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XD
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>>2507069
topkek

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So, the season is pretty much over. A few weeks and the veg. beds will be cleared of all but leaks and sprouts. The guy with the allotment plot next to mine dug in loads of seaweed last year and got amazing results. I have always just used manure and compost but will definitely get some seaweed this year. Anyone dig in or use anything different or weird? Also, general veg. growing thread. What went well this year? What didn't do so well? Grow anything unusual? Plans for next year?
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>>2505064
>So, the season is pretty much over.

Where are you?

I'm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada - near the lake, so I'm probably around zone 7 while the rest of Toronto is around 6, and up in Markham, 5.

My English Lavender is still big and bushy, and even my Thai Lavender is so far fine, so long as I have it against the wall. There was an unusually cool period late August / early September where the nights dropped to almost 10C, and one of my tomatoes almost died, but then there was a heat wave where the day was approaching 40C and the nights was still 25C and it bounced back.

I put crushed egg shells in my garden, I really want to try blood meal or the shrimp thing but I'm worried it would attract (more) pests, I already have to deal with Crane Flies larval.

Next year I shall grow more Basil in the same pot as my tomatoes (cherry again (sweet millions) and maybe plum). I might try strawberries (but I'm worried about pests), maybe trail it from my pot of English Lavender.

I want to try either a pepper or cucumber, if I have the space. I know I want to grow Sunflowers. For my vegetable needs, I'll mostly be doing salad greens in pot. I'm growing more collard greens now, they can overwinter outside and they become kinda tree like, so more leaves in a more narrow space.


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I'm in Ireland. I'm not a huge fan of sweet millions, very sweet but not much flavour other than the sweetness. I usually grow sungold and gardeners delight, both sweet cherry tomatoes but with better flavour.
I have found peppers to be disappointing to grow, hard to get them to ripen, but it might jut be down to Ireland's short summers. Cucumbers though are great, taste much better than shop bought varieties and produce more than you could eat. Be sure and get an all female f1 variety though. You could try cucamelon, they produce loads of bite size cucumber type fruits but need a trellis or netting to grow up, still needs less room than a cucumber.
Haven't heard of digging in shrimps, gonna google that.
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>>2506874
I finally got an apartment with a balcony last year, and I brought Sweet Millions because it was the only Cherry Tomato at the local gardening centre, and I liked it because it gave me tomatoes late into NOVEMBER, whereas the other Maria something large tomato gave me a SINGLE tomato - that could be because I planted them in August, when I moved in.

Winter in Canada is so long, that Stars wrote a song called "The North" with the line, "So cold in this country, October to May", but it's more complicated then that, because of Indian Summer...and I think we get more Sunlight in North America - always hear people say that UK is always cloudy compared to NA. I mean, we do have deserts on our continent.

I like the taste of sweet bell peppers but they always seem so expensive, that's why I wanted to try growing them, I like cucumber OKAY as little bits in salad, but it's harder to cook with them. I guess I could trade them with my Aunt for more tomatoes! I don't think the bigger tomatoes can make it on my balcony because it's so windy.

What the heck, I want to eat sweet peppers, I get a lot of sunlight, wish me luck!

Or maybe I'll try both, I do have a 15L container, plus two big pots that are either 2 and a half gallon or 3 gallons (that I use for tomatoes right now), and another one in storage.
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>>2505064
see
>>>/out/1115602

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Do you feed your pets fruits?
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>>2507071
that's not good
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>>2507073
It's yummy!
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>>2507056
I sometimes give my kot green apples. he loves them.
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>>2507071
Same! My big guy can't get enough of them!
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>>2507092
>filename

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What is this?
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>>2505476
someone probably abandoned it
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Looks like a long, non red version of this https://youtu.be/TyRk-Lt9E3E
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moldy piece of animal shit
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>>2507062
This

Spider edition

This is the invertebrate general. If you have any questions about invertebrates, want to look into owning one or more, or want to simply discuss them, this is the thread to do so, whether its

>Tarantulas and other spiders
>Myriapods
>Mollusks
>Crustaceans
>Insects
>Or anything without a backbone

Feel free to post it.

Resources/help and information


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>>2506980
>get hard
>handle my tarantulas
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>>2506980
>insert mealworm in urethra
>it doesn't come out anymore
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Can I get an ID on this guy?
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>>2507044
Perillus bioculatus
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>>2506877
Okay, good

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What would you name a dog that looks like this?
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>>2504625
Voodoo
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>>2505330
there are some really strange people in this world
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>>2504625
boner
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>All these shitty names
Just call him Spooks
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>>2504935
>hitler
>not /an/ as fuck

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Can someone identify this doggo?
For real now, I have a shit ton of them in my room as I keep the window open 24/7 (usually come out at night and see them on the wall)
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>>2506731
It's not a dog, it's a wolf.
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>>2506763
Is it poisonous?
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>>2506791
In the same way pit bulls are, yes.
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IT'S A VINEGAROOON
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3-AOPFRXebg

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previously on /herp/ >>2486195

Reptile classifieds for finding breeders of various scaled and sundry creatures

>kingsnake.com
>faunaclassifieds.com
>reptilescanada.com (Canadian breeders)
>caudata.org for newts, salamanders and lots more amphibians
>Also check to see if there are any annual reptile shows/expos in your area as these are good places to find good animals from good breeders at partial discount


/herp/ officially official all purpose care sheet of wonder and magic

>sand a shit
>use a thermostat

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Can I make my ball python cage bioactive with springtails and/or isopods or will they bother her?
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Does anyone have any experience keeping crickets in the dark? I just bought a bigger cricket keeper and I can hear them jump in there very loudly. I was wondering if I could put them in a drawer and they would be fine?
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>>2506795
Yes you can. The cleaning crew will not mess with your snake.

>>2506846

Yeah it doesn't seem to matter if crickets get natural light or not. Fair warning though, keeping crickets in an enclosed space with low airflow will cause it to smell like grim death every time you open it.
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>>2506701

>pretends to be a cobra

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Has there ever been a person that got swallowed by a whale shark?
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>>2506145
Both die and it would be very emparrasing for the whale.
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Can a person stand in a blue whales mouth?
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>>2506172
Depends, are we talking Danny DeVito or Andre the Giant? Either way, yes.
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You could fit in their mouth but I imagine you'd end up choking the poor thing
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>going scuba diving with whale sharks in Cancun this Christmas
Should I be terrified? I used to love whales when I was a kid, but consciously swimming with something much bigger than myself suddenly scares the shit out of me. Any little thing goes wrong and the fucker can swallow me or drown me with its body. But I really want to do it...

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Hi /an/, this came out my shower drain.
What is it?
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used up tampon cord
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brown recluse
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>>2506618
>brown recluse

This meme is so old, it makes Sears look fresh.
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You must keep it. I wish I had kept one of the many that lived in my yard. So fucking cute.
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>>2506925
what happened anon?

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ITT: Chihuahua complexes in the animal kingdom
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Pic related is a Norwegian lemming. Unlike other lemmings, they're fierce little annoying shits and the polar opposite of timid.

https://youtu.be/vv06KicxKdc
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>>2507013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgj3nZWtOfA
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>>2507027
I NEED

TO WATCH THIS
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>>2507013
>lemmings have been known to kill weasels
absolute load of shit

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Can I Liquidate. all Solid Gasses and make it Nothing Matter ?

A very confusing Questioni..(IronI)
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This is some Has Anyone Really Been Far Even as Decided to Use Even Go Want to do Look More Like? tier posting
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>>2503541
>>>/sci/ would be better no?
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What did he mean by that?
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Has anyone ever melted as far as gas even?
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>>2502137

i feel that being danish is the least of your problems, signore autissimo

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What is the most /an/ (reformed, non-tribal)religion?
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>>2506875
ANIMALS ARE THE FUCKING DEVIL
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>>2506871
Horned God/Cernnunos/Baphomet
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>>2506834
Jainism, obviously.
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>>2506875
Yeah. There's more but Christianity has made a joke out of it for literal millennia.
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>>2506871
reform means that it has a combined belief system and specific theology.
Worshipping broad undefined gods like frei and tyr: tribal nordic paganism.
Writing a mythological lore and making a semi-rigid belief system, writing the edda, etc: reformed nordic religion
animism isn't a specific religion with a clear theology, so it isn't reformed, it's tribal and basic and you aren't a fucking animist fuck you, you just want to feel special.

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He's about to die today. I'm dying inside. RIP Klondike
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>>2506947

I'm sorry op. He looks like a beautiful little guy. I just lost my golden of 12 years yesterday to hemangiosarcoma.

I'm praying for the best possible outcome for your dog. If he passes remember you gave him the best possible life and were a wonderful friend to them.
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>>2506947
'_'7
goodnight, sweet prince
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>>2506990
>has pancreatitis and maybe pancreatic cancer

Euthanize if it comes up positive. Trust me, that shit is painful. First hand account of seeing people with that, generally too late for one to see it before it goes to hell and metastasizes.
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>>2506990
wait wait
anon. im not trying to be all dudeweedlmao here, but there is a possibility that ingestible cannabis concoctions and/or concentrated cbd oil could help. if cannabis is still illegal where you live, cbd extracts can be obtained legally via the interweb in all 50 states. i think it is legal in most other parts of the world too, but dont quote me on that one. obviously cannabis consumables will have psychoactive effects, but cbd does not. i think cbd stuff would be the way to go, but if your dog likes to party, cannabis edibles couldl help too. its worth a shot, especially considering the complete lack of side effects
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>>2507047
That's the plan, he's on IV rn under watch for 24 hours to see how it is.

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Are Amniotic Sacs cute?
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They're pretty cute I guess
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It seems intuitive that we should find them cute but no they're ugly as fuck
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I don't know if I'd call them cute, but they are really neat
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>>2506934
How does he breathe inside that bag?
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>>2507031
How do you breathe inside that one



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