Sending Seeds
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 22:39:09 PDT
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" <> 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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