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

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 18 12:51 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
What would you have the research farm do with the excess? They are supported with tax money so I don't know that they would be allowed to sell it. The Great Tomato Tasting https://snyderfarm.rutgers.e ...
  Topic: It's Chanterelle Season
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 18 1:38 am   Subject: It's Chanterelle Season
Rain yesterday, more today - it is a fabulous season for chanterelles. Saw something out the car window as we drove down our driveway. Went out in late afternoon. Used the hem of my jersey to make a " ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 4990
Views: 689570
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 18 1:32 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Our peach picking is a drop in the bucket compared to the quantity of donations the research farm shares out: https://snyderfarm.rutgers.edu/what-we-do/food-donations.html
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 108
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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 18 1:18 pm   Subject: Wildlife
We also have clear wing hawk moths, Mistress Rose. Hummingbird back a few times yesterday and again this morning. I am not even going to try for a picture. They are too quick for a hand held camera to ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 108
Views: 8266
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 18 2:34 pm   Subject: Wildlife
I have a hummingbird! Bought a feeder yesterday morning. Made up the sugar / water solution yesterday afternoon. Let it cool. Put it out about 4:00 p.m. And this morning there has been a hummingbird v ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 4990
Views: 689570
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 18 2:26 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Dpack, I would agree with you IF every one in the society had the same level of intelligence, abilities, and income. It isn't so. We are individuals.

Plus life gets in the way. The garden club als ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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Views: 689570
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 18 1:51 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Nectarines are merely peaches without the fuzz. The major diversity in peaches is cling stone (flesh adheres to the pit, usually early season) and free stone (flesh comes cleanly off the pit, mostly l ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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Views: 689570
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 18 1:38 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
We were picking from two rows of trees. For the food bank and for ourselves took about an hour and a half.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29587/Picking+Peaches_2018-08_boxes+of+peaches.jpghttp:// ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 4990
Views: 689570
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 18 6:10 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
This morning some of us from the garden club went to the nearby New Jersey experiment / research station (it's 12 minutes from home for me) where we picked 588 pounds of peaches for the food bank, the ...
  Topic: seed ID
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 18 1:13 am   Subject: seed ID
Very nice! Thank you, gz
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 108
Views: 8266
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 18 1:48 pm   Subject: Wildlife
There is a range of sizes in the local owls and hawks. If there is a niche with suitable food it will be filled.
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 108
Views: 8266
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 18 12:48 am   Subject: Wildlife
I don't know just what you are asking me about / referring to, dpack. I've seen great horned owls, wing span 3 to 5 feet. There are bald eagles near here on the Delaware River, wing span 6 to 7.5 feet ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 108
Views: 8266
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 18 1:31 pm   Subject: Wildlife
It is a black vulture, sgt. colon. Big birds - wing spread is 55 to 60 inches. We also have turkey vultures which have red head and neck.
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 108
Views: 8266
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 18 3:21 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Roadside cleanup crew at work.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29583/BelleWood+Gardens+Misc_2018-08_black+vulture.jpg
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 4990
Views: 689570
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 18 1:49 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Here is more than you want to know about corn, probably.

There are more than two types of corn. The big three are field or dent corn, sweet corn, and popcorn are the most popular here in the United ...
 
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