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Re: 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga

Post  trolleydriver on 6/5/2017, 5:02 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:Shocked
SO NICE!!!
way to go
It seems strange to see finished corn when mine wouldn't have even sprouted yet (even if the squirrels hadn't eaten them).
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Post  yolos on 6/8/2017, 6:37 pm

Tonight's dinner.  Corn, potatoes, zucchini, tomatoes, cucumbers (and steak on the side).





My three 3 x 8 foot beds of corn.  I have now harvested 11 ears of corn and many more to go as they mature.
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Post  trolleydriver on 6/8/2017, 8:14 pm

yolos ... your harvest and garden take my breath away. Fantastic.

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Post  sanderson on 6/10/2017, 7:54 pm

@trolleydriver wrote:yolos ... your harvest and garden take my breath away. Fantastic.
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Post  yolos on 6/10/2017, 8:59 pm

Thanks TD and Sanderson.  The tomatoes I have harvested so far are the early planted ones I used season extension methods to get them to ripen way before normal.  None of the tomatoes planted at the correct time have ripened yet except the Juliet grape tomatoes.

Tomato harvest is starting to overload me.  But many of the tomato plants now are slightly diseased due to all the rain over the last two weeks.  So I harvested all tomatoes that were blushing, then cut off all the diseased leaves and fertilized all pots.  Tommorrow I will spray with a fungicide.  But first I will have to spray with an insecticidal soap because my tomatoes now have red aphids, small white flies and a few small caterpillars.

Early Girl and Juliet Tomatoes harvested over the last few days.



Brandy Boy tomatoes harvested over the last few days.


I will also have to spray with insecticidal soap on beans which have spider mites and some kind of baby caterpillars.  Also Sweet Potatoes will be sprayed with BT because for the first time ever they have small caterpillars eating the leaves.
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Post  yolos on 6/12/2017, 7:58 am

Just thought I would show my Tomato Wagon tomatoes.  These tomatoes are now at the top of the Texas Tomato cages and are 8 feet tall.  No suckering here.  But the bottom leaves are now getting early blight so I have been cutting them off.

Early Girl on the right and Brandy Boy on the left.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/12/2017, 10:12 am

Wow! Are they still in the wagon? If so, can you give us a pulled back photo please?
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Post  trolleydriver on 6/12/2017, 10:40 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:Wow!  Are they still in the wagon?  If so, can you give us a pulled back photo please?

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Re: 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga

Post  yolos on 6/12/2017, 10:56 am

@trolleydriver wrote:
@CapeCoddess wrote:Wow!  Are they still in the wagon?  If so, can you give us a pulled back photo please?

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Ha.  No they are not still in the wagon.  Those pots were only about 2 gallon.  
01/21 - seeded inside in small pots.  
02/08 - Potted up to large plastic cups.
03/17 - Potted up to 2 gallon pots.
04/15 - Planted in SFG
05/11 - Harvested first Early Girl
05/27 - Harvested first Brandy Boy
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Post  yolos on 6/12/2017, 9:48 pm

@yolos wrote:Just thought I would show my Tomato Wagon tomatoes.  These tomatoes are now at the top of the Texas Tomato cages and are 8 feet tall.  No suckering here.  But the bottom leaves are now getting early blight so I have been cutting them off.

Early Girl on the right and Brandy Boy on the left.
Nope, I was wrong.  The Early Girl is on the left, Brandy Boy on the right.  Look at the size and number of those green Brandy Boys.
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Post  yolos on 6/15/2017, 12:57 am

A couple pictures.

Cucumber harvest - Baby Persian


Rattlesnake Beans have reached the top of the 8 foot trellis.


Corn Harvest - bed 1a and 1b.  Planting early sure worked on this bed.  This was the final harvest on bed 1.  For bed 1, I harvested 32 ears from 32 plants.  The kernels on tips of about 25% of the ears were not fully formed but overall, they were filled out enough to provide a usable ear.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/15/2017, 3:45 pm

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Cucumber harvest - Baby Persian



"Eating vinegar"!!!
(In Chinese that means I'm jealous.  I think something gets lost in the translation.)
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/15/2017, 6:02 pm

Summer!  Not here yet...looks wonderful!
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Post  yolos on 6/16/2017, 2:02 pm

rock on
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Post  yolos on 6/17/2017, 8:22 am

I harvested one Coke flat of potatoes last weekend.  I have approximately one Coke flat left to harvest.  Yesterday, I harvested 4 Coke flats.  All Russet Norkotah.  All different sizes. 
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Post  yolos on 6/18/2017, 1:10 pm

Artichokes - first time I have ever gotten any artichoke to actually grow.    Imperial Star.  Planted inside in small pots on 1/10/17.  On 3/20/17 I set them in the garage refrigerator (temp 40*F) for 2 weeks and then planted outside in large pots around 4/1-4/15.  It is still small but so cute.

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Post  countrynaturals on 6/18/2017, 1:32 pm

Adorable! I love you This is my first year with artichokes. I bought nursery plants, but gonna plant some seeds this summer for a couple more, then plant them out this fall (I hope). Here is one of my babies. Can't wait to see what her babies look like.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/18/2017, 5:09 pm

Fun! Nice job, ladies!
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Post  yolos on 6/18/2017, 7:02 pm

Update on my Tomato Wagon tomatoes.  Planted in the garden

I added a 2 foot extension to the top of my Texas Tomato cages.  The cages are now 10 feet tall and the tomatoes are about 1 foot from the top.



My largest tomato ever.  Brandy Boy.  1 lb 6 oz
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 6/19/2017, 7:28 am

Good heavens, Yolos! Looks like you're going to have a REAL bumper year!!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/19/2017, 10:27 am

Shocked
You must have a really big ladder. Or are you using just that step stool? (which is pretty dang nice, btw - I've never seen one that big)
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Post  sanderson on 6/21/2017, 3:20 am

Yolos, another outstanding garden and harvest so far. Color me jealous. :-)

CN, Hats off to you for trying artichokes.

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Post  countrynaturals on 6/21/2017, 11:50 am

@sanderson wrote:Yolos, another outstanding garden and harvest so far.  Color me jealous. :-)

CN,  Hats off to you for trying artichokes.
Boots on to the little creep that ate most of one of them, yesterday. He won't do it again. Evil or Very Mad
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Post  yolos on 6/21/2017, 10:45 pm

We are overrun with Summer Squash.  I decided to take the 5 squash I harvested today and make some baby food for my soon to be second grandson.  Steamed, pureed, put in ice trays, froze and then sealed in my Foodsaver.  Tomorrow will be Zucchini Baby Food day.


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Post  Judy McConnell on 6/22/2017, 2:18 pm

Yolos - Finally I had time to view ALL of your posts about this year's garden - FANTASTIC!!  Wish that I had your stamina!
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