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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by KingOfFools, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    Didn't they used to grow rice in the coastal Carolinas?
    hey.... You now have an excuse to go get ducklings... hurry before it all dries up!!


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  2. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Only a couple of weeks ago, I went around and treated every fire ant mound I could find. I got a couple of bites on my hands yesterday, though; I suspect the little beasts may have migrated into my goat/mini barn.[​IMG]
    I hear there's good money to be made farmin' crawdads . . . .[​IMG]

    You're right, Eggsy, rice was raised in this area; that's what they grew at Orton Plantation.
     
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  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    I will save you some.
    The first hive is nice and strong and I believe if all goes well-no bee disasters- then we should be able to draw more in June, and the split will be a year old and we should be able to draw next summer as well.but we may just let them use it to build a larger hive. Smaller hives seem to be gentler though. I don't know. Bee genetics are odd, I have gentle bees, but Somewhere along the route there should be some outside genes introduced.[​IMG]
    The first hive may want to split again, three hives is a good number,I have the room...I just do not know if there is enough food sources to feed them all. People mow too much. and spray too much.. and genreally want to control nature and make it bend to their will.
    I say, ride with it and ..you know..get ducks.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    "ride with it and ..you know..get ducks" Very sage advice, for any situation.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    those commercials show that cranberries like to be submerged too - I'm wondering how you plant them.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Does anything like to eat fire ants?? Maybe industrial strength ant eaters [​IMG]
     
  7. scottcaddy

    scottcaddy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    The forecast is for a 0% chance of rain today, and mostly sunny.!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG]
    You have to live with fire ants to really understand the problem they are to deal with. The person that comes up with a fire ant control that does work the 1st time will be rich!
    Scott
     
  8. scottcaddy

    scottcaddy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Also I hope that everybody has a good and dry day!!
    Scott
     
  9. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    X2 on the wishes for a good day!

    It's a bit funny; the National Weather service forecast says nothing about rain today; while weatherbug is still giving it a good chance. I'm believing that we are done getting wet for a while (I, for one, am so done!). We had a few more showers overnight; the water level is even higher this morning;
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  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    Hoping for a few good dry days for everyone! The sky was absolutely beautiful on my drive to work this morning. I hope that indicative of a wonderful day.
     

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