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Re: Miller in April

  • Subject: Re: Miller in April
  • From: Cornergar@aol.com
  • Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 18:02:05 EDT

Betsy, This is a terrific name...made me laugh as it has everyone I've  told. 
 I might buy it for that reason alone! I think you should patent it.  Kathy
 
 
In a message dated 4/1/2009 8:15:58 A.M. Central Standard Time,  
bkelson@ix.netcom.com writes:

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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> > > >
> > > > --
> >  > > Jesse R. Bell
> > > >
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