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You could harvest rather than compost this edible weed.You could harvest rather than compost this edible weed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One thing about heat:
feral flora thrive in it.
Where’s my garden now?

 

Cooler temps forecast
though it’s 68 outside
and it is still dark.

 

Weed pulling workout!
First out: Lambsquarter, AKA
tasty, wild spinach.

 

More about lambsquarter: http://www.motherearthnews.com/real-food/seasonal-recipes/lambsquarter-ze0z1412zcgp

 

 

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Sun Prairie’s own Jimmy the Groundhog saw his shadow at a ceremony Thursday morning, predicting six more weeks of winter.

It was Sun Prairie’s 69th annual Groundhog Day Celebration.

The tradition of Groundhog Day says that if it is cloudy when the groundhog emerges from its burrow, spring will come early. If it's sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow and retreat to its burrow, meaning that winter will last six more weeks.

The News 3 Weather Center reported clear skies Thursday morning.

Punxsutawney Phil made the same prediction Thursday in Pennsylvania.


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They are "Groundhogs" here in PA...our famous one "predicts" the coming (or not) of spring each year on Groundhog Day. Cat LOL Punxsutawney Phil is his name.

I've got a big fat one with a bad "tude" who has tunnels all over my property. He loves the ones he has made that surround the edge of my pool, and pops up all the time and just gives me that stare (with the raised stank eyebrow I bet.) Ugly varmint! Hate to think what happens in the early AM or after dark. There are muddy paw prints around the edge of the pool sometimes, and I know this spring he slid into the cover for some water as there were muddy slide marks along with the paw prints. UGH!

He actually has a cute face, but I try to ignore that!

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@Frozenoem Guessing the vernacular is woodchuck in the east then, as we call 'em groundhogs out here. Usually. There was a recent headline about a woodchuck that burned a truck and got away with it, but they were going for viral odd news, I think. Course, that woodchuck had attitude, too, so maybe it's a behavior thing. Smiley Happy

 

 

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95 forecast.
Would-be champions ride hard
and fast, very early.

 

4G calories
expended: we nosh on greens,
beans, cheese and veggies.

 

Swamp cooler blasting
chilled air overhead, we sit,
ignoring fatigue.

 

I skipped a few of these. How about you?I skipped a few of these. How about you?

 

 

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@JoyaDe Awwww. Hope your pup didn't have to pay dearly for that lesson. Night noise can be frightening.

 

Yeppers, they sell Ever Clear here. I used to use an organic potato vodka, but the company stopped manufacturing it, so I'm back to grain vodka. Oh, and brandy for the lemon balm. Smiley Happy

 

This time of year my house has screens of herbs drying, jars of tincture lining closets, other jars of vinegar stuffed with herbs, and I run around harvesting seed heads and flowers as if I was getting paid to do so. Smiley Happy Weeee! Smiley Happy

 

LOL on the topless Jeep thing. Jeepers have at least one Go Topless Day each year. You can imagine the slogans. ... 

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@Epster

 

It's a Woodchuck or a Groundhog, they're both the same creature.

 

That one has attitude, he advances when I'm mowing.

Think he prefers my south-facing yard to neighbors north facing.

 

Froze

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Frozenoem wrote:

67* I've discovered when it's time to mow, furry creatures with more hair then I invade the dogs pen.

 

 Time to finish mowing and string trimming, etc.

 

Have to keep the rest of family from moving in. I don't mind the doe and 3 fawns beyond the fence but, draw the line sometimes in the weeds.

 

Froz

RodentRodent

 

 


@Frozenoem Is that a woodchuck or what? (Inquiring minds, dontchaknow Smiley Happy)

 

 

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@Epster  Good that you had the photo of the jeep. When first reading it in my inbox, I was picturing the driver as being topless, while driving the jeep.

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@Frozenoem  I just finished one of the huge bowls of salad yesterday. I feel as if I've been eating it for days. Oh, yeah, I have.  So in honor of finishing it, I mixed up a batch of my 6 week raisin bran muffins last night. I baked 6 of them this morning and barely made a dent in the bowl of mixture. I added slivered almonds and some brown sugar and butter to the muffin cups.  Oh so good, nice and warm from the oven on a cool morning.  It's raining here this morning.