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To cover or not to cover

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by cravenchx, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a nice HOT pile. We are expecting ~6 inches of snow, do y'all think I should cover? I have an old piece of tin over now? Chicken poop and coffee grounds are the bomb!
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Don't cover. The moisture is great and snow is filled with nitrogen. Check the forecast, but I'll bet it's all melted by Saturday anyhow. It will do it good.

    Farmers used to be excited when they'd get a wet snow fall. They quickly get into the fields and plow in the snow before it evaporated. This was to lock in the nitrogen, or as much as possible.
     
  3. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    I noticed you're a dental assistant so let me ask you a question. My dentist put a temp filling in after removing the old. Took xrays but says a new filling won't hold. However it's been a least two months since he put in the temp. He wants to do a crown. It's a next to last molar. The crwon will cost me $345 AFTER the insurance.

    My question is. If a temp filling will hold for this long, why won't a regular filling hold? Am I being had? I've been going to the same dentist for more than 30 yrs. Should I see another dentist and get a second opinion? or should I have it pulled? Which is the other choice.

    BTW, I do have my teeth cleaned at least once a year, sometimes two.

    Oh and I didn't know that about compost piles. I have two and they're not covered. Well they are covered with snow. [​IMG] I just keep tossing stuff on.
     
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  4. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the temp. Filling has lasted a long time, the dentist did a nice job, but it is just a temp to fill a void. Don't wait too long, the tooth could fracture and become non restorable. A crown is the standard of care. Good luck!
     
  5. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I need to remove the piece of tin! Although the pile is wet, we've had a wet winter.
     

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