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Sep 9, 2016 8:21 AM CST
What a wonderful idea to protect pollen if you can't get out early.
My family sometimes calles me the "Bag Lady". A couple of years ago I had double knee replacements and knew I wouldn't be out in the garden in time to collect all my DL seeds as they ripened. I found organza bags for a VERY reasonable price on Amazon and they have held up well. I was able to write the pod parent on my tag and tuck it inside the bag before I tightened it over the pod. When I got ready to harvest I just snipped the pod from the scape and threw the bag in a basket. Now worries about mixing up seeds as you collect them. You can't beat 50 bags for $3 with free shipping!
Here's a link to what I'm using: https://www.amazon.com/Bluecell-Organza-Drawstring-Wedding-1...
As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15
Sep 9, 2016 3:08 PM CST
That's an incredible price. Thank you for the link!
Fwiw, I use colored paper clips to indicate my pollen parents. When I use the bags, the drawstrings get cinched below where the clip is - so when I harvest, I get the pod, any stray seeds, and the clip all together!
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