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Update on my first Fall garden

Post  dixie on 10/20/2010, 9:26 am

It finally rained last night, I can't even remember when the last rain was. We are in a serious drought around here. I've been watering my boxes & everything is coming along great.

I'm glad we like pictures on this forum:




RUTABAGAS



CAULIFLOWER with some onions from seed



Savoy cabbage



Savoy cabbage is starting to head - I think the crinkly leaves are so pretty.



Two tomatoes trying to hang in there. After the plants got blight, they put out new growth on top & bloomed again.



Brussels sprouts





general view from the porch

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Beautiful!

Post  bettyd_z7_va on 10/20/2010, 1:58 pm

Thanks for sharing your pictures. I'm going to show them to DH when he gets home. Your garden is beautiful.

I wish we had made longer beds instead of 4x4s.

We got rain, too! Thank God. I had just told DH I was going to have to water the beds if we didn't get any rain, and it came at about midnight here. Lots of loud thunder.

Keep up the good work. It is very encouraging to me.

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Re: Update on my first Fall garden

Post  dixie on 10/20/2010, 3:16 pm

If you do the longer beds, I recommend 3' wide. One of mine is 3', the others are 4' wide & harder to reach to the center for planting.

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Post  elliephant on 10/20/2010, 4:42 pm

Everything is so big and beautiful!

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Re: Update on my first Fall garden

Post  Old Hippie on 10/20/2010, 11:10 pm

What a gorgeous garden and gorgeous helpers as well.

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