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Post  Goosegirl 3/30/2015, 8:32 am

Rosina - When I finally get tired of a seed packet, I have a patch out near my compost bin that I scatter with the seeds.  If something sprouts, great!  If not, they are no longer part of my stash.  I have had a few surprise sproutings and some lovely flowers bloom from that area.  AND it makes me feel better that I did not just throw them away! sunny
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Post  Triciasgarden 3/30/2015, 2:01 pm

Wonderful ideas with the index cards and also spreading out potentially expired seeds!
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Post  sanderson 3/30/2015, 3:43 pm

Rosina, Trunks of pancakes. rofl

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Post  CapeCoddess 3/30/2015, 5:22 pm

Goosegirl wrote:Rosina - When I finally get tired of a seed packet, I have a patch out near my compost bin that I scatter with the seeds.  If something sprouts, great!  If not, they are no longer part of my stash.  I have had a few surprise sproutings and some lovely flowers bloom from that area.  AND it makes me feel better that I did not just throw them away! sunny
Oh I love that!  Put them out around the compost pile then I won't have to 'weed' them. No sun over there but that's OK. 
I've been scattering mine in my perennial gardens but then forget I did it and pull out anything that I know I didn't plant. 

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Post  Triciasgarden 3/30/2015, 6:25 pm

That would be me CapeCoddess!
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Post  FRED58 3/30/2015, 6:30 pm

ALL NAMED FRED!?

Hmmmmm....
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Post  Kelejan 3/30/2015, 9:26 pm

FRED58 wrote:ALL NAMED FRED!?

Hmmmmm....
My goldfish were named George and my boyfriends Darling.
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Post  sanderson 3/31/2015, 1:24 am

My grandmother's parakeets were all named Petey (Pete -e). During my 66 years I have had a few male cats named Slim or Jim.

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Post  Kelejan 3/31/2015, 1:32 am

My mom's canaries were all named Joey.  I think she really believed that her canary was twenty years old. I love you
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Post  CapeCoddess 8/2/2016, 3:38 pm

...accidentally spill a snack container of raw sunflower and pumpkin seeds on the floor of the car and, once home, pick up the floor mat full of seeds, carry it to the garden, dig a trench, pour in the seeds and cover....ALL IN THE RAIN!
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I know, they're probably irradiated and won't grow....but I had to try.
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Post  sanderson 8/2/2016, 7:31 pm

I love this older thread! We have quite a few new members so I hope they enjoy it!

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Post  bigdogrock 8/2/2016, 8:41 pm

I once named a noisy, obnoxious, over protective rooster "Dinner". pale
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Post  kauairosina 8/2/2016, 9:12 pm

Another reason why I love this forum so....

Proves I'm not the only nutty one in the bunch.   Thanks Cape Goddess!!
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Post  Leone 8/2/2016, 10:34 pm

This thread is SO FUNNY! I can't stop laughing!!!
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Post  AtlantaMarie 8/3/2016, 7:21 am

Leone, have you seen our posts about our "official slug hunting outfits?"
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Post  Leone 8/3/2016, 10:32 am

AtlantaMarie wrote:Leone, have you seen our posts about our "official slug hunting outfits?"
No I haven't, but I would like too!  I tried a search and found lots of information about slugs, but not just one in particular that is about outfits. Maybe the posts are scattered throughout the forum?
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Post  kauairosina 8/3/2016, 2:03 pm

Whattt?
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Post  AtlantaMarie 8/3/2016, 4:00 pm

I think you'll find them under Senseless Banter...

The outfit consists of a bathrobe, slippers, & a head-style flashlight. And stuff to drown the slugs in, of course...
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Post  trolleydriver 8/3/2016, 4:08 pm

AtlantaMarie wrote:I think you'll find them under Senseless Banter...

The outfit consists of a bathrobe, slippers, & a head-style flashlight.  And stuff to drown the slugs in, of course...

Or for me it would be something like this ...

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Post  kauairosina 8/3/2016, 4:24 pm

Thanks for clarifying.  

Off subject.  I'm intrigued by the differences in temperatures of our respondents.

We sure do live in a diverse world.
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Post  Scorpio Rising 8/3/2016, 7:27 pm

Absolutely hysterical thread!  Thanks!  Just read the whole thing!  

Um, giving the bees their own watering station.

Spraying perfectly good milk on plants with PM.....neighbors aghast....

Just the whole compost pile.....yah.

Ground cherries; placement is key!  

Interesting who is willing to try new stuff that you have an over-abundance of.  Very interesting!
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Post  sanderson 8/3/2016, 7:42 pm

Marie, For the beginner, it's okay if they use a hand-held flashlight. Wink

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Post  llama momma 8/3/2016, 8:21 pm

Only a gardener would understand the joy of taking pictures of vegetables and the finished recipes using the harvest.  

Cooking down homemade V8 juice, half of the 8 veggies were home grown - extra fresh and sweet tasting since the salt is rather minimal when homemade.

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Post  Scorpio Rising 8/3/2016, 8:46 pm

Yum!
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Post  AtlantaMarie 8/4/2016, 7:39 am

sanderson wrote:Marie, For the beginner, it's okay if they use a hand-held flashlight. Wink

Better than picking in the dark for sure...

Oh, I forgot - the spouse/partner/kid who threatens to lock us out since it's so late! But that's optional.
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