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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: Sat Oct 20, 18 5:52 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Today was squally and damp. Had a contractor here to discuss some work we are thinking of doing. By the time he left it was getting on for lunch so I decided to stay home. So no baskets or brooms.

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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: Fri Oct 19, 18 1:25 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Temperatures dropped to 28 degrees Fahrenheit last night. Fire in the stove this morning.

Tomorrow there is a basket and broom making event at Howell Living History Farm. Sunday is a rock garden s ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 18 7:26 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Mine is many decades old. Very useful device, and not all that expensive. Current price for a new one is about $60. That's with one screen. Here's a link [url=http://www.mendingshed.com/200parts.html ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 18 1:35 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
It is indeed a very handy device, gregotyn. Here's another view so you can see the whole Victorio, assembled.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29613/Tomato+Sauce_2018-10_ready+to+puree+tomatoes.jpg ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 18 2:59 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Apple picking for the food bank - yesterday some of us from the garden club went to the research farm. We picked 793 pounds of apples (Empire, Macoun, and Fuji) 475.5 pounds of Asian apple-pears and E ...
  Topic: Rain Makes Mushrooms
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 18 3:29 pm   Subject: Rain Makes Mushrooms
A great foraging weekend.

Friend called yesterday, about a goodly flush of chicken of the woods. Nearby where both of us live too. They took some, left more for me. Off I promptly went. Beautiful! ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 18 3:26 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
P.S. Hunter got a doe. He'll come next weekend with my share. And we'll use my meat grinder to do some venison for chili, chop meat, sausage for both of us.

And he brought my three big pots inside. ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 18 3:23 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Up to 10 gallons or 80 pounds of the following items will be accepted at no charge: latex and oil based paints (please consolidate paints, keeping them separated by type, to make full cans), varnish ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 18 1:11 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Today is one of the infrequent hazardous waste disposal day for 3 counties. I consolidated old latex paint yesterday evening, got to the drop off place 1 hour 15 minutes early, and was third car in li ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 18 3:02 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Mr Jam Lord is busy splitting firewood. As we are all set for the coming winter this will be for the next one. Autumn, "season of mists and fruitfulness," as Keats wrote.

Trees are no longer quite ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 18 2:03 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
The Chinese quince are not near a path, can only be found if you head off, down hill, and towards the boundary fence. I had been told, previously, to collect discretely and was only allowed to collect ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 18 8:26 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Thinking about Chinese quinces for preserves. There's a new parks department horticultural manager. Politely sent an email saying I used to gather a few fallen fruits, may I do so again. And got a pro ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 18 12:13 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Afternoon visit to an arboretum on my way home. Monarch butterflies nectaring on ironweed in the big meadow. Preparing for their migration towards Mexico, perhaps . . .

http://www.downsizer.net/gal ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 18 12:02 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
They are lovely people, Mistress Rose. We've been to parties at their current home, which is not very far away. They have a farm with a delightful house, big wrap around porch, a couple of barns, boer ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 18 12:20 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
The bridge is supposed to - in case of need - support a fire truck, Gregotyn.
 
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