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  Topic: Garlic
Slim

Replies: 201
Views: 240421
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 18 1:03 am   Subject: Garlic
I'll go with your suggestion MR, thanks.

So one last question. Garlic seems quite expensive for a bulb or two, so am I able to save a couple of home grown ones next year to replant more garlic? ...
  Topic: Garlic
Slim

Replies: 201
Views: 240421
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 18 2:57 pm   Subject: Garlic
I would be surprised to see onions larger than garlic.

Garlic tends to shoot up out of the ground a bit faster than onions, so should reach height first as well.

Then again, I'm speaking from a ...
  Topic: Garlic
Slim

Replies: 201
Views: 240421
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 18 1:05 pm   Subject: Garlic
As much sense as anything.
  Topic: the slimey hoard
Slim

Replies: 16
Views: 1387
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 18 8:10 pm   Subject: the slimey hoard
This thread is turning into a house of horrors

best not to mention 20000v across copper strips an inch apart.

I've seen it work with a 9v battery hookup. Though maybe you're lookin ...
  Topic: Penny Buns/CEPS/Porcini
Slim

Replies: 7
Views: 853
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: 5424
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: 709
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: 42
Views: 45630
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: 3904
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: 3904
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: 3904
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: 3904
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: 87
Views: 22030
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: 1626
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: 986
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 ...
 
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