Sending Seeds

Steven hartsentwine.australia@gmail.com
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 02:36:52 PDT
Oops ive sent oodles of priority boxes back to America... It's ok if the post office hunts me down one day haha.... I will be telling the judge I sent them to recycle & save the planet, so we can plant more bulbs

Steven :  )

On 15/07/2013, at 3:39 PM, <gentian21@comcast.net> wrote:

> If they are Priority mail boxes do not reuse them that is not permitted.
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Karl Church 
> Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2013 3:16 PM 
> To: Pacific Bulb Society 
> Subject: Re: [pbs] Sending Seeds 
> 
> Thanks Leo, being new to PBS I'd not thought of sending the boxes back but
> will do so in the future.
> Karl Church
> Dinuba, CA
> zone 9a
> On Jul 14, 2013 12:53 PM, "Leo A. Martin" <leo@possi.org> wrote:
> 
>> Most here know what I am about to say in this paragraph. Dell has more
>> experience
>> shipping fleshy seed and small bulbs than most of us. He often uses small
>> cardboard
>> boxes. Inside he uses foam peanuts and paper for cushioning. For hard dry
>> seed Dell uses
>> padded envelopes.
>> 
>> In the past I have put fleshy seed in small (non-food) plastic zip bags
>> cushioned with
>> perlite, then put them into padded envelopes. It doesn't always work.
>> 
>> So if the seeds are valuable, I would suggest using the small cardboard
>> boxes. They cost
>> about $2-$3 US to mail.
>> 
>> By the way, Dell has remarked in the past that it would be nice if people
>> returned the
>> mailing envelopes and boxes to him for re-use.
>> 
>> Leo
>> 
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