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The ORG&HPS seed exchange is a major activity for our society, and the Seedex depends completely on our members sending in seeds. By donating 5 items, you get preferred status when it comes to ordering, and you then get the pick of the crop which becomes a real bonus with some of the seeds which are in short supply.

Please ensure that the seed is as clean as possible, free of contaminants, dried well and properly labelled. We prefer that they be donated in taped glassine envelopes. These are available at meetings or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 50/$1 plus postage.

Article: “Save those seeds” on page 3 of the September 2019 Journal https://onrockgarden.com/images/Journals/Journal-2019-09-DPI-600-2400-8823.pdf

Video: “The art of seed collection--How to Clean and Donate Seeds to ORG&HPS” Presented by Robert Pavlis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Azo5GdgAA7s

We no longer include vegetable seeds in the Seedex.

We do not accept seeds which are hydrophilic (recalcitrant). However, you can participate in an informal exchange of hydrophilic seeds. See here.

We also do not accept seeds classified as noxious weeds in the Canadian Seeds Act.