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Monday, March 24, 2008

Plantable Easter Bulletin



Our bulletin around Westwinds is called "The Draft." On Easter, we printed The Draft on plantable paper.

Lotka paper is made from the bark of the Daphne bush which regenerates naturally, providing a renewable resource. In buying this paper, we gave to the economic enterprise of rural craftspeople in Nepal. Each piece of paper produces a bloom of red and white flowers containing Coreopsis and Sweet Alyssum.

The paper can be planted directly into the soil in a pot or in a garden. It grows into flowers in about 4-6 weeks.

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5 comments:

Jim Drake said...

JVO

Cool--you have a link to this resource?

Jim

Randy said...

Incredible!! I must tell Chris about this for her mailouts.

Thanks for this idea!!

Randy

a kelly said...

That is brilliant!

Urban Cottage said...

Your ideas never cease to amaze me!

Audra Krell said...

This is an incredible idea. Love it and love your banner!