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  Topic: Chicken Names
Slim

Replies: 18
Views: 264
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 19 1:43 pm   Subject: Chicken Names
A shame you can't get your hands on a flock of moa
  Topic: Wildlife
Slim

Replies: 500
Views: 185402
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 19 7:17 am   Subject: Wildlife
Yes they're built to release from the porcupine easily, and have particularly nasty barbs to make it hard to pull them out of the attacking animal. Evolution is smart, dogs are not.
Very few wild ani ...
  Topic: It's September
Slim

Replies: 48
Views: 1948
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 19 7:12 am   Subject: It's September
Gz, that's probably an armillaria, yeah?
Could take a spore print and gill photos to reddit.com/r/mycology to get ID help
  Topic: It's September
Slim

Replies: 48
Views: 1948
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 19 11:57 pm   Subject: It's September
Did I already mention the approx 1.5 lb Lions mane we found in the back woods? Mrs. Slim turned it into "crab"cakes. Pretty good.
Also found a nice grouping of black trumpets that we dried for adding ...
  Topic: climate rebellion etc
Slim

Replies: 17
Views: 383
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 19 11:54 pm   Subject: climate rebellion etc
As an older young person with a very young offspring, I'm appreciative of anyone helping drive home the point that the world needs radical change in regards to climate policy
  Topic: Wildlife
Slim

Replies: 500
Views: 185402
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 19 11:43 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Haven't seen the offender myself, but had to pull 31 porcupine quills out of my dog's chin a few mornings back.

They're funny little critters, but this was the first time our old girl had to learn ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Slim

Replies: 500
Views: 185402
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 19 2:29 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Dpack, it's okay to admit that you always wanted to be a Disney princess with sparrows flitting about you.
  Topic: Renting Farmland
Slim

Replies: 5
Views: 418
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 19 10:52 am   Subject: Renting Farmland
The usual around here is that the renter pays for amendments that will benefit their production. We don't have hedges.

Land is still relatively cheap and underutilized in this area. There are some ...
  Topic: It's September
Slim

Replies: 48
Views: 1948
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 19 8:55 pm   Subject: It's September
We just found black trumpets and a big load of Lions mane in our back woods. Wish I found the Lions mane several days ago, but we're going to give it a go and see if it still makes tasty "crab" cakes
  Topic: Plasterboard
Slim

Replies: 11
Views: 1521
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 19 11:39 am   Subject: Plasterboard
This sounds like the kind of project that spirals out of control and eventually ends marriages. Just hold steady at the exposed brick stage, the next Mrs. C might prefer it!
  Topic: Chillis Preserved in Oil
Slim

Replies: 14
Views: 792
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 19 11:37 am   Subject: Chillis Preserved in Oil
I'm going to regret this

A couple of seconds after the thrush remedy is put into action down below, the thrush sufferer's mouth is flooded with the taste of garlic, and no, that person did ...
  Topic: Plasterboard
Slim

Replies: 11
Views: 1521
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Sep 25, 19 10:19 am   Subject: Plasterboard
I'm guessing that exposed brick is the wrong aesthetic?
  Topic: Chillis Preserved in Oil
Slim

Replies: 14
Views: 792
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Sep 25, 19 10:12 am   Subject: Chillis Preserved in Oil
I had some friends in college that tried the typo version with garlic in attempts to ward off yeast.
Sounded painful, odd, and potentially dangerous to me.
  Topic: Wildlife
Slim

Replies: 500
Views: 185402
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 19 10:15 am   Subject: Wildlife
Hey, you've got venomous snakes, don't you?

None where I live!
  Topic: Wildlife
Slim

Replies: 500
Views: 185402
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 19 11:56 pm   Subject: Wildlife
Yes, a fear of snapping turtles on the hunt did make me less inclined to skinny dip in ponds as a young boy
 
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