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ike a cross between a foul turnip and a tree trunk. :gig
Oh no....what have I done????!!!???? Maybe I'll plant ONE seed and see how it turns out. Sure don't want to waste any garden space this year, lol!

Stick them in the incubator and sell some chicks in a few weeks. :)
Might just do that. Got quail in there right now though.... Guess I could just shove 'em over and fill 'er up!
 

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I have fond memories of Kohlorabi. My dutch grandpa always grew it in his garden and we would sit at the picnic table and he would peel one and slice it for us to share - a slice for him, a slice for me, a slice for him , a slice for me, ... I always loved to garden, so I would bike over and help him in his garden - usually just weeding, lol. His garden soil was muck that he had scraped out of the swampy ditch - but it was black, full of humus, very fertile and smelled like dead fish. His garden always produced beautiful veggies.
 

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but it was black, full of humus, very fertile and smelled like dead fish. His garden always produced beautiful veggies.
I'll bet it did! That's a good memory of you and your grandpa! I never had a grandpa....feel a little bit like I missed out.
 

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I'll bet it did! That's a good memory of you and your grandpa! I never had a grandpa....feel a little bit like I missed out.
*nods* same here... one died before i was born and the other died when i was 2 so i don't remember him other than having fond memories of stacking up dominoes and knocking them back down again and whiffs of cigar smoke. no memory of face or voice or anything.

i grew up helping in the kitchen though and learned how to cook when young and also how to put things up. haven't ever regretted any of that. good time. i don't cook that much any more but that is because Mom still does most of it and she can't tolerate the kinds of spices so it is easier for me to let her do her thing and then if i want to add some heat i have some hot sauces or extra spices i can add to my portions.
 

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I had a step-grandad that I met once. My only real memory of him is going to the chicken pen where he picked out a rooster for dinner. Chopped his head off and we both laughed while he ran around with no head, lol. Weird memory, not traumatic, but I've never forgotten it.

@Chic Rustler has me panicking now too so I ordered some seed potatoes. I was gonna go with some organic ones from the store - but there weren't any. Sigh...

Talked to my daughter in Killeen and there are no eggs/bread anywhere in town. We have plenty in our town and my girls have really ramped things up too. Eggs everywhere!

DH took his mom for an eye doc appt today. The office had previously instructed them to call from the parking lot and stay in the car. Then when they were ready to see his mom they called and had them come in. Pretty good system!
 

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As the oldest grandchild, I have memories of 2 great grandmothers and one great grandfather. Memories of wonderful baked desserts and sitting in my great grandfather's lap listening to major league ball games on an old mercury battery powered transistor radio.
 
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