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Re: flower farm/llamas


Well I guess the people that had these didn't take care of the properly (big
surprise there) so cool for you! Sounds great to be able to go out and get
fertilizer whenever you need it!

Not been around goats much. But now I'll be sure to avoid them. LOL!
A

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 11:03 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] flower farm/llamas


> Yes, we've had llamas before.  And none of them stink.  If you keep them
> sheared, and combed out...and keep them in a grass pasture...no problems.
> And they tend to poop in one or two places so they have nice, neat little
> piles...which can be used in your flower beds immediately without burning
> your plants up because there is no nitrogen in it (looks like large rabbit
> pellets).  Don't know what kind of llamas you've been around...but mine
> don't stink.  Not even the sheared wool.  We have three of them right now.
> Now goats....the billy goats stink like nothing I've ever experienced in
my
> LIFE.  They pee on themselves like it's perfume for the girly goats...and
> it's supposedly attracts them.  Ughh.  We don't have any goats now...thank
> you.
>
>
>
> >From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@islc.net>
> >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] flower farm/llamas
> >Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 20:51:25 -0400
> >
> >Rene', have you ever had Llama's? Keep them in a pasture AWAY from the
> >house
> >because they stink to high heaven.  Just FYI.
> >
> >Andrea H
> >Beaufort, SC
> >
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
> >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 11:46 AM
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] flower farm/llamas
> >
> >
> > > Thank you Martha...I will keep you posted.  We have 25 acres, but also
> > > cattle and horses (and now my husband is getting into llamas too)...so
> >I'm
> > > limited to about 3-4 workable acres for now - which is PLENTY because
I
> > > can't really do more than five acres without hiring some kind of help.
> > > Gonna start slow until I can do this full time and quit my legal job.
> > >
> > > Anybody on this list want some llama wool?  We shear once a year
(early
> > > summer) and if anybody wants it let me know.
> > >
> > > Jesse Rene' Bell
> > > Claremore, OK
> > > Zone 6
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > >From: "Larry and Martha" <swissko@nb.net>
> > > >Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > >To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] which list is which
> > > >Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 21:37:38 -0000
> > > >
> > > >Jesse,
> > > >Congratulations on this wonderful new adventure! How exciting! I have
> >about
> > > >a half acre in full sun, just waiting for me to do something with it
> > > >someday, and this is one of the things I am considering. Please let
us
> >all
> > > >know how it goes. Best of luck!
> > > >Martha
> > > >-----Original Message-----
> > > >From: Jesse Bell <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
> > > >To: gardenchat@hort.net <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > >Date: Thursday, August 07, 2003 1:39 PM
> > > >Subject: Re: [CHAT] which list is which
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > >HI MARTHA.  Haven't heard from you in awhile.  And I understand
> > > > >busy....believe me.  I am in the beginning stages of starting my
own
> > > > >business.  I'm going to be a "flower farmer".  Going to grow cut
> >flowers.
> > > > >I'm going to the regional meeting of "The Association of Specialty
> >Cut
> > > > >Flower Growers" this weekend in Arkansas.  Very excited, nervous
and
> >a
> > > > >little scared.  But I know I can do this and my husband and
children
> >are
> > > > >very supportive.
> > > > >
> > > > >Jesse Rene' Bell
> > > > >Claremore, OK
> > > > >Zone 6
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >>From: "Larry and Martha" <swissko@nb.net>
> > > > >>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > >>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > >>Subject: Re: [CHAT] which list is which
> > > > >>Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 22:02:24 -0000
> > > > >>
> > > > >>I've been lurking some, mostly deleting messages, just too busy
> >right
> > > >now
> > > > >>to
> > > > >>join in much. Right now I am enjoying an especially pleasing
> >combination
> > > >of
> > > > >>eryngium, aesclepias, purple coneflower, and bee balm in one
corner
> >of
> > > >my
> > > > >>garden. My veggie garden is overwhelmed with early blight and
> >bacterial
> > > > >>wilt, although this is the first year I've not had bean beetles
> >(knock
> > > > >>wood). The tomatoes aren't ripening very fast, and we've had some
> >corn.
> > > > >>Tonight I noticed a million bugs on the leaves of my new red oak
> > > > >>tree--there
> > > > >>must have been a dozen on every leaf. I've looked through all my
> >books
> > > >and
> > > > >>done a google search and can come up with no idea of what this bug
> >is.
> > > > >>Doesn't look like they're doing much damage, so I am hopeful they
> >are
> > > >just
> > > > >>passing through. Any ideas?
> > > > >>Martha
> > > > >>Pittsburgh
> > > > >>-----Original Message-----
> > > > >>From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > > > >>To: gardenchat@hort.net <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > >>Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 1:31 AM
> > > > >>Subject: Re: [CHAT] which list is which
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >> >>, that list is
> > > > >> >> even less active than chat, although more plant talk.
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> >So it's normal for lists to slow down this time of year?
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> >> We only have 30 members now? Hum
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> >I counted 30 active in July.  I'm sure there's still some
lurkers
> > > > >> >
> > > > >> >Kitty
> > > > >> >
> > > > >>
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