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nutcutlet

That's wheat, out of the bird food perhaps

Bookertoo

If you don't want this to happen, there are treated bird foods that will not germinate, or you can cook the bird seed for 2 minutes in a microwave which stops it germinating and makes no difference to the birds - as long as it is cold when it goes out!

molene

Thanks guys! Didn't know wheat was included in bird food. it is in my son's garden and I know he's keen on feeding the birds. Now he knows what it is he can pull it up before it gets to this stage.

Welshonion

There is often a lot of wheat in cheap bird food.  I got caught by a big bag of bird food from Aldi.  A lot of it ended up on the floor.  False economy!

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