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    Default Idea for a bag to save large seed in.

    I have quite a few seed heads from Sunflowers and pods from Dwarf Runner and Runner Beans etc and I was wondering how to to save the seed from them without having to shell out for some large paper bags. I then remembered that I go through two or three bags of cat litter for my cats each week and always wonder what to do with the empty bags, so I have decided to use the bags to store the seed and then hang them up from the handle in the garage.

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    If you leave a little litter in the bottom of the bag; will that absorb any moisture as the seeds dry?


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    Quote Originally Posted by zazen999 View Post
    If you leave a little litter in the bottom of the bag; will that absorb any moisture as the seeds dry?
    Good question. I should think it would.

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    is there any reason why you don't want to take the seeds out of the pod and sunflower heads?
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    I have a large pile of paper bags that I use for Avon and I use these for storing flower heads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedThorn View Post
    is there any reason why you don't want to take the seeds out of the pod and sunflower heads?
    I just prefer to let the seeds fall out of the pods and sunflower heads in their own good time rather than go to the bother of pulling them all out.

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    Take a sheet of newspaper. Fold it in two. Fold the sides edges over a couple of times to create a seal and staple along the length.

    One large paper bag made in less than a minute. I keep seeds in these but often smaller versions cut down to a more appropriate size.

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    Plus, you could always pop one of those silica gel sachets in the bag to keep things dry.

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