What I Shed Today

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daily gain: easter eggs

on April 20, 2014

Easter Day: spring seems finally to have fully arrived in the US southern piedmont, and signs of new life abound. I had a full day. My personal high point was attending the consecration of a community garden on the grounds of a neighboring congregation. (Perhaps sometime in this millennium the Church will collectively figure out what it’s all about!)

I didn’t manage to shed anything. Rather, it was a day for celebrating gains. But I’d like to share a photo of our Easter eggs:

Recipe: place cracked eggshells in the wells of a cardboard egg carton. Fill with seed starting mix and sow at recommended planting depth. When ready to set out seedlings, cut the wells apart and gently squeeze to break the eggshells. Plant seedling, shell, and carton; it will decompose.

Recipe: place cracked eggshells in the wells of a cardboard egg carton. Fill with seed starting mix and sow at recommended planting depth. When ready to set out seedlings, cut the wells apart and gently squeeze to break the eggshells. Plant seedling, shell, and carton; the paper will decompose.

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One response to “daily gain: easter eggs

  1. […] began the trial a little over a week ago. Some of the seeds have sprouted. I moved a dozen to an egg-carton seed-starter. Soon I’ll move […]

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