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Saving the Wild Relatives
I found the coin Veronica mentioned. It is a 2009 coin celebrating a 250th anniversary It has the dates 1759-2009. It is too old to still be available t the Royal Mint.
blackspanielgallery, 3 days ago
Saving the Wild Relatives
The problem with lack of tasty tomatoes and other things is the ones bought out of season do not allow one to even grow then oneself, so there is always a dependence on the commercial growers. Best are vegetables grown by an individual, or from ...
blackspanielgallery, 3 days ago
Louisiana and the American Revolutionary War
Problems abound in many nations. Here, it seems it does not matter which political party is in, there is no cooperation. While Trump is, my opinion, better than Clinton, the policies on environmental issues are not good. And our prices are ...
blackspanielgallery, 3 days ago
Louisiana and the American Revolutionary War
This is the worst political mess that I have known in my sixty eight years. The government is totally incompetent.
frankbeswick, 4 days ago
Saving the Wild Relatives
The basic rule for seeds is that smaller seeds die quicker than large one as their energy is exhausted more quickly. This is because seeds are living creatures that need to respire, albeit slowly.
frankbeswick, 4 days ago
Saving the Wild Relatives
That should be the case, but seeds often come from seed merchants.. Taste derives from the trace elements in the plant, i.e.its mineral content. Modern soils are mineral deficient, so if you want tasty tomatoes add minerals to your soil by ...
frankbeswick, 4 days ago
Louisiana and the American Revolutionary War
Especially after yesterday's government high drama, the UK is in a bad way. The list below in Frank's comment is but a small number of issues. I am only 7+ years younger than Frank and I have never felt British.
Veronica, 4 days ago
Saving the Wild Relatives
BSG Just as an aside, there is a British coin, a 50p piece which has Kew Gardens on the back of it. It is much sought after on ebay!
Veronica, 4 days ago
Saving the Wild Relatives
Did you know that my business partner's niece worked at Kew on this project ? Fascinating topic Thank you.
Veronica, 4 days ago
Saving the Wild Relatives
This must be a huge task. The first thing I thought of was the viability of the seeds after time elapses. I would imaging some would need constant replacement, if not on an annual basis then perhaps ten or five years. Next, dealing with ...
blackspanielgallery, 4 days ago
Movie Review: Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Shaun of the Dead is one of my favorite movies. I especially like the part in the beginning when Shaun is oblivious to the fact that the people around him have turned into zombies.
dustytoes, 5 days ago
Louisiana and the American Revolutionary War
The UK has so many serious problems at the moment that the monarchy is merely side show. Brexit, poor people having to resort to food banks,homelessness, underfunded public services, police with inadequate numbers, all of these matter more than ...
frankbeswick, 5 days ago
Louisiana Swamp Monsters
Thanks, Frank. Monsters can be quit personal, or real to a group who have a joint imaginative creature.
blackspanielgallery, 6 days ago
Louisiana Swamp Monsters
I once described something as a monster. My wife's class of primary age children needed an account of the wartime blitz, so I described the giant bomb that landed on my mother's street [and failed to detonate] as a monster. For me, it was a ...
frankbeswick, 6 days ago
Louisiana and the American Revolutionary War
and the problem is worsened by a divide over whether a monarchy is outdated and should go away, and those who enjoy the pageantry.
blackspanielgallery, 6 days ago

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