"It's about time to paint that roof."
"Have you thought about bottom-watering your seedlings?"
"Have you ever planted black kale?"
"You really ought to trellis those peas."
"You might want to give some thought to a tractor."
"At least, get yourself a roto-tiller."
"Did you plant all those peas by hand? You should try an automatic planter."
"We've got a seed-spreader you could use to plant grass."
"Everything looks good, except for that." He points at the fire-proof carpet underneath our wood stove.
"Have you considered buying grain in bulk for your livestock?"
"Of course, you're going to finish 'em on grain, not pasture."
"Green beans'll produce more if you plant them 8 inches apart."
"Man, those strawberries are packed. You didn't get many this year, did you?"
"You know, it's better to split that wood while it's green."
"Roundup's a lifesaver. You should use it."
"A little Sevin would take care of those Colorado potato beetles."
"When are you going to paint that barn?"
"You need a Gator or ATV."
"Leonard must be turning over in his grave."
"You ought to hire a tax-preparer."
"That geothermal heat pump'll never pay for itself."
"Does stuff really grow in all that mulch?"
"Your driveway looks like a used-car lot."
"The suggestions keep on coming, don't they?" says Virginia.
Yep, just a few samples. Gotta love 'em.
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