Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Bird's Eye View of Your Garden
by trolleydriver Today at 8:15 am

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:37 am

» Recommended store bought compost - Photos of composts
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:33 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Today at 1:32 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Today at 1:16 am

» 2nd year SFG in ND
by Robbomb116 Yesterday at 11:29 am

» Bird baths with solar powered pump
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:43 am

» Best drip system and timer?
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:02 am

» Hello From Vermont
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:59 am

» New England April 2018
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:58 am

» Hi from Buffalo
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:51 am

» Vermiculite on the out in Ontario?
by trolleydriver 4/17/2018, 11:37 pm

» N&C Midwest - April 2018–Snuck up on me!
by Scorpio Rising 4/17/2018, 7:27 pm

» CANADIAN REGION:what are you doing in April 2018?
by Kelejan 4/17/2018, 3:57 pm

» Adding Soil to Mel's Mix
by trolleydriver 4/17/2018, 8:38 am

» Hello from Kentucky!
by AtlantaMarie 4/17/2018, 7:31 am

» Hello from Linn County Oregon!
by AtlantaMarie 4/17/2018, 7:25 am

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by sanderson 4/17/2018, 2:22 am

» Goodbye to my SFG Raised Beds
by jimmy cee 4/16/2018, 11:03 pm

» Sanderson's Urban SFG in Fresno, California
by trolleydriver 4/16/2018, 8:40 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by sanderson 4/15/2018, 1:31 pm

» Fungus Among us?
by Kelejan 4/14/2018, 11:19 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by CapeCoddess 4/14/2018, 6:57 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by trolleydriver 4/14/2018, 5:29 pm

» Mel's Mix. How strong is your backbone?
by sanderson 4/14/2018, 3:42 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by sanderson 4/14/2018, 3:14 pm

» HI! From Beautiful British Columbia Canada
by countrynaturals 4/14/2018, 2:36 pm

» Termites in Treated Wood
by jimmy cee 4/13/2018, 10:42 pm

» Leggy seedlings
by skidmoca 4/13/2018, 6:43 pm

» Convert raised bed
by gfish 4/13/2018, 4:02 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Garden Update - pics

Go down

Garden Update - pics

Post  landarch on 6/13/2016, 9:38 pm

Here are a few pics of the boxes and other methods I have at my home garden (in the city, front yard by the street).  Warm temps and sunshine have caused the warm season veggies to finally get going.

Box One - just seeded more bush beans where kale was harvested, bush beans in front just starting to put on a few blossoms, picked the last of the sweet peas in back just as the cukes are coming up (you can probably see a stray carrot or two...I have a 3 year old).

Box Two - planted bell peppers (King Arthur, Yolo Wonder, Aristotle) after spinach was harvested.  Cukes in back...peas on the trellis were done and removed a few days ago.  Cukes I'm trying this year are Chelsea Prize, Muncher, Persian Baby, Garden Oasis, Homemade Pickles, and Tendergreen. Onions in front.

Box Three - 12 squares of Tendersweet carrots...cukes in back.

Box Four - Bell peppers, green beans seeded and cukes in back.

Box Five - newly seeded bush beans where carrots have been harvested, carrots, cukes in back.

Box Six - onions in front, newly seeded green beans where Napa Cabbage was harvested, cuke seeds in the back with a lone tomato (black cherry I think).  I've been reading about growing bigger onions if the tops are cut multiple times...we'll see.

Box Seven - green beans up where lettuce was harvested...cukes in the back.  trombone squash from seed in the corner.  I have several boxes that need a cattle panel trellis installed probably this weekend.  This box is shaded the most...probably could have tried to do more lettuce.

landscape bed next to my last box...more trombone squash seedlings and area seeded with bush beans.  There is a guardrail atop this stone wall that I think the squash can climb on...just need a panel to get it up the stone.

Here are a few of my grow bags filed with Melx Mix - bell peppers and eggplant.  Cattle mineral tubs have been successful.  This year I am trying different combinations in the mineral tubs...sugar peas with asparagus, Health Kick tomatoes (determinate) with bush beans, and indeterminate tomatoes and cukes where next to a trellis.  I tend to fill areas in between my 4x4 boxes with mineral tubs and grow bags.

mineral tubs, grow bags, a smaller 2x2 deep carrot box.

more carrots
avatar
landarch

Posts : 1147
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 6/13/2016, 9:40 pm

Everything looks beautiful!!!  Love seeing pictures Very Happy
avatar
audrey.jeanne.roberts

Posts : 1918
Join date : 2012-12-07
Location : Central Calif Mtns.

View user profile http://audreyjeanne-roberts.artistwebsites.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  Windmere on 6/13/2016, 11:14 pm

Gorgeous!  Very nice work.
avatar
Windmere

Male Posts : 1425
Join date : 2013-02-26
Age : 49
Location : Fayetteville, GA - Zone 7B - 8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  yolos on 6/13/2016, 11:29 pm

Wow, you have a lot going on there.
avatar
yolos

Female Posts : 3399
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 68
Location : Brooks, Ga Zone 7B/8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  countrynaturals on 6/14/2016, 10:59 am

Good job! 
avatar
countrynaturals

Female Posts : 3246
Join date : 2016-04-12
Location : Redding, CA

View user profile http://countrynaturals.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  CitizenKate on 6/14/2016, 11:46 am

Inspiring - as always... very nice work!
avatar
CitizenKate

Posts : 782
Join date : 2015-03-20
Location : Northeast KS, USA; Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  landarch on 6/14/2016, 7:19 pm

Things are looking really good right now...hate to think what the extended heat with no rain may do to the garden this year.
avatar
landarch

Posts : 1147
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/14/2016, 11:01 pm

Nice! Beautiful, thanks for the pics!
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5826
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 56
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  sanderson on 6/15/2016, 12:22 pm

+1

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15762
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Garden Update - pics

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum