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Post  CitizenKate on 3/19/2017, 2:14 pm

Grabbed my flashlight and my Optivisor for a closer look... and found one seed hull pushing up under a clump of mix!

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Post  countrynaturals on 3/19/2017, 2:31 pm

@CitizenKate wrote:Grabbed my flashlight and my Optivisor for a closer look... and found one seed hull pushing up under a clump of mix!

cheers
Mine's twice that big, but still just one.  rofl We'll get there, yet. 
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Post  CitizenKate on 3/19/2017, 3:31 pm

@countrynaturals wrote:
@CitizenKate wrote:Grabbed my flashlight and my Optivisor for a closer look... and found one seed hull pushing up under a clump of mix!

cheers
Mine's twice that big, but still just one.  rofl We'll get there, yet. 
Well, if you see one, that raises the probability of seeing the others soon. Cheers!
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Post  CitizenKate on 3/19/2017, 3:34 pm

Oh - also... someone decided my SFG pals needed to see a photo of yours truly out in the garden, now that it's been remodeled.

It's so much easier to get around out there, now.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/19/2017, 5:10 pm

way to go
Well done, Kate...well done!
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Post  countrynaturals on 3/19/2017, 5:18 pm

@CitizenKate wrote:Oh - also... someone decided my SFG pals needed to see a photo of yours truly out in the garden, now that it's been remodeled.

It's so much easier to get around out there, now.
Love your outfit, Dahling. Who does your hair? Hmm? Rolling Eyes
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Post  yolos on 3/19/2017, 8:36 pm

@CitizenKate wrote:Oh - also... someone decided my SFG pals needed to see a photo of yours truly out in the garden, now that it's been remodeled.

It's so much easier to get around out there, now.
I like the knee pads.  I have a foam rubber kneeling pad but I always have to look all over the garden to find it.  Hmmmm.
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Post  CitizenKate on 3/19/2017, 8:49 pm

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I like the knee pads.  I have a foam rubber kneeling pad but I always have to look all over the garden to find it.  Hmmmm.
I used to do the same thing, so I went and got the cheapest foam kneed pads I could find, just to see if they worked better for me. The ones I have now cost about $5 or so.

I really like not having to keep thinking about where I left the kneeling pad, and it's also easier to work through an area of the garden without having to stop and move the kneeling pad every time I move more than a foot or two. I'm a lot more agile moving around in the garden with the knee pads. When these wear out, I'll probably invest in some better ones.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/19/2017, 10:34 pm

Yeah, I gotta get my maters going...peppers sporadically up!  

Looking good!
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 3/20/2017, 9:52 am

CitizenKate, that's a nice garden area you've got!

I opted for a small plastic gardening bench to sit on. If I tried to kneel down, I doubt I'd be able to get back up, lol!
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Post  countrynaturals on 3/20/2017, 11:40 am

@AtlantaMarie wrote:CitizenKate, that's a nice garden area you've got!

I opted for a small plastic gardening bench to sit on.  If I tried to kneel down, I doubt I'd be able to get back up, lol!
I use one of those rolling benches with the lid that opens for storage. We have 2 of them and really love them.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/20/2017, 11:56 am

@countrynaturals wrote:
I use one of those rolling benches with the lid that opens for storage. We have 2 of them and really love them.

Would you mind posting a photo of it when you get a chance please? My li'l pea brain isn't twigging in to what your talking about.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/20/2017, 6:24 pm

Well, all peppers are up except the coveted Mini Belle Mix.  Figures.  Next weekend tomatoes.  Most herbs up too.


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Post  AtlantaMarie on 3/20/2017, 9:00 pm

Okay, SR, can't see your pix....
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/20/2017, 11:08 pm

Me either...new iPad. Maybe I will grab the old one..it worked fine, just slow...
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/20/2017, 11:16 pm

No go.  Bummer.  I have some really pretty lettuces....
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/20/2017, 11:20 pm

I got nothing.  Used to be able to put pictures on.
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Post  herblover on 3/21/2017, 11:14 am

@CitizenKate wrote:I was hoping I just got an odd batch of them, or maybe someone knows a trick or two to make them more fiery.
I grow jalapenos every other year because I freeze so many!  They produce really well in my SFG!
No reliable tricks, but if the summer weather is hotter and drier they tend to be hotter as the capsaicin concentrates in the fruit.
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Post  llama momma on 3/21/2017, 11:15 am

Looks like the temperature will straighten out later this week and remain 60 ish and 50 ish for now. That will certainly bring the asparagus back up.  Come on Spring temps.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/21/2017, 5:50 pm



My shelving unit in the basement, kids' Christmas gift last Christmas!


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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/21/2017, 5:52 pm



My lettuces and spinach!  And 2 kale...LOL!
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/21/2017, 5:54 pm

@herblover wrote:
@CitizenKate wrote:I was hoping I just got an odd batch of them, or maybe someone knows a trick or two to make them more fiery.
I grow jalapenos every other year because I freeze so many!  They produce really well in my SFG!
No reliable tricks, but if the summer weather is hotter and drier they tend to be hotter as the capsaicin concentrates in the fruit.
How do you freeze them, herb?
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Post  CitizenKate on 3/22/2017, 1:25 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:

My lettuces and spinach!  And 2 kale...LOL!
cheers
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