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Manchester, KY

Hand split tobacco sticks

Anyone ever made tobacco sticks outta white oak or hard maple? Its just about a lost art these days. http://lumberjocks .com/topics/9923  (Dec 31, 2009 | post #1)

Manchester, KY

amish farmer

Here is the UK info on strawberries. http://www.ca.uky. edu/agc/pubs/ho/ho 16/ho16.pdf If you still have questions call or visit the county extension office, that is what they are for to help people with questions such as this.  (Aug 30, 2009 | post #5)

London, KY

Where to buy good plants for the garden?

Gardening time tomorrow if its dry enough.  (Apr 7, 2008 | post #18)

London, KY

Goats

You are welcome, Let me know it you find a goat.  (Apr 7, 2008 | post #12)

London, KY

Goats

Here is a state wide listing of goat producers, there are some from Clay & Knox counties in there http://www.kyagr.c om/marketing/anima lmktg/documents/06 goatandsheepdirect ory.pdf  (Apr 6, 2008 | post #10)

London, KY

Goats

Call the Southeastern Kentucky Goat Producers Association, please contact Barry Arnett (Sharpe Farm) at ( 6 0 6) 5 4 9 - 8 0 1 0, they should be able to hook up up with a milk goat. Or check over at the London Stock sales on Tuesdays, they sell a lot of goats there ever sale day.  (Apr 6, 2008 | post #6)

London, KY

Where to buy good plants for the garden?

I have had better luck with Bonnies Hybrid cabbage plants from Benges. They make a medium to large size, firm head of cabbage. You can get them in the small packs (9 I think) or get a bundle of approximately 30 plants. On the corn depends on what type you like, white, yellow or bi-color. I personally like the bi-color for fresh eating.  (Apr 2, 2008 | post #9)

London, KY

Where to buy good plants for the garden?

In London I buy plants from the Farmers market, the Mennonite fruit/veggie stand on KY 363 or Benge Farm supply on 4th Street, and in Clay Co I buy from Pine View Farms run by the Mennonites....at Goose Rock, there you go right into the green houses and pick out what you want. I like to help the local farmers/stores when I can, cause I am one. For a good all around tomato try the Celebrity, its good eating or for canning or juice. Personally I just don't like all those Better Boy/Girl types, never did have good luck with them. Happy gardening and good eating. Remember last year was so dry.......you gotta keep your veggies watered to get good production, also sucker your tomatoes when the first bloom appears and don't skimp on the Miracle grow, use it all during the growing season......  (Apr 2, 2008 | post #7)

London, KY

used clothing store

You may need a good pair of heavy duty sheers like they use on animals, cows, sheep and horses. You should be able to get a pair at any farm store.  (Apr 1, 2008 | post #32)

London, KY

Gardening time

Yes  (Mar 26, 2008 | post #11)

London, KY

What makes you happy

A big plate of fried corn bread w/butter and jam and a cup of hot coffee.  (Mar 26, 2008 | post #35)

London, KY

Gardening time

No no they are Mennonites....they drive cars and us Amish don't..well there are a lot of other differences too... http://en.wikipedi a.org/wiki/Mennoni te http://en.wikipedi a.org/wiki/Amish  (Mar 26, 2008 | post #9)

London, KY

Gardening time

You know a community type garden would be a good idea, sorta like a Victory Garden. Wasn't that the reasoning behind daylight saving time orginally, so working people would have time after work to raise a garden to help with food expenses. You hear of this being done in other towns and cities. If someone had some land they were not using and would let people raise a small garden plot, would be great. This would give people like you a chance to raise some fresh veggies, get some fresh air and exercise.  (Mar 25, 2008 | post #4)

London, KY

Gardening time

I finally got my garden plowed today. Anyone else raising a garden this year?  (Mar 25, 2008 | post #1)

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