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eating wildflowers?

June 17, 2018, 9:56 pm

When I was surfing the Internet I came across a unusual topic about cooking. It was about preparing dishes with use of wild flowers from our gardens that many people think as weeds. Of course, not al... Read more »

Edible flowers?

June 14, 2018, 9:36 pm

Hi! How are you friends? Today, when I was cooking a dinner, I looked at my garden and I saw many beautiful flowers. I thought..what if I use them in my kitchen? Unfortunately, I haven't tried, but I... Read more »

Pumpkin Patch

June 11, 2018, 1:37 am

I finally got the pumpkin patch tilled and seeded 15 hills with 10 varieties of pumpkins and winter squash. Read more »

Does your garlic fall over in the spring?

June 9, 2018, 3:08 am

Hi All, Every spring my beautiful garlic plants fall over, like the wind has blown the over before they scape. This happen to you? -T Read more »

merit 75

June 7, 2018, 4:47 pm

What is the true shelf life of Merit. Manufacturer states 2 years. Read more »

Too Wet!

June 5, 2018, 10:19 pm

I was complaining that we weren't getting enough rain on the pastures, then we had about two weeks of almost steady rain. You might have seen the vide os of the terrible floods in Ellicott City, M... Read more »

For songbird

June 5, 2018, 5:23 pm

  I saw your post where you said that bean seed looked weird , sprouted then dried , etc . I have had that seed for a year or two and had never even opened the envelope - I was surprised at the... Read more »

Did we lose George?

May 31, 2018, 5:30 pm

Haven't heard from George in a while. Did we lose him? Read more »

may get some plants in soon

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May 25, 2018, 5:04 am

perhaps that is why they call it May? :) songbird Read more »

Ping songbird

May 20, 2018, 8:40 pm

  Just a heads-up , the Mattie Beane bush beans I planted had a less-than-stellar germination rate . Looks like around 50-60% , so be prepared for bare spots - I have no idea how old the seed i... Read more »

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Squirrels attacking my tomatoes. Even eating the green ones. Tried mothballs. Yeah right. Trapped and released one. Two more showed up this am. any ideas ASAP. I haven't had a ripe tomato in ... 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 »

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 »

Henbit or Ground Ivy as living mulch?

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They overrun my vege plot. Is is better just to leave them? They are very easy to remove but do they take up much nutrients? 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 »

Pumpkin Patch Weeds

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This being the first summer in my retirement, I vowed to keep up with weedi ng the pumpkin patch. When they were little sprouts on their widely separat ed hills, I'd run the tiller between them eve... Read more »

Yellow leaves on plum tree

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Hi all. I have a 4 year old vic plum planted last year. some of the older leaves are turning yellow. Would I be right in thinking this is due to lack of nitrogen? The tree is planted with grass right... 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 »

Lumpy zucchini

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My zucchini have become lumpy. I'm used to nice smooth fruit so this is disconcerting. Some are more misshapen than others. They seem to taste just fine. Has anyone here any idea as to why the zu... 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.