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rramsmate (Ronald Matthews)

Member since: September 11, 2010



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Caldwell, Id 83607
USDA hardiness zone 6A


Ronald Matthews

Member since:

September 11, 2010

My Website or Blog:

Idaho Ruminations

About me

Just your average poor farmboy, in my 60's. Gathered radios from the dump and repaired them when in the 4th grade, then sold from door to door for $1, fixed radios & tvs in high school for money. First computer course in 1969. Worked electronics in Marines, Navy, NSA, Feds, Army, and various companies. Home business of computer repair.

Current project

Studying the new fed health law for errors.

Type of gardener

Weed-Free gardening

Favorite garden activity


garden wall

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FigTree commented on 09/13/10
I said Weed Free Gardening, but I do have some weeds. Actually, they are edible plants or wild herbs growing along with designed planting for canning season.
rramsmate commented on 09/11/10