[Homestead] dark jars
genegerue at ruralize.com
Thu Jan 11 19:08:06 EST 2007
> A friend (the same friend who moved to your neck of the woods) left a
> box of them here (half a dozen?). I'll have to dig them out and take a
> photo for you. from my faded memory I'd say they are two or three
> very dark old pharmacy bottles.
Thanks, Keith, but I should have been more specific on size. Two- or
three-quart size would be too large for my seed-saving needs. Pint-
size would be plenty large for me. I think that that large-size seeds
could adequately be saved in regular quart-size clear jars, of which
we all have plenty, or can accumulate them with regular store purchases.
Whoa!, says he, as he sets down the empty bottle of New Belgium 1554.
Look before thee, fool. This bottle holds twelve ounces, is of dark-
colored glass, and is, ahem, available in quantity. Now to determine
with what to seal. What's a good source of small corks? We have
plenty of wine corks but the whittlin' might become tedious. Perhaps
pieces of plastic wrap and just ram the old top back on. Wow, what a
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