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Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« on: August 19, 2009, 09:41:03 PM »
As you know, Phil (roihil on the forum) has been appointed the sole distributor in southern ireland for the magic seeder,which you can read about on his site http://www.magicseeder-ie.com/.
He asked on the forum for volunteers, and of course up went my hand.

Heres a pictorial chain of events in the trial.
First I started gathering some seed from nearby poppies. Soon the help arrived!

Ahhh.. I know what THAT is... its a Magic seeder!


Let me help you get some seed...


Hey! Look what came out of that seed pod :o




OK, pass that device over to me, and I'll show you how its done :)


I wanted to play with it first :'(


The lesson begins


Pay attention Papa, heres how its done...


Its easy, I can do it with one hand. Look :)


Its even a good toy! Hands up!


Job done. No sign of anything growing yet, Papa


Lesson ends. Now I can have a go:

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2009, 09:51:55 PM »
George:

I love it!

Thank you, Papa! Thank you for sharing!

- Toby

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2009, 09:58:28 PM »
My son took the photos - over 200 of them. He got carried away with my new camera.
Put it in sport mode and took a few "action shots". Brilliant
After that photoshoot, he asked me to take sport mode shots of his golf swing. So, up the garden we went and I obliged.


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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2009, 10:41:58 PM »
 :D  :D  :D nearly fell off my chair, brilliant, watch out it may go missing and used as a water pistol, me thinks i might try that one one myself tomorrow  ;D boys with their toys

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2009, 10:57:46 PM »
Thought you'd be glad to hear I got to testing the Magic Feeder Phil.
It was very good for the Poppy seeds. They were perfect for the test (after I'd been shown how to use it properly, of course).

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2009, 09:23:41 AM »
very good, sometimes one needs the experience of a younger generation  ;D, thats why my eldest lad is an apprentice mechanic and the other wants to be a panel beater so one can fix my jeep  ;) and the other can sort any dents out that may appear  ;)  ;D

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2009, 09:17:52 PM »
My dad has asked me to inform you all that the seeds are now up, so as he is going on hols for a week I think myself and James will go in and claim back all James' hard work.

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2009, 09:36:16 PM »
My dad has asked me to inform you all that the seeds are now up, so as he is going on hols for a week I think myself and James will go in and claim back all James' hard work.

watch your young james and that water pistol  ;)  :D , well done young james you certaintly showed Papa how things are done in the garden

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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2009, 10:25:55 PM »
My dad has asked me to inform you all that the seeds are now up, so as he is going on hols for a week I think myself and James will go in and claim back all James' hard work.
Make your dad proud there Julian and take good care of his seedlings whilst he's away.  We don't want to make George an unhappy little camper  :D

Laurie.

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #9 on: November 28, 2009, 02:05:07 PM »
Interesting stuff George. 

Will send you some Asplenium Nidus spores for you to try with your new toy ;)

Love your garden and the hardwork you put in !

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Re: Using the Magic seeder: Lesson 1
« Reply #10 on: November 28, 2009, 02:14:34 PM »
Thanks for the kind comments all.

By way of update, all those seedlings have been a terrific success :D
Trays and trays of poppies of all descriptions for next year!

I also sowed a packet of Aubrieta.
I placed the multi pocket seedling tray along with the others and forgot about them.
I noticed that some of the poppies had "strange leaves" and then I remembered!
A very good hit rate! Now I have a lovely batch of plants for providing a spring display. I love  Aubrieta and every year I wish I had more of them in the garden. Genie grants my wish again