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  Topic: Penny Buns/CEPS/Porcini
Slim

Replies: 6
Views: 237
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 18 12:20 am   Subject: Penny Buns/CEPS/Porcini
Found a chicken of the woods last Friday. Perfectly tender, but I had to move on before eating it, left with Mrs. Slim in the fridge.

Haven't had much time to get out and search for new spots in my ...
  Topic: animal friendly weedkiller?
Slim

Replies: 11
Views: 2752
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 18 10:40 pm   Subject: animal friendly weedkiller?
Can someone help me understand why you wanted the chicken run to be plant free? I'm still confused on the motivation part.
  Topic: ok, so what flappy insects lay eggs on washing?
Slim

Replies: 7
Views: 275
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 18 10:38 am   Subject: ok, so what flappy insects lay eggs on washing?
I second lacewings as likely source. yay lacewings!
  Topic: Adventures in grafting
Slim

Replies: 39
Views: 35009
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 18 6:29 pm   Subject: Adventures in grafting
d'oh!
  Topic: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
Slim

Replies: 25
Views: 1708
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 18 9:42 pm   Subject: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
It's a long process, but you can gather seeds (well, you can here, check your own Canadian rules first!)

If you get them into some good ground with leaf litter by the fall you may see the tiny seed ...
  Topic: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
Slim

Replies: 25
Views: 1708
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 18 8:41 pm   Subject: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
Bill do you get into eating any ramps in the spring?
They don't have the species in the U.K. (to my knowledge) but they do have ramsons which are also a wild allium.

(Just thought I'd throw out so ...
  Topic: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
Slim

Replies: 25
Views: 1708
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 18 10:12 am   Subject: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
They'll grow just fine over there
  Topic: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
Slim

Replies: 25
Views: 1708
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 18 12:46 am   Subject: Folks, A trick I learned for growing green onions/scallions
Yes, we say scallions to refer to varieties of onion that basically look like mini leeks. Also called bunching onions or spring onions

Nabechan is a good one (Japanese variety I believe) known to b ...
  Topic: Exciting news
Slim

Replies: 61
Views: 12580
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 18 9:57 am   Subject: Exciting news
You haven't finished the topiaries yet?

Looking good!
  Topic: Cheapest Black Plastic / Weed Suppressing Material
Slim

Replies: 8
Views: 781
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 18 1:03 am   Subject: Cheapest Black Plastic / Weed Suppressing Material
Over here there's a billboard company that sells old billboard coverings for cheap. Give 'em a call?
  Topic: Foot Traffic Over Tree Roots
Slim

Replies: 4
Views: 527
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 18 9:42 am   Subject: Foot Traffic Over Tree Roots
Foot traffic is still preferable to the treatment the "chandelier tree" used to get. (I think) that's the tree they used to drive through!

I wonder how much of a difference it makes how deep your a ...
  Topic: No dig / suppressing grass
Slim

Replies: 16
Views: 1854
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 18 10:41 pm   Subject: No dig / suppressing grass
I'd go for opaque plastic, and skip trying to solarize. But I'm otherwise in agreement.
  Topic: animal friendly weedkiller?
Slim

Replies: 11
Views: 2752
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 18 11:42 pm   Subject: animal friendly weedkiller?
I'm not sure I understand this one, and don't know if it's culture/language or just difference of personal opinion.

I thought that a chicken run frequently became denuded to the point of ...
  Topic: Adventures in grafting
Slim

Replies: 39
Views: 35009
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 18 9:51 am   Subject: Adventures in grafting
It's a bit spendy still....
probably cheaper to buy through someone who already gets a discount for their lab supplies

For those who've never used parafilm before, remember that it stretches it t ...
  Topic: Adventures in grafting
Slim

Replies: 39
Views: 35009
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 18 11:06 pm   Subject: Adventures in grafting
UK parafilm: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Heathrow-Scientific-HD234526A-Moisture-Transparent/dp/B0061OXR6S/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1528067026&sr=8-6&keywords=parafilm

I'm sure it's not all o ...
 
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