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Post  landarch on 4/24/2013, 8:45 pm

Here are a few pics from my garden this year...slower than last year and we have freeze warnings again tonight.

overwintered spinach...loving the cool wet spring

carrot seedlings - Scarlet Nantes

flatleaf parsley

beets - Detroit Red

Oregon sugar snap peas

Farmers Market Blend Lettuce

Romaine Lettuce seedlings

overwintered kale
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Post  slimbolen99 on 4/24/2013, 8:51 pm

Looks great! How long have you had your spinach out? Mine really suffered during those two heavy snows we had and I don't think it's coming back. Also, what are you using for your support pole for your trellis?
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Post  landarch on 4/24/2013, 8:58 pm

My spinach did well during the late snow storms (15" and 9"), plus the latest round of frost, hail, rain, etc. I also have a weird patch of onions...I pull every onion I can in the fall, then in the spring there's a thick patch of them growing again (and they've never gone to seed).

I use heavy duty steel t-posts to support my cattle panel trellises, one on each side.
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Post  bnoles on 4/25/2013, 6:38 am

Those veggies are all coming along nicely.

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Post  plantoid on 4/25/2013, 5:29 pm

@landarch wrote:My spinach did well during the late snow storms (15" and 9"), plus the latest round of frost, hail, rain, etc. I also have a weird patch of onions...I pull every onion I can in the fall, then in the spring there's a thick patch of them growing again (and they've never gone to seed).

I use heavy duty steel t-posts to support my cattle panel trellises, one on each side.

I know a nosey Yorkshireman would love to see a picture of your onions Landlarch Wink
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Post  landarch on 4/25/2013, 7:32 pm

Here's the onion patch that keeps coming back every year...not planted in Mels Mix


Here are my SFG onions

Here are some extra onions I plant in some space between my drive and SFG
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Post  southern gardener on 4/25/2013, 8:44 pm

looking good! i see your little onions already are turning into bulbs...were they like that when you planted them? Last year, our onions never made the bulbs...only thick stems and tops.......thanks for any info!
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Post  landarch on 4/25/2013, 8:58 pm

I did a little bit of both...skinny onion sets and bulbs. I had about 50% success last year on the green onion sets actually forming a decent bulb.
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Post  JustMe on 4/28/2013, 10:28 pm

Your pictures give this 5a gardener hope. We've had so much rain that today was the first real day I could address our vole issue (adding hardware cloth to raised bed).

I've never overwintered vegetables. Does the kale and spinach keep growing for another season? Can they overwintered another winter?

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Post  landarch on 4/28/2013, 11:37 pm

yes, the kale and spinach were planted last fall and survived through the winter. I'm assuming they'll fade when the summer heat arrives.

We finally have a few days of sun in the forecast...then back to 3-4 days of rain with frost warnings...waiting to get the tomatoes, pepers, melons, and cucumbers planted.
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Post  plantoid on 4/29/2013, 5:22 pm

@landarch wrote:Here's the onion patch that keeps coming back every year...not planted in Mels Mix


Here are my SFG onions

Here are some extra onions I plant in some space between my drive and SFG

Thanks for the pictures ...
Those onions that keep coming back ...do they smell of a slight garlic aroma by any chance ?

If so ....they could be a perennial garlic chives . They don't get much of a bulb on them .
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Post  landarch on 4/29/2013, 6:07 pm

They are in an area where I planted a bunch of extra onion sets two years ago...I harvested all the onions that year it seems like the onions keep growing back. I don't think I let any go to seed.

The greens are about 2' tall..I'll check this evening on what they smell like.
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