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Discussion in 'Member's "Self Sufficient Living" Journals' started by tortoise, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. Apr 21, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    Sounds painful! Podiatrists are expensive! (and so are orthotics) But, if they relieve the pain - it's all worth it!

    Hope you get the thrips under control!
     
  2. Apr 21, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

    Lazy Gardener Almost Self-Reliant

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    I hate insect infestations. Still dealing with spider mites in a few plants that I wintered over.
     
  3. Apr 23, 2019
    tortoise

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    Spent 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in doctor appointments for myself and DS12. And 6 hours of driving too! long day! but good! Other than the part where I missed a turn and drove 49 miles before it went from divided highway to 2-lane road and I finally noticed. :p

    Chilly morning, but started on garden work. 2 - 4 weeks left to planting, but the weeds are up already!
     
  4. Apr 23, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

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    Oh my....sounds like something I would do!
     
  5. Apr 23, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    IMO, if the weeds are up, it's time to plant.
     
  6. Apr 23, 2019
    tortoise

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    We'll have hard freezes for another month up here. We can plant kale and peas in 2 weeks. 4 weeks for most direct sow. 6 - 8 weeks for beans.
     
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    Lazy Gardener

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    I forget that there are folks who live north of me! Unless work, rain, and other obligations keep me from doing so, I time my planting of cold weather crops: just as soon as frost is out of the ground, or when first weeds make an appearance, or when the frogs start peeping. I could put lettuce, spinach, kale, radish, and peas in now. But am doing a major garden revamp, so not able to do so. Until I get the revamp done, I'm letting the flock into the garden to help me.
     
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  8. Apr 29, 2019
    tortoise

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    DH got the tractor stuck in mud yesterday. We got it out okay with DH's truck. I couldn't believe how deep the mud was! The surface (pasture) looked normal, but 12" of mud underneath the surface! @frustratedearthmother I was thinking of you!!!

    I treated African Violets with a pyrethrin spray. Too soon to know if it one treatment was enough. I am assuming not.
     
  9. Apr 29, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

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    My son practically buried our tractor in a gate area that the pigs and horses had wallowed out. The goats wouldn't even go through there and eventually it got so deep that the smaller pigs had to swim, lol.
     
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    NH Homesteader

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    We haven't dared to do much with the tractor, it's been the longest mud season. Ugh! Glad the truck got it out!
     

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