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    I know snails aren't classified as livestock, but it's a living creature that can be cultivated for profit, so I figured this was the...
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    Demeter posted the thread Winged beans in Crops & Farming.
    Has anyone here ever been successful with these? What's cool about them is that the whole thing is edible. I've tried planting them for...
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    Demeter reacted to Gardenry's post in the thread Replacing strawberries with Like Like.
    I'd go with some ornamental peppers if it was me. You can eat actually eat the peppers so don't let the "ornamental" bit put you off...
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    Demeter reacted to Henderson's post in the thread Replacing strawberries with Like Like.
    What about replacing the strawberries with currants or blueberries? Both of those are attractive plants. Rhubarb is a great choice...
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    Demeter replied to the thread Replacing strawberries.
    I like the idea of trying a variety of plants, @Gardenry. I'll have to look into those ornamental peppers. They sound cool (uh, hot)...
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    Demeter replied to the thread Any plans to ring in 2021?.
    My wife usually goes to bed before midnight, but we both stay up to watch the ball drop. That's about as exciting as it gets for us...
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    Demeter replied to the thread I'm bored!.
    Learn how to do something new. Try something useful like computer programming or something fun like square dancing. Get a dartboard...
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    I had a huge strawberry patch in my front yard that I've removed. What edible should I plant there now? What edible will thrive in...
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    Sorry it's taken me so long to reply, but I've been doing a ton of work in the yard thanks to my evil berries. So, the kid does have an...
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    Demeter replied to the thread Kids having hard time.
    Some kids do struggle. Don't allow them to name the animals or give them nicknames or call them anything cutesy. If your kids do...
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    Demeter replied to the thread Decreasing humidity in the home.
    It will probably help lower the humidity if you can run a dehumidifier in your basement for a while. Keep your bedroom doors open to...
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    Demeter replied to the thread Bears in your area?.
    No, and I would be horrified if I came across one because I could see my dog going after it if he thought the family was under threat...
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    Demeter replied to the thread Irrigated agriculture.
    I've thought about this conundrum and I'm afraid it will push the small to medium-sized farms out of the market altogether. The more...
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    I happen to grow different varieties of strawberries all over my property. When the neighbor bought the house, they didn't know about...
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