I just dropped the price of
the permaculture playing cards
for a wee bit.

 

 

uses include:
- infecting brains with permaculture
- convincing folks that you are not crazy
- gift giving obligations
- stocking stuffer
- gambling distraction
- an hour or two of reading
- find the needle
- find the 26 hidden names

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Jen Van
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Japanese beetles are eating my crabapple saplings. I am afraid these trees won't make it. We are in Minnesota. Have the saplings at top
of slope. Snowdrift crabapples.
 
Chris Lyons
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Hi Jen,

Did you see this post about using chickens and traps to control Japanese beetles?

http://www.permies.com/t/36988/chickens/Japanese-Beetle-chicken-feeders
 
Cj Sloane
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I have had fantastic success handpicking. Take a jar of soapy water with you every day when you make your rounds. Their numbers will drop dramatically.
 
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