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Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 08-08-2016 at 07:54 PM
My efforts are beginning to pay off in recovering after the fencing company destroyed my
previous crop. bere seedlings are coming up nicely. I added some seeds to areas that didn't
receive enough, ei...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 08:35 PM
Flame Weeder: Awesome.
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 03:02 PM
So this season has been challenging. I'm growing heritage barleys which are tall and so they
are relatively susceptible to lodging.I also have an infestation of wild buckwheat in my Golden
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 02:54 PM
How old is your house? I have been told (I forget where) not to plant food crops up against the
house because of lead paint contamination.Googling reveals:The most serious source of exposure
to soil l...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-19-2016 at 02:15 PM
So my experiment was a total bust. I didn't identify one plant emerging from the lawn. That in
itself is good to know. The next question is why?I think it may be that by the time the seeds
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-13-2016 at 04:14 PM
Landlord replaced the fence in my backyard over the weekend while I was out of town. The crew
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 07-08-2016 at 12:39 AM
Which can be mitigated on a small scale by suspending chicken wire or netting about 3 feet off
the ground so the barley grows up through it. Oh good idea!The other issue is water. And
watering barley ...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-20-2016 at 05:04 AM
sanitized cheese cloth...the most absolutely insane mold I have ever seenYeast and bacteria do
not travel very well on wind (though it is possible), but mold spores are specialists in wind
travel. If ...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 05-12-2016 at 08:52 AM
5 leaves with 2 tillers on the
ndSe6AszvgKD6pbACCo/s800/May%2B2016%2BConlon.tifLeaves of main plant are l...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 04-11-2016 at 03:29 AM
Woo hoo! I finally have a back yard. It's not big, only 50 square feet, but it'll do. Oh it'll