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New Gardener


March 31, 2020, 7:31 pm

I have a retired friend who decided to take up vegetable gardening this yea r. My wife and I discussed various basic gardening techniques, like tilling tomatoes, cabbages, lettuce, and similar comm... Read more »

Mealy Bugs


March 27, 2020, 5:04 pm

My wife keeps her citrus trees in the greenhouse over the winter. This year, they had a really bad infestation of mealy bugs, which leave a powdery white residue on the leaves, as pictured in the lin... Read more »

Potatoes Planted


March 26, 2020, 5:28 pm

We finished planting the potatoes today, Thursday, 3/26. We planted the fir st half on Tuesday but yesterday was raining so we had to wait until today. Hard working in the wet dirt; it sticks to t... Read more »

getting to a bean picture


March 24, 2020, 7:29 pm

well with all the stuff going on here (family and otherwise) i've not been able to get as much time on the bean picture setup and testing things out until recently. i finally got a rig set up... Read more »

Bent Fence Posts


March 21, 2020, 8:26 pm

I use the T-bar metal fence posts around our place. I have several which ar e bent; I've tried to straighten them out with hammer and vise, but they're made of a springy steel that is holding the ... Read more »

Garlic, Onions and first harvest


March 15, 2020, 8:10 am

Hi All, We had some warm weather earlier this week and my garlic had a growth spurt. They are now 6 to 8 inches tall. So I figured it was time to plant my yellow onions balls from Wally World. ... Read more »

Biennial plants for seed production


March 13, 2020, 6:27 pm

I have a couple dozen Macomber Rutabaga plants in the greenhouse, started from seed last fall. The greenhouse is attached to the house, with barrels of water under the benches to moderate temperat... Read more »

I need a heavy duty tiller in Denver, Colorado, US


March 8, 2020, 5:14 pm

Is anybody here able to recommend someone with a large tiller in Denver, Co lorado, US? The person I've used for years has left the business and all I' ve been able to find are people with what are... Read more »

experience with Baby Hubbard or Burgess Buttercup?


February 25, 2020, 7:43 pm

i picked up these at the seed swap this past Sunday. :) songbird Read more »

Pumpkin Longevity


February 19, 2020, 9:40 pm

We harvested our pumpkins about five months ago and stored them in our unhe ated garage on a shelf. All varieties have gone bad except the three remain ing Yuxi Jiang, which are still firm and edib... Read more »

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zucchini x pumpkin

rating: 5

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

rating: 5

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 »

How to sweeten pears (or other fruits)

rating: 5

I have five sixty-years old pear trees in sandy soil, SE Michigan. This year I winterfed them with substantial amounts of wood ash and some manure and wood chips and I got an overwhelming harvest (I ... Read more »

teeny-tiny grasshoppers...

rating: 5

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 »

Horseshit!

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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 »

San Remo Tomtao Seed Source?

rating: 5

Ordering my seeds last night and I can not find a source for San Remo tomatoes this year. White Flower (Shepherds) does not carry it anymore, Renee's Garden (Shepherds) does not either. Anyone have ... Read more »

Disgusting Potato Bugs and Dead Nettle

rating: 5

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?

rating: 5

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

rating: 5

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 »

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