What are these that I found around my Dwarf Pampas Grass?

@kgwat70 (13395)
United States
August 18, 2007 1:48pm CST
Me and my neighbor are wondering what these colorful little pellets are that are around my grass. If anyone could tell me, I would love to know what they are. Are they eggs or some kind of seeds or food? Maybe they came from the trees above but have not seen these things before and only since I planted the grass in my backyard. Hoping that are some gardening experts out there or wildlife experts.
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@Grandmaof2 (7603)
• Canada
18 Aug 07
On my screen they sure look like eggs to me. I'd be keeping an eye on them to see if there's anything guarding them as if they were eggs. Are they hard ? Did you try to pick one up? Guess if one gets broke you'll know. My guess would be eggs.
@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
18 Aug 07
They seem to actually be berries as we were looking at the trees in the woods and they are on the tree branches. Not sure what type of berries they are but that is apparently what they are and not eggs. I was thinking eggs too til we noticed the tree branches had them on them. The birds and squirrels must be knocking them down.
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• Canada
19 Aug 07
Oh OK I'm so glad to find out because I was really curious. It was very good of you to let me know. Thank You. I took a good look at the picture you had and it had me baffled.
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@Polly1 (12648)
• United States
19 Aug 07
Oh my, I have never seen nothing like that neither. They look like jelly bean eggs to me, with the different colors. I read your other responces so I know they came from the trees. I guess seeing them would have you wondering, haha.
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@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
19 Aug 07
Now I am curious to find out what kind of berries these are and if they are edible for animals or people. LOL I guess me and my neighbors do not pay that much attention to our trees. LOL
• Malaysia
18 Aug 07
Is it precious stones?. But it is green, hard to say because intangible for me, just view at the picture. That is only my guess, precious stone.
@kgwat70 (13395)
• United States
18 Aug 07
They are apparently some kind of berries as they are on the tree branches above my shed. They just happened to fall around my ornamental grass.
@Modestah (11192)
• United States
27 Aug 07
I am trying to think what trees and shrubs produce little blue berries...I am thinking the cedar type trees and maybe the juniper? I hope you get your answer :) it is like solving a mystery huh?
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• United States
19 Aug 07
Ken, are there any bushes or trees near you or in your neighbors yards?