Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» has55's R & D Journey
by has55 Today at 1:13 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson Today at 1:06 pm

» California's Drought
by Kelejan Today at 12:25 pm

» December: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals Today at 12:23 pm

» Indoor Container Garden - City Living
by Kelejan Today at 12:21 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in December 2017
by Kelejan Today at 12:18 pm

» December Avatar: 'Tis The Season!
by countrynaturals Today at 12:11 pm

» Julia Child's French Onion Soup
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 8:37 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 7:18 pm

» jalapeno variety question?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 5:58 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 5:56 pm

» who has chickens
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:49 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 12:05 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by plantoid Yesterday at 10:59 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Roseinarosecity 12/16/2017, 10:03 pm

» Sweet Potatoes
by No_Such_Reality 12/16/2017, 5:36 pm

» Areogardening
by trolleydriver 12/16/2017, 1:45 pm

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by countrynaturals 12/16/2017, 11:55 am

» What's Up? Yukon gold potatoes!
by saganco 12/16/2017, 11:11 am

» N&C MW; Deep Winter December/January 2017-2018
by Scorpio Rising 12/15/2017, 7:57 pm

» Garden Clean-Up/Preparation
by Scorpio Rising 12/15/2017, 7:53 pm

» CarbSmart (tm) Potatoes
by sanderson 12/15/2017, 1:41 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by Kelejan 12/15/2017, 7:51 am

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/14/2017, 11:01 am

» New England December 2017
by AtlantaMarie 12/14/2017, 6:32 am

» Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies
by brianj555 12/13/2017, 5:28 pm

» Tomato Questions
by sanderson 12/13/2017, 3:04 pm

» Mid-South: December 2017
by AtlantaMarie 12/13/2017, 8:24 am

» New Composter - Need Help Filling Correctly
by saganco 12/12/2017, 9:10 pm

» The Research Journey:cardboard covering of newly planted seeds
by saganco 12/12/2017, 1:15 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

PNW NOV Update

View previous topic View next topic Go down

PNW NOV Update

Post  Furbalsmom on 11/3/2010, 2:14 am

I think I have finally hit the wall with my tomatoes. PNW is not a good place to grow them, but I did have several ripen during October. I am now ready to pull the last plants out and make a bit of relish from the green tomatoes.

The sugar snap peas, cucumbers and pole beans have already been pulled and those areas cleaned up. Hope to get the rest of the old SFG cleaned up, weeded and the Artichokes and Strawberries mulched with straw very soon.

My fall planting of broccoli and cauliflower survived the first round of cabbage worms, but they still have a way to go.

The garden is near the far end of our lot and with the seasonal rain that has started here, I prefer to keep my daily salad greens really close. (and me dry) Several varieties of lettuce continue to be harvested from my front porch where they are planted in MM filled containers. All of my baby pac choi has been pulled, cleaned and eaten. It was so good.

Still waiting for my three Table Tops so I can begin growing in MM instead of the amended soil in my old SFG, based on the first SFG book. DH got caught up in a few projects and has not yet started the TTs but most of the materlials are ready and waiting for him

Fall Asparagus crowns have not yet arrived. Garlic, Shallots, Walking Onions have arrived, but not yet planted. Hopefully everything will be done no later than Nov 10th.



Please let us know how your garden grows. Pictures are always welcome.





avatar
Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 70
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  boffer on 11/3/2010, 8:24 pm

12 small broccoli plants-they all have small heads



10 squares of carrots in winter storage/one square of parsnips



Potato onions on the left half and garlic on the right. I guess time and weather will tell me if I planted them too early.



The last of the lettuce and spinach in among the strawberries.



Tabletops put to bed.






16 squares of beets in winter storage.



I have three BS plants left to harvest after another frost or two.



Here's to better weather in 2011 bottoms up
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 64
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  WJB on 11/3/2010, 8:39 pm

Boffer

Explain the fourth picture. How did you build it? Does it turn? What happens to it in the wind?

Wendy
avatar
WJB

Female Posts : 16
Join date : 2010-09-22
Age : 54
Location : Oklahoma

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  Megan on 11/3/2010, 8:50 pm

Weather or not, Boffer, that is a lovely harvest! Very Happy
avatar
Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 50
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

View user profile http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  boffer on 11/3/2010, 9:22 pm

No, it doesn't turn because I didn't think of it! Darn!

Here's a pic from late May so you can see the bottom.



It's made from fan cages that had dead motors, a chain link fence post, rebar, and some misc 'stuff'. The bottom of the legs have outrigger feet on them. I didn't think about wind; I'll be finding out soon enough though. One of the reasons I cover my beds is the high winds I get in Nov-Dec that fill the beds with fir needles.
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 64
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  camprn on 11/3/2010, 9:32 pm

Very Nice BS!!! Very Happy Everything looks FAB! okay
avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 55
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  Chopper on 11/3/2010, 9:53 pm

@camprn wrote:Very Nice BS!!! Very Happy Everything looks FAB!
I think we could even say that boffer is the king of BS. Shocked Very Happy

Chopper

Female Posts : 2467
Join date : 2010-05-05
Age : 62
Location : Warner Springs, CA USDA Zone 8a, Sunset Zone 7 (I think)

View user profile http://thezimmermannfamilytoo.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  Furbalsmom on 11/4/2010, 4:48 pm

Long Live the King!
avatar
Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 70
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: PNW NOV Update

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum