You Bet Your Garden

How to ‘Seed Bomb’ Responsibly

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What could possibly go wrong if you spread some of your saved seeds around a lake? On this week’s You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath discusses whether it’s ever a good idea to introduce the seeds of landscape plants into a wet area. Plus: your fabulous phone calls!

Question of the Week:

I saved seeds from some of my favorite perennials last season. Do you think they would germinate If I were to walk around a lake and drop them here and there? If not, what can I do with them? I’m just trying to make the world a better place!
—Pauline in Reading, Massachusetts
Is it wise to spread perennial seeds in the wild? »

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