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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 20, 17 8:05 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
When I was at the county library yesterday a couple of women from the Monday knitting group were setting up this announcement / posters.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29205/Misc_2017-10_knit+for ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 4332
Views: 442869
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 17 9:18 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Rinse crab apples. Cut into halves or quarters, depending on size. Put in suitable pot. Add cider to just below level of crab apples and cook gently over moderate heat until quite soft.

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

Replies: 4332
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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 17 3:04 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Mistress Rose, Asian apple pears are very juicy when ripe, with a somewhat crisp texture and pleasant flavor. Being nothing like an apple or a pear they really need a different name.

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

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 17 2:52 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Re: log splitters - in the distant past Mr Jam Lord used to split wood by hand with a sledge and wedges. When we moved here and he was felling and splitting trees on our own property he bought a used ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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Views: 442869
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 17 9:02 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Finally something suitable for Downsizer

On Tuesday some of the garden club ladies and I went to the research station where we picked peaches in the summer. This time it was Grimes Golden apples an ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 17 5:10 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Cousin's son and family in Key Largo likely have no electricity, Internet, etc but are alive. Other relatives in Boca Raton and Port St Lucie are doing well.

Much of what I would write about is app ...
  Topic: Rosemary.
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 17 1:29 pm   Subject: Rosemary.
In general I make a blended herb infused olive oil using thyme, rosemary, and oregano. Single herb oils are also nice.

Stuff a clean jar fairly full of clean, dry herbs. Add olive oil to cover.
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  Topic: Rosemary.
Jam Lady

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Views: 1402
PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 17 5:28 pm   Subject: Rosemary.
Make a rosemary infused vinegar to use for cleaning. Add some lemon peel while infusing for extra oomph.

Make rosemary infused olive oil to use in cooking - good for home fried potatoes, for exampl ...
  Topic: Beautiful Cattle
Jam Lady

Replies: 30
Views: 4980
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 17 9:15 pm   Subject: Beautiful Cattle
Yes, Ty Gwyn. In the show ring none of the cattle will have scurs. Perhaps Francis has other characteristics - his calm temperament, perhaps - that make him desirable on a home farm, even with his scu ...
  Topic: Beautiful Cattle
Jam Lady

Replies: 30
Views: 4980
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 17 5:19 pm   Subject: Beautiful Cattle
Appreciate your comment, Ty Gwyn. I made the change, will see if Diane has any comment or correction.
  Topic: Beautiful Cattle
Jam Lady

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Views: 4980
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 17 3:39 pm   Subject: Beautiful Cattle
A website entry with some pictures

[url=http://www.bellewood-gardens.com/2017/British%20White%20Cattle_2017-09.html]British White Cattle
  Topic: The ideal house thread
Jam Lady

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Views: 7140
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 17 1:37 am   Subject: The ideal house thread
Consider building a serpentine brick wall. Not only pretty, but also practical. They can often be built of a single wythe of masonry, no piers or reinforcement, 4 inches thick and up to 4 feet 8 inche ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

Replies: 4332
Views: 442869
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 17 10:41 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
I doubt the vandals will be found, Mistress Rose, or that there is much urgency to search for them right now.

Lawns and curbs are piled - often higher than a person - with soggy furniture and cloth ...
  Topic: Sean! Help! Turnips!
Jam Lady

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Views: 2672
PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 17 10:24 pm   Subject: Sean! Help! Turnips!
What about black radishes?

http://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Black_Radish_752.php
  Topic: Whiskey with Honey
Jam Lady

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Views: 1243
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 17 6:15 pm   Subject: Whiskey with Honey
I was hoping for positive suggestions and additional information. But I managed without.

[url=http://www.bellewood-gardens.com/2017/Purgatory%20Honeyville%20Distillery_2017-08.html]Honey House Dist ...
 
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