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Forum: Herbs and Flowers April 18th, 2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 475
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Posted By shadetree
Re: Come on in!...and visit the greenhouses!

Luvs,
love your pictures. So beautiful!!
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 18th, 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By shadetree
Re: canning soups

Thanks, LuvsToPlant,
You're so kind! :)
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 18th, 2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By shadetree
Re: canning soups

Oh, I didn't mean to be misunderstood.
I have canned lots of things; but I was just hoping there was feedback
that would have okayed the cream soups.
I have nixed the idea, even if there are...
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 18th, 2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By shadetree
Re: canning soups

I don't own a Ball's Blue book for canning, but have read that cream soups
should not be canned. Other times, some say they have done it.
I'll try to get ahold of the book, but I suppose I...
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 17th, 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By shadetree
canning soups

I am seeking information on people who have experience canning homemade
soup.
Is it actually okay to can creamed soups?
I was thinking of: broccoli and cheddar soup
...
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 15th, 2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By shadetree
Re: Tahini Paste

In the fridge it is! :)
Forum: Off Topic April 14th, 2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By shadetree
Re: Total lunar eclipse for the Americas tonight

Thanks, Bunkie.
I never get tired of these sorts of wonders. lol
It's currently raining here, but maybe it will clear up and the clouds will
give way for me to enjoy it.
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 14th, 2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By shadetree
Re: Tahini Paste

Thanks, Breezy.
I have read conflicting views on this when I researched it.
I know it will definitely keep in the fridge yet was wondering otherwise, as
it can get rather thick and stiff.
...
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 14th, 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By shadetree
Tahini Paste

I have a question for the foodies.
Does Tahini paste need to be refrigerated after opening?
I have a (plastic) container of Tahina Biladi.
Last time, I refrigerated it after opening; I'm...
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 14th, 2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 43,299
Posted By shadetree
Re: What's for Supper

I love it too, restless.
It's so good, and good for you! :)
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 13th, 2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 43,299
Posted By shadetree
Re: What's for Supper

Well, I had a falafel pita tonight.
I made some homemade falafels with dried chickpeas I bought at the Int'l Mart;
a 4-lb bag for 4.99. I thought it was a good price.
I soaked some chickpeas...
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 8th, 2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 43,299
Posted By shadetree
Re: What's for Supper

Luvs,
I'm sure your friend and your friend's family cooks some fantastic food.
...the baked beans...I love them, too.
I know there are recipes on how to can baked beans.
I love to eat baked...
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation April 6th, 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 43,299
Posted By shadetree
Re: What's for Supper

Looks very delicious, Luvs!
Myself, had some red curry with Tilda brand basmati rice.
Tomorrow, I will make some chapattis to go with it.
I will eat the curry for breakfast and dinner until it...
Forum: General Digging March 26th, 2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By shadetree
Re: cottonseed or blood meal for corn

I forgot to ask you, Joseph:
how will I apply the urea?
Is it broadcast like a granular fertilizer, or would I make it up into
a liquid mixture?
Thanks.
Forum: Squashing Pests & Problems March 25th, 2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,379
Posted By shadetree
Re: stinkbugs

A much better article, Luvs, and an interesting read.
I suspect the stinkbugs will be back, though maybe not as much in full
force as, say, last summer.
And of course, where I live, it got...
Forum: General Digging March 23rd, 2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By shadetree
Re: hass avocados

Thank you, DavidJP. I will check out those links you provided.
The store had varieties I'd never heard of. I guess after I
research some more, I'll settle on a couple of trees that they
offer....
Forum: General Digging March 22nd, 2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By shadetree
hass avocados

Does anyone have experience growing Hass avocados in New Orleans, or
in southeast Louisiana?
I was told today by a lady at the feed store that they do not grown down
here, but I believe...
Forum: General Digging March 20th, 2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,345
Views: 120,601
Posted By shadetree
Re: What did you do in your garden today?

Yesterday, I planted about 50 onions; the Candy onions from Dixondale Farms.
I dug a 4" wide trench every 8" and put fertilizer in it, then covered it with
dirt. I planted the onions near the...
Forum: What's Happening March 20th, 2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 28,337
Posted By shadetree
Re: ->Whats The Weather Like At Your House?

Today was definitely a "10", as was yesterday.
Wall to wall sunshine.
Forum: Squashing Pests & Problems March 20th, 2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,379
Posted By shadetree
Re: stinkbugs

Hi. Sorry to take so long getting back on this thread. Sorry.
I thought the article was of interest. Although it was not an in depth article,
and the conclusions were a little generalized, I...
Forum: General Digging March 16th, 2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,708
Posted By shadetree
Re: All About Peppers

BalconyFarmer,
I purchased what was listed as a Hatch Chile from a local grocery store last
year and saved it for the seeds. I let it dry out, and it is still hanging over
a glass milk bottle...
Forum: General Digging March 14th, 2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By shadetree
Re: cottonseed or blood meal for corn

As soon as possible! I purchased extra seeds this afternoon.
I have been late getting things going this growing season.
Your corn plant looks like it's going great guns!
Forum: General Digging March 14th, 2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By shadetree
Re: cottonseed or blood meal for corn

Thanks, Joseph, on the information on succession planting based on the growth
of the plant.
I know what urea is. Is it readily available at feed stores, or should I order
it online?
I...
Forum: General Digging March 14th, 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By shadetree
cottonseed or blood meal for corn

Which would be better:
Add cottonseed when I plant my corn, or instead purchase blood meal and use
it to side dress?

Are there any other suggestions to help make my corn crop an extra...
Forum: General Digging March 11th, 2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By shadetree
Re: candy onions

Yellow Granex, eh?
I will have to give that one a try also. I do know that Vidalia are great.

Thanks Rozie, Laura, and Ohio.

Ohio, how come you had to add sulphur to your soil?
Do you...
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