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bobski 05-01-2013 02:27 AM

world famous bobski mystery thing, pic #242
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can you guys tell i was in the garage all of this rainy day?

have a bunch of toothpicks with wire attached to them. found in with gardening stuff.

bigjim 05-01-2013 02:34 AM

This one's too easy, if wood they are stakes for holding the wire mesh in the ground upright for tomato plant vines to grow on.


bobski 05-01-2013 02:36 AM

they are wood.
is this for raising tomatoes from seeds? most i get are grown already. or we just throw seeds out in the compost and let them go nuts.

got a pic of them in use?

winds-of-change 05-01-2013 09:32 AM

I believe they might be markers so you can write on the sticks what you planted where. I sometimes see stakes at the beginning of rows with a sign on them stating "carrots", "radishes", etc.

MisterMcCool 05-01-2013 11:10 AM

You'd think, even if a farmer forgot what he planted, he could look at a carrot or ear of corn and remember what it's called. :)

bobski 05-01-2013 12:54 PM

the wire is what throws me off. if you have one stick in the ground and the wire is attached to the other stick in the ground....what will it do? train the plant to grow along the ground?

primer1 05-01-2013 01:05 PM

Staking wire across the row of seedlings coming up in the garden, put plastic over them when frost is in the forecast. Keeps the tarp from breaking the seedlings.

lastrebel70 05-01-2013 04:38 PM

To me they look like the stakes you use to put flowers on the grave at the cementary

bobski 05-01-2013 05:02 PM

i think primer1 nailed it.

dango 05-01-2013 07:05 PM

That,s a Nigerian grill comb...! Scary ain,t it..? :confused:

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