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I Am A Seed Hoarder

Discussion in 'Gardening On Your Homestead' started by baymule, Dec 30, 2018.

  1. Jan 11, 2019
    Mini Horses

    Mini Horses Super Self-Sufficient

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    You're right, she's not!! :lol: Just "sounded" good.

    I'd like to start seed but, storm front coming in with poss snow. :( I'll be busy with chores. At least I already moved all of Monday work to Wed, so if bad roads I am home. :D

    Hey, I can sort thru seeds, AGAIN.
     
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  2. Jan 11, 2019
    Rammy

    Rammy Lovin' The Homestead

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    Dang! Thier on to me! :hide
    Ive been looking at my seeds and am not nearly that bad but am looking to order some more seeds this weekend. :huGot some more cardboard to lay down if its not too windy. :bowMight get some lime to put down first then the board.
    Found an ad on CL for free wood chips. Might go load up the truck this weekend. :clap
     
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  3. Jan 13, 2019 at 3:10 PM
    Mini Horses

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    Looking a my seeds I'm like "what were you thinking?" It's an array of everything I think would be so, so good. This is a testament to eating well but, also sampling things, new varieties, all that. :rolleyes:

    Since it's raining, I'm off work, it has come to mind that I need to decide WHAT I eat & need to plant. Well, that list is way less than what I have. OK, tomatoes -- but I have about 12 varieties. Squashes -- again, several types. This is something I need to control :D Plus, what do I actually eat? How much does one person need? Decision, decisions. I have charts to give you an idea of production per plant, just back to what do I truly want/need/use. Seems I need some areas of intensive planting with one or two plants so I can produce and then decide if that is a keeper.

    Like many/most gardeners, I want it all!! :idunno I need help in the garden....I'm getting cardboard from stores I work. Need weed control -- see that already. My kids aren't interested.
     
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  4. Jan 13, 2019 at 3:16 PM
    NH Homesteader

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    Thanks for the reminder, I have tons of moving boxes, i suppose I could use them for weed control! Into the shed they go!
     
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  5. Jan 13, 2019 at 7:22 PM
    Lazy Gardener

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    Every season, I end up bringing home several truck loads of cardboard. I use it to smother poison ivy, under the BTE mulch in the orchard, in the garden paths, where ever I'm smothering existing vegetation before expanding the sheet compost beds. A good place to score cardboard in huge pieces is an appliance warehouse.
     
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