pam at pam at
Sun Jul 28 16:24:52 EDT 2002


> Helloo everybody.....Does anyone have a trick for keeping birds off of
> sunflowers. I'm gonna try and get some seeds this year if I can keep
> those hungry mouths off of em. Thanks Dave zone 6
If you just want a few heads to provide enough seed to plant next 
year, the easiest way I've found is to tie a bandana over the head. 
Just knot the corners together. If you hope to save seed to eat, it's 
more work: Cut the heads off when nearly ripe and ripen in mouse-
proof mesh boxes.
Pam Dawling, Twin Oaks Community, Louisa, VA

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