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Forum: Food and water 07-20-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,018
Posted By catfeet
Virtue signaling? Is that really a thing? ...

Virtue signaling? Is that really a thing? Nothing of the sort. I see a lot of over the top stepping on folks who ask reasonable questions. It doesn't need to be a huge deal, regardless of whether...
Forum: Food and water 07-20-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,018
Posted By catfeet
You said this "Somebody, some kind and generous...

You said this "Somebody, some kind and generous soul may take the time, but not me." So I did. Objecting after the fact, to the idea that you offered the option is ridiculous.

And really? If...
Forum: Food and water 07-18-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,018
Posted By catfeet
I will. It's actually quick and easy. The...

I will. It's actually quick and easy. The Squeeze runs water thru at 2-3 times the speed, but is also twice the price. The mini is cost effective and will do the same job. You can't freeze either...
Forum: Food and water 07-17-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,018
Posted By catfeet
Me too. :thumb:

Me too. :thumb:
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-17-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By catfeet
I use any corn that we don't eat as field corn...

I use any corn that we don't eat as field corn for my chickens. It off the cob, and my aching hands are very thankful for this little gizmo, and then I crack it in a mill. Happy chickens ensue, but...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-16-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By catfeet
Last year, I dropped them all on a boot tray...

Last year, I dropped them all on a boot tray inside the house (so many uses...and is also my plant starting setup) and let them air dry until about January. Shelled them and got the chaff off. Done.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 07-15-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,748
Posted By catfeet
Wanna try for "John Smith"? At 123 Anywhere...

Wanna try for "John Smith"? At 123 Anywhere Lane, Hometown, USA?:D:
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-15-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By catfeet
Ok, here are the images (I hope). The whole...

Ok, here are the images (I hope). The whole thing should be mounted on a box, with the crank on the outside. I've got one side of the box still mounted. The disc with spikes is what actually takes...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-15-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By catfeet
Lemme see what I can do about that... it got...

Lemme see what I can do about that... it got dismounted from the box it was attached to, so it's only mounted on a small piece of wood. I may need to make a purpose built box for it.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-14-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,739
Posted By catfeet
They used to use sheep in the parks here. We've...

They used to use sheep in the parks here. We've still got statute on the books stating: "No person shall permit any goat, swine, horse, cow, or other meat cattle, belonging to him or under his...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-14-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By catfeet
Antique store score!

I've been looking for a corn sheller for a year+. Today I found it! $10 at the Antique/Junktique store!!! I'm thrilled to pieces; it was like the universe was listening, as I was telling my...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-11-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By catfeet
him arabic is actually gum arabic, it's used...

him arabic is actually gum arabic, it's used nowadays in fancy caligraphy ink - some folks make their own.
Forum: Food and water 07-09-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,258
Posted By catfeet
My take on is this: Long term storage doesn't get...

My take on is this: Long term storage doesn't get touched until about a year before it's "best by" date. After that date, I will use and replace. It's not a waste if I don't get to it; the chickens...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-09-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By catfeet
Standing, probably. On their sides, not so much....

Standing, probably. On their sides, not so much. My water storage is an on their sides configuration. The drums tend to flex too much, even at 2 high on their sides.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-09-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By catfeet
Squash don't do well in cool basements if it's in...

Squash don't do well in cool basements if it's in any way moist; they rot, usually in February, when you want to eat them. :-) They need temps in the 50's and 60's. It's better to cure them, then...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-08-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,139
Posted By catfeet
DH's family owned a water and sewer works in...

DH's family owned a water and sewer works in central FL for about 50 years. He was in charge of it for the last 15ish years they owned it. They all discouraged ideas of any well in the area due to...
Forum: Food and water 07-06-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,018
Posted By catfeet
Walmart carries the Sawyer Mini for $20. If you...

Walmart carries the Sawyer Mini for $20. If you want the Squeeze, it's twice the price.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-06-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By catfeet
Elliott Coleman is the master of winter...

Elliott Coleman is the master of winter gardening. He wrote a book called Four Season Gardening that is the recognized authority on the topic. If you want to try, follow his instructions. He...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 07-04-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By catfeet
I live in very northern VT, in zone 4. Both...

I live in very northern VT, in zone 4. Both states mentioned have areas from zones 5 to 3, just like we do here.

If you count bushes and trees and perennials that stay alive year round, the...
Forum: Food and water 07-04-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,018
Posted By catfeet
Have a care if you are using the stove inside;...

Have a care if you are using the stove inside; they can let off carbon monoxide. Have a good ventilation source.
Forum: Food and water 07-01-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By catfeet
Once they are clean from obvious debris, I...

Once they are clean from obvious debris, I sterilize the bottles like I do my canning jars; upside down in a pan of water and kill everything off with steam.

I've been around enough newbie...
Forum: Food and water 07-01-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,399
Posted By catfeet
Here in “we’re not sure it’s going to survive...

Here in “we’re not sure it’s going to survive land”, they’ve actually been doing studies to see if cold hardiness has changed the genes of the original American tree enough to survive the blight,...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-29-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,995
Posted By catfeet
ITA; I grow a few larger squash for large family...

ITA; I grow a few larger squash for large family dinners, like Thanksgiving and Christmas, but in the main, I aim at the smaller squash, as they are easier to cook. They're not such a large...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-28-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,995
Posted By catfeet
Buttercups are a great easy squash to grow - cut...

Buttercups are a great easy squash to grow - cut one in 1/2 and you have an easy side dish for 2. If you grow the bigger ones, you can cut them in 1/4's. I like those, the Delicatas, Potimarran,...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 06-28-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By catfeet
In the 90's nearly all of the sewage treatment...

In the 90's nearly all of the sewage treatment plants in southern VT mixed the composted waste with wood chips and left it sitting in big piles outside the facility gates. Anyone who wanted it could...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-27-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 33,390
Posted By catfeet
Bloody Butcher is a fantastic corn variant. I've...

Bloody Butcher is a fantastic corn variant. I've grown it for the past 2 years because of the size of plant and the yield. It's really optimal for small growers.

Potatoes: I've got some...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 06-27-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,565
Posted By catfeet
If you store cans in Mylar due to a wet basement,...

If you store cans in Mylar due to a wet basement, do NOT put an O2 absorber in the bag. You'll open it up and find that it did a better job at rusting the cans than the wet basement!
Forum: Food and water 06-24-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,532
Posted By catfeet
And once it's turned (yes, it can go bad) you can...

And once it's turned (yes, it can go bad) you can still use it as a remedy for powdery mildew in your garden. Works great!
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-23-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,786
Posted By catfeet
I've a front tine tiller that my parents bought...

I've a front tine tiller that my parents bought 50ish years back. Unfortunately for me, it beats me up too bad to be practical to use for as much gardening as I do. That said, it still works like a...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-16-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,649
Posted By catfeet
Heh...I wouldn't know the first thing about...

Heh...I wouldn't know the first thing about shipping fruit. Now, if you wanted some pits, I'd be happy to send those for the price of postage. PM me if you'd like some.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-10-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,649
Posted By catfeet
Reliance Peach is a zone 4 peach. ...

Reliance Peach is a zone 4 peach. https://www.starkbros.com/products/fruit-trees/peach-trees/reliance-peach (yeah, I know it's a Stark's link, but it's dead on.) And they aren't joking about the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 06-07-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,212
Posted By catfeet
And quite a bit of baking soda to boil them in to...

And quite a bit of baking soda to boil them in to keep them flexible and living long after their expected lifespan.
Forum: Ladies Section 06-05-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,124
Posted By catfeet
Frankly? I'd warn all neighbors as they moved...

Frankly? I'd warn all neighbors as they moved in, and let the chips fall where they may. If you give them fair warning and they _still_ get used? Not your circus, not your monkeys.

As for the...
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 06-05-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,981
Posted By catfeet
Been there with the doctor ditching more than...

Been there with the doctor ditching more than once. Those who don't listen get replaced. I'm a bit fanatical about that now. They listen or they are gone.
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 06-04-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,981
Posted By catfeet
I have a laundry list longer than my arm. I...

I have a laundry list longer than my arm. I avoid the drugs that are problems, and don't let pushy PA's prescribe me something that's on the list. Last time? Swelled up like the elephant man. ...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 06-02-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,212
Posted By catfeet
Solar panels to charge my kindle, and god's own...

Solar panels to charge my kindle, and god's own kindle/book order. (I read a LOT...)

Maybe some butter in a can too...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-02-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,649
Posted By catfeet
ITA that the best fruit are those that thrive...

ITA that the best fruit are those that thrive locally. For me, here in zone 4, those are apples, pears, peaches (yes, there is a peach that thrives north of zone 5), sour cherries, honey berries,...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 06-02-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By catfeet
I've got a cast iron one like this:...

I've got a cast iron one like this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-CAST-IRON-EMBOSSED-CHERRY-PITTER-STONER-Enterprise-Mfg-Co-Phila/223531777533?hash=item340b883dfd:g:aDsAAOSwqYhZ3RG1

Lehmans...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 05-30-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,666
Posted By catfeet
I keep a large map on my wall for just this...

I keep a large map on my wall for just this reason. It's nothing more than an imperfect drawing of my garden beds, in pencil, which I erase when I put something in a new place. If it's a...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 05-30-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,649
Posted By catfeet
Following up on FBK, you do need to prune the...

Following up on FBK, you do need to prune the trees in order for them to produce well. If they're older trees that have just been hanging out, chances are they haven't been pruned in a dog's age. ...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-27-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,119
Posted By catfeet
Word of warning about the Lehmans clothes washing...

Word of warning about the Lehmans clothes washing stuff; it's twice the price of other places. Their wringer can be found for $100 instead of $200 under auto cloth wringers. Their manual clothes...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 05-26-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,077
Posted By catfeet
Field peas and mangels? Both can be grazing...

Field peas and mangels? Both can be grazing material, and mangels can be winter feed for both cattle and pigs.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-26-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By catfeet
There are others. I think the lightest I looked...

There are others. I think the lightest I looked at was 4 lbs. (here's that stove)...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-25-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By catfeet
Frankly, I'd go cheaper. If you google, you'll...

Frankly, I'd go cheaper. If you google, you'll find a fair amount of backpacker wood stoves. These amount to the same thing, excepting some of them are made so that the body of the stove is the...
Forum: Food and water 05-25-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,978
Posted By catfeet
Frankly, I get so many that I don't bother with...

Frankly, I get so many that I don't bother with the few the birds get. But, you can get netting that protects much of the crop. Like unto this:...
Forum: Food and water 05-25-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,978
Posted By catfeet
Cherry/almond preserves. I've 2 sour cherry...

Cherry/almond preserves.
I've 2 sour cherry trees and a Nanking cherry bush, which have been producing crazily for 3 years now. Best thing I ever bought for them was a 1890's crank style pitter. ...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 05-25-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,177
Posted By catfeet
I've got 2, volunteer style, in my front garden...

I've got 2, volunteer style, in my front garden right now.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-22-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,929
Posted By catfeet
I've got this one for everyday:...

I've got this one for everyday: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07MLPCXNX/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
It's been awesome. Charges pretty much everything I ask it to over the...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 05-18-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By catfeet
Powdery Mildew? The veins and white edging look...

Powdery Mildew? The veins and white edging look sort of like that. https://www.almanac.com/pest/powdery-mildew
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 05-17-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,843
Posted By catfeet
That video reminds me of being a kid and helping...

That video reminds me of being a kid and helping to unload the corn cribs; the dog would stand by and get those mice and rat nests in one gulp, little pink babies went right down. The mothers would...
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