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another muclh question
This year I had a bunch of pine needles and put them around my tomato plants. Probalby several inches thick as I had a large pine removed and needed to do something with the needles. Can I use my...
1 week ago 1
 
mulch question
Hi All, I am suppose to put a bit of mulch over my over winter onions to protect them from the elements. I have pine needles and peat moss. Does both qualify? -T T wrote: i wouldn't use peat moss at...
1 week ago 3
 
Green beans?
Hi All, Are green beans very difficult to grow? (Keep in mind my black thumb.) Found these with a 50 day maturity: strings either. And my trophy wife loves the way I cook green beans: bacon fat,...
1 week ago 14
 
purple dove beans
i really enjoyed growing these the past three years. the first year i only had a small sample to work with and to get the seed supply built up. the second year i verified they did well in most garden...
2 weeks ago 5
 
Sweet Potatoes
I harvested the sweet potatoes this morning. We had a 25' row, about 3/4 regular yellow and the rest white sweet potatoes. The yellow did very well, we got at least 20# of good sized potatoes, but the...
2 weeks ago 5
 
Gourds?
Hi All, Not to ask too stupid a question, but if gourds are not editable, what are they used for? Are they toxic? -T And they only nest in human provided housing. Hmmm. They'd better eat a lot of...
3 weeks ago 8
 
a few squash pics
the varigated ones, a cross between kabocha and a local pumpkin of some kind: supposed to be small squash? i'd hate to meet the parents! songbird Gorgeous! I liked them too. thanks! i managed to get a...
3 weeks ago 7
 
Frost Warnings Tonight
We've had a little cold snap here in Maryland, just northeast of Baltimore. Daytime highs in the mid-60's, overnight lows in the mid-40's. Tonight they're predicting a low of 40 with frost warnings. I...
1 month ago 2
 
pallet project done pics
feels so good to have this mostly done at last... it was a ton of work to do to get all those pallets removed and cut up and also it was a scramble to get the drain tubes moved and all the pea gravel...
1 month ago 1
 
irish moss still alive
as i was taking pics the other week i also took a quick few shots of the irish moss bit that i rescued last year (after trying to get rid of it thinking it might be an invasive weed i didn't want in...
1 month ago
 
fertilizer sticks
Hi All, Are these organic fertilizer sticks I see for outdoor plants any good? Many thanks, -T T wrote: dunno, give a name of a brand. likely though you can often do better for almost any fertilizer...
1 month ago 1
 
first frost
last night. it took me by surprise because yesterday was busy and i didn't check the forecast. even if i had i may not have done anything different because it has been so far off this year anyways....
1 month ago 4
 
calcium for alkaline soil
Hi All, I am getting blossom rot on few of my peppers. My research says that this is due to a lack of calcium in my soil. I have seen recommendations to grinding up a TUMS, but my soil is already...
1 month ago 7
 
Mystery Seeds
Has anyone received any of those mystery seed packages that have been popping up around the country? no, but packages appearing that aren't requested has been more and more common with people using it...
1 month ago 3
 
Fall planting
Pulled out the green beans and planted Florida broadleaf mustard just before the rain on Friday. There is a good crop of seedlings showing as of yesterday. :) planting is always a sign of hope and...
1 month ago 1