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Forum: Composting 02-14-2013, 04:18 PM
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Posted By hazelnut
NYU Langone Medical Center...

NYU Langone Medical Center (http://www.med.nyu.edu/content?ChunkIID=132201)

Green coffee bean extract is being promoted for hypertension, insulin resistance (Type 2 diabetes), and weight loss.
Forum: Organic Gardening 02-14-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By hazelnut
Slash and burn refers to an indigenous system of...

Slash and burn refers to an indigenous system of agriculture which uses quite extensive amounts of land (and there is a whole system of land ownership that goes with-it). It normally involves 8 to...
Forum: Tools and Supplies 02-14-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By hazelnut
How do you know if its a bastard file? I did...

How do you know if its a bastard file? I did NOT say, 'Does it have a Daddy?'
Forum: Organic Gardening 02-14-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By hazelnut
Well in a nutshell, i would say permaculture is...

Well in a nutshell, i would say permaculture is an effort to design functioning ecological systems to replace those that have been destroyed. And that those systems will be sustainable and useful to...
Forum: Tools and Supplies 02-14-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By hazelnut
Here is the squidoo definition: Bastard File...

Here is the squidoo definition:

Bastard File (http://www.squidoo.com/bastard-file)

It has broad diagonal cutting lines on the surface. There is a tang which is sometimes hafted into a wooden...
Forum: Organic Gardening 02-14-2013, 01:28 PM
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Posted By hazelnut
I have been studying permaculture for some years...

I have been studying permaculture for some years now, and before that I was/am an environmental archeologist. And before that I grew up in the Michigan Northwoods. I have looked at plants and their...
Forum: Tools and Supplies 02-14-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By hazelnut
Havalotta. How To Sharpen a Shovel. [Note: ...

Havalotta. How To Sharpen a Shovel.

[Note: in the Southeast we cut off about 20 cm of a point nosed shovel so we can dig a flat surface.]

Never sharpen the back side of a shovel.

Lay the...
Forum: Livestock 02-14-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,361
Posted By hazelnut
Rabbits are very smart, and taking the trouble...

Rabbits are very smart, and taking the trouble to try to understand THEIR point of view can be very rewarding. I don't know where they get their empathic abilities--the ability to soak of human...
Forum: Tools and Supplies 02-14-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By hazelnut
Havalotta. It is interesting that Japanese...

Havalotta. It is interesting that Japanese blades with urasuki (back groove) are made to reduce the kind of blade behavior you mention in your post.

i have turned into a collector of old bladed...
Forum: Organic Gardening 02-13-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By hazelnut
Sprucetree: No. A permaculturist would say, the...

Sprucetree: No. A permaculturist would say, the weeds are the first phase at recovery to a damaged soil. Cover the weeds with cardboard, and plant an ecologically viable designed ecosystem--which...
Forum: Organic Gardening 02-13-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By hazelnut
Permaculture: Blueprint for Sustainable Gardening...

Permaculture: Blueprint for Sustainable Gardening (http://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/178/)

Several years ago I wrote a few articles on the concept of permaculture. This is one and I...
Forum: Sustainability 02-12-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By hazelnut
I have always been immune to poison ivy until I...

I have always been immune to poison ivy until I moved to Alabama and found it growing on my own property. Scrubbing with soap if there is any contact helps.

And don't pet the dog after he has...
Forum: Sustainability 02-12-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By hazelnut
Wildwatcher. What are you doing with this, do...

Wildwatcher. What are you doing with this, do you plan to put it back on the wall?

I recently had an episode of 100 year old plaster falling from the ceiling. I wonder if it could be reused in a...
Forum: Livestock 02-12-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,361
Posted By hazelnut
BooBoo: I lost my 20 year old bunny a few years...

BooBoo: I lost my 20 year old bunny a few years ago. He was the last. Too many dogs. too many cats. They all love to eat bunbuns.

But of all the animals Ive owned (raised with horses, dogs,...
Forum: Sustainability 02-11-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By hazelnut
Poison ivy remedy? Photos from Wildman: ...

Poison ivy remedy?

Photos from Wildman:

Jewelweed (http://www.wildmanstevebrill.com/Plants.Folder/Jewelweed.html)
Forum: Recipes 02-10-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By hazelnut
I never have whey when I make yogurt. Doesn't...

I never have whey when I make yogurt. Doesn't that make it tart tasting? I would say its being cooked to hot or too long.
Forum: Recipes 02-10-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By hazelnut
I made kefir but gave up on it, because you have...

I made kefir but gave up on it, because you have to give it room temperature milk every day. I live alone and often don't have it, or its too cold and the first thing I know I haven't grown the...
Forum: Recipes 02-10-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By hazelnut
CUPID - 369 LYRICS...

CUPID - 369 LYRICS (http://www.metrolyrics.com/369-lyrics-cupid.html)

lyrics to 3,6,9

I like the rubber boat, and lil billy goat versions better!
Forum: Tools and Supplies 02-10-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By hazelnut
Sontaku -- Japanese chef's knife. The...

Sontaku -- Japanese chef's knife.

The Epicurean Edge: Japanese and European professional chefs knives (http://www.epicedge.com/shopexd.asp?id=83464)

Single bevel - sharpened on one side only. ...
Forum: Recipes 02-10-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By hazelnut
Did the school kids on that bus know what 3-6-9...

Did the school kids on that bus know what 3-6-9 meant? Or didn't it mean Omega 3, ;middle chain and saturated fats then???

Our chant was 3-4-5. How to lay out a right triangle.
Forum: Recipes 02-09-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By hazelnut
I questioned the first part of this article,...

I questioned the first part of this article, which is about fat in cheese. Its a bit out-dated. I think today some would argue that full fat grass fed cheese is much healthier than the skim milk...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 02-09-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By hazelnut
I have run across marijuana growing in national...

I have run across marijuana growing in national forests, in soybean fields (letting the farmer cultivate the crop along with his soybeans), along isolated fencerows etc. etc.
Any place they will be...
Forum: Recipes 02-09-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By hazelnut
Cheese Recipes

Ricotta Cheese Recipes and Yogurt Cheese Recipes: Whey to Go...
Forum: North American News and Current Events 02-09-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By hazelnut
Cannabis sativa is not native to the US. ...

Cannabis sativa is not native to the US. However, marijuana growers tend to "borrow" growing space, so that it has been readily naturalized where ever the plant is grown --- everywhere.
Forum: Tools and Supplies 02-09-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By hazelnut
If you really want a drawer full of knives, how...

If you really want a drawer full of knives, how about the Swiss Kuhn Rikon. A different color for every purpose!

Kuhn Rikon Knives (http://www.chefsresource.com/kuhn-rikon-knives.html)
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