[Fosc] Grass sowing extravaganza at the nursery, Saturday 6/30, 1:30 - 4:30

Karen Paulsell kpaulsell at pacbell.net
Fri Jun 29 13:36:18 PDT 2012

Tomorrow at the nursery, we're going to set up a grass-sowing 
assembly line and plant hundreds of native bunchgrasses.  We 
direct-sow them into the D16 pots, so it's really quick. And a great 
feeling of accomplishment. So come join the fun. Megan says there's 
also lots of transplanting to do.

Plus, we're going to make one of our new nursery tables into a grass 
propagation table. The birds love sprouted grain, so in the past, 
we've tucked the new grass seeds in the greenhouse, then moved them 
out after they're too well-rooted for the birds to snatch.  Lots of 
wear-and-tear on Megan! The new table will be covered with a light 
shade cloth, held up with a PVC frame. So we could use some help with 
that, especially if you have a cordless drill to use to drive the 
screws for the brackets.

Hope to see you there.

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