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Post by dualstow » Tue Jan 31, 2023 10:03 am

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I cannot believe that I have never disclosed here that I also throw all my used clay litter into a huge mound in my yard (close to the compost pile).

After a period of time it decomposes to look dirt-like. Not for use with food but excellent to use for non-food plants, e.g., flowers, bushes.
I wish I could do that. I don’t think mine is clay, though. i’ll have to check. After trying all kinds of products, I settled on ‘World’s Best’ brand.
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Post by vnatale » Tue Jan 31, 2023 4:16 pm

dualstow wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2023 10:03 am

vnatale wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2023 9:51 am

I cannot believe that I have never disclosed here that I also throw all my used clay litter into a huge mound in my yard (close to the compost pile).

After a period of time it decomposes to look dirt-like. Not for use with food but excellent to use for non-food plants, e.g., flowers, bushes.

I wish I could do that. I don’t think mine is clay, though. i’ll have to check. After trying all kinds of products, I settled on ‘World’s Best’ brand.


I used to buy the least expensive I could find at Stop & Shop. Then I read an online recommendation for this and have been using it since even though it is much more expensive. Three times as much?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0009X29WK/?r ... _item&th=1

Having 69,000 Amazon ratings is a great recommendation!

I never detect any smells from it and it clumps excellently.

Here is what it is made of: 100% bentonite clay.
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Re: Gardens

Post by geaux saints » Sat Feb 11, 2023 9:48 am

What are y'all growing? I just got a Smith fig tree that I am itching to plant. Just a few more days...
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Post by vnatale » Sat Feb 11, 2023 12:06 pm

geaux saints wrote:
Sat Feb 11, 2023 9:48 am

What are y'all growing? I just got a Smith fig tree that I am itching to plant. Just a few more days...


I am almost strictly vegetables. And, where I live ... nothing gets planted before early March.
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Post by ozzy » Sat Feb 11, 2023 6:28 pm

I live in FL and grow year-round on my 1 acre homestead. Tomatoes, melons, lettuce, beans, broccoli, sunflowers, tobacco, peanuts. Plus I have a small orchard fruit trees: peach, fig, alvacado, citrus, plums, ect. Gardening is a great hobby. I also have 6 chickens. I eat 3 fresh eggs every morning for breakfast.
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Post by dualstow » Sun Feb 12, 2023 8:57 am

Nice! Never knew people grew any tobacco in their gardens.
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Post by ozzy » Sun Feb 12, 2023 9:07 am

Yup, tobacco is easy to grow, here's some of mine from last year.
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Re: Gardens

Post by Jack Jones » Mon Feb 13, 2023 12:37 pm

geaux saints wrote:
Sat Feb 11, 2023 9:48 am
What are y'all growing? I just got a Smith fig tree that I am itching to plant. Just a few more days...
I've been growing tomatoes, strawberries, cannabis, kale, and bush beans. I have a few apple and peach trees going too; they are more of a long term project. For the past two years, we only harvested a single apple but we enjoyed it as a family.
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Re: Gardens

Post by vnatale » Mon Feb 13, 2023 1:37 pm

Jack Jones wrote:
Mon Feb 13, 2023 12:37 pm

geaux saints wrote:
Sat Feb 11, 2023 9:48 am

What are y'all growing? I just got a Smith fig tree that I am itching to plant. Just a few more days...


I've been growing tomatoes, strawberries, cannabis, kale, and bush beans. I have a few apple and peach trees going too; they are more of a long term project. For the past two years, we only harvested a single apple but we enjoyed it as a family.


!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Gardens

Post by geaux saints » Mon Feb 13, 2023 6:12 pm

ozzy wrote:
Sat Feb 11, 2023 6:28 pm
I live in FL and grow year-round on my 1 acre homestead. Tomatoes, melons, lettuce, beans, broccoli, sunflowers, tobacco, peanuts. Plus I have a small orchard fruit trees: peach, fig, alvacado, citrus, plums, ect. Gardening is a great hobby. I also have 6 chickens. I eat 3 fresh eggs every morning for breakfast.
That is quite the spread, congratulations! How do the figs hold up in your humidity?
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