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The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:58 pm

February 2nd onion seeds planted in ice cubes trays. 10 to 14 days germination time.

February 11th a large variety of different veggies seeds planted in small cups. As each begins to grow then more of exactly the same will be planted to insure a possible excess during the summer months.

All seeds were placed on a south window inside the house.

Will keep this thread updated as things progress concerning the garden inside or out.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:33 am

I hope everything grows well. Did you water them today, Glad?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:32 pm

@lightfootfan wrote:I hope everything grows well. Did you water them today, Glad?


Yes!

Onion are still not up yet but there is still time. We may have to scrap those and get fresher seeds.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:51 am

Watered today, Glad?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:51 pm

Son did so while I was at church.

Thanks LFF!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:41 pm

Sorry to say the girls onions did not make it. Only two seeds came up and they did not grow well.

I snapped a few pics today for you to look at.




Squash varieties




another with basket protector



sweet peas



another of the sweet peas



strawberries one plant divided into over 8



tomato varieties to left to right brussel sprouts, cabbage and peppers not up yet
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Mon Mar 02, 2015 7:58 pm

Looking good!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:13 pm

Thank you LFF!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:21 pm

A few pictures. The strawberries now have coffee cans around them (rabbits got into the plants the first night) and today son put plastic over for protection of frost the next few nights.











The making of the strawberry patch.







Strawberries planted.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:30 pm

Looking good! I clicked the first image, and hit the back arrow to look at all the images. Then the images don't have to be opened separately.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:07 pm

Is that because I have the album set for public on photobucket?

If so I need to be selected on what pictures I download. Sometimes some of the pictures are repeats or just not the best.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by ISH on Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:55 am

That looks as if y'all are trying the "no dig" approach. Are you?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:01 am

@Glad E Olah wrote:Is that because I have the album set for public on photobucket?

If so I need to be selected on what pictures I download. Sometimes some of the pictures are repeats or just not the best.

I can only see the pics in the garden album. They just repeat, which is good.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:01 am

I set it to private for now LFF until I look to make sure there is no pictures that I do not want seen....will think about it.

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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Guest on Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:22 am

I so enjoy keeping up with your gardening! I hope everything does well for you!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:55 am

Thanks chrliesgal!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by gibby on Sat Apr 18, 2015 1:02 am

i am preparing the ground for my wild flowers will try and get them in today
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Sat Apr 18, 2015 1:04 am

Awesome Gibby!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Sat Apr 18, 2015 6:58 am

I vaguely recal a certain exhileration experienced in the sowing of such seeds.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by margie52501 on Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:13 am

Garden is looking good now my friend. Has anything come up yet?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:52 am

Before you know it, you'll be enjoying the fruits of your labors!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:36 am

Thank you Margie and LFF!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by ISH on Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:37 am

Is "Labor" a fruit tree Y'all have over there?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:39 am

over where?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by ISH on Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:41 am

In the USA.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:24 pm

Spell check acting up again?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by ISH on Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:12 pm

Where is the misspell?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by gibby on Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:56 am

ive sown my wild flower seeds nothing coming up yet
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:58 am

Did you sow your oats too?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Fri Apr 24, 2015 2:21 pm

Some seeds take a while to germinate and the soil has to be warm.

Our beans are coming up. Seems like a long time too.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by margie52501 on Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:23 pm

You have sure had enough rain down there of lately. How is the garden holding up now?
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by FaithLamb78 on Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:14 pm

glbs Has anyone heard of Walls of Water? it's a green tee pe thing that you fill with water and place on the soil. > It heats during the day and at night if it gets cold that warm water helps to protect your plants
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:53 pm

Nope. Never heard of it.

Here's this:
http://www.planetnatural.com/product/wall-o-water-3-pack/
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Post by FaithLamb78 on Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:55 pm

dad's used Walls of Water for more than 20 years.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:10 pm

Hello FaithLamb!

Nice to see you. No I have never heard of Walls o Water but they sound interesting.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:38 pm

Sweet potatoes, watermelon, and lima beans planted today. Resting now.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Mon Apr 27, 2015 3:11 pm

Very goo! Rest well.
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Post by FaithLamb78 on Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:08 pm

[size=16]Dad likes to plant tomatoes . and we used to plant green bens. After the season ended dad would roto till the soil and the next A Mulch was placed on the soil the following years as well as coffee grounds ,( sometimes egg shells leaves from my cousins's tree or trees, and the res of squash or what have you were combined with the mulch. We get volunteer tomatoes and then some. If you find out that a green bean, black eyed pea pod is dry set it aside for the next the next suggest this? I found out through trial and error, that the pod or seed is used to the soil in your garden, and henceforth, it will grow better. Back in 1966 mom & I lived with her parents. My grandfather who was a farmer or my grandmother had c[/size] a garden. I seem to remember something about hearing something said back then in my memory bank, about saving the dried pods.
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Post by Glad E Olah on Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:53 pm

As promised a few pictures. Camera acted up so I didn't get to download all that I tried to take. Son says it may be the battery.



Grape Arbhor



Blueberries



View from end of yard looking toward house



Potatoes



Kiwi like plant



The Kiwi like plant going to make this year



Mint



Lettuce, Brussel Sprouts, Broccoli etc
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Wed Apr 29, 2015 2:02 pm

Everything's looking great! Our camera takes 4 AA batteries. Guess that's why I don't use it much.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Wed Apr 29, 2015 2:54 pm

I need to buy the chargeable batteries for the camera.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Thu May 21, 2015 7:30 pm

Well it took some doing but here are a few new pictures. I had problems learning the new camera. It took 4 pictures then told me I was out of memory. You would think I could take more than 4. So I get in the truck to take the camera back and was in tears. I tear up easily these days when things do not go well for me. They were willing to refund the money but asked me to go back to the camera dept and talk with them back there. Come to find out the person who sold me the camera did not tell me it needed a memory card. So for another $10 I purchase a card. Came home and took 15 pictures and will show you some. The garden does not look all that different that other years but will post them anyway for you.



close up of the Kiwi Like plant....fruit is coming along.



a couple of cabbage



garlic and some green beans in the block holes as an experiment



Beets and far down more of those beans....son thinned them out and put the extra in the blocks. To the right is one cucumber plant that was grown inside. It has a tiny cuke on it.



Mint



Lettuce surrounding the cages and pole beans are coming up in the middle to climb the cages.



Nice ground cover in front and potatoes in the back. Another experiment....the milk jugs each have a corn plant.



In front are volunteer tomatoes that son transplanted. We do not know what variety they are until we get closer to harvest time.



Kale, onions, a few yellow beans and one zucchini plant. More squash to come.



close up of that cucumber
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Thu May 21, 2015 7:46 pm

Sure is looking good this year!!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Thu May 21, 2015 8:28 pm

Thanks LFF!
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Sun Jun 07, 2015 9:15 pm

New pictures. Will get them posted probably sometime tomorrow.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:44 am

Well, yesterday, tomorrow was today, but now it's today.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by ISH on Mon Jun 08, 2015 7:00 am

I will talk to you about that tomorrow.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by lightfootfan on Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:31 am

@ISH wrote:I will talk to you about that tomorrow.

2lol 2lol Tomorrow then!
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Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:25 am

No today when I get to it.
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Re: The 2015 Garden

Post by Glad E Olah on Mon Jun 08, 2015 5:25 pm



Volunteer tomatoes in soil at strawberry patch



Strawberries putting on runners and the onions serve as a deterannt for squirrels and rabbits....no berries yet...probably next year.



Close up of brussel sprouts making sprouts



Over all view of part of the garden.....some onions were planted in blocks



A few blackberries



Corn in jugs and potatoes



Blueberries



Grapes (we planted only one plant)



close up of grapes



one dill plant....tomatoes are at the stakes



radishes going to seed



close up of tomato plant



A few beets and late cucumbers at fence



Burpless cucumber



Squash, beans and a few okra plants




Cucumber is climbing and to left beets, and peppers, way at end are the bush beans then to far left will be the squash



Pole beans in center of cages with lettuce around the bottom, this will keep soil damp for beans when lettuce is beyond eating, also to right of picture will be the tomato plants along the tall stakes



Sweet potatoes



Cauliflower to right and to left is more okra coming up and a few asparagus beans along fence



Swiss chard, beets, onions and broccoli



A few wax beans



Garlic beginning to dry



one cabbage almost ready



Lettuce almost done, brussel sprouts to back


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