Re: [gardeners] re: unknown seeds

John Harman (
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 13:53:45 +1100 (EST)

On Wed, 21 Jan 1998, Cheryl & Erich Schaefer wrote:

> >Get the botanical name of the shrub, and your worries are over.  Failing
> >all else, put the rest of the seed outdoors with your bird seed.  You may get
> >some seedlings in the spring  --  of course, you won't recognize them
> >for what they are, but at least you got them to germinate. :-)
> I knew Kay and Tom would jump right in and reassure me that these seeds
> could occupy me nicely for the next few months.:-) In thinking, however,
> that they would not make very good bird seed, I realized that I ought to
> describe them, seeing as how they are quite distinctive: picture a very
> well done miniature sunny side up egg, 1/2 inch or so in diameter, rust
> colored throughout, the edges rippled and curled some. The bush was, if I
> remember correctly, quite thorny and over 6'. Anyone?
> Cheryl Schaefer
> schaefer
> Zone 5 in the fabulous Finger Lakes of NY

	quite horny and over 6', yep thats me ! :)