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I need a lettuce recommendation

November 15, 2019, 10:09 pm

Hi All, Zone 6c. very short growing season. I have a spot open in next years plan that I'd like to fill with (leaf) lettuce. Any recommendations? Many thanks, -T Read more »


November 12, 2019, 11:01 am

Hi All, I am going to try my hand at growing schisandra this spring. It is a climber. Anyone have a favorite trellis for such? Many thanks, -T Read more »

can i make a mess or what?

November 10, 2019, 6:17 pm

project i've been trying to get done this fall, weather has not been cooperating... another project i did get done (cleaning up... Read more »


November 7, 2019, 1:01 pm

snow already. was hoping to get more work done on this project and i may be able to tomorrow and the next day, but then next week we're getting temperatures in the teens overnight and no days a... Read more »

a few more nice days :)

October 21, 2019, 1:41 am

felt good to be outside with some sunshine and it warm enough to raise a sweat when digging and mixing some wood ashes in a garden so i can get some garlic planted in there this week. after t... Read more »

close to frost weather

October 14, 2019, 11:47 am

might happen tonight. we've had a nice spell of a few weeks and i sure wouldn't mind a few more just like this as i can get so much done. not ready for cold weather yet, but had to turn the ... Read more »

Need squash identity

October 10, 2019, 3:52 pm

Last year I bought some Delicata squash seeds and three of the 15 or so I planted produced fruit like this: Lots of nice, very large fruits. Watery, completely ine... Read more »

organic matter ???

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October 5, 2019, 5:43 am

Hi All, I just watched a video: Watch This BEFORE Buying Garden Soil for Vegetable Patch He makes the point that you have to add organic material even... Read more »

Green mulch

September 28, 2019, 11:14 pm

  My wife has seen others do this , and has suggested I try it . I'm looking for suggestions for something to plant this fall with the intention of turning it under in the spring . I'm currentl... Read more »

All good things must come to an end

September 28, 2019, 1:10 am

Hi All, All good things come to and end. According to the weather service, Saturday night will be 29F, then 26, 27, 26. So I harvested everything big and small. well, except the Goji's which ad... Read more »

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zucchini x pumpkin

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According to Wikipedia, dome types of pumpkin and zucchini are the same species. supposedly that means they can cross breed (if i remember my biology correctly). has anyone ever grew a hybrid? purpo... Read more »

Another plum bites the dust but Tehranivee shines

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In a month or so, we're going to be cutting down our plum tree. It's the second one we're removing, and we're taking it out for the same reason. It's growing shoots out of the root stock's roots. Thi... 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 »


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I've just found a source for free composted horse manure, there is a horse farm about 1/2 mile from me that gives it away. They have a big compost pile, you just have to drive up with some containe... 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 »

Disgusting Potato Bugs and Dead Nettle

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Has anyone had any luck getting rid of the rotten Colorado potato beetle by planting Dead Nettle? I have read that planting dead Nettle will help and was wondering if anyone has tried this. So far I'... 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 »

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.