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Other Gardening Books!

4/11/2010, 4:19 pm by camprn

After working in the garden most of the day, I was eating my late afternoon lunch & poking around on the internet, I stumbled upon this great blog entry. For those of you new to gardening in general, on this list you will find some of the best garden books written in our times. A special thank you to the original blogger! http://gardendesk.blogspot.com/2009/03/my-25-favorite-gardening-books.html

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Carrot Week 2017!

2/2/2017, 7:51 am by RoOsTeR

It's a thing!




It's going to happen.




April 2017!




Save a square or two for Carrot Week 2017!!



carrot


carrot


Stay tuned. More to come.


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Squares under siege... by grass!

6/29/2012, 3:44 pm by Coelli

My boxes are on top of what was a neglected lawn; it was probably mostly native grass when we moved in. When I put the boxes down we used a layer of weed block fabric and some newspaper. Apparently this was not enough. Sad

I am constantly pulling grass out from my SFG boxes. It comes up in several places every day and I usually get it before it's an inch or two tall, reaching as far down along …

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Bok Choy

3/19/2017, 6:22 pm by RC3291

I've got one square not planted and decided to try Bok Choy. The specific cultivar is Toy Choy and is supposed to be only 5 inches tall and is warm weather tolerant. I read some older post on Bok Choy and picking it as baby Bok Choy. Does 9 per square foot sound right? Anyone have experience with this cultivar?

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New garden struggling

3/9/2017, 11:38 am by RC3291

The Friday post kind of brought me to ask. Planted all these except the chard the first of February in a new raised bed. My lettuce, chard, and carrots seem to be struggling to grow. Actually one lettuce plant came up so about three weeks later I replanted a mesclun mix at recommended spacing and it all spouted and is very slowly growing. After a month some have started to grow some true …

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Mels Mix shopping list. Help?

3/9/2016, 11:23 am by mikki777

As a first timer for SFG, I've been visiting local nurseries and Home Depot and Lowes to track down various items. 
 
Before buying everything, I wanted to ask if anyone has a particular objection to a brand on my list. (Like for ex. I've seen people say to avoid Miracle Gro and I also saw a ton of bad reviews about fungus gnats in their products... especially the all purpose soils we don't use …

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Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

1/27/2017, 4:33 pm by MrBooker

I know. I know ... I've already posted that we've had 3*F weather here in zone 6a but it felt so good to go out in my hoop house today and pull a few turnips for dinner. I pulled some carrots a few days ago and have many more to doing great.


Now..  for the GOOD stuff. My hunny and I went to our local Rural King store today and found FREE …

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A First - Sugar Snap pea

3/12/2017, 12:08 pm by newbeone

First Sugar Snap for the Season! It was Delicious, Looked for more but only found the one.

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FRIDAY ROOKIE TOPIC: COLLARDS

8/24/2012, 12:12 am by walshevak

Jambo The subject today is Sukuma Wiki. That’s Swahili for Hello and collards, a brassica that I have personally seen in Africa, Asia, and Brazil. Known as a dish popular in the Southern USA, collards have been increasing in popularity in other areas especially because of their high nutrition value.

Being a Southern lady, I have always had collards in my diet. Ok, so they were cooked to death …

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