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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    26 July 2007 Cucumbers 26 July 2007 Cucumbers (Cross Country) Cross Country Cucumber (Hybrid) is the only type grown. There are eight plants between the supporting trellis, two together about two feet apart. The trellis is four by eight foot reinforcing concrete wire. There are two such...
  2. Home Environment
    Hi all. I read and lurk quite a bit, but don't often post. Anyway My family (me DH and 2 sons) and I will be moving cross country from NY to TX within 4-8 weeks. I'd like to keep costs as low as possible and was wondering if you ladies had any advice for me.
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    23 July 2011 Cross Country Cuccumber. 23 July 2011 Cross Country Cucumber. Cross Country Cucumber is the only type grown. There are seven plants between the supporting trellis. I use it as slicing table vegetable, and this year I will make some dills. It is grown on a trellis to contain the...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    15 May 2011 Cross Country Cucumbers 15 May 2011 Cross Country Cucumbers Cucumbers are started indoors about 4 to 5 weeks before transplanting in the outdoor garden. This is far more advantageous than direct seeding, since the cucumbers get an early start, and germination is assured. The seeds...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    26 April 2011 Cucumber Cross Country 26 April 2011 Cucumber Cross Country The cucumbers are started indoors about a four to six weeks before placing in the garden about the 24 of May in my area. The contents of the pot are planted and this gives a good head start. Sometimes production is...
  6. Careers
    I have a chance to get a part-time job, but i could put the entire amout on bills, which would help out So much right now. I havent had an outside the house job for 31 years! I dont want to say too much, and jinx it! Please cross your fingers, or say alittle prayer, I need all the help I can get!
  7. General Chat
    Why did the chicken cross the road? SARAH PALIN: The chicken crossed the road because gosh-darn it, he's a maverick! BARACK OBAMA: The chicken crossed the road because it was time for change! The chicken wanted change! JOHN MC CAIN: My friends that chicken crossed the road because he...
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    If you are familiar with this plant and want some seeds....let me know. I will mail them (send a few in a tiny plastic bag---should be okay....and just a stamp).......so obviously, you would have to be okay with giving me your address. They are easy to start from seed. I just toss them...
  9. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Here's hoping I do not owe anything but a refund would be great to stick it right on the debt. My appt is tomorrow. I know I will get a state refund but who knows how long that will take to get back I need to keep tighter watch on my selfemployment income and expenses so taxes are covered. and...
  10. Freebies
    This one is your choice. I put it out here and you can decide. I did not call but I have read that the call was simple and took no more than two minutes. As far as I can tell, it's a valid site. To receive this offer without making a contribution today please call 1-714-971-4000. Please note...
  11. Needle Arts
    http://www.frugalvillage.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-28086.html still works and lots of great ideas.
  12. Needle Arts
    After 25 years, I'm actually going to let go. Yes, those of you who know me are hysterically laughing. I can hear you! About 15 years ago, I opened a cross stitch shop to supplement my income because way back then, if you were student teaching before graduating, the college would not allow...
  13. Needle Arts
    Because I don't live very close to any large cities, I have to shop at wal-mart and a few other local stores for my cross stitching materials!! I have noticed over the last few months that most of the stores aren't carrying anything at all for this. I just wanted to pick up a few patterns and...
  14. Support
    As everyone knows, the hurricane is heading towards us. We are prepared to lose electricity and lose all our groceries- it is just going to happen- hopefully not for 2 weeks this time, though. We have enough food that is shelf stable for a few days. Luckily, we are staying with my in laws and...
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?WCHFY 19 August 2008 Cucumber Cross Country- last picking. A perfect cucumber for the home garden. http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?LJPJV The total 2008 growing experience.
  16. Needle Arts
    Hi everyone, I desperately need a hobby. DH has a ton of hobbies and I need something! I think I would like to try my hand at it. I did some when I was a child (cross stitched a pillow and a bookmark) but really don't remember much. Should I just start small-get something at Walmart? I also like...
  17. General Chat
    Ok - so its no secret that there are two sides to this debate (both in the world and in this forum!). Personally, I don't believe in Global Warming - mainly because its a catch phrase/sound byte. Have you noticed its not "global warming" anymore, but climate change? That's because low and...
  18. General Chat
    March is National American Red Cross month...
  19. Freebies
    One very important mission of Family Rosary is the distribution of Rosaries around the world. Since the death of our founder, Father Patrick Peyton, CSC, in 1992, we have given away approximately 17 million Rosaries. In 2007, we gave away 1,110,989. * Order Rosaries for your family, school or...
  20. Scrapbooking & Paper Crafts
    Before the holidays, I saw a frame in a Hallmark store for a pet dog. It was cute, but priced out of my range at $39.99. I had my brother in law's name to buy for and he doesn't need anything, but his dog is his life. I'm the type that looks at things and thinks to myself, I can do that. So...
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