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Post  bnoles on 4/14/2013, 1:06 pm

After returning from vacation and getting a good night's rest in my own bed, I wandered out to my TT SFG this morning and could not help but notice how much things had grown during our absence especially the salad makings. I went in and grabbed a container and decided to cut a salad for me and my wife for lunch and even found a couple of small radishes ready to toss in as well as some arugula. Of course we had to add some pale store bought carrots and toms to make things complete. I can't wait until we can harvest those from the garden instead of Kroger. The greens were so very tender and I can't recall ever tasting so much earthy flavor in a salad. Those small radishes really put icing on the cake as well.

Thought I would share and take an opportunity to thank God and Mel for the wonderful lunch we enjoyed today.








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Post  Weedless_ on 4/14/2013, 1:41 pm

Yum, pepperoni (or salami). How many of these per sq. ft. do you plant? And do they grow in sticks or already sliced? And how long from seed to harvest? Garden looks beautiful, btw! Keep up the good work!
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Post  Lillyz on 4/14/2013, 2:33 pm

mouth watering!!!


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Post  brainchasm on 4/14/2013, 3:48 pm

Yup, you convinced me - gonna pull a salad today.

Only have two kinds of lettuce, spinach, chard, and radishes, but it'll be what it'll be!

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Post  bnoles on 4/14/2013, 4:03 pm

@brainchasm wrote:Yup, you convinced me - gonna pull a salad today.

Only have two kinds of lettuce, spinach, chard, and radishes, but it'll be what it'll be!

......and what it will be is delicious! sunny

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Post  Pepper on 4/14/2013, 4:05 pm

@Weedless_ wrote:Yum, pepperoni (or salami). How many of these per sq. ft. do you plant? And do they grow in sticks or already sliced? And how long from seed to harvest? Garden looks beautiful, btw! Keep up the good work!
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funny post rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl

Good job Bob I want some of those pepperoni/salami seed rofl
Our salad fixins were likewise great. The best part is how long they keep in the fridge and still remain fresh.

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Post  bnoles on 4/14/2013, 4:06 pm

Thanks for the compliment Lillyz

Weedless.... you crack me up. Thanks! Hey... my asparagus is catching up with yours sunny


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Post  bnoles on 4/14/2013, 4:07 pm

@Pepper wrote:
@Weedless_ wrote:Yum, pepperoni (or salami). How many of these per sq. ft. do you plant? And do they grow in sticks or already sliced? And how long from seed to harvest? Garden looks beautiful, btw! Keep up the good work!
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funny post rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl

Good job Bob I want some of those pepperoni/salami seed rofl
Our salad fixins were likewise great. The best part is how long they keep in the fridge and still remain fresh.

fridge??? They will never make it that far around here... garden to table is the best they can hope for.

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Post  Pepper on 4/14/2013, 4:14 pm

Between the four types of fixins it was enough for sharing. Yesterday I harvested more. I added to our supply and blessed three neighbors with enough for several salads. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMM

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Post  deriter on 4/14/2013, 7:05 pm

Wow. To live in the south must be just great. Up here in Iowa, its not going so good for me. I did get one box planted on Good Friday. Put a bunch of onions out, radishes, carrots, lettuce, & spinach. Most of it is up, but going kinda slow. I have hoops over the box with plastic to protect from the frost, some days it gets really hot so have to uncover (92 degrees). I planted some other things that were started indoors. A friend of my wife's gave them to her so I thought I would set some of them out as well. I put out okra and some beans. I thought maybe they would make it if they were covered. No such luck. They bit the dust so for now I will stick with the cool weather stuff. It has got down well into the 20's and guess the warm weather stuff just won't handle it even if they are covered.
So anxious to get some stuff from our garden.

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Post  bnoles on 4/14/2013, 8:25 pm

@deriter wrote:Wow. To live in the south must be just great. Up here in Iowa, its not going so good for me. I did get one box planted on Good Friday. Put a bunch of onions out, radishes, carrots, lettuce, & spinach. Most of it is up, but going kinda slow. I have hoops over the box with plastic to protect from the frost, some days it gets really hot so have to uncover (92 degrees). I planted some other things that were started indoors. A friend of my wife's gave them to her so I thought I would set some of them out as well. I put out okra and some beans. I thought maybe they would make it if they were covered. No such luck. They bit the dust so for now I will stick with the cool weather stuff. It has got down well into the 20's and guess the warm weather stuff just won't handle it even if they are covered.
So anxious to get some stuff from our garden.

That has got to be so discouraging and I feel your pain. Keep the chin up as it will improve before too much longer. I know I was chomping at the bits in Feb and could hardly wait and now here it is the middle of April already.

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Post  angiesj on 4/14/2013, 9:28 pm

What a delicious treat. I love seeing the pictures, looks good enough to eat. Smile

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Post  Weedless_ on 4/14/2013, 9:48 pm

@bnoles wrote: Weedless... Hey... my asparagus is catching up with yours sunny

Awesome! Pics, or it didn't happen. I'll show you mine if you show me yours (in the Asparagus topic, of course, we wouldn't want to hijack this one) Cool

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Post  landarch on 4/14/2013, 9:53 pm

really good harvest and pics...two years ago I could grow excellent radishes seemingly without trying...last year I had very poor germination...and this year the seeds have been in the ground for over three weeks and nothing. I need to get some more seed in the ground tomorrow and keep trying.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 4/15/2013, 11:43 am

@landarch wrote:really good harvest and pics...two years ago I could grow excellent radishes seemingly without trying...last year I had very poor germination...and this year the seeds have been in the ground for over three weeks and nothing. I need to get some more seed in the ground tomorrow and keep trying.

This is interesting. Maybe radish seeds don't keep very well? Are you using new or old seed?

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Post  landarch on 4/15/2013, 12:12 pm

I have both last year's and new radish seed...and some seed I picked up at a seed exchange...can't remenber exactly which I planted. Maybe I should jsut stick with new, espeically since one really never knows how old seed may be from a seed exchange.

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Post  CindiLou on 4/15/2013, 7:40 pm

@deriter wrote:Wow. To live in the south must be just great. Up here in Iowa, its not going so good for me. .

I have a cold frame for salad makings.

Just picked endive, minatina, and arugula a couple of days ago.
I have carrots I planted too late last fall, now growing. Humm, need to plant my Carrot week carrots this week!

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