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Planting Annual Flowers, Brussels Sprouts, Collards, Tomatoes. 4.23.18
Very pretty eggs. Don't have to color them for the kids seeking them this sunday.
And I fixed an omelet with morels for breakfast this morning. I'm not "yoking"!
Daniel, they are real treasures. Are you raising them now and do you expect to have eggs from this breed? I'm asking from ignorance of chicken breeds.
OH! My goodness, Americauna chickens are lovely and their eggs come colored:
Oh, I see them now, after Joan mentioned chicks or ducks.
When I looked at the picture, I couldn't see what it was. At first, it looked like a 3-D picture on the wall, with Charlie inspecting it. After a few seconds, I saw that it was a box on the floor, but what was in the upper right corner, I just couldn't figure-out. It looked like a boar's head, and that's all I saw until I read Joan's post.
Daniel, Charlie, inspecting baby chicks? They are not ducks because of the bill shape. They don't look like chicks!
I give up.
Charlie looks as though he has a caregiver feeling toward them.
Bead, keep edible diatomaceous earth on hand. It nips pests.
Diatomaceous Earth (food grade): bug killer you can eat!
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Bead, you do a wonderful job of paying attention to problems and finding solutions early! That is the trick of good gardening, look at plants and take action early.
I appreciate the photos you send, and clearly, the problem was high humidity. Your remedy is perfect in principle, and in practice.
At this rate, you will be able to have fresh produce all year long, if you want, and you can try new things. You are on your way to a splendid hobby. Good gardening is not luck, it is paying attention and taking action early.
We had snow yesterday and beautiful sun today. Ah! Spring!
Wow! 50 Morels. If I lived close to you, I'd hurry right over and beg for a taste.
Yesterday, as I taking a tour around the yard, checking out buds and blossoms, I "tripped" over a little gray morel mushroom. I looked around and, holy cow, I found 50 more of the little boogers! Surprised me because: a) it's been very cold the past 3 weeks, and b) they're two weeks early (on average).
As a kid, it used to be mushroom season during the first week of May. Global warming, evidently, has moved the date up 3 to 4 weeks. By the way, the morels were found around my apple trees, sort of out in the open. Can't wait to fry them up!
Finally (!), my ordered trees, etc., came. It's been too cold and windy to plant them yet. Maybe this weekend. The Northern James pecan cost me $73! Hope I live long enough to get my money back, although at this point, I don't really care.
By the way, my other tree is a Blue Damson plum ($22).I also bought a "Dynamite goji berry" bush. It looks small a sickly. I've tried growing one before and failed.
And, surprise! They sent a free azalea plant. It's blooming. I'm not sure if my zone (5) will support it.
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