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Rather amusing seed problem.

 
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So I had my little package of seeds sitting out as I was listing out what I had ordered. Sometimes I just can't remember. Anyway, I was cooking dinner when daughter walks in and hands me a packet of seeds she had been happily munching on. It's lemonbalm. First off, will it hurt her. Second off, can they be saved?
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i checked web MD and it says lemonbalm is safe in food amounts.
 
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What's "food amounts?"

I've never made a salad out of it. I do munch it pretty regularly. I've seen ducks mow down and perfectly prune this stuff. Pretty healthy looking duck.
 
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She seems fine. I don't know if she ingested any really. But there are a ton of slobbery seeds in there. Think they're dead now?
 
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elle sagenev wrote:She seems fine. I don't know if she ingested any really. But there are a ton of slobbery seeds in there. Think they're dead now?



Not dead, just ready to plant I don't think I would try to dry them back out, just poke them in some soil.
 
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