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Frost Warnings Tonight
We've had a little cold snap here in Maryland, just northeast of Baltimore. Daytime highs in the mid-60's, overnight lows in the mid-40's. Tonight they're predicting a low of 40 with frost warnings. I...
11 hours ago
 
pallet project done pics
feels so good to have this mostly done at last... it was a ton of work to do to get all those pallets removed and cut up and also it was a scramble to get the drain tubes moved and all the pea gravel...
19 hours ago 1
 
irish moss still alive
as i was taking pics the other week i also took a quick few shots of the irish moss bit that i rescued last year (after trying to get rid of it thinking it might be an invasive weed i didn't want in...
19 hours ago
 
fertilizer sticks
Hi All, Are these organic fertilizer sticks I see for outdoor plants any good? Many thanks, -T T wrote: dunno, give a name of a brand. likely though you can often do better for almost any fertilizer...
1 day ago 1
 
first frost
last night. it took me by surprise because yesterday was busy and i didn't check the forecast. even if i had i may not have done anything different because it has been so far off this year anyways....
3 days ago 4
 
calcium for alkaline soil
Hi All, I am getting blossom rot on few of my peppers. My research says that this is due to a lack of calcium in my soil. I have seen recommendations to grinding up a TUMS, but my soil is already...
1 week ago 7
 
Mystery Seeds
Has anyone received any of those mystery seed packages that have been popping up around the country? no, but packages appearing that aren't requested has been more and more common with people using it...
1 week ago 3
 
Fall planting
Pulled out the green beans and planted Florida broadleaf mustard just before the rain on Friday. There is a good crop of seedlings showing as of yesterday. :) planting is always a sign of hope and...
3 weeks ago 1
 
tomatoes, onions, beans
since it was looking like we were going to get rained on again yesterday we picked through the tomatoes to get those that were mostly ready brought in. i also finally got the onions out of the garden...
3 weeks ago
 
Too Many Melons
I planted a couple varieties of cantaloupe this year and they're all ripening at the same time. I think that next year, I'll plant a couple of hills in early May, like I did this year, then plant a...
1 month ago 10
 
tomato harvest and other things
tomatoes starting to get red enough to pick some. for the first pick we had a five gallon bucket and i turned most of them into tomato juice. we did eat a half dozen tomatoes. cherry tomatoes we've...
1 month ago 7
 
Re: Moby Grape Tomato
... are you always watering from the bottom and never getting the top of the plant? is it protected from the wind and the rain? are you not seeing any bees or other pollinators on the plant? if all of...
1 month ago 1
 
pepper seeds question
Hi All, I wanted t collect seeds from my Anaheim (California) peppers this year. Questions: 1) Do I need to wait till the peppers get red on the vine before harvesting? Or is a touch or red okay to...
1 month ago 2
 
Rosemary and Green Onion babble.
Hi All, Just some small black thumb gardening talk: I have been watering my rosemary plant more and it has seems to give me better cooking sprigs. I use some to cook pork chops. I have yet to try...
1 month ago 3
 
ping songbird: stirup hoe
Hi Songbird, That you for the stirup hoe recommendation. I got me a Jonhnny Appleseed five incher. Before I water and the ground is still dry, I give my weeds a hair cut. And the purslane, which been...
1 month ago 2