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Harvesting foods

Discussion in 'Tortoise Diet and Food' started by Bacon the ninja, Feb 1, 2019.

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  1. Bacon the ninja

    Bacon the ninja New Member

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    Ok I have a question about harvesting grass clippings and weeds. I live in a apartment complex for now and I know getting grass from here is a big no due to pesticides and such. If I get freezer bags and go to a family members house and get grass can I freeze it for my hatchling since I can’t make it there everyday to get fresh grass
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    I gave you your own thread so you will get more answers. Better to start your own then adding to someone else's.
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    I have frozen grass and leaves for winter feeding. I used the vacuum sealing bags that you suck the air out with your vacuum. It helps to keep the freezing process from making some things from becoming wet and slimy.
    If you have a food saver vacuum sealed that would be better.
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    I freeze grass and weeds in paper bags .
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    I dried out hibiscus leaves and flowers for my Redfoot then stored them in Mason jars for the winter.
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    I live in South Florida, what is this winter you speak of?
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    Don’t start! :)
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