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Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By two bits
We don't use fennel much, but I do like to raise...

We don't use fennel much, but I do like to raise it. The Black swallowtail butterflies love it. Great for any butterfly garden. Seems to grow in my path, rather in a bed. I just used fennel seed from...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By two bits
I recommend leaving the slips on the potato ...

I recommend leaving the slips on the potato until the soil is ready to plant. If you can't wait, just put the slips in the water. They'll keep. :D: I will plant my sweet potatoes around may 1 -...
Forum: Controversial News and Alternative Politics 03-28-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,897
Posted By two bits
Guess we'll have to wait and see. Never heard...

Guess we'll have to wait and see. Never heard these rumors before and watched a lot of end of world scenarios. This time, its world wide, if a rumor , it's a big un. :D:
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-28-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
Checked my tomato seeds this morning, they have...

Checked my tomato seeds this morning, they have sprouted and some 1-2" tall, looking good. :thumb:

I think I planted them around the 15th of the month. Seeds I have saved during each growing...
Forum: Coronavirus 03-26-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 13,783
Posted By two bits
I remember paying tax on the stimulus we had...

I remember paying tax on the stimulus we had received earlier in the summer. Don't remember the year. I also remember getting free blocks of cheese, powdered milk, and I think peanut butter. :D:
Forum: Coronavirus 03-26-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 13,783
Posted By two bits
You can take my $1200 and buy me a ticket to the...

You can take my $1200 and buy me a ticket to the hanging! I want to see the corrupt politicians and puppet masters take their last breath, removed from God's green earth.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-26-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By two bits
Here in southern Indiana and bye the way, in the...

Here in southern Indiana and bye the way, in the Ozarks, my folks liked to plant potatoes on or as near good friday as possible. They just did. We always had a good crop. My father would buy a #100...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-23-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
I raked/broke the soil in an area in the garden...

I raked/broke the soil in an area in the garden today and planted spinach, lettuce, rutabagas, and turnips. The garden was ready to plant, but its way too early for warm weather vegetables.
Rain in...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-22-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By two bits
Yes, field/horse corn can be eaten when young,...

Yes, field/horse corn can be eaten when young, but its not sweet. I have eaten it, Yuk. Good meal corn, dent corn, can also be eaten, but best made into hominy, mesa, flour, or meal. Hopi blue,...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-22-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By two bits
I recommend selecting/planting a sweet corn that...

I recommend selecting/planting a sweet corn that has tight fitting husk to limit worm infestations. Varying corn varieties have different attributes. The tight fitting husk makes it harder for the...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-21-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By two bits
Looks like a 600 pound hopper. Probably for...

Looks like a 600 pound hopper. Probably for poultry. The Rudco company begin in the poultry business, making feeders, nest, cages, etc. A bargain for anybody who free range their layer hens.

They...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-21-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
Where were you when the toilet paper ran out back...

Where were you when the toilet paper ran out back in 2020? :D: Not just one community, state or city, but the whole country is experiencing what I am. Weird hu?

I am anxious for warm weather to...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-20-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
Planning planning planning, is it all coming to...

Planning planning planning, is it all coming to fruition ? Schools closed, state of emergencies, possible martial law, and a race to prep everything on the shelves. WOW
Is it possible TSHTF? If not,...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-19-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By two bits
I hear people mention they have a flat top stove...

I hear people mention they have a flat top stove and can not can on it. Are you talking about an electric glass top range?
We have an frigidaire electric glass top that we have had 18 years. My wife...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-19-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By two bits
I recommend a gas range. Put it in the shed,...

I recommend a gas range. Put it in the shed, carport, summer kitchen, garage, or heck, just leave it out doors. Can on it, cook on it, or bake in it. Their cheap on craigslist. I have had both...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-17-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By two bits
We have canned a lot of beans! We like Roma II...

We have canned a lot of beans! We like Roma II for a bush bean. They are an Italian flat bean. We harvest when the bean matures or fills out. They are mostly stringless. Bush beans have one or two...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself 03-14-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,951
Posted By two bits
Crafters can use the sheet metal for just about...

Crafters can use the sheet metal for just about anything. Signs, yard ornaments, wind turbines & weather vanes for the roof. Just a few ideas. Need to think outside the box. :thumb: This is where a...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-14-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
With the country going on a complete lock down,...

With the country going on a complete lock down, and since I'm "bugging in" place, I might as well get my list of things to do, out. I'm having a problem getting motivated.

I was going fishing,...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-12-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By two bits
My folks taught me this. Old timers knew this...

My folks taught me this. Old timers knew this stuff. And you can research this. Nowadays, they have potatoes that are resistant, maybe? Why take a chance. Just do it right the first time.

Ever...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-12-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By two bits
I recommend stable manure, a composition of...

I recommend stable manure, a composition of sawdust and horse manure. Applied any time of the year in open unused areas of the garden. Or in the fall on whole garden. Should be incorporated into the...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-12-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
2020 garden season is just around the corner. I...

2020 garden season is just around the corner. I have no aggressive plans this summer, so maybe some tomatoes, sweet corn, & a few squash. I got the gardens rototilled 3rd of March.
I plan to sow...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 03-09-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By two bits
I found that from the water, the banks/shorelines...

I found that from the water, the banks/shorelines all look alike! Seriously. Marinas get congested, and I like privacy. I have owned several fishing boats and one 27' sailboat. I loved the sailboat....
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 03-09-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By two bits
My wife and I purchased a plot in the community...

My wife and I purchased a plot in the community cemetery that was property homesteaded by my family in the 1820's. :) Does that count? I have 5 generations buried there. The cemetary was started on a...
Forum: Boating and Fishing 02-13-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By two bits
It seems to me the expense of most boats are the...

It seems to me the expense of most boats are the motors. Yep, used boats are cheap, but usually come without a motor.

My neighbor has several pontoon frames setting in his business supply yard. I...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 02-07-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By two bits
Ukraine: The Final Piece

Check out this synopsis of the real story of Ukraine and the Obama state department. A must watch!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKgJEs_v0JB-6jWb8lIy9Xw
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 01-29-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,526
Posted By two bits
Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes......:D:

Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes......:D:
Forum: Reviews and questions 12-29-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By two bits
I like the one I got at harbor freight better now...

I like the one I got at harbor freight better now than when I got it. :D: I did customize it to my liking. The first thing that happened, I burnt the threads holding the pockets and ties with sparks...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-18-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,566
Posted By two bits
I guess I use aquaponics for my koi pond filter....

I guess I use aquaponics for my koi pond filter. Does heck of a job. Haven't planned to raise any veggies. I'm not much of grazer, eating greens just ain't my thing. :D: Using nutrients and...
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-15-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,161
Posted By two bits
Well, you just described my daughter. Only, her...

Well, you just described my daughter. Only, her knives could be anywhere. :D: Boot for sure. And she carries a pistol.
Forum: Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum 12-15-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,161
Posted By two bits
And I thought every man carried a pocket knife....

And I thought every man carried a pocket knife. Hmmmm I noticed today , many women do too. When I was in school, all the boys from the country carried pocket knives. Very few, of those that lived...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-08-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
WOW.... I've got some strange neighbors. The ones...

WOW.... I've got some strange neighbors. The ones next door, that are hoarders. :( The house has been needing a new roof for several years, even the previous owner talked about having the shingles...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 12-06-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
With a cold drizzle coming down, I can set by the...

With a cold drizzle coming down, I can set by the window and reflect on the last few days' accomplishments. Its too warm for a fire in the woodstove and too cool to work outside and in the workshop....
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-29-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 139,663
Posted By two bits
Weedinhoe..........ur sweet corn bed looks like a...

Weedinhoe..........ur sweet corn bed looks like a horseshoe pit. :D:
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-27-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
WOW, was I surprised when the local power source...

WOW, was I surprised when the local power source came this evening. They said it looked ready and told them the govmt inspector hasn't been here yet. Well, they hooked it up anyway.................
...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-27-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,690
Posted By two bits
Yep, I got mine this morning. :D:

Yep, I got mine this morning. :D:
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-27-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
We have been kicking the idea around about...

We have been kicking the idea around about selling our rabbitry. We finally made the decision to sell. :( We love our rabbits, and had raised most of our breed stock. Most were 3rd & 4th generation...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-22-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By two bits
Asking for owner financing is a red flag to some...

Asking for owner financing is a red flag to some property owners. Most buyers will pay more for the property and higher interest rate on the balance to buy. That's how they got in the situation their...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-22-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
Woohoo, my grass seed has sprouted and coming up....

Woohoo, my grass seed has sprouted and coming up. Looks to 1/2" tall.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By two bits
Why the pond? U don't need a pond to park a...

Why the pond? U don't need a pond to park a sailboat on ur property, unless there's' rules about vehicles. U might even have to make sure registration is up to date. Locally, a unlicensed vehicle can...
Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 11-20-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,872
Posted By two bits
I shot one with a crossbow and a second with the...

I shot one with a crossbow and a second with the 870 this year. I enjoy watching the deer on my game camera videos more than I do shooting them. But we like the meat. Can't say its free meat if you...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-20-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
For the last 70 years, the garage on my property...

For the last 70 years, the garage on my property has had electricity. Buried in a pipe, then abandoned bye the previous owner. Becoming the owner 18 years ago, I ran an overhead line to supply...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-19-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By two bits
There is a lot of times that a landowners ask...

There is a lot of times that a landowners ask more for the property than it is worth or a bank will loan against the property. These owners will then sell on contract. Most owners that sell on...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-18-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By two bits
Some of the best "hard cider" I ever made was...

Some of the best "hard cider" I ever made was from this recipe. :thumb:

https://www.backwoodsmanmag.com/images/Feature%20Article%20PDFs/marapr11_HardCider_2.pdf
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-18-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
Yep, the learning curve I mentioned, begins. My...

Yep, the learning curve I mentioned, begins. My daughters got my fb page up and running. Don't know what a lot of it means, yet. Guess I'll find out. I have always been worried about privacy and...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-17-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,921
Posted By two bits
We love cornish/rock chickens for butchering....

We love cornish/rock chickens for butchering. :thumb: We used to raise 25 for the freezer every year. Makes the best chicken & dumplings.
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-15-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By two bits
We always burnt coal. As a kid, I used to dump...

We always burnt coal.
As a kid, I used to dump coal onto the hot coals. After a bit, the explosion happened. The stove would bounce and the whole house shook. :D: That was the good ole days. Just...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-13-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 99,516
Posted By two bits
Its 11 degrees here presently with a crusty patch...

Its 11 degrees here presently with a crusty patch of snow on the ground. We know it will be gone in a few days. I'm glad I don't have much livestock to worry about anymore. Just a few rabbits. ...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-12-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,906
Posted By two bits
We were raised on farms. Our folks never let the...

We were raised on farms. Our folks never let the hogs roam. The will ruin good pastures, kill the trees, and can dig under fences. They raised hatching eggs, broilers, and hereford cattle. Pasture is...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-12-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,906
Posted By two bits
Good luck with ur adventure. U have a big big...

Good luck with ur adventure. U have a big big learning curve to overcome. Keeping breeding stock, saving the pasture, and just getting started is a lot to digest.
I suggest starting with one, let...
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 11-12-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,906
Posted By two bits
Hogs/ pigs can root up a large area. I have...

Hogs/ pigs can root up a large area. I have friends that raise both. I'm not qualified to say what you can do "Pasture Raised". Anything pasture raised takes longer, and possible losses. Sows can be...
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