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Post  CarolynPhillips on 1/19/2012, 5:38 pm

This is my high power nitrogen for the compost and garden.
Big chunks of nitrogen.


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Post  shannon1 on 1/20/2012, 3:46 am

Cool!!! They look very happy!!
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Post  GWN on 1/20/2012, 9:53 am

bad as it sounds Embarassed I read an article in our local paper about using urine for source nitrogen and had the best spinach anyone had ever seen...
Did not tell them my secret...
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Post  genes on 1/20/2012, 10:03 am

We generally recommend watering one's compost pile, as it boosts the composting process. A lot of folks aren't even comfortable with that. We won't tell them your secret to super duper spinach. Wink
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Post  GWN on 1/20/2012, 10:14 am

We generally recommend watering one's compost pile, as it boosts the composting process. A lot of folks aren't even comfortable with that. We won't tell them your secret to super duper spinach.

Oh so THATS what I am doing wrong with my compost. I gather that would warm up the compost this time of year too
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Post  plantoid on 1/20/2012, 6:41 pm

In the manure I've been collecting of late the bedding side of things has been soaked well & truly in animal urine but it's not stopped me from topping it up for I've been " straining the greens " via a bucket at 20 parts water to 1 on the compost heap for many years.
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Post  genes on 1/20/2012, 6:45 pm

@GWN wrote:Oh so THATS what I am doing wrong with my compost. I gather that would warm up the compost this time of year too

It's my understanding that any addition of nitrogen content will act as a catalyst to improve the process.
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Post  nancy on 1/20/2012, 11:08 pm

Carolyn - they're gorgeous!! I saw my first wild turkeys last spring on my way to the community garden. Both were females and I got the biggest kick out of watching them run!!
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Post  RoOsTeR on 1/20/2012, 11:14 pm

Couple of nice Bourbons you got there Carolyn

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Post  ashort on 1/20/2012, 11:21 pm

nKedrOoStEr wrote:Couple of nice Bourbons you got there Carolyn

I don't think they are untamed....
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Post  RoOsTeR on 1/20/2012, 11:23 pm

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nKedrOoStEr wrote:Couple of nice Bourbons you got there Carolyn

I don't think they are untamed....


? Guess I don't get what you are saying?

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Post  ashort on 1/21/2012, 9:00 am

nKedrOoStEr wrote:
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nKedrOoStEr wrote:Couple of nice Bourbons you got there Carolyn

I don't think they are untamed....


? Guess I don't get what you are saying?

They look domesticated, i.e. not Wild....
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Post  RoOsTeR on 1/21/2012, 9:08 am

They are domesticated. They're actually a heritage breed called Bourbon Red. Very Happy Domesticated turkey don't breed and produce as many fertile eggs these days. Or raise their young. Most have been bred to be meat birds. The bourbons are one that will produce fertile eggs and raise their young, and as a bonus, they are one of the best tasting turkey's you can raise and they are really pretty birds if you just want them as pets.



I see, I think you meant to quote Nancy.



Carolyn - they're gorgeous!! I saw my first wild turkeys last spring on my way to the community garden. Both were females and I got the biggest kick out of watching them run!!

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Post  boffer on 1/21/2012, 9:17 am

Go back to bed, NR, it was a stretch to start to with, but the 'Wild'? C'mon!

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Post  ashort on 1/21/2012, 9:42 am

@boffer wrote:Go back to bed, NR, it was a stretch to start to with, but the 'Wild'? C'mon!


Thanks for explaining my attempt at a joke boffer... I assumed NR was talking about alcohol from the emoticon. I did learn something new today - who knew there was a turkey breed called Bourbon red...
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Post  RoOsTeR on 1/21/2012, 9:44 am

Razz grabbing my pillow now Razz


ding ding ding.
Sorry ashort!

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