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King Fresh Fruit & Dried Seafood sells fresh durian whose seeds can be germinated.

Price: $15/lb, ~$75/fruit

Seeds: ~9-18

Fresh durian is a complete food. By investing in a fresh durian, you enjoy a full spectrum of nutrients and seeds that can be germinated to grow durian trees.

Volunteer propagators with Lupin Gardens would be happy to germinate provided durian seeds.

Donations to Lupin Gardens can be left at the Lupin Lodge front office.

Text 724-326-3426 to coordinate dropoffs and visitation of plants.

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Lupin Gardens volunteers are interested in growing diverse tropical fruits.

The produce section of Lee’s Supermarket has reasonably priced tropical fruits whose seeds and waste can be used for growing.

Fruits available:

  • Banana, Thai*
  • Custard Apple**
  • Durian**
  • Gac**
  • Grapefruit
  • Jackfruit
  • Lychee
  • Mango
  • Mangosteen
  • Opo Squash
  • Rambutan
  • Papaya
  • Soursop**
  • Star Apple**

*Seedless: peel can be used for rooting cuttings

**Frozen: good for tasting and composting remains

Donate to Lupin Gardens Volunteers: purchase produce and give it to the Lupin Lodge front office with the instruction to give them to Lupin Gardens Volunteers.

If the front office is closed, leave a comment on this note to arrange a pickup & distribution.

1. Compost

Volunteer Opportunity: deposit compost here!

This compost accepts:

πŸ‚ Browns : Dry leaves, tree debris, torn cardboard

πŸ₯— Greens : Fresh plant clippings, foodwaste, manure, eggshells

🌈 Rainbow : Carcasses, nail clippings, hair, menses, grains, oil, charcoal

Deposit Instructions:

  1. Add your compost
  2. Scoop a container-worth of πŸ‚πŸƒ leaves
  3. Pour Β½ container πŸ‚πŸƒ on compost and stir your contributions with provided stick
  4. Pour the other half of the container of leaves on top

Pro tip: cut down on odors and expedite composting by lining the bottom of your container with charcoal & ash from the fire pit