Messsage from Deleted User in MacGuyver - Skills & Academics #gardening


Thomas Morrow 2017-07-26 03:20:14  

You got it, brother

Why Tea 2017-07-29 10:29:58  

Simple lesson coming soon on how to keep critters and varmints from getting your cantaloupes!

Grenadier 2017-07-29 10:30:08  

Is it a Ruger 10/22?

Deleted User 2017-07-29 11:35:19  
Deleted User 2017-07-29 12:55:53  

Kek

Dan iiii 2017-07-29 15:21:32  

How does one know if a plant is getting too much direct sunlight?

Deleted User 2017-07-29 17:39:09  

@WhyTea-Gardener i have a kiefer pear tree and the fruit is starting to come to term. The fruit does not taste very well to eat straight from the tree and I was told that it is best used for jams and jellies. Are there any other uses as far as cooking is concerned that you are aware of? I've never seen a pear cobbler or pie etc.

Thomas Morrow 2017-07-29 18:02:25  

@Dan iiii for some plants it's not the direct sunlight but rather the high temperature

Deleted User 2017-07-29 18:42:53  

@Dan iiii Depends largely on the plant but the surest way to tell is if it gets sunburned. Yes, plants get sunburned. They affected portion will turn white and papery (I'll post a pic below). If you're asking about time of exposure, remember that plants do their actually growing in the dark so too long exposure can cause the plant to grow more slowly or not fruit, etc.

Deleted User 2017-07-29 18:43:54  

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/322712549449793536/340927431777189888/dscf0676.jpg

Why Tea 2017-07-30 17:10:49  

@Deleted User I'm more familiar with the jams and jellies myself but a cobbler or pie might be nice. Follow the same recipes as for apple and I'd expect it would work out fine.

Why Tea 2017-07-30 17:11:07  

@Grenadier lol no it's little cages made of hardware cloth!

Grenadier 2017-07-30 17:35:02  

@Why Tea I like my idea better.

Grenadier 2017-07-30 17:35:22  

Keeps them off your crops and free meat!

Grenadier 2017-07-30 17:35:33  

And you get to shoot something!

Deleted User 2017-07-30 19:35:06  

Have any of you dealt with or been a beekeeper? I think I'd like to get some hives soon

Deleted User 2017-07-31 01:49:34  

Nice, do often sell a lot of honey or do you end up using most of it on your own?

Deleted User 2017-07-31 01:53:39  

We have a fella that sells it out. They crank out quite a bit of honey. Tens and tens of pounds

Deleted User 2017-07-31 01:54:26  

Wow, how many hives do you have?

Deleted User 2017-07-31 02:04:00  

3.

Deleted User 2017-07-31 02:04:18  

We've pulled north of 30 so far out of two this year

Deleted User 2017-07-31 02:05:56  

If you don't mind me asking how much do you get from all that money wise?

Deleted User 2017-07-31 02:07:46  

A bottle (about half a pound) retails at about eight bucks. Beekeeper charges about 1/2 to 2/3 of that.

Alexander B. - SC 2017-07-31 13:41:10  

@Deleted User could you describe the flavor/texture of the pears?

Deleted User 2017-07-31 14:05:31  

Juicy as hell, little gritty and have an earthy taste moreso than you'd expect

Lebens 2017-08-01 04:03:53  

@R O M A N V S sterilization is key

Joseph McCarthy - NJ 2017-08-06 06:40:22  

Nice

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:04:14  

Can anyone ID this plant?

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:04:24  

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/322712549449793536/347908559771533322/image.jpg

Deleted User 2017-08-18 01:04:48  

Queen Anne's lace, I think.

Deleted User 2017-08-18 01:04:58  

"Chigger-weed"

Auf WI 2017-08-18 01:05:31  

carrot?

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:05:50  

They're all over the yard at our new place.

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:06:07  

Not in a garden.

Joseph McCarthy - NJ 2017-08-18 01:06:48  

It's in the carrot family tho

Deleted User 2017-08-18 01:07:23  

Daucus carota

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:07:31  

Wild carrot/queen Anne's lace looks like it.

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:07:35  

Thanks!

Deleted User 2017-08-18 01:08:15  

You may not want to pick or walk around while wearing shorts. Chiggers suck.

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:08:36  

Yeah I've had them before. Horrible.

NCSC 2017-08-18 01:09:17  

So, is there a way to ID apples? We have a tree and we don't know what kind they are.