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by farmgal
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Ask a leader health questions here
Replies: 44
Views: 5101
Canada

Re: Ask a leader health questions here

Wanted to drop in to tease Crownsown for sending me down the rabbit hole last night for about an hour before I laughed and went I have things I must get done LOL.. PubMed had 500 plus studies when I googled Stinging Nettles and boy has there been some really interesting new studies done it.. for the...
by farmgal
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Ask a leader health questions here
Replies: 44
Views: 5101
Canada

Re: Ask a leader health questions here

let me see what I can do to track it back down, its at least three computers ago, I was hunting out studies on elderberries and black chokeberry stats at the time and I found a study in the same data base on the nettles.. hmmm,, that must be close to 12 years ago now.. maybe I might have links in th...
by farmgal
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Livestock, Farming and Gardening
Topic: Chickens
Replies: 13
Views: 1851
Canada

Re: Chickens

I hear ya, I lost my big old red boy this summer fight off a fox to save his girls.. a good roo will lay his life down for the girls, I have a hardy smart Icelandic rooster and he is great at alerting and keeping a close eye on the sky but he is just not big enough, however I got a son of his that i...
by farmgal
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Ask a leader health questions here
Replies: 44
Views: 5101
Canada

Re: Ask a leader health questions here

ok, google and find the study's done in Germany and such in regards to what stinging nettles can do in a general sense in regards to be used as a herbal Antihistamine. if you like what you read.. try it.. see if it work for you or not I agree with crowns own, its really up to how your body reacts an...
by farmgal
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Ontario
Topic: Our families progress!
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Canada

Re: Our families progress!

Good for you, that is a great overview and update.. everything posted will go a long way.. good for you on the gardens and all plants put in and for learning to use your chips and leaves etc. If you are planning on adding in any smaller livestock and being in Zone 2 may I recommend that you look int...
by farmgal
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Flu epidemic
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Canada

Re: Flu epidemic

keeping a good supply of medical masks in storage and keeping cotton ones that can be boiled and reused are both good ideas but yes proper hygiene and if possible having a sick room even better
by farmgal
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Organic Conference
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Canada

Re: Organic Conference

http://cog.ca/ottawa/eco-farm-day/

subjects are based around farming in some way but its different every year, different keynote speakers and multiple rooms with different speakers to choose from for the rest of the day,
by farmgal
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Canadian News and Weather
Topic: Winter Weather 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 176
Canada

Re: Winter Weather 2018

w had a brief break in the weather for two days and it was lovely, only -10 felt downright warm compared to what we have had and now back in the deep freeze, all those on the east coast in this weather bomb as they are calling it stay safe.
by farmgal
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Organic Conference
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Canada

Re: Organic Conference

if anyone heading to the cornwall eco days, let me know and coffee?
by farmgal
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Canadian News and Weather
Topic: Winter Weather 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 176
Canada

Re: Winter Weather 2018

Nice on the tracking! and glad you got help on the shovel out.. we had still been in the deep freeze but we get a small break tomorrow and then they say back at it for the weekend and then if they are right more normal temps for next week.. this will be a very good thing if true. Light snow now and ...

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