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Forum: Gardening   05-11-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 482
Posted By FarmerCathy
Hi ladies,   I wanted to start a new thread...

Hi ladies,
 
I wanted to start a new thread since the other is getting bigger and I'm hoping to have someone continue this for me for the growing season.  Anyone like to volunteer??   I'm trying...
Forum: Gardening   04-10-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
Hi Jess!!!  So good to see you!!   Sweet...

Hi Jess!!!  So good to see you!!
 
Sweet Silver - That is what I really like about them.  I can open them up when it starts getting warmer.  Waiting for it to warm up so that they start to sprout.
Forum: Gardening   04-06-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
I finally started my seeds with some milk jugs...

I finally started my seeds with some milk jugs from a fellow mama.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif...
Forum: Gardening   04-06-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by John16n33 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1379713/food-growing-mamas-march-and-april/20#post_17322280)
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Forum: Gardening   04-02-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
Wow, everyone is so busy!!  That's great!!  I'm...

Wow, everyone is so busy!!  That's great!!  I'm hoping to start seedlings this week since last week was Spring break and there was no play group and therefore no winter sowing vessels to pick up. ...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-02-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By FarmerCathy
So exciting!!!   Agilesheltie - I too have a...

So exciting!!!
 
Agilesheltie - I too have a babe due this summer and am half way through "You Can Farm" and am getting so excited and so many ideas.  I need to read his pastured poultry, which I...
Forum: Gardening   03-30-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 173
Posted By FarmerCathy
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif  I love rhubarb, but I don't eat sugar anymore. I wonder what I could make with it without thesugar.
 
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-29-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By FarmerCathy
Yes, I think it will take a few years to build...

Yes, I think it will take a few years to build up to all the animals and things we'd like to do.  zjande - Have you tried moveable electric fencing?  That's what I was going to do.
 
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-29-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By FarmerCathy
I do love Buff Orpingtons, but they don't lay as...

I do love Buff Orpingtons, but they don't lay as well.  Things to think about for sure.  I'm also thinking about Buckeyes for meat, plus the hens are supposed to lay during the winter without...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-28-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By FarmerCathy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FarmerBeth http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380032/muscovy-ducks-and-the-garden#post_17312576)

My...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-28-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By FarmerCathy
Hi all,   As is starts to warm up and melt...

Hi all,
 
As is starts to warm up and melt off here in Northern WI I'm wondering when I can start my sun tea.  It is in the 40's and a couple days that are sunny.  What is the lowest temp I can...
Forum: Gardening   03-26-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
FillingMyQuiver - that is awesome.  I have...

FillingMyQuiver - that is awesome.  I have winter sown tomatoes every year and they do awesome for me.  Putting them on the North side of your house so they don't get too warm helps and they won't...
Forum: Gardening   03-24-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by justmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1379713/food-growing-mamas-march-and-april#post_17308822)

Ooooh...
Forum: Gardening   03-23-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by skycheattraffic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1379713/food-growing-mamas-march-and-april#post_17307599)
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Forum: Gardening   03-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by skycheattraffic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1379713/food-growing-mamas-march-and-april#post_17306969)
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Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-20-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By FarmerCathy
Anyone raise Delaware's for meat?  They are...

Anyone raise Delaware's for meat?  They are supposed to be fast growing, but I don't want the usual broiler chicken.  I wanted to see if anyone liked using this breed and how long they take to...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-19-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By FarmerCathy
Anyone have any experience with this?  I was...

Anyone have any experience with this?  I was thinking about putting them in a tractor and moving them about and letting out when I can watch them.  I want some ducks just to have them, but thought...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-19-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By FarmerCathy
Anyone else doing it??  We are in the process of...

Anyone else doing it??  We are in the process of buying a house with 10 acres.  We want to have chickens, rabbits, turkeys, ducks and pigs.  We will be starting slow, but wanted to know if anyone...
Forum: Gardening   03-17-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By FarmerCathy
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lmonter http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gardening   03-16-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 718
Posted By FarmerCathy
Hello fellow mamas growing food.  Let's chat...

Hello fellow mamas growing food.  Let's chat about what your growing this year and your gardening plans.  We just accepted a counter offer on the house we want with 10 acres so I'm looking forward...
Forum: Gardening   03-14-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By FarmerCathy
I'm living vicariously through y'all.  We are...

I'm living vicariously through y'all.  We are waiting to hear if we can get a pre-approval for a house and then I will start planning, but I may end up buying some plants this year while "trying" to...
Forum: Gardening   03-14-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By FarmerCathy
I also wanted to post some nice seed packet...

I also wanted to post some nice seed packet templates that I found for free to help with seed swapping.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
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Forum: Gardening   03-13-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By FarmerCathy
Yay!!  Pie pumpkins!!  PMing you.

Yay!!  Pie pumpkins!!  PMing you.
Forum: Gardening   03-12-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By FarmerCathy
I'm just looking at almost 2 feet of snow on my...

I'm just looking at almost 2 feet of snow on my deck and dreaming about gardening and sun tea.http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/treehugger.gif  Waiting for the garden stores to open so I can...
Forum: Gardening   03-12-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By FarmerCathy
Hi all,   I haven't been around in awhile....

Hi all,
 
I haven't been around in awhile. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/innocent.gif  I think I was depressed from moving every single year and not being able to have a garden.  We...
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