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Poor Country Boy Gardening

Poor country boy gardening is when you want or need something for your garden and can't afford it. So you get creative on how to get it trading or bartering for it. digging it up out of an empty field or off the side of the road or a neighbors yard.

With permission of course

Location: Texas
Members: 135
Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2013

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going to make a compost tumbler any good design or ideas 8 Replies

 Been looking on line for compost tumblers i have the barrel but its a chemical barrel its been soaking all summer i think it should be ok just for compost if any7 one has any ideas it would be greatContinue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Oct 3, 2013.

From Metal Scrap to Garden pot. 2 Replies

For 10 years past ( not anymore) my husband and myself ran a Mechanical business, every time a truck would come in to have new brake drums put on, I would rub my hands together much to the annoyance…Continue

Started by Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia. Last reply by Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia Feb 13, 2013.

FINDING PLANTS IN THE TRASH 11 Replies

I  WALK MY DOG MOST EVERY NIGHT TO GIVE HIM AND MYSELF SOME NEEDED EXERCISE BUT I LOVE GOING OUT ON GARBAGE NIGHT THE PEOPLE THAT DONT WANT  THE PLANTS THAT THEY HAVE  SHOULD JUST PUT THE IN A BOX…Continue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Feb 9, 2013.

PEONYS 3 Replies

was at meiers dept store today and found some peonys in the garbage they were a returnethey had bulb or tubers on them with new growth how deep should i plant them want to get them in tha ground a s…Continue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia Feb 9, 2013.

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Comment by Susan Tilghman Hawthorne on February 29, 2012 at 11:16am

Jon, where was that happening?

Comment by Vicky Myers on February 29, 2012 at 10:50am

Jon that is sad Lowe's here when the bags get holes or something they put a clear bag over it and sell it 1/2 price.

Comment by Dorothea Dankowski on February 29, 2012 at 10:24am

This looks like a fun little group.  I love to make things when I can.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on February 29, 2012 at 9:23am

Welcome LindaLee

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on February 28, 2012 at 8:38pm

That company has a lot of waste.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on February 28, 2012 at 8:26pm

By the way almost had to hurl the other day they were dumping a whole pallet of mulch and dirt in the trash. apparently they go bad in the sun making the bags weak so they had to be thrown out. waste of good dirt and mulch waste of money guess those go bad in the sun too.   sorry frustrating to a poor country boy gardener  

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on February 28, 2012 at 8:17pm

welcome S.Tilghman

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on February 26, 2012 at 3:28pm

welcome Karen

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on February 25, 2012 at 10:59pm

Catherine not only sprinkle the seeds make designs or spell words with them like "mind your own business" 

most wild flowers are considered weeds 

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on February 25, 2012 at 10:55pm

Robin if it's not there yard and garden not there business period.  tell them to close there eyes when they go by and try not to run into the neighbors house doing it.

 

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Vicky Myers commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
"There is a neighbor across the grape field and an other on the other side of an other field. Sorry but I don't want any dogs after living here with dogs barking all around me."
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"Soooo pretty."
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on S. Asherah Taylor's group Orchids
"We had an inch of rain last night, so I just went out to check that my new orchids did not get too wet. They are up against the house under the eves, it did get in a bit but not enough to worry about."
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"Love the name Toucan Tango. It needs a dark colored background to really show off. My gray house siding just doesn't do it justice in photos. "
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
"Vicky you might need a dog, the place has been empty for a while and sounds like some strange people are hanging around. Are their neighbors close by, I am a bit concerned for you on your own. But don,t want to put you off either, I think the move…"
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