestarlight1153
Jan 26, 2012 10:55 AM CST
Name: starlight1153 Zone 8a/b
AL.
Don't forget folks. that if ya have seed ya want to unload, you can do it here too:

http://cubits.org/ellasgarden/forums/view/seedtrading/

just start a thread and make a post. I have had some cmails of folks looking for seed, but had to tell them swap closed for year, but they could ask for private trades on the above link.
nbgard
Jan 26, 2012 11:33 AM CST
Name: Tonya Rose
Blanco, TX
Sandy, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and the rest of her friends and family.


Ok, guess who didn't copy Jonna's vermiculite instructions and now wants to plant marigold seeds in vermiculite? Yah, you guessed who. If someone has that easy to get to, or Jonna, if it is easy for you to cut and paste, can I get those instructions again "purdy please". The biggest thing I don't remember is about getting the moisture level in the vermiculite right.

Thanks!
Tonya
ImageJonnaSudenius
Jan 26, 2012 12:03 PM CST
Name: Jonna
Belgium, Europe
Sandy, I feel so sad for you that your lost your friend. I send you my warm feelings. Group hug
Imageilovejesus99
Jan 26, 2012 12:05 PM CST
Name: Sandy
Texas 9b
I got my box. Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! ..TY Star.

My friend Chris passed away yesterday @ 10:08 am while Brandi and I held her hand. She was taking Morphine the last 36 hours and Haldol cream for being so anxious. She went peacefully and that is all we could ask for. I appreciate the family allowing me to be there as I really love Chris. I will miss her deeply. Group hug
ImageJonnaSudenius
Jan 26, 2012 12:13 PM CST
Name: Jonna
Belgium, Europe
about sowing in vermiculite:

http://cubits.org/ellasgarden/thread/view/64109/?offset=740
and following pages
patrob
Jan 26, 2012 12:25 PM CST
Name: Patricia
Central TX 7b/8a
Sandy, I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad that you were there for Chris and her family.

My piggy parcel arrived in my mailbox right on time this morning! I've got to take my mother to an out of town appointment in just a few minutes, but I sneaked a quick peek at my stash. Unbelievable! Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! I can hardly wait until this evening when I will have a chance to touch and admire each little packet. Thank you, Ella, and all of the rest of you who so generously shared your seeds. I've participated in some good swaps before, but this one has to be the absolute best. Thumbs up
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Imagerisingcreek
Jan 26, 2012 12:58 PM CST
Name: kacee
southern california
patrob

what a perfect description, that is just what i did !

" I can hardly wait until this evening when I will have a chance to touch and admire each little packet. "

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