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B3B3 Posts: 21,486
I was thinking of emptying the contents of my seed box in  a cleared patch down the end of the garden. It might be interesting to see what I get -if anything. God knows what the muesli rattling about outside the packets contains.
I might even get a cottage garden - or not.
I can't bring myself to throw them away otherwise.
In London. Keen but lazy.
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  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,624
    @B3 , you could try the seed swap thread, you might be able to exchange them for something else ?
  • madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 2,422
    You may be pleasantly surprised (or not!).You have nothing to lose!
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,486
    @AnniD some of them are very old and some loose and mixed. I doubt anyone would want them.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,624
    edited January 2019
    You'd probably be surprised @B3 !! 
    Reminds me, l must sort through mine.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,486
    I think it might be fun to sow them. Who knows. In a few month's time I might be posting shedloads of ID requests
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,624
    You may even come up with a new variety and become rich and famous......
  • barry islandbarry island Posts: 1,466
    The least you will do is feed the wildlife.
  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 5,553
    Or you could sow them in seed trays and put them outside somewhere. You're less likely to weed out something you didn't know you had that way.
    “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first” 
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,486
    I'm going to broadcast them good point about the wildlife
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,486
    Thanks for advice @philippa smith2  but I want the serendipity and I'm lazy.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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