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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:28 am

Rooster chastized me -- rightly since pics are the first thing I look for in a post -- so I'm learning a new trick today... Pictures.

Salad beds...


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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:29 am

OK, one picture at a time then...

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More salad
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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:31 am

Swiss Chard & Curled Parsley


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Crookneck & Mint
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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:32 am

Summer SFG gardens...
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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:33 am

First Strawberry Bed
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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:35 am

Second Strawberry Bed plus Zuchinni, plus Salvia, plus garden Phlox...


Trying second picture...

Potato Tower


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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:39 am

Oh, now I got the hang of this thing...

Tomato Bed1 from the back to see the big toms and cukes growing up the homemade trellis (had lumber on hand, didn't have electrical conduit on hand.. will FIX THAT next year.)



View of the bed from the side...



First section (on the west side)



Second section (on the east side)



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Four Sisters Bed

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Corn, beans, winter squash, and sunflowers...



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Potato Bed

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With worm tube...
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Second Tomato Bed

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This time cherry toms, peppers, eggplant, tomatillos, and flowers...



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Sweet Potato Bed

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Also Blue Lake Bush Beans, 3 kinds of cukes, and 2 kinds of watermelons..



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Herb Gardens in concrete mixing tubs

Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 11:52 am

These are 2'x3' and already mulched with cypress.


Basils


Oregano with Sun Coleus


Chives, Parlsey, & Moonglo Yarrow


First Thyme Bed


Second Thyme Bed


Misc Bed

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Post  sanderson on 5/28/2013, 12:55 pm

I. Am. So. Impressed! Just beautiful.
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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/28/2013, 1:14 pm

sanderson wrote:I. Am. So. Impressed! Just beautiful.

Thanks, Sanderson. This is my first SFG, I've been a flower gardner for years. But this is FUN. I figure by June, I'll either be foisting veggies off on everyone I know... or I'll be standing on the street with a tin cup -- will work for food... LOL.
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Post  Pepper on 5/28/2013, 1:50 pm

thankyou for showing your fabulous garden ETNRedClay. You sure jumped in with both feet. I got this sneaking feeling folks are going to be proud they know you when the harvest comes.
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Post  bnoles on 5/28/2013, 1:57 pm

Awesome and most impressive! Like pepper said.... you sure jumped in with both feet and will stay busy trying to keep up with all that.

Nice job and please post some progress pictures down the road.

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Post  walshevak on 5/28/2013, 9:35 pm

Tomato Bed1 from the back to see the big toms and cukes growing up the homemade trellis (had lumber on hand, didn't have electrical conduit on hand.. will FIX THAT next year.)

Don't be in a hurry to convert to electrical conduit. That trellis looks really great and very sturdy.

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Post  ETNRedClay on 5/29/2013, 1:07 am

walshevak wrote:Tomato Bed1 from the back to see the big toms and cukes growing up the homemade trellis (had lumber on hand, didn't have electrical conduit on hand.. will FIX THAT next year.)

Don't be in a hurry to convert to electrical conduit. That trellis looks really great and very sturdy.

Kay

Yeah, the toms are already 4' tall and this trellis is 8' tall. I'm thinking this one may stay...
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/29/2013, 3:58 pm

Your garden is totally mind boggling, as well as gorgeous and productive. Look at all that lettuce! cyclops And and and....

Just wow!

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Post  ArkansasSFGardener on 5/29/2013, 6:08 pm

B E A Utiful... Just beautiful... Looks like it will be a great year!
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6/15/13 pics of SFG in East TN

Post  ETNRedClay on 6/16/2013, 12:11 pm

Here's the overall shot of the 32"x32' salad &onion beds -- I've stripped out the spring greens and am debating what to put in their place.  Next year I'll plan better because I didn't strip out entire beds and corn -- for instance -- will block out what's left from spring. In a bad way.  So here you go...


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Here is an empty salad bed


The onions and carrots are doing well.


Must move mints!


And another empty salad bed.
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Forgot to post this...



Cool.
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Post  ETNRedClay on 6/16/2013, 12:17 pm

Continued...


Swiss Chard continues to do well.  Empty squares bug me.


This summer squash is NOT sick, it is WOUNDED.  Turns out dogs can reach OUT OF dogyards and grab squash leaves, pull them back into dogyards and shred them all over.  Why?  For fun of course!


This is what the above one looked like before the "attack" and why they left this one alone...?  For fun of course!

Oh and the second one produces twins.  Strange but kewl.


And the onions with empty squares and the Vegecide-ish dog in the background.  Say hello to Cheers.
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