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Guess what?

Guess what kind of flower depicted? Who’ll be first with the common name and who with the botanical name? I saw thousands of these spectacularly white flowers on the sand…

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Seed pods and Arum

All seems to be quiet on Daffnet so back to dessication…. Having shown ripning seed pods this is the next stae – having harvested the seeds from the pods. Some…

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Saving seeds

Do you have the dedication or patience? If so, by gathering the spilled seeds and compost on which they lie they can be saved using a sieve and tweezers… how…

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Saving seeds

But sometimes we miss a ripening pod – and the seed spills  – poor photo. but see the shiny black seeds in the grit…But all is not lost – see…

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Saving seeds

Various pods ripening and shedding seeds in plastic food containers.

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Saving seed

Nylon hose for smaller seed saving and two methods of keeping stems in water whilst seed pods ripen.

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