New Bark and Branches!

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New Bark and Branches!

Post by piratetoothgir » Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:39 am

I went to a park across the street from my neighborhood, collected some great branches and bark shavings!
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The crabs appreciated the bark to eat from, which was great for me :)


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Post by NLindsey921 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:24 am

That second picture almost looks like it was taken out in the wild. It just looks so natural.

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Re: New Bark and Branches!

Post by Hermie escape artist » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:15 am

Any bark is ok ???.
stella wrote:I went to a park across the street from my neighborhood, collected some great branches and bark shavings!
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Post by Hermie escape artist » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:04 pm

Not bark meant like any type of tree ? For the bark and tree branches

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Post by GotButterflies » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:33 pm

Hermie escape artist wrote:Not bark meant like any type of tree ? For the bark and tree branches

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The bark needs to be from a tree off of the safe food list. The tree also needs to be from trees that are free from pesticides, fertilizers and free from areas that are not sprayed for mosquitoes.

@Stella - I would be careful of parks - some parks are treated with pesticides - especially if they allow dogs. It can also be illegal to harvest from parks!
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Re: New Bark and Branches!

Post by piratetoothgir » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:58 pm

GotButterflies wrote:The bark needs to be from a tree off of the safe food list. The tree also needs to be from trees that are free from pesticides, fertilizers and free from areas that are not sprayed for mosquitoes.

@Stella - I would be careful of parks - some parks are treated with pesticides - especially if they allow dogs. It can also be illegal to harvest from parks!
I believe it’s oak, definitely not an unsafe wood though.
The wood was collected from a private neighborhood, I said park because there was a playground there, but it’s very quiet, and filled with all sorts of wild animals and bugs such as isopods and forester ants.

It’s nothing like a public playground park that you’ll find in the city.
Sorry for not elaborating a bit more :)

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I baked the branches and leaves in the oven first, they didn’t have any bugs on the bark.
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Post by Hermie escape artist » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:45 pm

stella wrote:
GotButterflies wrote:The bark needs to be from a tree off of the safe food list. The tree also needs to be from trees that are free from pesticides, fertilizers and free from areas that are not sprayed for mosquitoes.

@Stella - I would be careful of parks - some parks are treated with pesticides - especially if they allow dogs. It can also be illegal to harvest from parks!
I believe it’s oak, definitely not an unsafe wood though.
The wood was collected from a private neighborhood, I said park because there was a playground there, but it’s very quiet, and filled with all sorts of wild animals and bugs such as isopods and forester ants.

It’s nothing like a public playground park that you’ll find in the city.
Sorry for not elaborating a bit more :)

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I baked the branches and leaves in the oven first, they didn’t have any bugs on the bark.
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Post by piratetoothgir » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:10 am

@GotButterflies
I decided to email the board of the area, and they cleared me of pesticides :)
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Post by Hermie escape artist » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:17 am

stella wrote:@GotButterflies
I decided to email the board of the area, and they cleared me of pesticides :)
I know places without pesticides but idk what type of trees are around so ...

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Post by GotButterflies » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:50 pm

@Hermie escape artist - you can look up what trees are in your area by looking for the arbor society of your state :) Then look up leaf identification online :)

You also want to check to make sure they don't spray for mosquitoes in your area.
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Post by Hermie escape artist » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:36 pm

GotButterflies wrote:@Hermie escape artist - you can look up what trees are in your area by looking for the arbor society of your state :) Then look up leaf identification online :)

You also want to check to make sure they don't spray for mosquitoes in your area.
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Post by Hermie escape artist » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:40 pm

So there is a website that is leaf indicator ? Looking
GotButterflies wrote:@Hermie escape artist - you can look up what trees are in your area by looking for the arbor society of your state :) Then look up leaf identification online :)

You also want to check to make sure they don't spray for mosquitoes in your area.
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Post by Hermie escape artist » Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:49 pm

GotButterflies wrote:@Hermie escape artist - you can look up what trees are in your area by looking for the arbor society of your state :) Then look up leaf identification online :)

You also want to check to make sure they don't spray for mosquitoes in your area.
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Post by GotButterflies » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:11 pm

I’m glad I could help! :)


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Post by Hermie escape artist » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:13 pm

GotButterflies wrote:I’m glad I could help! :)


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