[Homestead] Visit to an Earthship !
lurine at com-pair.net
Sun Jan 11 17:08:28 EST 2009
The LDS sell oxygen removing packets for $12/100. They work great in
smaller jars where you wouldn't put dry ice.
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From: "EarthNSky" <erthnsky at bellsouth.net>
> chemicals I was exposed to as well. It can be a tough job for those of
> us in the lower ranks who work with toxic substances. If what you are
> testing doesn't kill you, what you run the tests with can!
> A gamma seal lid is a special lid for a 5 gallon bucket. If you google
> it you will find a bazillion sites that sell them. If you have a local
> food co-op, you might get them there. For all I know, Walmart sells
> them now..but I don't know. I bought mine back in the early 90's.
> There is something about bay that repels insects. I mentioned in
> another post about greenhouse trees that I wanted a bay in there. Not
> only are they pretty trees, slow growing and well suited for
> greenhouses, but I am hoping that by planting them near the citrus and
> poms will deter whiteflies, aphids, and other pests in the greenhouse.
> Just a theory at this point, but I know it works well here in the house
> with leaves in buckets of flour.
> Dry ice is not a sustainable item. Some grocery stores sell it, I
> understand, but I couldn't tell you where you would find it. I would
> say check the yellow pages or do a google search.
> Leslie wrote:
>> She is a chemist at a mine up in Silver City, NM. And she said she
>> is chemically sensitive, but I wondered if it was work avoidance,
>> since she is a chemist actively working at a mine......
>> THANKS............. now... more.
>> What is a gamma seal lid?
>> What do bay leaves to as far as weevils?
>> Are you saying you can store storing flour, as in white, wheat or rye
>> flours using dry ice also?
>> Where do I get dry ice?
>> And, how is dry ice sustainable if TSHTF??? I don't suppose there is
>> a way one can make dry ice at hom
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