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post Seed Balls

December 29th, 2008

Filed under: Greening Copley — newseditor @ 8:45 am

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Seed balls are an easy way to revegetate arid areas – seeds are rolled into balls of clay and dry compost and scattered into reveg area, and the weather does the rest. The recipe is on the Path to Freedom site, sent in by Rose.

Image source: Path to Freedom

5 Comments

  1. Thanks for putting this up – I think in our area it could be a great idea. Not sure about throwing them into the next door neighbor’s yard though – might start a seed ball fight! 😉

    Comment by Rose — December 29, 2008 @ 10:45 am

  2. excellent site another for favourites

    Comment by katie — December 31, 2008 @ 11:56 pm

  3. Hmmmm, I see the mysterious disappearing post virus has struck again.

    Comment by Rose — January 1, 2009 @ 11:53 am

  4. Yes, a timely reminder to pick any bad seeds out of the ball before sowing!!

    Comment by Nigel — January 1, 2009 @ 4:07 pm

  5. MoN, ShaMe iT dOn’T wOrK oN CoPlEy OrG –
    WoUlD tHiS bE tHe sAmE SisTeR RoSe wHo
    wRoTe tHe CoPaLoT pOsT? I tHoUgHt ThAt
    dRiVeL hAd StOpPeD wItH tHe hEaLtH dEpT
    LeTteR? SuReLy tHiS aIn’T tHe sAmE rOse
    oR rOn oR wHaTeVeR tHeY cAlL tHemSeLvEs?

    AnYwAy.
    GrEaT iDeA, aLwAyS gOod To kEeP soWiNg sEeds –
    eSpeCiaLy iF yOu gEt sUmMeR rAin….
    MaY yOu sTriVe tOwArD a GreEn, ClEan cOmMunIty
    aNd tHiS nEw yEaR bE fIlLeD wiTh fReSh FoOd, rAiN
    aNd TrEeS tO sHaDe yOu.
    gO iN pEaCe, gO iN tRuTh
    aNd hEaD tOwArD tHe lIgHt.
    KiCkiNg BiRd

    Comment by KicKiNg BiRd — January 2, 2009 @ 7:43 pm

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