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Boy Scouts, master gardeners plant seeds along U.S. 51

 

April 30, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

A GROUP of Range Master Gardeners and members of Boy Scout Troop 323 spread seed balls, such as those seen here, around the strip of land between U.S. 51 and the Montreal River in Hurley Saturday. The balls are a mixture of seeds, clay and other materials that are designed to break apart and spread the native flower seeds in the rain.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY - The strip of land between U.S. 51 and the Montreal River in Hurley will hopefully look more colorful this summer after the local Boy Scouts and master gardeners planted seed balls on the land Saturday.

Saturday's work was the culmination of a project that started last fall when the Range Master Gardeners helped the members of Boy Scout Troop 323 out of Hurley and Ironwood actually make the seed balls.

The balls are a mixture of mud and other materials that hold the native flower seeds.

"It's all sorts of natural things that will grow h...



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