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Ginny Hopper
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  • Anacortes, WA
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Ginny Hopper commented on Travis Stinnett's blog post 'Invasion of the Potbelly Pigs!!'
"Your most welcome!"
Jan 29, 2013
Ginny Hopper commented on Travis Stinnett's blog post 'Invasion of the Potbelly Pigs!!'
"I know someone who had over weight potbelly's and the Vet said to find a container (A very strong plastic bottle) that they could roll on the ground. Pigs are a grazing animal. Cut a hole in it (just the size of their food kibble) and put their…"
Jan 28, 2013
Ginny Hopper commented on Travis Stinnett's blog post 'How To Build Rabbit Next Boxes'
"Thank you! And may your bunnies reproduce and prosper!"
Jan 28, 2013
Ginny Hopper replied to Rachael McCaskill's discussion 'Super Healing Carrot Ginger Soup' in the group Recipe Sharing
Jan 28, 2013
Ginny Hopper commented on Solomon Sweeting's video

Sweeting Ranch

"Wonderful video! You have the right ideas for sure and no-till is very important. Protect that top soil! God Bless!"
Dec 11, 2012
Ginny Hopper commented on Andrew Schreiber's blog post 'Anyone looking to join an sustainable community?'
"Greetings Andrew, It's so nice to know you and your group at Windward are out there. I'm up in the San Juan Island area of Washington State. I have been very busy the last 2 years and don't spend much time on this site. I have been…"
Dec 9, 2012
Ginny Hopper commented on Pete and Izzy's Mom's group 'Backyard Chickens'
"Here's a great idea for backyard chicken runs. Forgive me if this has already been shared. Chicken Tunnel Man   https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GlyV8fA6R_Q#!"
May 31, 2012
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May 31, 2012
Ginny Hopper commented on Adam & AnneRose Poor's photo
May 31, 2012
Ginny Hopper commented on Samantha Harris's photo

Picture 040

"Very cool!"
May 31, 2012
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May 31, 2012
Ginny Hopper replied to Lizz's discussion 'Talk to me about chicken Poop and flies!' in the group Backyard Chickens
"Like most things that attract insects and critters, it's best to compost it first or bury it under soil. Don't be surprised if you get maggots, fly larva hatch out.  If that happens the birds will swoop in and clean them out, just…"
May 31, 2012
Ginny Hopper commented on Lucy Goodman's video

Planting a Fig Tree in SW Ohio

"I'm on an island in the pacific northwest that was  zoned 7a but is now zone 8. Figs do grow here but I've only seen them growing further in on the island where the winds are not as severe. They also get pretty huge! "
Mar 28, 2012
Ginny Hopper replied to Erin Mitchell's discussion 'Fleece, wool, and a trailer' in the group DIY - tips for how to do just about anything
"Brenda, I've been told that you can just keep it in large sealed bags and put in some moth balls and that will keep the bugs out and kill off the live ones & larva in the fibers. Moth balls give off a gas as they age, hence the reason they…"
Jan 31, 2012
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Jan 14, 2012
Ginny Hopper posted a status
"I finished getting the new deer fencing up! Come on Spring!"
Jan 14, 2012

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama, 100% Homegrown
A bit about me:
I'm happy and content. Love the Lord, my family, kitties and gardening.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Pumpkin Black Bean soup!
Currently reading:
RECOMMENDED READINGS: The Ruth Stout No-Work Garden Book (I still work like crazy) Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver, Start with the Soil by Grace Gershuny, Carrots Love Tomatoes & Roses Love Garlic by Louise Riotte
Currently listening to:
I like everything easy going.
My latest DIY project:
New deer and rabbit fencing went in! Yeah!
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
Looking for a food preservation group
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At 12:36pm on December 11, 2011, Pat Johnson said…

I smoke the salmon for just 20 minutes so it has the smoke taste but still retains enough moisture that it can be canned without adding any liquid. I just smoke it for 20 minutes with heavy smoke and then pressure can it for 75 minutes. I use 8oz jars. I take one bar of softened cream cheese and mash the salmon into it to make a great dip (when its still warm) or a spread (after refridgeration). I have a canning club called the "Pensacola Can Can Club". we have a Facebook page under that name if you wanna take a look.

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