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I finally have snap peas!

Post  Chopper on 1/27/2011, 7:29 pm

Greetings from the southland - California, that is. Just when I thought I would go almost pea-less I checked after neglecting the garden for a week and I have snap peas. Finalmente! I am so psyched. So I will have peas and some slightly past prime broccoli with dinner tonight.

And in other garden news: the lettuce has done fantastic - have some nice looking romaines and lovely leaf lettuce. Too bad I am not a real lettuce person. The garlic and onions are coming along. The one cabbage looks ready - it is gorgeous.

Onions and celery

Holdout from the 4X4 of flowers

Only drawback. I will be moving - locally - in March or April probably so I do not want to plant anything else and it is the beginning of the best season! Arrrgggghhhh. I am also seriously wondering about taking some of the MM with me. If not I will just rake it out onto the existing sod and add a little more seed and walk away with a tear in my eye. I may be more attached to my garden than is healthy. Smile

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Post  camprn on 1/27/2011, 7:32 pm

I am absolutely green with envy!. Lovely shots!
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Post  Furbalsmom on 1/27/2011, 7:47 pm

Your snap peas are glorious! Enjoy them, and you should continue to be able to harvest for a while now that they have finally come in. Those onions look great too. What a pretty cabbage. I have never grown cabbage and was not sure if "Home Grown" would look so nice.

@Chopper wrote:
Only drawback. I will be moving - locally - in March or April probably so I do not want to plant anything else and it is the beginning of the best season! Arrrgggghhhh. I am also seriously wondering about taking some of the MM with me. If not I will just rake it out onto the existing sod and add a little more seed and walk away with a tear in my eye. I may be more attached to my garden than is healthy.

I hope you can find a way to move your boxes and your MM. It would make life so much easier if you could set up quickly at your new home.

Fingers crossed for you.
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Re: I finally have snap peas!

Post  miinva on 1/27/2011, 7:51 pm

They're beautiful! I hope they're as tasty as they are pretty Smile I hope to figure out how to grow nice lettuce this year, since I haven't gotten it right yet and I absolutely love salad.

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Re: I finally have snap peas!

Post  CarolynPhillips on 1/27/2011, 10:20 pm

I hope you get to move your MM too. I don't know your situation and how you will be moving, but if you could gather up some 5 gallon buckets =would be nice.
I am sure you are enjoying your harvest. It is a pretty one.
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Re: I finally have snap peas!

Post  quiltbea on 1/27/2011, 11:13 pm

It all looks great. I hope you have room for an SFG at the new place even if you'll be starting a little later.
Good luck in your new venture.
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Re: I finally have snap peas!

Post  LaFee on 1/28/2011, 1:53 am

wait a minute...Is this really the same woman who hauled 14 bags of composted manure(!!) in her sedan who's wondering how she's going to move her mm?

lol! [i]

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Re: I finally have snap peas!

Post  Odd Duck on 1/28/2011, 1:09 pm

Yeah, let it dry out so it's lighter and pack into plastic bags!

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Re: I finally have snap peas!

Post  Chopper on 1/28/2011, 4:50 pm

@LaFee wrote:wait a minute...Is this really the same woman who hauled 14 bags of composted manure(!!) in her sedan who's wondering how she's going to move her mm?

lol! [i]

LOL. Well, I still have 1 bag left and there was no question that it was coming with me. I was thinking more about the practicality of it. But I am pretty certain that it will be too hard to walk away and I will end up bagging or bucketing it. It was just too expensive if nothing else!

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