The NFC B-Day Chat Thread

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by sunflour, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    That's surprising, I would have thought the mats would have kept the weeds & grass out as well. Bugs, weeds, etc. all seem to have a new surprise in store for us every year.

    Phil, Bermuda is a spreading grass. It's useful for filling in a yard but doesn't know to stay out of the garden. A real pesky thing that grows fast.
     
  2. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    Phil, it's a great grass for a yard, but it's terrible in the garden, and no real way to get rid of it, except herbicide, and even then, next season it will be back. don't even try to till it away.......lol........just makes it thicker and spreads it.
    I thought it would too. This year, I'm laying a triple layer of weed fabric, and then putting pea gravel down.

    my greenhouse is similar to Blooie's hoop coop. I used 20' long 1" diameter pvc pipes, piece of 12' long corrugated metal along the bottom, then put up the clear greenhouse plastic sheeting. both ends are framed with pressure treated lumber, and the clear corrugated plastic up.

    apparently I made a perfect environment for the bermuda to grow all year long.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Awesome! You could paten the design, make up a bunch of them and sell them for a tidy fortune to people that are trying to grow a new yard...even get them started with a free patch of grass when they buy one. I'm seeing some big bucks here Berts.
     
  4. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    so not funny.......ok, well maybe just a lot......lol
     
  5. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    have you tried pulling up the mat? Will the grass pull up with it? I'm thinking the chickens would love it!
     
  6. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    possibly........

    I'm going to re purpose the mat. use it for shade on the hoop coops.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'm seeing it now...
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  8. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    see, that stuff is so bad, it will even grow on roofs
     
  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Predicted low here tonite is 19!

    @NorthFLChick place some flower pots upside down over those tomatoes.
     
  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    We are at 12 with a wind chill of -1. That's a minus sign! Low of 4 tonite. Snuggle weather, is the only plus I can find.
     

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