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Garden Update 6-14

Post  Garden_State on 6/14/2010, 6:59 pm

Here is the latest from my SFG...


Latest Harvest (Broccolli, Lettuce, Spinach and Cherries!!!) Found out on Saturday that I have 2 big cherry trees in the backyard


Overview


Broccolli


Potatoes (dug down the other day and felt them growing)


Tomatos


Corn


Beans planted under the corn


Beans, Cukes, Peppers


Pollination at work

Hope everyones gardens are growing strong!!

Pete
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Re: Garden Update 6-14

Post  Dunkinjean on 6/14/2010, 8:43 pm

Beautiful garden - the vegetables look great!

Your cherries brought back memories for me. When I was a little girl, my grandparents had 2 cherry trees that we picked and of course ate as many as possible!

Happy Gardening Everyone....
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Post  quiltbea on 6/15/2010, 12:27 am

Your garden is lookin' good! I'm to the north of you so it gives me something to look forward to very soon.
Good luck.
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Post  new2this on 6/15/2010, 8:47 am

What a wonderful garden space you have!!! Things are really looking good.

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Re: Garden Update 6-14

Post  timwardell on 6/15/2010, 9:43 am

Looks great! Very Happy
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Great photos

Post  ander217 on 6/15/2010, 10:05 am

Your garden looks great. How many years have you been doing this?

I think your pollinator insect could be a cabbage moth. Keep a good check on your broccoli and other cole crops for those horrible little green worms. Once the moths show up in my garden it isn't long until their offspring start doing their damage.

Thanks for sharing.
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Post  Garden_State on 6/15/2010, 10:13 am

Thanks...This is my first year...so far so good. I kept a good eye on that butterfly...did not go anywhere near the broccolli. It only wanted to get near the flowers on the strawberries (I lifted the chicken wire cage so it could get to the flowers). As soon as it was done, it flew away across the yard.

I check the garden for pests 2x per day. Had a few cabbage worms a few weeks ago, but none since. But will not let my guard down.

Happy Gardening!!

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LUCKY!!

Post  jenjehle on 6/15/2010, 10:52 am

I sure wish I would find cherry trees in my backyard!!! What a wonderful thing to discover.


Everything looks beautiful! I'm up north also... you give us something to look forward to Smile
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Re: Garden Update 6-14

Post  SassyScraps on 6/15/2010, 11:00 am

What a great find those cherry trees are. When we moved to our 100+ year old farmhouse, it had been empty for several years. I found so many goodies that first summer, tiger lilies, cherry trees, highbush cranberries, rugosa roses, columbine, raspberries and strawberries. It as been a lot of work getting everything back to a manageable state, but it has been worth it!
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Post  Garden_State on 6/15/2010, 11:07 am

Funny thing is, this is not our first year in the house. Just never noticed the cherries before. Was out mowing the lawn and one fell and hit me on the head. Maybe I am related to Isaac Newton!!
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Re: Garden Update 6-14

Post  SassyScraps on 6/15/2010, 11:13 am

Hehe-Looks like you got a great harvest from them!
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Post  AliSmith13 on 6/15/2010, 11:37 am

Wow! Garden looks GREAT! Very impressive for being you first year! Congrats and great work!
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