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Just a pretty picture

August 17, 2018, 6:51 pm Read more »

spaghetti squash questions

August 17, 2018, 6:05 pm

Hi All, Is there anything wrong with this guy (weird color) or is he just not ripe yet? And when do you harvest them? When they are yellow like in the store? And I notice... Read more »

What is wrong with my roma's?

August 17, 2018, 6:00 pm

Hi All, On a lark, I decided to try growing Roma Tomatoes. (I am very successful with cherries, but never big tomatoes.) Well, I got lots of green Roma's , which is a good sign. But when they r... Read more »


August 17, 2018, 5:52 pm

Hi All, I just cleared two areas of failed stuff. It will sit idle till next spring. Well, not quite so idle. My microbiome will still be there. Do I need to water my microbiome every so often?... Read more »


August 15, 2018, 4:17 am

Hi All, Three of my four Choke Berries (not cherries) are thriving. The fourth died on me. I read that Choke Berries can able propagate with clippings. So, I clipped about an eight inch branch of... Read more »

Well no wonder !

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August 12, 2018, 11:50 am

  Seems that in the last week or two something(s) have been marauding my tomato patch . I thought I had it better protected ... yesterday afternoon I set up my game cam in the corner where they... Read more »

08-04-2018 harvest

August 10, 2018, 10:57 pm

Hi All, My 08-04-2018 harvest: From top right to bottom left 9 Ron-de-nice Zukes rosemary 7 golden zukes potato onions purslane 2 anaheim peppers... Read more »

Not quite garden to table

August 6, 2018, 8:02 pm

  The last batch of tomatoes is currently making an extended stop in the big stock pot ... accompanied by hamburger , onions , mushrooms , and a host of delicate spices . And the house smells m... Read more »

Color of carrots

August 6, 2018, 4:12 pm Read more »

next year's garlic

August 3, 2018, 10:24 pm

Hi All, Zone 6b My purple grazer failed on me due to the warm weather in May. Grow Organic says these two will go through the winter and are somewhat tolerant of early warm weather. FP538 https... Read more »

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Tomato pesticides, anything better than Malathion?

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Hi, I'm growing tomatoes on my apartment porch, got maybe a dozen plants going not too bad. Got a severe problem with bugs and bacteria pest because I recirculate excess water. Yup, the plant's sau... Read more »

Do Picked Watermelons Coontinue to Ripen?

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Hi all, I'm wondering, if I pick my own or buy a watermelon, does it continue to ripen? Somtimes I buy a watermelon and it's not ripe enough so I'm wondering if there is any benefit to just leaving... Read more »

burning junk mail for ash

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Hi, I've been looking around the web for information of whether junk mail burnt is safe or advisable to use as a source of ash in the garden or compost pile. But I haven't found anything useful yet. ... 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 »

Roots in Raised Bed

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I've been doing SFG in raised beds for a couple of years now, and there is now an accumulation of left over roots in the beds from past plantings. I imagine they compost at some time, but do they co... 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 »

expanded shale for clay soil

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Has anyone used expanded sale to improve clay soil? I read of a study by Texas A&M which indicated it is a permanent solution to improving the air and drainage properties for gardening. Has anyone... Read more »

How safe is copper-oil-fungicide?

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I have a dwarf peach tree that's had perrenial peach leaf curl. More than 20 years ago I bought a plastic 1 pint bottle of Chacon Bordoil Copper-Oil-Fungicide, but have never even opened the bottle. ... Read more »

Asian pear tree --- fire bright?

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Well no wonder !

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  Seems that in the last week or two something(s) have been marauding my tomato patch . I thought I had it better protected ... yesterday afternoon I set up my game cam in the corner where they... 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.