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Maggi Young

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Re: Cleaning and storing trillium seeds
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2013, 11:35:03 PM »
I thought that ants were everywhere too - but we've been here for a very long time and there are no ants.  So, yes, it is possible. We've got all sorts of other critters crawling about the place, half of which I have no idea the name of,  but no ants.
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Re: Cleaning and storing trillium seeds
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2013, 03:32:24 AM »
What no ants?  We can send back a few.   About 4 years ago the European fire ant made its debut here in the south end of the city.  They are positively ferocious aggressors.  A month ago I got about 20-30 stings on the lower leg which put me off my feet for several hours with a twitching leg afire.  Last Monday they were just under the rim of the compost cart and I got 8 bites on the hand.  Are they as aggressive in Europe?

One colony well 160km north of here was said to be one & 1/4 acres.

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Re: Cleaning and storing trillium seeds
« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2013, 08:04:05 AM »
Send you some, Maggi, you know you want them!
Thanks, all, for the answeres to my question.
David Shaw, Forres, Moray, Scotland


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