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  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 18 2:47 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Sharp shin hawk took a junco yesterday morning.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29670/Hawk+at+Breakfast_2018-12.jpghttp://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29671/Hawk+at+Breakfast-2_2018-12.jpg

Color v ...
  Topic: Holiday Cookies
Jam Lady

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 18 2:19 pm   Subject: Holiday Cookies
The various sizes of fruitcakes (small loaves, bundlettes, and little muffins) are receiving their brandy baptisms on schedule.

Made lebkuchen yesterday. Today will cut the pan to small squares, fr ...
  Topic: Holiday Cookies
Jam Lady

Replies: 6
Views: 610
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 18 4:33 pm   Subject: Holiday Cookies
Three batches of fruitcake baked and receiving their "baptisms" of brandy. Now to move on to the cookies. There are some that I really, really like but only make at this time of year. Makes them speci ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 18 5:10 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
If there is a lid how does moisture get to the material that's to become compost. If it has a solid floor how do the good microorganisms and earthworms get in there.

Leaves and weeds and kitchen wa ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 18 7:30 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Gregotyn, a compost heap should never have a roof or a floor. You want contact with soil on the bottom. The leaves/weeds/greens/stuff on the top should be slightly dished/hollow on top to receive mois ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Nov 10, 18 1:35 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Four pallets stood on end and wired together make a compost bin. So does plastic coated fencing wire in a circle, with two or three metal fence posts to stabilize it.
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 18 1:41 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
For Mistress Rose

Karinshu (Japanese Quince Liqueur) Recipe

karin (Japanese quince): 1kg
35% shochu ‘white liquor’: 1.8 liter
sugar: 300g to 1kg

Rice shochu (komejochu) is recommende ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Oct 29, 18 3:14 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Had a major issue with my FTP server yesterday evening. Did not feel like messing with it last night. Spent close to an hour with hosting company tech support this morning. Have now uploaded two most ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Oct 25, 18 1:22 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
What about broom corn, a type of sorgham?

https://wpt.org/Wisconsin-Gardener/Segments/making-broom-broom-corn
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 5182
Views: 874804
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 18 5:52 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Today was squally and damp. Had a contractor here to discuss some work we are thinking of doing. By the time he left it was getting on for lunch so I decided to stay home. So no baskets or brooms.

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  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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Views: 874804
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 18 1:25 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Temperatures dropped to 28 degrees Fahrenheit last night. Fire in the stove this morning.

Tomorrow there is a basket and broom making event at Howell Living History Farm. Sunday is a rock garden s ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 18 7:26 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Mine is many decades old. Very useful device, and not all that expensive. Current price for a new one is about $60. That's with one screen. Here's a link [url=http://www.mendingshed.com/200parts.html ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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Views: 874804
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 18 1:35 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
It is indeed a very handy device, gregotyn. Here's another view so you can see the whole Victorio, assembled.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29613/Tomato+Sauce_2018-10_ready+to+puree+tomatoes.jpg ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 5182
Views: 874804
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 18 2:59 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Apple picking for the food bank - yesterday some of us from the garden club went to the research farm. We picked 793 pounds of apples (Empire, Macoun, and Fuji) 475.5 pounds of Asian apple-pears and E ...
  Topic: Rain Makes Mushrooms
Jam Lady

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Views: 1255
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 18 3:29 pm   Subject: Rain Makes Mushrooms
A great foraging weekend.

Friend called yesterday, about a goodly flush of chicken of the woods. Nearby where both of us live too. They took some, left more for me. Off I promptly went. Beautiful! ...
 
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