Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Today at 4:24 pm

» Baker Creek's Seed Bank Store in Petaluma, CA
by sanderson Today at 4:18 pm

» Forum Poll: Social Media
by sanderson Today at 4:16 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by trolleydriver Today at 4:11 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Today at 4:02 pm

» EMT Clips
by sanderson Today at 3:59 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Today at 3:18 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing January 2017
by Kelejan Today at 3:04 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by trolleydriver Today at 9:07 am

» 2017 Burpee seeds are already on display at HD
by trolleydriver Today at 8:57 am

» Making Smoothies
by sanderson Today at 12:45 am

» Holy snow Batman!
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:18 pm

» Food Dehydrators
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:21 pm

» Green Ice Leaf Lettuce
by MrBooker Yesterday at 4:46 am

» New England January 2017
by Scorpio Rising 1/19/2017, 10:11 pm

» Gardening Australia
by Scorpio Rising 1/19/2017, 10:05 pm

» New Forum Feature
by Scorpio Rising 1/19/2017, 9:56 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by yolos 1/19/2017, 9:45 pm

» Hi from Acworth GA
by AtlantaMarie 1/19/2017, 9:40 pm

» N & C Midwest: January 2017!
by Scorpio Rising 1/19/2017, 6:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson 1/19/2017, 5:46 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by has55 1/19/2017, 3:32 am

» heirloom seed companies around a lot of the world
by ralitaco 1/18/2017, 10:58 pm

» What about ink on newspaper and cardboard for mulch?
by Scorpio Rising 1/18/2017, 9:23 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan 1/18/2017, 7:20 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 1/18/2017, 9:23 am

» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by ralitaco 1/17/2017, 11:23 pm

» Daikon radishes?
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:49 pm

» Anyone want walking onions??
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:22 pm

» How much to plant?
by trolleydriver 1/17/2017, 2:48 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Senseless Banter...

Page 40 of 40 Previous  1 ... 21 ... 38, 39, 40

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 8/10/2013, 11:28 pm

Oh, forgot to add to previous post: many fungus spoors are allergens, and not just dog vomit fungus.  Nonna

Nonna.PapaVino

Female Posts : 1437
Join date : 2011-02-07
Location : In hills west of St. Helens, OR

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  camprn on 8/11/2013, 12:54 am

Slime mold is no longer classified as fungi. Fascinating organisms!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slime_mold

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books




camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14040
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 8/11/2013, 11:47 am

Thanks, Camp, I had no idea slime mold was not considered a fungus.  Maybe the mycelium under the blobs of Dog Vomit Slime Mold doesn't belong to the mold, but some mushroom type which will send up 'shrooms when we get more rain.  I have seen some small, delicate parasol-type mushrooms around the perimeter of the chip pile.  Will be interesting to see what happens in the garden where I've covered the paths with chips from this pile.  Nonna

Nonna.PapaVino

Female Posts : 1437
Join date : 2011-02-07
Location : In hills west of St. Helens, OR

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  RoOsTeR on 8/11/2013, 3:07 pm

Bunnies out to play.



____________________________


I am my gardens worst enemy.

RoOsTeR

Forum Administrator

Male Posts : 3939
Join date : 2011-10-04
Location : Colorado Front Range

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Triciasgarden on 8/11/2013, 8:55 pm

Those are sure pretty bunnies!

Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 61
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  camprn on 8/11/2013, 9:22 pm

They really are cuddly cute. I can imagine how soft they are.
What a Face 

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books




camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14040
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  donnainzone5 on 8/14/2013, 3:50 pm

I just scored a very few goat berries!  My neighbor found that they were all mixed in with gravel, so I'll have to wait for his goats to start doing their business in the grass to get more.

He also has chickens....  My future compost batches should be even better.

donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1964
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 69
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

View user profile http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  llama momma on 8/14/2013, 4:29 pm

Donna, now That sounds terrific. Congratulations  chicken dance

llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4677
Join date : 2010-08-20
Age : 60
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  donnainzone5 on 8/14/2013, 4:51 pm

And perhaps I can get some free llama beans from the local Llama Lady.  Chicken, llama, goat, and if they decide to dredge our landmark Mirror Pond here in Bend, perhaps a blend of algae and duck doo....  Actually, I have about a tablespoon of the latter in a baggie, just waiting to become compost.  In this neighborhood, there's plenty of wandering wildlife, including the occasional duck or deer.  

Together with cardboard, leaves, garden and kitchen waste, shredded paper, crustacean shells, egg shells, coffee grounds and filters, and whatever else I can scrounge, my compost future seems assured.  

Do you think I could shred pine needles in an old blender?  The leaf shredder does a poor job of it.

donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1964
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 69
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

View user profile http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  llama momma on 8/14/2013, 5:03 pm

I suppose you could try to blender those up.  Seems like extra work though. Those are not indestructible and will break down if you don't mind waiting.  Or, it might be easier to grab a shovel and chop them on the ground a bit.  That would open up the coating on the needles and allow for decomposition.  Something else I want to mention, you could ask the livestock owners if they have any spent hay or straw for your compost.

llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4677
Join date : 2010-08-20
Age : 60
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  donnainzone5 on 8/14/2013, 5:23 pm

Or I could buy a bale, if I can't find any spent straw.

donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1964
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 69
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

View user profile http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Triciasgarden on 8/14/2013, 8:14 pm

I bought a bale of straw for my chickens and ended up using some of the bale in my compost pile.  By that time it was a year old and was getting moldy.  But I think that even fresh baled straw works well.  I soaked it in water for a minute or so before I used it so it could absorb the water easier than just in a compost pile.

You sound like you have the makings of a great compost pile!

Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 61
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  RoOsTeR on 8/24/2013, 9:44 pm


____________________________


I am my gardens worst enemy.

RoOsTeR

Forum Administrator

Male Posts : 3939
Join date : 2011-10-04
Location : Colorado Front Range

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  camprn on 8/24/2013, 9:49 pm

What a Face 

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books




camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14040
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  donnainzone5 on 8/24/2013, 10:23 pm

Thanks for these clarifications!

donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1964
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 69
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

View user profile http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Triciasgarden on 8/25/2013, 12:16 am

The only one I didn't know was "You got another think coming".  I don't think I have ever heard that before.

-------

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/viewtopic.forum?t=17005

Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 61
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Sponsored content Today at 4:35 pm


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 40 of 40 Previous  1 ... 21 ... 38, 39, 40

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum