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Forum: Composting 06-24-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By CincyGarden
I almost feel bad for the larvae as they climb up...

I almost feel bad for the larvae as they climb up the shoot. *Almost there, almost there*

*peck*

*Darn*

Awesome design, really. Thanks!
Forum: Vermicomposting 06-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By CincyGarden
Worms love bokashi stuff, and flies don't. ...

Worms love bokashi stuff, and flies don't.



What do you mean?
Forum: Feature Articles 06-24-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,138
Posted By CincyGarden
Hey, Sound. I haven't been very active, but did...

Hey, Sound. I haven't been very active, but did read your post before and wanted to respond. Let me start out by repeating: AWESOME! I really love where you're going with this and in no way want to...
Forum: Feature Articles 06-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,138
Posted By CincyGarden
Well, it didn't happen quite the way I thought it...

Well, it didn't happen quite the way I thought it would, but there were three groups that were really interested at first: the county Solid Waste district, the local food group, and the Civic Garden...
Forum: Feature Articles 06-04-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,138
Posted By CincyGarden
I realize my comment "I couldn't have done any...

I realize my comment "I couldn't have done any better with your work" was poorly written and bound to be misinterpreted. I think I meant to say I couldn't have done better than your work here. Thank...
Forum: Feature Articles 05-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,138
Posted By CincyGarden
This is awesome. Thank you. A few points...

This is awesome. Thank you. A few points (questions, really) to follow, but I've taught folks to do this in workshops, and I couldn't have done any better with your work.

Thank you, again.
Forum: Fertilizing and Soil Amendments 05-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 111,680
Posted By CincyGarden
We have tried to do this with much larger...

We have tried to do this with much larger "buckets" but it faces 2 issues when doing it with "household" quantities: 1) amount of material and 2) gravity. Personally, I think bokashi could work in...
Forum: Feature Auctions & Fundraisers 07-19-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,874
Posted By CincyGarden
$13

$13
Forum: Photo of the Month 07-18-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By CincyGarden
Photo of the Month Prizes

One of the true pleasures of this group is the mutual appreciation of whatever you can capture and communicate, in words or in images.

The Photo of the Month contest will continue to have prizes....
Forum: Sustainability 07-17-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By CincyGarden
Amazing idea (from People magazine)

My wife, who is not a regular reader of People, picked this company from an article @ the Dr.s' office yesterday. http://www.farmtofamilyonline.com/default.html

Here in Cincy, "food deserts...
Forum: Preserving the Harvest 07-07-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,318
Posted By CincyGarden
I had some salsa this weekend that had scapes...

I had some salsa this weekend that had scapes (and radish) finely chopped in it, for an extra "crunch." It was terrific.

Re: containers for garlic: I used recycled tires for garlic my first year,...
Forum: Vegetables other than tomatoes 06-23-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By CincyGarden
My mom made me promise never to be jealous of...

My mom made me promise never to be jealous of someone who could draw straight lines.

Though dad was an engineer, and they were divorced, I never saw fit to ignore that promise.

(and including...
Forum: Stewardship 06-21-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By CincyGarden
Awesome. Congrats!

Awesome. Congrats!
Forum: Vegetables other than tomatoes 06-19-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,750
Posted By CincyGarden
Hi Lib. Those links were very informative. I...

Hi Lib. Those links were very informative. I hadn't realized that "boiled linseed oil" wasn't actually boiled, but may be just oxidized and have metallic additives. I thought the boiling was the...
Forum: Vegetables other than tomatoes 06-18-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,212
Posted By CincyGarden
Yes, failed due to lack of attention. Plants are...

Yes, failed due to lack of attention. Plants are doing fine I just wasn't able to cover them.

I keep trying to grow them vertically (tires, bags, straw bales, wire cylinders, etc.) and have...
Forum: Tips For New Members 06-17-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By CincyGarden
Midwesterenrr, I've used firefox forever, but...

Midwesterenrr, I've used firefox forever, but recently my browser got hijacked, i.e. I click on a link and it goes to some silly site. I've done pretty extensive anti-virus stuff, but haven't figured...
Forum: Vegetables other than tomatoes 06-17-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,212
Posted By CincyGarden
Suunto, my potato experiment failed again. I'd...

Suunto, my potato experiment failed again. I'd like to take another whack, and wonder if you've had any luck with a July planting?
Forum: Vegetables other than tomatoes 06-17-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,750
Posted By CincyGarden
Hi Lib. No, linseed oil is going to give a tan...

Hi Lib. No, linseed oil is going to give a tan finish, and it's reapplied when needed. I use it on my tool handles, but it is an inexpensive finish and preservative for all sorts of stuff. I use it...
Forum: Vegetables other than tomatoes 06-15-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,750
Posted By CincyGarden
Terrific raised beds. I'm not jealous at all. Of...

Terrific raised beds. I'm not jealous at all. Of those, or the 8,000' garden.

Boiled linseed oil is an alternative to painting, too!

Also, most pressure-treated wood is no longer treated with...
Forum: Vegetables other than tomatoes 06-15-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By CincyGarden
The major thing with drying is that you want the...

The major thing with drying is that you want the air very dry. Otherwise, the stuff will start to rot. Growing up, we had it in the dining room and family room, hanging in bunches on strings.
...
Forum: Heirlooms, Herbs & Spices - Culinary 06-15-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By CincyGarden
Great link. Runs down a great deal of info,...

Great link. Runs down a great deal of info, scientific and cultural.

Also, who knew that elephant garlic is actually a leek? I knew there was something funny about that stuff ;)
Forum: Preserving the Harvest 06-15-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,318
Posted By CincyGarden
I'm Italian, know "the breath" well. Like the guy...

I'm Italian, know "the breath" well. Like the guy on the site, I don't mind it, but know that others are afraid of having it enough to avoid eating raw garlic altogether, for shame.

He/they have...
Forum: Tools and Supplies 06-15-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By CincyGarden
I know what you mean. A running joke with my...

I know what you mean. A running joke with my family is that I can find a way to cut myself on a butter knife.

The locking mechanism is pretty simple. As you can see, the collar fits around a...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, Techniques, and Experiments 06-15-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,941
Posted By CincyGarden
Every year I have bought balled-and-burlapped...

Every year I have bought balled-and-burlapped Christmas trees. The folly starts when I put it off too long, and then have to find one. Then, getting it into the house, and finding a large enough...
Forum: Preserving the Harvest 06-14-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,318
Posted By CincyGarden
The first year I got the garlic from Welcome to...

The first year I got the garlic from Welcome to Ronniger Potato Farm LLC (http://www.ronnigers.com/). Very clear distinction between hard- and soft-neck from their catalog.

I pickled all the...
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