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Pool two...day 11?

The fire is still burning but they have it partially contained and some folks are going to get to be home again.

I forgot in all the mess to put the mosquito dunk in... the water is just crawling with larvae. I hope to have gotten it in there in time to avoid mosquito hell.

I have a small water lilly in p2 now and a bag of barley straw. Tomorrow I have a busy day, but Wednesday I plan on making the first of the rafts.

I plan on using 1/2" gravel for the first pots…

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Added by Margaret on July 2, 2012 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Fire...

We have a arsonist it seems. The fire lines are still four miles away from us. However I have been on the oxygen tether much of the time since Saturday, and have not done anything to take pictures of.

Added by Margaret on June 25, 2012 at 10:03am — 1 Comment

I started to cycle pool number two yesterday.

So far so good. The dogs hate it as they think it is the big bath time o' doom. Yes, they got the ritual dunk where everyone laughed at the wet daushunds... mortification is good for my little killer of rats.

Pool number one is so overgrown now even after a run in with roofers, and two back to back hail storms. I am finally going to take the plunge and start using them for food production. 

Wish me luck.

Pool number 1 horribly overgrown…

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Added by Margaret on June 23, 2012 at 1:01pm — No Comments

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