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Planted today in KC

Post  landarch on 3/17/2012, 5:32 pm

Planted cauliflower, swiss chard, and onion sets. Seeded the following:

Carrot - Davnver's Half Long and Scarlet Nantes

Beet - Detroit Red and Early Wonder

Lettuce - Rossimo, Bibb, and Baby Romaine

Radish - Early Scarlet Globe

Sugar Sanp Peas - Oregon Sugar Pod II

Prepared Mels Mix and 6 box grids yesterday evening. Trellis' will go up when the peas germinate.

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Post  Windsor.Parker on 3/19/2012, 6:38 pm

Way to go, landarch! cheers
I'm itching to REALLY get started! Just a bit leery!
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Post  landarch on 3/19/2012, 6:53 pm

It's the proper time here in KC for the early stuff...plus it was 80+ degrees this past weekend and I needed to get out and do something. I had to fight the urge to overplant...leaving some squares open for successive plantings of lettuce, radish, etc. and future summer crops (beans, peppers, flowers, herbs).

I think that I can get a good harvest of peas in before the tomatoes need to climb the same trellis...we'll just have to see how it goes.
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Post  quiltbea on 3/19/2012, 6:55 pm

You're lookin' good. Now we await further photos.
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Post  landarch on 3/19/2012, 7:16 pm

I was impressed with Mel's Mix and it's ability to hold moisture...I watered the soil lightly and it did well through 80 degrees and 20 mph winds all day long.
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