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Garlic harvest

July 17, 2019, 4:29 am

My garlic harvest: How do I make them grow bigger next time? I know they get bigger as the bulbs I used for planting were twice this size. Many thanks, -T Read more »

Zucchetta squash?

July 13, 2019, 12:57 am

Hi All, Supposedly Zucchetta are bug resistant. But they are climbing. What happens if you don't give them something to climb on? Many thanks,... Read more »

green onion experiment

July 12, 2019, 11:44 pm

Hi All, My grand experiment. I have a small area about 6' long by 1-1/2 ' wide that I let garlic, shallots, and onions just grow without picking them. I do this just out of curiosity to see wha... Read more »

need help with stump removal

July 11, 2019, 6:15 pm

Hi All, Okay, I know a bit misleading subject line, but ... You were thinking back hoe, dynamite, swearing, etc.. I have little trees growing all over the place. I think they are either cotton w... Read more »

tip on squash bugs

July 11, 2019, 6:07 pm

Hi All, Yesterday, I put the knee pads on and got down on the dirt to prune off the extra zucchini pants from my holes. The plants I kept were the large ones at about 10 tall. I noticed that in ... Read more »

Pointed Pumpkin Plants

July 6, 2019, 1:37 pm

I planted twelve varieties of pumpkins this year, all of which are doing well. Most of the varieties are similar in appearance but the Secretariat pumpkins have a significantly more pointed appearanc... Read more »

peas :)

July 5, 2019, 11:20 am

i planted them so i can refresh my seed stock and to have more to give away. it's pretty hard to do when you want to stand there and eat them in the garden. :) it has been too long since i ... Read more »

Potato problem

July 1, 2019, 2:52 pm

Hi all, Does anybody know what is wrong with my potatoes? We had a lot of rain this summer and they got some black leg too. Those potatoes were dug up recently to prevent spread of it. +-------... Read more »

Have I been Pampering a weed?

June 29, 2019, 8:23 am

Hi All, This was suppose to be a Jeffery Pine grown from seed. Is this what a pine tree seedling is suppose to look like? Or have I been pampering a weed, again? Many tha... Read more »

transplant clippings not taking

June 27, 2019, 11:51 pm

Hi All, I am trying to get another Choke Berry (not cherry) to grow by transferring a clipping from another plant. This is supposedly how these plants are propagated. I have been using this root... Read more »

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When is Delicata squash ripe?

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The Subject says it all. We just picked an unripe one and would like to do better than trial-and-error. Thanks, Bob Read more »

Thai Pepper plants having trouble - Florida - "pickinu"

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Someone Please help me!! My Thai spicy pepper plants are having a bit of trouble here in S. Florida. 1.) A number of them have leaves which are getting a white swiriling line going through the leaf ... Read more »

teeny-tiny grasshoppers...

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I have these tiny little grasshoppers hanging around in my garden. They seem to be concentrated in the area where I have my cabbage, cauliflower and brussel sprouts growing. Anyone know what these a... Read more »

protein in cow manure

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does anyone have an idea of how much protein is typically found in cow manure? -- Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras lobortis volutpat commodo. Morbi lobortis, massa frin... Read more »

Squirrels or birds? What's digging up my pumpkin seeds?

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I planted my kabocha pumpkin seeds a few days ago about an inch deep in very damp soil and again, something has been digging them up and eating the seeds, leaving the husks on the ground. Is it more ... Read more »

What would cause really fibrous pea pors and snap peas?

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This years crop for me is really bad, especially the snap peas. You pick them, even ones that are still small, and eat them. Chew, chew, chew, and you end up with a mouthful of green fiber. I am... Read more »

hedelfinger riesenkirsche pollination

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I've just bought a sweet cherry plant, Hedelfinger riesenkirsche. The label says it's self pollinating but Google tells me Hedelfinger is an old variety and so likely to need a pollinating partner c... Read more »

Ever used a pecan vibrator

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I am going to shake the pecans off some trees locally that are just loaded. I have them sold already. I have a vibrator that makes a 960# impact 4,000 times a minute. Used to shake railroad car... Read more »

help wanted identifying zucchini pest problem

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Howdy all, I'm growing two varieties of zucchini this year and they are finally starting to take off. I've got one fruit coming on the 'heirloom' variety we planted from seed, and it is putting out... Read more »

hanging tomatoes are TOO heavy!

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I thought I'd be ever so smart, and use some 5 gallon buckets and make my own Topsy Turvy tomato planters. I let them sit for 2 weeks right side up til the roots got bigger, and when I tried to ha... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.