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Re: Miller in April

  • Subject: Re: Miller in April
  • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 08:24:11 -0500

That is hillarious Betsy.  I love it.



On 3/31/09, Betsy Kelson <bkelson@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>
> Call them llama llama ding dongs
> > I need to design a website that sells "poo".
> >
> >
> >
> > On 3/27/09, holmesbm@usit.net <holmesbm@usit.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > I guess I was thinking of all the new gardeners...many trying to grow
> > > veggies as their grand and great grands did.  I'll bet you could sell
> it,
> > > especially if you could find a way to put it into containers as many
> don't
> > > have access to trucks.  You could even specialize...horse, sheep or
> chicken
> > > and one combination...call it Gardners' Secret Stuff.
> > >
> > >
> > > > [Original Message]
> > > > From: Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI
> > > <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Date: 3/27/2009 1:20:04 PM
> > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Miller in April
> > > >
> > > > It wasn't so much the idea of manure tea...I expect most gardeners
> have
> > > > heard of it...it was the idea of buying poo in little tea bags for
> $10.
> > > > I think it was a cute marketing idea, taking something you've got way
> > > > too much of and making it into a designer commodity, and I laughed
> > > > hysterically because at my house we fill up a 1.5 yard dumpster with
> it
> > > > every week and still have it piling up in the corners. It's just
> funny.
> > > > I do forget that not everyone has access to mounds of manure. :-)
> > > > Any of you want to pay me $10 for an 8oz bag of poo, just let me
> know.
> > > > I'll even personalize the bag for you. No problem! You can have horse
> > > > poo, sheep poo, or chicken poo. I'll even blend it to your
> > > > specifications, but that will cost more. For an additional fee I'll
> send
> > > > you a picture of the animal that produced the poo... no wait, I know,
> we
> > > > can set up a sponsorship arrangement whereby you pay for the animals
> > > > feed during the year and I will send you ALL the poo it makes!!
> > > > ROFL.
> > > >
> > > > Cyndi
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> On
> > > > Behalf Of holmesbm@usit.net
> > > > Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 9:33 AM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Miller in April
> > > >
> > > > Germans have used this method for years, call it "dung water"...makes
> a
> > > > big
> > > > difference...I think you might have an opportunity.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > [Original Message]
> > > > > From: Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI
> > > > <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > Date: 3/26/2009 5:35:22 PM
> > > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Miller in April
> > > > >
> > > > > I remembered something funny, don't know if I mentioned this before
> or
> > > > > not...you all know I have that website with the gardening catalogs
> > > > > right? So a couple months or so ago I got an email from a nice
> person
> > > > > asking for her company to be listed. She sells manure...packaged in
> 8
> > > > oz
> > > > > bags...to make "manure tea" with. For like $10. There's even gift
> > > > packs.
> > > > > And it's from her own animals!
> > > > > I shouldn't make fun or anything because, sheesh, go for it if you
> can
> > > > > get it...but I did laugh. I'd be a millionaire if I could sell all
> the
> > > > > poop at my place.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cyndi
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> On
> > > > > Behalf Of Jesse Bell
> > > > > Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2009 12:14 PM
> > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Miller in April
> > > > >
> > > > > Hmm.  Well...I have LOTS of the fresh dung at my place!  Take your
> > > > > pick...horse, cow, llama, chicken, goat....as soon as I can save up
> > > > for
> > > > > one
> > > > > of those "speedy" composters, I'm gonna stick a sign out front that
> > > > says
> > > > > "compost for sale" right next to my "Chicken Eggs/ $3.00 a dozen".
> > > > LOL.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On 3/26/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Couple of interesting entries for April in Miller's 18th century
> > > > > > "Gardener's Kalendar."
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Planting melons. He says to make a small mound of fresh dung [he
> > > > > doesn't
> > > > > > say what kind but for some reason I think horse], cover the dung
> > > > with
> > > > > a foot
> > > > > > of loam, plant the seeds on top, and cover the planting with a
> bell
> > > > > jar. The
> > > > > > dung, he says, will heat up the soil, which will stimulate
> > > > germination
> > > > > and
> > > > > > root growth; the bell jar will keep cold winds at bay. As the
> plants
> > > > > > develop, he says, add a ring of fresh dung covered by loam around
> > > > the
> > > > > hill
> > > > > > to encourage the roots to grow outward to support large vines.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Insects. He says if you have insects in your orchard trees wash
> them
> > > > > out
> > > > > > with an infusion made with tobacco stalks. [Earliest pesticide
> > > > > > recommendation I know of. And they were still using nicotine in
> the
> > > > > > mid-1900s--200 years later.]
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Inland Jim
> > > > > > Willamette Valley
> > > > > > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > > > > > Elevation 148'
> > > > > > 39.9" Precipitation
> > > > > > Hardiness Zone 8/9
> > > > > > Heat Zone 5
> > > > > > Sunset Zone 6
> > > > > > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > > > > > Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
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> > > > >
> > > > >
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> > > > > Jesse R. Bell
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Jesse R. Bell

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