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present idea for friends!

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CherryRocketMonster Sat 06-Nov-10 12:49:52

i have just bought 40 douglas fir seeds online. i can get little zinc pots in homebase, and a bag of compost. i am going to plant a seed in a pot, put a red ribbon round the pot and wrap in cellophane. a christmas tree plant!

Constance39 Sat 06-Nov-10 12:52:35

How quick do they grow? Lovely idea btw!

I did this one summer with apple pips.

CherryRocketMonster Sat 06-Nov-10 12:58:43

no idea how quick they grow, but am thinking if i plant them in the next week they should have at least sprouted by christmas

aristomache Sat 06-Nov-10 13:19:01

shit in a box a la sharon osbourne? grin

CherryRocketMonster Sat 06-Nov-10 14:32:05

lol, not quite, but close!

CherryRocketMonster Sat 06-Nov-10 19:15:15

anyone else have thoughts on this please?

TeeBee Sun 07-Nov-10 22:49:51

I'm making candles and christmas wreathes for mine. For one, I'm making up some of our favourite cocktail.

wrigglytummy Tue 09-Nov-10 11:38:14

I'm thinking about a mushroom log so they can grow their own shitakke mushrooms to eat etc - is that weird?

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