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  1. Thread: hairy vetch

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    Re: hairy vetch

    Hey, Ken - when we were still haying, the vetch was always appreciated. One of the neighbor's cows would take the hay and shake it, listening for the rattle of the seeds in the pods and then go to...
  2. Thread: Milk Paint

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    Re: Milk Paint

    http://www.sinopia.com/pigments.aspx

    http://www.realmilkpaint.com/powder.html

    Obviously there are others and you can purchase them locally through craft or artist supply stores. Remember that...
  3. Thread: Milk Paint

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    Re: Milk Paint

    I do the same with other woodwork, except that I also use a bit of turpentine in the mix. I've been hesitant to use the linseed oil and beeswax on hives because I was told that it attracts bee...
  4. Thread: Milk Paint

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    Re: Milk Paint

    Been around since -- well, the Egyptians used it; and it's what I remember the neighbor using on his barn when I was a little kid and that paint is still there, but of course I don't know if he's...
  5. Thread: Milk Paint

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    Milk Paint

    This is a big site, I tried searching but pretty much nothing came up. If this is the wrong place for this thread, would someone please move it to the right place? I wasn't sure...

    I was just...
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    Re: Do Not Feed Honey To Infants

    Well, I may get flamed but here goes anyways...

    Honey harbors botulism spore which do not develop due to the high sugar content acting as a preservative. Once ingested and sufficiently diluted,...
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    Re: Hedge for an apiary

    The issue with the cherries and livestock is only with WILTED leaves; livestock can eat fresh or dried leaves without ill effect but wilted leaves can poison them. It's usually NOT enough of an issue...
  8. Re: Three TBH alive and healthy and bringing in pollen today in W. PA

    Dandelions??? Not here for another 2 months at least... Bluetts? Not until at least mid-May, usually more like Memorial Day. Maples? We've just begun tapping for syrup, and have only had 3 days with...
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    Re: planning ahead in upstate NY

    oops! did NOT realize that this was my first post! :doh: I suppose I became so used to lurking that i kept lurking even after registering, lol!:o
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    Re: planning ahead in upstate NY

    bluelake, I'm just over in Clinton (well, 2.5 miles east of the village center). Here's wishing you all the best on your bee launch!

    - Tim
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