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Question about preserving seed?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by matthew horner, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 696

    Hey all, I have about 50#s of fescue left over. I was wondering if there was a method of preserving this for spring use? Had'nt heard of one, and thought this would be the place to ask!
  2. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    Keep it dry and cool(no moisture) out of the direct sun, and you'll be fine. We use 55 gal. plastic barrels w/ locking lids for over wintering seed. If it's bagged, do as above..
  3. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 1,796

    We had 55 gallon steel drums at work that had a rubber seal on the top and a lock ring. No moisture could get in and they were relatively easy to move around with either a barrel dolly, forklift or with the tractor. We had it in large rubbermaid type trash barrel befor with a lid but rats knawed straight through that.

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