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by scrounger
Mon Nov 30, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Security and Defense
Topic: Junk it up..
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Canada

Re: Junk it up..

Try cucamelons. Grows a very dense green curtain. Made for a solid green curtain on our back porch this past summer. Maybe look into virginia creeper. This is very aggressive so be prepared to trim alot.
by scrounger
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Security and Defense
Topic: Junk it up..
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Canada

Re: Junk it up..

Not sure if I have posted about this here before or not. Look into "go away green" paint that Disney uses to blend service buildings etc into the background.
by scrounger
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: Notes from 2 years in Nova Scotia
Replies: 38
Views: 6716
Canada

Re: Notes from 2 years in Nova Scotia

We are rooting for ya!
by scrounger
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 2948
Canada

Re: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020

If any one here follows Lloyd Kahn and if you don't, google him. Lloyd was a huge booster for the geodesic homes early on. Later after working with them for a number of years, he backtracked on them. I don't know if the negatives he speaks of would apply to the green house version. Either way can't ...
by scrounger
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 2948
Canada

Re: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020

Just piggybacking on Farmgals post. There are tons of leaves available in the fall to make compost or leaf mold out of. Two things I look for when picking up leaves are 1) owner does not spray pesticides and 2) I prefer they rake with a lawnmower. This shreds them up nicely. Also add a bit of grass ...
by scrounger
Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 2948
Canada

Re: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020

First compost bin is cooking at 135 degrees. Was not able to get as many coffee grounds this year, so lots of pumpkins are going in instead. Small urban yard that is slowly being converted from grass to gardens.
by scrounger
Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: Pandemic
Replies: 36
Views: 1932
Canada

Re: Pandemic

Its a good thing he closed the border to Ch-ina when he did lol. Speaking of Ch-ina, my friends who live in Beijing say life seems to be back to normal. Of course masks are worn by everybody.
by scrounger
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020
Replies: 103
Views: 2948
Canada

Re: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020

Planted winter rye cover crop in the gardens.
by scrounger
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: No shortages?
Replies: 135
Views: 4028
Canada

Re: No shortages?

Was at landfill recently. In the bin was, 5 new pt fence boards, 3 new 8ft pt 2x6, 1 new pt 4x4 and 2 sections of used pt fence. Boards on these looked in great shape. Unfortunately they were all too far down to grab. It is a no salvage landfill but... I have a friend who works at same landfill. Wha...
by scrounger
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: Pandemic
Replies: 36
Views: 1932
Canada

Re: Pandemic

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