hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

RE: Noisy seeds

  • Subject: RE: Noisy seeds
  • From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
  • Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 19:50:49 -0500

NO they were not in a bag. The pods were on my buffet in the dining room.
They really didn't fly too far. About 1/2 way across the room-and my dining
room is tiny. I'm glad, because that's how I knew what it was. I saw the
seed lying on the floor and thought, "what in the heck is that?"

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Kitty
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 9:45 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Noisy seeds

I hope they were exploding inside a paper bag.  If not, how far do the seeds

fly?

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "andreah" <andreah@hargray.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 9:02 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Noisy seeds


>I keep meaning to tell you all a funny story. A couple of weeks ago I guess
> for 2 or 3 evenings I would be sitting on the couch watching TV and would
> hear this rustling noise. I was convinced I had a rodent but couldn't find
> any evidence. Finally one night as I was patrolling after hearing it I
> discovered a Wisteria seed pod on the floor. Lo and Behold, the seed pods
> were exploding. LOL! I had collected them from a white Wisteria at a
> friend's house. Apparently it was time for them to open. The funny thing 
> is,
> all the ones in my yard I noticed had opened at about the same time. Must 
> be
> a "time" thing rather than indoors and drying out. It was kind of neat.
> And-I was happy I didn't have a rat.
>
> A
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT
13:39:00

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement