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by farmgal
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: What Did You Prep This Week
Replies: 1302
Views: 110996
Canada

Re: What Did You Prep This Week

17 pounds spices and herbs, 25 kg of pearl barley, seeds, seeds and more seeds.. fodder crops, more fruit bushes for the food forest, nails, screws duck tape tuck tape, big roll of vaper plastic, more electric push in mobile fence posts. butcher paper freezer tape, meat twine, two bush clearing hand...
by farmgal
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: No shortages?
Replies: 100
Views: 2012
Canada

Re: No shortages?

Man, I want Alberta pricing.. sigh! Those same canning jars here are sitting at 12.97 and that chicken feed, it moved to 15 last year and is up to 18 or more depending on what you are buying.. Its very odd that we have the same stores but such difference in pricing.. and yet they are still selling t...
by farmgal
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: No shortages?
Replies: 100
Views: 2012
Canada

Re: No shortages?

Actually... Don't do what I just did and look at previous orders on Amazon vs current prices, it's scary!! Average is 20% increase!! Batteries, coffee pods, work gloves, Nalgene water bottle... O yes, and I have noticed.. all over the place, the creep.. they are not even trying to hide it.. the cos...
by farmgal
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: Is It Over Yet?
Replies: 31
Views: 461
Canada

Re: Is It Over Yet?

I am starting to see and hear from friend with a weary look on their faces that.. its Aug and there is no let up in sight.. that they expect the winter to be hard. Just a few are starting to say in a slow way.. years.. this will be years.. but many others, full out.. no, nope.. not real.. As for us....
by farmgal
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Food Storage
Topic: Pressure canners
Replies: 17
Views: 314
Canada

Re: Pressure canners

Peppercorn, consider putting a ad up looking for a pressure canner on your local buy ands sell.. as money get tighter peaple will e looking to sell things and there will e pressure canners sitting in basements gotten but not used.. maybe you can snap one up..
by farmgal
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Food Storage
Topic: Pressure canners
Replies: 17
Views: 314
Canada

Re: Pressure canners

[/quote] Ok, I will take a look at those, I should be in the city sometime in the next few days. Why when I see the specs of the pressure canners do I see them list how many pint and quart jars they hold but I dont think I have seen a spec for how many 1/2 gallon jars they hold (1.9 liter size) I ha...
by farmgal
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Security and Defense
Topic: Driveway Alarm
Replies: 28
Views: 780
Canada

Re: Driveway Alarm

So I have two new driveway alarms.. about 2 months apart.. its just the way it happened.. so big brother we will call the "the lug" is mostly lab with a bit of X .. he is very much like his mother.. happy but protective.. he is a silent weapon.. So he gives a woof when someone comes and looks at me ...
by farmgal
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Food Storage
Topic: Pressure canners
Replies: 17
Views: 314
Canada

Re: Pressure canners

Peppercorn.. if you really want a pressure canner this year.. look at the all american.. they cost 3 to 5 times more then the presto's but they do not need the seals and they will outlast you.. they are insane work horse's but most folks can not afford them.. nor can their stoves carry the weight (r...
by farmgal
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Gardening and agriculture
Topic: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020
Replies: 75
Views: 1720
Canada

Re: Garden like it counts (cuz it might) 2020

Hi please get this book. it will answer all your questions! https://www.amazon.ca/Year-Round-Vegetable-Gardener-Matter-Where/dp/1603425683 She is canadian and from the east coast.. you must get certain types of veggies only some will do certain things and all of them must be started in the fall so y...
by farmgal
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Canadian Discussions
Topic: No shortages?
Replies: 100
Views: 2012
Canada

Re: No shortages?

As a friend of mine in shipping says.. the shipment comes in and its always shorted and then by the time they pull from it for the places being sent, they are shorted on 50% or more of their orders and its all gone in a matter of hours.. Its not you.. its not home depo.. its the supply chains.. they...

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