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Re: moved our beds

Post  llama momma on 10/31/2014, 10:38 am

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Love those peppers.  Excellent results !

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Post  FamilyGardening on 11/1/2014, 9:26 am

@llama momma wrote:
@FamilyGardening wrote:LLM & SG keep us posted on how well the watermelon does and taste when frozen Very Happy please.....

happy gardening
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I just saw your message and I will be serving it this weekend, stay tuned!

Cant   drooling  wait!!!

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Post  FamilyGardening on 11/1/2014, 9:28 am

SG those peppers are amazing!

if the stem didn't break off all together & you want to try and save it....we used tape and wrapped it around a broccoli plant that had the stem get broken and its still going strong and I would say that had to of been over a month ago Very Happy

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Post  southern gardener on 11/5/2014, 2:55 pm

wow....can't believe it's been a year since we moved and updated our beds. We've harvested literally hundreds of pounds from it this past year, and are so happy Smile It's now full of broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, potatoes, asparagus, carrots, basil, beans, watermelon, tomatoes, squashes, lettuce, spinach, peppers, loads of strawberry plants and more! Hope this next year is as good or better!
Happy Gardening all!! Here is a pic from spring this year Smile


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Post  Kelejan on 11/5/2014, 7:32 pm

I have certainly enjoyed your progress this year and I fully expect it will be just as productive next year if not more.
You give inspiration to us trailing you.
Working on putting chips down right now, and so looking forward to next spring and what it brings.

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Post  southern gardener on 11/5/2014, 8:31 pm

@Kelejan wrote:I have certainly enjoyed your progress this year and I fully expect it will be just as productive next year if not more.
You give inspiration to us trailing you.
Working on putting chips down right now, and so looking forward to next spring and what it brings.
thank you so much. It seems like it's been more than a year when I think of where we started from and where we are. It all happened so fast really! The chips work!!

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Post  sanderson on 11/6/2014, 12:09 am

SG, Such an attractive garden. I spy your critter cages!

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Post  southern gardener on 11/8/2014, 11:09 am

@sanderson wrote:SG,  Such an attractive garden.  I spy your critter cages!
  Good eye! Those have really been a life saver! They have lasted for years!

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Post  southern gardener on 11/29/2014, 2:31 pm

Here is a picture of our garden today. The brassica stuff is blowing us away! Ate a head of broccoli for lunch. It was DELICIOUS!!  Happy Holidays everyone!!


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Post  Marc Iverson on 11/29/2014, 3:28 pm

They sure look healthy, and like they'll never have to worry about a day of snow in their lives.

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 11/29/2014, 4:20 pm

+1!

SG, that looks absolutely beautiful!  I'm sure you're the envy of all of your neighbors.

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Post  Kelejan on 11/29/2014, 8:34 pm

@AtlantaMarie wrote:+1!

SG, that looks absolutely beautiful!  I'm sure you're the envy of all of your neighbors.

It does, Marie. We have something to aim for, even if we do fall short. I love seeing other peoples' efforts.

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Post  southern gardener on 11/29/2014, 10:06 pm

oh you guys are TOO kind! You can never "fall short" in your own garden! It's all about what you make it Smile
We bit the bullet and covered our strawberries like in the BTE film. Seems sooo crazy, so we'll see!
We planted the garlic from that huge garlic we pulled in the spring, and it's already up! HOPE it turns into some amazing garlic next spring. 
How is everyone else's gardens doing??

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Post  jimmy cee on 11/30/2014, 11:55 am

mine here in Pennsylvania is BLAH.
Since I recently ( this fall ) elevated 4 of my 5 beds their just sitting there as bare as a frog sitting in the water.
I left a small section aside for a small cold frame, about 2 X 4 rather than that 4 X 8 giant monster I had.

Above was my old cold frame now gone
below is the beginning of my newer more improved cold frame, smaller and facing south


I'm considering making this small bed a potato patch and try growing pole beans in among them.
Might be an interesting project.

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Post  sanderson on 11/30/2014, 3:49 pm

Love everything. Is that huge pile in the back ground of #2 your ready compost? Shocked

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Post  jimmy cee on 11/30/2014, 5:03 pm

OH OH
did I just do whats called pirating a thread ? if I did I'm sorry and it won't happen again

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Post  sanderson on 11/30/2014, 5:19 pm

Highjack. Do you want it under Bed 3 Modification so it doesn't get lost?

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Post  southern gardener on 11/30/2014, 5:55 pm

no worries Jimmy! I asked how your garden was doing! looks great!

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Post  sanderson on 11/30/2014, 6:01 pm

Thanks SG. I just don't want Jimmy's new beds to get lost. Jimmy, do you want to post these under your Bed 3 Modification, also?

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Post  jimmy cee on 11/30/2014, 8:43 pm

No, Thank you anyway. I have that all covered
I was actually responding to SGs post and got carried away.
Just like when I ask my wife a question she replies with an answer that's equal to a book.
I seem to do the same, only with SFG ing

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Post  southern gardener on 12/1/2014, 12:18 am

either way is good for me Smile  The important thing is the garden!!  God bless!!

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Post  sanderson on 12/1/2014, 2:39 am

@jimmy cee wrote:Just like when I ask my wife a question she replies with an answer that's equal to a book.
I seem to do the same, only with SFG ing

I could talk for hours about sfg. Very Happy

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my "clearance" broccoli

Post  southern gardener on 12/11/2014, 1:30 pm

Here is one of the about 15 heads of broccoli I got on clearance at Home Depot. They were all but dead!!  We are due for a big storm today, so gonna let them soak up the rain, then harvest!!


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Post  has55 on 12/13/2014, 12:50 am

beautiful.

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Post  yolos on 12/13/2014, 7:54 am

Looking good SG.  I have about 25 Broccoli heads sitting on but the biggest one is only about golf ball size (planted 9/6).  Most of the others are marble size (planted 10/5).

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