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Re: How it Is

January 18, 2017, 8:35 pm

... not sure how long it takes to nodulate... sweet potatoes are so much better (and the greens too from what i've heard). some year i have to get some sweet tater slips going and see how t... Read more »

Re: [OT] Stuck Indoors?

January 18, 2017, 5:22 pm

not too bad today, yesterday was a bit more icy out there so we didn't walk. rained a lot and the ground was frozen so we have puddles waiting to soak in. today we should be getting out for ... Read more »


January 12, 2017, 9:38 pm

Hi All - just a f y i link to the recent Lee Valley gardening newsletter If you haven't heard of Lee Valley - ... Read more »

Seedling mats

January 11, 2017, 3:30 pm

Since I have had problems getting some seeds to germinate , I decided to try one of the many heat mats . I bought a 10 x 20 , big enough for a 72 cell starter tray . The instructions say it s... Read more »

Hard freeze

January 7, 2017, 12:47 pm

Here it is at 0630 and the thermometer is showing 21F and I will be out there at sunrise checking the garden and also taking a look at the faucets I forgot to cover last night. Getting old and se... Read more »


January 2, 2017, 9:29 pm

Got up this morning to terrible weather, rain, whipping winds, looked like a mini-hurricane. Here it 3:20 pm, bright sunshine, blue skies, no wind, 71F. What the? Only got one tenth of one percen... Read more »

Himrod and other vine cuttings

December 28, 2016, 7:29 pm

Hi, When I was young we used to have a gorgeous Himrod and would like to grow this plant again. I would like to try to grow a few varieties of grapes this year as I'm a big fan of grapes. So wonderi... Read more »


December 28, 2016, 4:32 pm

Here we are, nearly into another year. The high temp forecast for today is 81F with possible rain. Can use the rain, not so much the high temps nor the sweat that goes with it. The fall garden i... Read more »


December 27, 2016, 1:47 am

High temp here today was 79F, might get down to mid-forties by mid week. Garden is doing well but we lost the four year old pepper plant but the three year old kale is okay but will probably die s... Read more »

merry christmas garden pails

December 25, 2016, 1:33 pm

i hope Santa is good to you. :) songbird Read more »

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Does rototilling kill worms? rating: 5

The soil is starting to get pretty good my garden. It use to be basic clay. Over the years I've put in a ton of manure. Now after a couple years I'm seeing a worm or two when I turn over a s... Read more »

Duck manure tea? rating: 5

Okay, the ducks have their nice penned-in area until I get around to fencing in the garden proper. They have the lawn, their feed bowl, and a 4' plastic kiddie pool to splash around in...which they ... Read more »

Ridding My Garden of Foxtail and Oxalis rating: 5

I spent a huge amout of time ridding my landscape of these two irritants. I sifted. I tilled. I weeded. I covered. I let the land lay farrow while it cycled through and I repeated like a good shampo... Read more »

Peppers, Epsom Salt rating: 5

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What is the best way to use Epsom? As a spray for the foliage or sprinkle it around the base of the plants? MJ Read more »

I hate slugs! rating: 5

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I finally caught the culprits in the act of eating my veggies and habaneros! DIEEEEEEEEEEEE slime! Besides picking them off the plants at night while juggling a flashlight, I've read of various met... Read more »

Tomato leaves are purple and crispy rating: 5

After reading up on what causes the leaves of tomato seedlings to turn purple, I learned it was a phosphorous deficiency caused by (among other things) cool temperatures. I have heard it will go a... Read more »

Blueberry Propogation rating: 5

Hi, I've been exploring starting new blueberry bushes from my existing and very healthy ones. The simplest advice so far has been to make cuttings (about 6) from the new growth and stick each cutting... Read more »

pumpkin plants rating: 5

I hope someone can help me. i have pumpkin plants grwing in my garden. They have started to sprout curly feelers if thats what they are called. Are they needed? can I pluck them off? they are start... Read more »

Victoria Plum Trees rating: 5

Hi I have a number of Victoria Plum trees in my garden that are very tall the first branches start at around ten feet and are very long so it is impossible to reach the fruit. How severe a prune can... Read more »

Are these posionous? rating: 5

Strange question, and perhaps in the wrong place, but I work in a hospital where sometimes people eat things they shouldn't. Should this plant be removed? There is some concern it looks a bit like de... 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.