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by cyndeelouwho1972
Fri Sep 09, 2005 3:10 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Hurricane Katrina
Replies: 9
Views: 3838

heating for the winter

My in laws just recently switched to natural gas. Their oil tank still had oil, so we cyphoned it out and stored it in barrels to put in our above ground tank when needed. A storm during spring produced a little tornado that touched down in the forest a few miles away. We plan on going out there to ...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Thu Sep 08, 2005 8:21 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi Mrs. Tweedie from THE COLONY'S
Replies: 22
Views: 8366

welcome

Hello Ms. Tweetie I am a neighbor to the south in the US, Southern New Jersey. My children want to move to Canada when they grow up. They have seen pictures and simply love it. A bit too long of winters for my liking but I hear Perth is absolutely beautiful. Friends just came back from visiting fami...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Thu Sep 08, 2005 8:11 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Hurricane Katrina
Replies: 9
Views: 3838

Hurricane Katrina

I was wondering if anyone across the pond has seen what has happened in the US with Hurricane Katrina and what your thoughts were. Here in the US it is 24 hrs a day on the tv. I don't know if the world is getting the new coverage that we are. What were your thoughts of how to proceed or change in th...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Thu Sep 08, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Newbie to foraging
Replies: 10
Views: 5368

book

Stalking the Wild Asparagus, Euell Gibbons is a book someone told me to read. Haven't got around to it yet. Happy Hunting.
by cyndeelouwho1972
Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:27 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Horse Chestnut - ye humble conker tree
Replies: 4
Views: 3849

poem

Judy,
The poem was beautiful! Thank you for sharing.
by cyndeelouwho1972
Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:24 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Newbie to foraging
Replies: 10
Views: 5368

foraging groups

There are foraging discussion forums on YAHOO. Go to www.yahoo.com and register to be a user. Then go to find a group and put in the word foraging and you will find many groups with lots of knowledgeable folks. They have lists of helpful books to read as well. They help people identify plants too. L...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:03 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Duck Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 5539

ducks,,,yucks

I am not particularly fond of ducks. Females I find are less aggressive to my hens. She unfortunately became food for a fox and my two males are now not as friendly since her passing. They are contantly chasing and pecking at the hens. They are Pekings, the big white ones. Ducks in my opinion should...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Mon May 23, 2005 3:43 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: eco village seeking likeminded families for discussion +
Replies: 3
Views: 2824

Re: eco village seeking likeminded families for discussion +

Would love to know whats going on with this movement and if there are any like minded folks in the united states. drop me a line at deadpresidence @ hotmail.com without the spaces please ;-) thank you for your time. Chris Like your email Addy. Scarey feeling like your mostly alone in this big count...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Mon May 23, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: eco village seeking likeminded families for discussion +
Replies: 3
Views: 2824

eco villages

Hi, I am from the US too. I live in Southern New Jersey. There are quite a few sustainable communities in tennesee, north carolina. There is one especially succesful called The Farm. I plan on taking a trip down just to check it out. Close by is Ashville anyway, that is a really artsy community that...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Mon May 23, 2005 3:05 pm
Forum: Eco Products and Innovations
Topic: earth friendly paint
Replies: 5
Views: 3662

earth friendly paint

I need to paint the interior of my home. My children always have problems with their health shortly after painting and I am considering buying a eco friendly paint but it is sooooo expensive. I really cant afford to pay $88.00 a gallon for paint. Has anyone ever made their own paint? I wanted a tan ...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Fri May 06, 2005 8:38 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: livestock
Replies: 30
Views: 14670

livestock

Well, my chickens give me fresh eggs every morning. I don't know how I ate store bought eggs for so long! The eggs are twice the size. Some are brown with red spots, they are quite beautiful. The chickens free range about my property and I do still buy some food to keep them happy and close to home....
by cyndeelouwho1972
Fri Apr 15, 2005 7:18 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: New here from South Jersey Pine Barrens
Replies: 7
Views: 3004

When I stop learning I will be pushing up daisies!
by cyndeelouwho1972
Fri Apr 15, 2005 7:10 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I love my allotment
Replies: 17
Views: 8494

I always patron local farm stands. I try my best to get others to do it too. Commercial big buisness farming is ruining my country. In the spring and summer most of my family members plant gardens and we trade our vegez. My father inlaw loves to compete with me! I start just about everything by seed...
by cyndeelouwho1972
Fri Apr 15, 2005 6:55 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Competition Time
Replies: 20
Views: 10096

I'm new and in too! :cheers: