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My Kentucky SFG - 2013

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Re: My Kentucky SFG - 2013

Post  unit649 on 9/30/2013, 11:40 pm

One more update on my SFG.  
Madge
I did get a couple of carrots on Sept 7th, one was good size.   I do have more in the garden.

My Golden Bantam corn did pretty good, I got about 15 ears.  A few were not filled out good, so I guess they were not pollinated.  But most were beautiful, like this one from Sept 15th.


My giant Tommy Toe Tomato plants are by far the best producing thing in my garden.  Here is another picking of 249 tomatoes on Sept 20th. And my first Brandywine.


And another 170 on Sept 24th.  I am dehydrating most of these, and sharing with my kids and neighbors.


Finally on Sept 24th, I got my first load of pea gravel.  I have wanted to get these all summer, but finances went into the food part 1st.  But now I love how the gravel looks.  Hope to get some more soon.
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Post  sanderson on 10/1/2013, 12:18 am

The gravel just sets off the garden! Beautiful.
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Re: My Kentucky SFG - 2013

Post  unit649 on 10/1/2013, 12:29 pm

sanderson, thank you, and thanks for your help getting my garden started. You, campern and several other members of this great forum were right there with advise and suggestions each step of the way!
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Post  southern gardener on 10/1/2013, 1:28 pm

beautiful unit!! we have gravel also, and love it! drains well, not dirty even in rain, wheel barrow rolls over it easily. My grandbabies love to throw the gravel in my bird baths! lol
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Post  Marc Iverson on 10/1/2013, 3:00 pm

Sure is neat and pretty!
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Post  mschaef on 10/1/2013, 7:32 pm

I'm so jealous!!!!
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Post  unit649 on 10/2/2013, 11:04 am

@southern gardener wrote:beautiful unit!! we have gravel also, and love it! drains well, not dirty even in rain, wheel barrow rolls over it easily. My grandbabies love to throw the gravel in my bird baths!  lol
southern gardener, thank you.  My little 3 year old grandaughter loves the gravel also.  She has already brought inside 8 "pet rocks".
Madge
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Post  krisandbert on 10/2/2013, 2:50 pm

Looks awesome! I can't wait to expand next year Very Happy
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Post  unit649 on 10/2/2013, 7:44 pm

marc, mschaef, & krisandburt, thank you all also.  This is a great forum with some great people.
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Post  ETNRedClay on 1/19/2014, 4:24 am

Luv your new garden, and thanks for posting pics, start to finish, really gives you a sense of the work that went into it... and gives you ideas for your own place... Haha!
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Post  TLAT1270 on 1/24/2014, 11:09 pm

Beautiful garden.. can you tell me where you located your ingredients for the Mel's mix?

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