Canola

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by Ed in S. AL, Apr 2, 2006.

  1. Ed in S. AL

    Ed in S. AL Well-Known Member

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    What can I do with a 1/4 acre of canola that seems to have sprang up out back. And how it got there I haven't a clue. I cleared the rest of my land off, and then drug it down with a box blade after discing, and now this stuff is everywhere.
     
  2. OD

    OD Well-Known Member

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    Get rid of it quick before Monsanto sees it & sues you.
     

  3. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Pasture it, or plow it under for green manure when it starts to bloom. Pretty isn't it.
     
  4. Ed in S. AL

    Ed in S. AL Well-Known Member

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    It's blooming now, and I saw tons of little seed pods this morning. Also noticed it's springing up all over the neighborhood. So where the heck did it come from?
     
  5. MELOC

    MELOC Master Of My Domain

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    maybe monsanto needs more revenue and has decided to covertly seed some areas from the air, lol. watch for the aerial surveilance.
     
  6. Triffin

    Triffin Well-Known Member

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    Harvest the stuff and make bio-diesel out
    of the oil :buds:

    Triff
     
  7. tyusclan

    tyusclan Well-Known Member

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    Is it canola or wild mustard? We have mustard all over the place here, but I haven't seen any canola.
     
  8. brosil

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    A friend grew canola and said the leaves steamed are better than the best broccoli he ever had. I've been thinking of growing some just to try it.