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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  cheyannarach on 1/26/2014, 11:50 pm

Be thrilled when your hubby decides he doesn't like this new ground coffee... So you can put it in your compost!

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  FamilyGardening on 1/27/2014, 4:49 am

hesitate and ponder on feeding her worms to her chickens  Razz 

happy gardening
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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  Goosegirl on 1/27/2014, 8:26 am

@cheyannarach wrote:Be thrilled when your hubby decides he doesn't like this new ground coffee... So you can put it in your compost!

 rofl rofl rofl 

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  Marc Iverson on 1/27/2014, 7:23 pm

... be more interested in a food container than the food that's inside it.

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  sanderson on 1/27/2014, 7:42 pm

Very Happy  I always pause before I toss. Hummmm, what could I use this for? Drives DH crazy.

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laughs

Post  kauairosina on 1/27/2014, 7:46 pm

I get some of the best laughs from this site.  Contemplating jumping out of the car for a banana peel.  That does it.

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  sanderson on 3/29/2014, 5:59 pm

Bumping for the Newsomers  Very Happy 

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Post  GWN on 3/29/2014, 6:13 pm

bring back a bag of moose poop while out hiking....

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  sanderson on 5/27/2014, 2:16 pm

Had to add this to the list. Marie wrote:

"I'm about to go get some more plastic snakes from the dollar store. I think I need more in the blueberries and need to add some to the garden."

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Post  GWN on 5/27/2014, 9:43 pm

inquiring minds want to know WHY SNAKES?

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  Goosegirl on 5/27/2014, 10:33 pm

Move them around regularly and it makes the birds think they are alive and then they leave the berries alone. I need to get some for my tomatoes!

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Since we don't have snakes

Post  kauairosina on 5/27/2014, 10:36 pm

in Hawaii do you think our birds would be put off?

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  sanderson on 5/28/2014, 2:48 am

Like your birds know what a snake is!!  Very Happy 

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Post  Goosegirl on 5/28/2014, 3:44 am

@sanderson wrote:Like your birds know what a snake is!!   Very Happy 

Good one! rofl 
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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  FeedMeSeeMore on 5/28/2014, 12:52 pm

Fall in love with earthworms. I love you 

Tell the self appointed garden protector (german shepherd dog) to STOP chasing the pollinators; bees, wasps, etc away. Evil or Very Mad

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  sanderson on 5/28/2014, 2:34 pm

PS As far as I know, there are no snakes in Hawaii. However, I'm sure with today's nuts, there must be some contraband boas, etc., that will be let loose. Sigh.

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  Kelejan on 3/28/2015, 5:51 pm

Picking up worms from the roadway after a heavy downpour with the sun about to fry them and putting them into my garden.  I have done that several times over the years.

You try crossing the the road with the sun beating down on you; if you are a worm.

And naming each worm.  Luckily they are all named Fred.

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  Elizabeth on 3/28/2015, 7:54 pm

Guilty of many! Embarassed

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Only a gardener..

Post  kauairosina on 3/29/2015, 6:23 am

Kelejan, would name all the worms.  I took a little breath until you said they were all named Fred.

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  NHGardener on 3/29/2015, 8:22 am

Feel soul-crushing guilt when it's time to thin the seedlings. 

Sticking excess seedlings anywhere around the yard "just in case."

Slowing down to hand the utility guys cutting down trees on the side of the road a pre-made index card with your address in case they have extra woodchips.

Having a hard time pulling some of those weeds in the garden because their flowers are so beautiful and beneficial to pollinators.

Hoarding the seed catalogs and ogling their glossies. Even if you only need 2 packets of seeds this year.

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Post  Triciasgarden on 3/29/2015, 8:42 pm

@Kelejan wrote:Picking up worms from the roadway after a heavy downpour with the sun about to fry them and putting them into my garden.  I have done that several times over the years.

You try crossing the the road with the sun beating down on you; if you are a worm.

And naming each worm.  Luckily they are all named Fred.

LOL, I was walking my grandson home one day after a rain and picked up a worm and brought it home.  I wasn't so creative as to name him though!  Fred, I like that one!

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Post  Windmere on 3/29/2015, 9:09 pm

@NHGardener wrote:Feel soul-crushing guilt when it's time to thin the seedlings. 

Sticking excess seedlings anywhere around the yard "just in case."

Slowing down to hand the utility guys cutting down trees on the side of the road a pre-made index card with your address in case they have extra woodchips.

Having a hard time pulling some of those weeds in the garden because their flowers are so beautiful and beneficial to pollinators.

Hoarding the seed catalogs and ogling their glossies. Even if you only need 2 packets of seeds this year.
NHGardener, you had me chuckling.  I identified with all but the index card item (and the only reason I didn't identify is that I hadn't thought of doing this yet!).

Here's my well known problem:  I ogle those seed catalogs even though I only need 2 packets of seeds... and then I order about 25 packets anyway!

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Post  NHGardener on 3/29/2015, 9:18 pm

Here's my well known problem:  I ogle those seed catalogs even though I only need 2 packets of seeds... and then I order about 25 packets anyway!

Some people dream of rolling in money. We dream of rolling in seed packets.  Very Happy

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Only a gardener..

Post  kauairosina on 3/29/2015, 11:36 pm

That's one of the joys of this forum.  We're all nuts and we have lots of friends who are just as nutty as we are.

Anyone have ideas about what the heck to do with all those probably expired seeds?

Reminds me of a story.  Little old lady is visiting her doctor and says "my family thinks I'm crazy because I just LOVE pancakes."

"Oh", the doctor says, "I love pancakes too, that's not crazy."

"You do?" says the little old lady "You must come to my house, I have trunks and trunks full of them."

I'm not up to trunks full but I have a heck of a lot of seeds that I will never use and might not be viable.

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Re: Only a Gardener Would . . .

Post  NHGardener on 3/30/2015, 6:46 am

K, I hear you about that, it's hard for me to give up seeds even when I have too many, but I'm starting to think I should give them up at seed swaps and seed libraries, because they do expire. It probably wouldn't hurt to rotate your seed collection like you do your canned goods (you all ARE canned goods hoarders, right?) before expiration dates.

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