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  Topic: Gove,coal and wood
Slim

Replies: 17
Views: 1690
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 19 6:20 pm   Subject: Gove,coal and wood
stoves or fuel?
  Topic: Gove,coal and wood
Slim

Replies: 17
Views: 1690
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 19 5:14 pm   Subject: Gove,coal and wood
Not everyone here is happy about the rules, but can you not regulate that new wood stoves and boilers be high efficiency and low particulate matter producing, the way the EPA has rules for over here? ...
  Topic: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Slim

Replies: 26
Views: 5277
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 19 9:48 pm   Subject: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Plenty of steamy hot water bubbling out of the ground along the Rocky Mtns

(Really wish hot springs existed in my half of the country, but also glad for the rarity of seismic activity)
  Topic: Chayote Vine
Slim

Replies: 11
Views: 1000
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 19 1:02 pm   Subject: Chayote Vine
Looks like it could be doable if these search results are to be trusted

I've only ever seen chocho in Belize

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/chayote/growing-chayote-squash.htm ...
  Topic: The US Shutdown.
Slim

Replies: 18
Views: 4334
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 19 7:00 pm   Subject: The US Shutdown.
Shutdown is bothering people: https://www.kqed.org/news/11716115/locals-pick-up-the-slack-and-the-trash-as-government-shutdown-continues

Also: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/05/tsa-agents-are-calling ...
  Topic: The US Shutdown.
Slim

Replies: 18
Views: 4334
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 19 6:50 pm   Subject: The US Shutdown.
It does seem odd that the President cannot be prosecuted while in office, but then I suppose our system seems odd to people from other countries.

This isn't actually established law or anything, ju ...
  Topic: Uncommon Apples
Slim

Replies: 6
Views: 1535
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 19 6:43 pm   Subject: Uncommon Apples
Jam Lady, you may appreciate the folks that are trying to preserve historic apple varieties in Maine
https://www.maineheritageorchard.org/varieties/
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Slim

Replies: 26
Views: 4702
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 18 9:32 pm   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
Popovers would be a lovely addition to tonight's baked bean supper, I'll try not to dwell on my lack of them!

(We got a traditional bean pot in one of our family Yankee Swaps, perfect Xmas gift)
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Slim

Replies: 26
Views: 4702
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 18 9:16 pm   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
My gram used to make popovers. So fantastic with butter and maybe raspberry jam
  Topic: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Slim

Replies: 26
Views: 5277
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 18 9:13 pm   Subject: How Different US States Generate Electricity

It is only on a bright sunny day that carbon dioxide is likely to become the limiting factor, and then only if water and nutrients are adequate.

Or in a protected growing setting where air flow i ...
  Topic: Under ground food
Slim

Replies: 8
Views: 2330
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 18 12:59 pm   Subject: Under ground food
Ty that means you should be selling your services as an overpriced consultant to these folks.

They typically have more money than sense
  Topic: Exciting news
Slim

Replies: 107
Views: 51568
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 18 3:55 pm   Subject: Exciting news
I've never harvested the entire top off of a kale plant, unless I was expecting it to die anyway (or it was "baby kale" meant to be cut only once)
  Topic: Exciting news
Slim

Replies: 107
Views: 51568
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 18 1:18 pm   Subject: Exciting news
Have you tried harvesting them during frost anyway? That wouldn't stop me!
  Topic: Exciting news
Slim

Replies: 107
Views: 51568
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 18 2:09 pm   Subject: Exciting news
Thanks Ty, I might do that next year. Frost doesn't actually kill the other varieties, but knocks them back so no harvest during frost.

What do you mean by this?
Over here Kale can't survive the f ...
  Topic: Exciting news
Slim

Replies: 107
Views: 51568
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 18 12:28 pm   Subject: Exciting news
Plenty of cold hardy winter options. Some would do better as transplants put in the ground prior to winter....

spinach, arugula, cilantro, lettuce, kale,

If planted late summer: carrots, beets ...
 
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