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  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 18 1:38 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
We were picking from two rows of trees. For the food bank and for ourselves took about an hour and a half.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29587/Picking+Peaches_2018-08_boxes+of+peaches.jpghttp:// ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 4981
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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 18 6:10 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
This morning some of us from the garden club went to the nearby New Jersey experiment / research station (it's 12 minutes from home for me) where we picked 588 pounds of peaches for the food bank, the ...
  Topic: seed ID
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 18 1:13 am   Subject: seed ID
Very nice! Thank you, gz
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

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Views: 7970
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 18 1:48 pm   Subject: Wildlife
There is a range of sizes in the local owls and hawks. If there is a niche with suitable food it will be filled.
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

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Views: 7970
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 18 12:48 am   Subject: Wildlife
I don't know just what you are asking me about / referring to, dpack. I've seen great horned owls, wing span 3 to 5 feet. There are bald eagles near here on the Delaware River, wing span 6 to 7.5 feet ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 18 1:31 pm   Subject: Wildlife
It is a black vulture, sgt. colon. Big birds - wing spread is 55 to 60 inches. We also have turkey vultures which have red head and neck.
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

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Views: 7970
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 18 3:21 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Roadside cleanup crew at work.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29583/BelleWood+Gardens+Misc_2018-08_black+vulture.jpg
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 18 1:49 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Here is more than you want to know about corn, probably.

There are more than two types of corn. The big three are field or dent corn, sweet corn, and popcorn are the most popular here in the United ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 18 12:03 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
The Quakertown (NJ) fire company is entirely volunteer, Gregotyn. Here's a link to my writeup of the event, which has a link to the fire company's home page.

[url=http://www.bellewood-gardens.com/2 ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 18 9:09 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Need to have the infection for several weeks before a test is practicable.

There is ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) test which checks for antibodies your body has developed. Better test i ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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Views: 686076
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 18 1:45 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Black bears are more of an issue. When there was one on our road some years ago, and a neighbor who refused to bring in the bird feeder at night, it just bent the pole right over.

When Mr Jam Lord ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 18 1:28 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Well, it is not Lyme that Mr Jam Lord has. Follow-up visit yesterday and it is now thought to be infection due to who knows what - swollen area, red, hard. But since they outlined the area with a mark ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 18 11:49 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Hang on, Mistress Rose. If Gregotyn's frequent assertion that my weather will reach you in a week the rain is coming. Every day is wet and this morning my weather station is indicating 1.62 inches of ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 99
Views: 7970
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 18 9:54 pm   Subject: Wildlife
I generally don't have much of a reaction to wasp / yellow jacket / bee sting. While weeding last Thursday I got bitten on the inside of my right forearm by - I guess - a spider. Red and swollen over ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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Views: 686076
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 18 12:53 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Mr Jam Lord is outside splitting firewood. Someone is coming later this morning to clean the chimney for the wood stove. I need to weed, weed, weed - especially as the forecast is for day after day af ...
 
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