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my first harvest

Post  model a man on 4/1/2011, 9:06 pm

I was able to pick one serving of spinach for the first time. I have never had home grown spinach before and it didn't have that bitter tast you can get from store bought. This may sound silly but I had a smile on my face and you would have thought I had won the lottery.
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Post  sceleste54 on 4/1/2011, 9:32 pm

Feels good doesn't it !! Very Happy

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 4/1/2011, 9:34 pm

So awesome!! Bet it tasted fabulous.
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Post  Furbalsmom on 4/1/2011, 10:01 pm

Looks great. Congratulations on your first harvest. Can't wait the see your lush garden a bit later in the season.
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Re: my first harvest

Post  acara on 4/2/2011, 12:19 am

Congrats
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Yummy!

Post  bettyd_z7_va on 4/2/2011, 12:43 am

I probably wouldn't have made it to the house to get the camera! I would have stood in the garden and eaten it all up right there!!!

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Post  duhh on 4/2/2011, 1:53 am

yum! congrats on the first of many!
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Post  shannon1 on 4/2/2011, 3:30 am

cheers It's magical, is it not?
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Post  FarmerValerie on 4/2/2011, 9:45 am

I've picked enough spinach for one or two bites, more of a taste testing, it's great isn't it. I love to sit out there at my very own salad bar and nibble broccoli and lettuce, its the best.
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Post  model a man on 5/9/2011, 12:21 am

Its been awhile sense I posted. I have been having salad almost eveyday, I have had about a dozen strawberrys. Onions are getting big. banana squash plants are starting to grow fast. tomatoe plants are getting big. I have a few bell peppers that are about the size of grapes so far. sun flowers are about 7 feet tall but no flowers yet. I have seen quite a few lady bugs in the garden Very Happy apple tree has leaves and so does the pomagranet tree and fig tree. grape vines have leaves now but are growing slow. I cant believe how good the lettuce taste, not bitter like when I would get it from the store. I have romaine and butterhead and spinach I have one vine of sugar snap peas that have about 5 pods on it so far. watermelon and cantalope are just now sprouting
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Post  FarmerValerie on 5/9/2011, 8:27 am

I've wondered where you were, and hoped you were in the garden, sounds like everything is doing just great!
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Post  Furbalsmom on 5/9/2011, 6:48 pm

Glad to see you back ModelAMan, also very happy that your garden is doing so much better after your rocky start.

Congratulations on your continuing harvest and growing plants.
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