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Post  NHGardener on 5/14/2013, 7:33 am

If you want her to quit complaining about your lawn, stick a fridge and a sofa in the front yard... rofl

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Post  walshevak on 5/14/2013, 8:06 am

@NHGardener wrote:If you want her to quit complaining about your lawn, stick a fridge and a sofa in the front yard... rofl


Razz lol!

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Post  camprn on 5/14/2013, 10:07 am

@walshevak wrote:
@NHGardener wrote:If you want her to quit complaining about your lawn, stick a fridge and a sofa in the front yard... rofl


Razz lol!
LOL, I have the bee hives, and she is quite proper and just scowels.... I have lived here for 4 years and she has never said a word to me...... May be just as well, eh?

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Post  NHGardener on 5/14/2013, 10:17 am

Heck, in NH if your neighbor never says a word to you, that means you're on their GOOD side. rofl

The more you get into gardening/bees/chickens/hugel beds/swales/do it yourself pens/goats, etc., the less your neighbors tend to appreciate you. If I were your neighbor tho, I'd love it.

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Post  Hoggar on 5/14/2013, 11:09 am

Camprn,
You should take her a nice jar of fresh honey and make sure she knows you harvested it from your nasty old bee hive. Very Happy drooling

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Post  plantoid on 5/14/2013, 7:48 pm

@Hoggar wrote:Camprn,
You should take her a nice jar of fresh honey and make sure she knows you harvested it from your nasty old bee hive. Very Happy drooling


Wink It might sweeten the old lemon sucker up ! Laughing

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If you have clover it is more nectar productive after the second cut when left to grow to about a foot high rather than from the first show of flowers or from giving it regular hair cuts

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Re: Dandelions--Okay to Compost?

Post  camprn on 5/14/2013, 8:01 pm

@plantoid wrote:
@Hoggar wrote:Camprn,
You should take her a nice jar of fresh honey and make sure she knows you harvested it from your nasty old bee hive. Very Happy drooling


Wink It might sweeten the old lemon sucker up ! Laughing

Camp ,
If you have clover it is more nectar productive after the second cut when left to grow to about a foot high rather than from the first show of flowers or from giving it regular hair cuts
Yup, thanks for that! I try to manage the mowing to optimize the white clover riddling the yard into a few bloom times. The flower borders are finally coming along nicely with bee balm, gailardia, spring and fall asters, cone flowers, various alliums and sunflowers that I let go to seed. The annuals are the sun flowers, borage, calendula, bachleor buttons and zinnias, etc. I'm on a budget so I buy only a few things each year that I know the bees love and will propogate themselves. But really the bestest one is the dandelions.

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