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40niner

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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2006 4:41:34 AM

My garden is not fairing well at all! It is very dry and the veggies are smaller in size then this time last year. Tomatoes have black spot on them. What is yours like?
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trugasCA
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2015 10:05:22 AM

I have mint plants coming under the fence from neighbors yard still...2 years of pulling them up as soon as l see them. Something that should only be grown in pots IMO
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40niner
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Message Posted: Apr 28, 2015 5:48:29 AM

ordered seedlings tomatoes and peppers for pick up in three weeks. enjoy your day.
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reichera
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2015 10:51:39 AM

It is overrun by mint plants. I need to fix that...
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trugasCA
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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2015 6:58:58 AM

On the 20th l transplanted a tomato, on the 26th it has several yellow blooms already. I was surprised because l had it surrounded with row cover against the windy days we've been having. Uncovered it and there they were already. Left it uncovered for bees to pollinate. Squash doing well and that is about it. But next week is 70's and 80's so everything should shoot up in growth.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2015 3:47:58 PM

Just cleaned it out, but lots of flowers in bloom already.
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lion54
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2015 9:50:41 AM

Plants are sprouting up. Very muddy though.
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pan413
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11:32:44 AM

It is raining too much
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11:30:32 AM

Cleaned out the flower beds yesterday.
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trugasCA
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11:10:49 AM

Finally rain in CA last night so l don't have to water my veggies l transplanted. Glad no beans were planted tho, or they would have moulded.
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trugasCA
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2015 9:36:11 AM

Attended a veggie clinic at Friedman's hardware. Mostly old hat and lots of suggestions to buy products but did get a couple of hints. Got free hand clippers for attending and some pellet food which l was nearly out of and use on the african violets. Broke down and bought some squash there instead of waiting for Harmony Farms where l buy my heirloom tomatoes. No reason to buy heirloom squash that l know of....
Planted 2 in a hole of yellow crooked neck and same for zucchini. That is the first thing l have planted this year. Other than an apricot tree and flowers.
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40niner
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2015 8:36:15 AM

inside started my seeds and waiting for them to get leaves. This gives them three to four week head start. Our weather is not always hot so I find this to be a good way. My herb garden on the windows are still producing! All winter I used fresh herbs, I dried some, froze others and just pinched fresh. This is one of the best herb gardens I have had for years. Have a good Sunday.
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cv
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2015 6:13:14 AM

Just planted several tomato plants, doing good now.
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TxJeans
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2015 4:50:50 AM

Dead. Pull out the last of the tomatoes today if I get a chance....need to order some Everglades heirlooms.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 12:10:10 PM

Getting ready to clean it out soon.
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 1:27:59 AM

In my head
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Snakeman88
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2015 1:16:08 PM

Everything died.
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dakine
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2015 8:43:59 AM

Starting to take off!
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MikeCapeCoral
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2015 8:12:11 AM

OK weeds are well!
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reichera
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2015 8:01:58 AM

It isn't, yet.
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2015 12:50:02 AM

rain mud
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trugasCA
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2015 12:37:03 PM

Planted 3 bleeding heart and nothing happened. Any ideas what l may have done wrong?
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2015 1:25:22 AM

rain mud
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dakine
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 9:36:20 AM

Doing very good.
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Jake92876
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 4:59:33 AM

Getting close to be tilled.
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jPnam68
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 12:11:10 AM

It's not but I'll let you know as soon as the piles of snow melt away....
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TxJeans
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 12:05:17 AM

Pulled the oldest tomato plant out and harvested what I could. Was afraid the ones I harvested would be no good as some of them have not been fully ripening. But, had two small ones on my sandwich today. They were the most beautiful shade of deep red all the way through, and very tasty. Much better than the one I bought for back up for today's dinner.

Overnight, it seemed half of one plant and most of the other died - actually turned brown over night.
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2015 1:58:25 PM

Just planted.
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chocolateflash
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2015 1:55:45 PM

Very weedy
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trugasCA
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2015 9:05:34 AM

our new bench

We are working in that front garden area to improve it with colorful plants.

Haven't started on the back veggies yet.
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TxJeans
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2015 12:40:49 PM

Hey Goldie - there are a lot of neat ways to start your gardens early while the snow still flies - assuming you have the rooms, space and time.
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Silverdog1
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2015 10:20:05 PM

The daffodils are in bloom and the tulips are not far behind. The cherry trees are in full flower everywhere on Vancouver Island. It's been a marvelously warm winter on the west coast of BC.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2015 11:15:39 AM

No snow on it!!!
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goldieolds
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2015 9:36:59 AM

Garden? In Minnesota? in March? Ha!

Goldrose, have you tried posting a forum in your local Cleveland GB site asking about sharing seeds?
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fart7878
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2015 5:49:15 AM

Not in yet.
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TxJeans
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2015 12:29:12 AM

The bird netting is an annoyance but seems to be working to protect the tomatoes - just need to figure out how to make it so the birds stay out and I can still easily harvest ;-)

However, my tomatoes are not ripening well. They used to be dark and firm and tasty but lately they get red, but the inside is not red but yellow/orange and the texture and flavor is not there. I keep going out to pick tomatoes that should be ripe but they seem frozen in time at about 2 days before pickable.
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playtimeCLE
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 9:28:21 PM

Its the last part of the yard that has a little snow still on it.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 17, 2015 10:35:06 AM

No more snow on it.
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tigerlilly123
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 9:08:08 PM

Really would love to garden just not allowed to have one.Maybe one day when i own my own home.That are something that i can plant that wont take up much room but produces a lot.
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dirt girl
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2015 8:56:55 PM

40niner, Do you know what the weather is like in Churchill?

[Edited by: dirt girl at 3/16/2015 8:58:12 PM EST]
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 5:09:09 PM

It's cleared of snow now.
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Baron62nd
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 3:16:56 PM

I looked at it yesterday, it's a muddy mess.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2015 11:17:51 AM

At least some of the snow has melted off it.
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marcelpr
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2015 9:16:26 AM

It's dead
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nichols
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2015 9:11:15 AM

sleeping nicely under 3 feet of snow
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reichera
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2015 9:04:06 AM

I can see it again! All the snow has melted. I'll probably turn it in the next few weeks. I also need to start prepping my starter pots.

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tropistu01
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 3:49:04 PM

snowed under
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Sheolraver
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 10:26:56 AM

Frozen!
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trugasCA
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 10:19:32 AM

Now that the ugly prairie grass has been removed and replaced with rosemary shrubs, my outlook is improving. Now to add a few low maintenance flowers like poppies etc.
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 1:00:25 AM

Got to look for heirloom tomato seeds. Only need few.
Wish had someone around here to share starts or seeds with.
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dirt girl
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 11:04:57 PM

not much snow here this winter.

Hopefully an early spring if temps keep like this...40's.
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glorioussnookie
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 8:11:50 PM

Good evening Gardening buddies!!

Had to stop and say hi!, My garden still has snow on it, what a winter well actually what a February we had! We set record lows nearly everyday, than we had 4 inches of frozen rain, frosted with 6 inches of snow, I was trapped in my driveway for nearly 9 days it was so thick , than on March 3 we got 2 inches of sleet frosted with 8 inches of snow, it is now melting thanks to warmer temps! I am so ready for spring to get here!

I found some really awesome pots to plant in, they are called Cow Pots, made form manure. If you have a Tractor Supply near you they have them at an awesome price or you can order online from them, they are selling for a pack of 12 - 4 inch pots at my Tractor Supply for $3.99 and online. These pots actually rot in the ground not like peat ones that don't!

Here is the link for the Cow Pots, tells all about them, the videos are very interesting to!
Happy Gardening!!! TOL!!

Cow Pots
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