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Garden Rotation


September 8, 2019, 7:26 pm

We're going to rotate two of the garden sections for next year. We currentl y have three sections to our vegetable garden, each 25 feet wide and 30 fee t long, all adjacent with a walkway between t... Read more »

Fertilizer question


September 7, 2019, 4:57 am

Hi All, It is getting time for me to replant my garlic. I will probably be fertilizing the soil a week before hand with this guy unless you guys tell me otherwise: https://www.amazon.com/Jobes-Or... Read more »

Just some garden talk


September 4, 2019, 12:11 am

Hi All, Well, since doing this for eight years or so, this is the first time I have feral tomato plants growing in my garden. I noticed after it got hot in August, they popped up. I presume the... Read more »

Early Harvest


September 3, 2019, 1:06 am

A couple of pictures from September 2. Some of the winter squash vines had died out already so we picked the fruit. The larger pumpkins are still growing but the smaller varieties are ripe. https:... Read more »

Timbering off a few acres


August 29, 2019, 11:52 pm

Heyall. Well the oaks are dying; seems like half of everything else too. Nobody's said as much but I was guessing emerald borer beetle. Being a woman I can't seem to let things go in a waft of s... Read more »

Buttercup Squash


August 25, 2019, 7:12 pm

Songbird, Thanks for recommending buttercup squash last winter. I planted a few this spring and we just had the first one for dinner last night. Very good, the best squash we've had so far. It h... Read more »

My cherry tomatoes finally started to come ripe


August 24, 2019, 5:21 am

Yippee!! https://ibb.co/xhf5Th9 They taste so good your eyes roll in your head! Now to catch the TTD (Tomato Thieving Bunny). I am suspicious that she is in league with my wife. Maybe they one... Read more »

purple dove beans


August 10, 2019, 4:26 pm

we finally had enough to pick yesterday to cook up and try out. first of all these are a bush bean, upright habit, beans are fairly far off the ground (higher than most other bush beans i gro... Read more »

Long Carrot Experiment


July 30, 2019, 1:58 am

My wife got some seeds for a Japanese carrot which is supposed to grow two feet long in the proper soil. So I spent the morning making the soil prop er in one of the garden rows. The area is about... Read more »

Planting lemon seeds


July 28, 2019, 12:46 pm

  Any special prep , or just bury 'em ? I know that it's not likely a seed will produce a tree with fruit identical to the fruit they come from ... but hay , ya never know , might get some dece... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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