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Post  Kelejan on 8/14/2017, 1:37 am

Quality not  quantity does make life easier and more enjoyable.
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Post  Cajun Cappy on 8/14/2017, 12:39 pm

We are taking a break for a while.  We have covered all our boxes with cardboard and plan to leave them covered for a while take some road trips and camping trips and either uncover em for spring or prolly just wait till fall next year.  resting the gardens and or backs.  It quit being fun so we decided to do other stuff for a while and start again when we get to missing fresh picked salads and such again.
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Post  MrBooker on 8/14/2017, 9:36 pm

@Cajun Cappy wrote:We are taking a break for a while.  We have covered all our boxes with cardboard and plan to leave them covered for a while take some road trips and camping trips and either uncover em for spring or prolly just wait till fall next year.  resting the gardens and or backs.  It quit being fun so we decided to do other stuff for a while and start again when we get to missing fresh picked salads and such again.
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Post  MrBooker on 8/19/2017, 6:02 pm

Ok... I had a relapse.  I just got back from the nursery. Bought 6 Broccoli and 6  Cauliflower then I'm done, no..  NO,  REALLY, I'm done..... right after I plant more turnips and maybe some lettuce...  THEN..  I'm done.
I'm NOT planting anything else....  after I plant more radishes.   rock on



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This is my compost pile I started on Fri afternoon. Sat morning, it was over 160* til I watered the top layer.

I use the "Drunken compost" recipe. (Google it).



This is after about a month.


This is where my beds were... Looks like a graveyard.


My Cabbage bed.

Cabbage bed two.


Mini red Bell peppers.

Mini YELLOW Bells.


These peppers are called "Snackers" and rightfully so. The SWEETEST peppers on earth.
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Post  MrBooker on 8/19/2017, 7:04 pm

Almost forgot.
A carrot planted in a 3 ft piece of pvc pipe. Last year I had one grow out the bottom of the 3e ft pipe.



17 new tomato cages. Sold for $5.00. we got'em for $1.25.


Fake jalapeno peppers. Only their sweep peppers.


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Easy straw. This is what I make my compost out of.
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Post  countrynaturals on 8/19/2017, 8:40 pm

@MrBooker wrote:Ok... I had a relapse.  I just got back from the nursery. Bought 6 Broccoli and 6  Cauliflower then I'm done, no..  NO,  REALLY, I'm done..... right after I plant more turnips and maybe some lettuce...  THEN..  I'm done.
I'm NOT planting anything else....  after I plant more radishes.    

darn funny I would never do anything like that, . . . never ever ever never . . . well hardly ever. Embarassed
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Post  sanderson on 8/20/2017, 10:36 am

@countrynaturals wrote:
@MrBooker wrote:Ok... I had a relapse.  I just got back from the nursery. Bought 6 Broccoli and 6  Cauliflower then I'm done, no..  NO,  REALLY, I'm done..... right after I plant more turnips and maybe some lettuce...  THEN..  I'm done.
I'm NOT planting anything else....  after I plant more radishes.    

darn funny I would never do anything like that, . . . never ever ever never . . . well hardly ever. Embarassed
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Post  sanderson on 8/20/2017, 11:19 am

Mr. Booker, "Snackers" pepper - from what seed company? I tried Baker's Mini Yellow Bell (too small to handle) and Peperone Di Cuneo (better handling size, thick walled so I sliced and freezed with other bells for winter stir-fry). I am looking for a snack size with a longer body. I have grown Jimmy Nardino but I want one the shape and size of your Snacker. Thanks

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Post  MrBooker on 8/20/2017, 11:44 am

@sanderson wrote:Mr. Booker, "Snackers" pepper - from what seed company?  I tried Baker's Mini Yellow Bell (too small to handle) and Peperone Di Cuneo (better handling size, thick walled so I sliced and freezed with other bells for winter stir-fry).  I am looking for a snack size with a longer body.  I have grown Jimmy Nardino but I want one the shape and size of your Snacker.  Thanks
Not really sure of the seed company. I bought some snackers last year and they were bigger than the ones this year. Last year they were the size of a large Jalapeno.  This year some of the peppers are small and more round while some are longer and fatter.
 
     The ones I bought this year were in a medium size pot and I keep them on my picnic table next to my bbq grill.
  Sorry I couldnt be more help. I just went out and looked for some kind of tag in the pepper pots. Nothing.
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Post  sanderson on 8/20/2017, 12:01 pm

Thanks for looking

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Post  MrBooker on 8/20/2017, 12:06 pm

@sanderson wrote:Thanks for looking
My wife says they were labeled "Lunch Box" Peppers. Maybe that helps. Good luck.
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Post  sanderson on 8/20/2017, 12:38 pm

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Post  Kelejan on 8/22/2017, 12:35 am

Mr. Booker, you are making me laugh. Laughing
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