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Re: New SFGer/HELP!

Post  shannon1 on Mon 25 Apr - 18:02

You can add a little fish bone meal or rock phosphate, if you need phosphorus. It has been said here on the forum MM is the best "soil", but some times the composts use are lacking something. I don't see adding this as going against SFG and I know Mel wants us to be sucessful. If you have your own compost pile you may never have to add anything but that black gold ever again.
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Re: New SFGer/HELP!

Post  jthreadsmith1 on Tue 26 Apr - 6:43

Thanks to everyone for your continuing encouragement and for cheering on my little successes. I am still determined to post a photo of my radishes. Here goes another try:


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Re: New SFGer/HELP!

Post  jthreadsmith1 on Tue 26 Apr - 6:44

YESSSS!! It worked! Here's another one:

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Re: New SFGer/HELP!

Post  dizzygardener on Tue 26 Apr - 6:46

cheers Hizzah!

Those radishes look amazing. I bet they taste pretty good too!
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Post  Furbalsmom on Tue 26 Apr - 9:14

Great looking radishes jthreadsmith

Mine still are not doing much Sad
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Post  camprn on Tue 26 Apr - 10:16

jthreadsmith, those are SO PRETTY! how did they taste? :?: What a Face
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Post  Ha-v-v on Tue 26 Apr - 10:19

Those are just so pretty !!!
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Post  MasonGarden on Tue 26 Apr - 10:34

Real beauties! What kind of radishes are those?
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Post  jthreadsmith1 on Wed 27 Apr - 11:13

Golly, yall, thanks for all the complements on the radishes! They are Cook's Custom Mix from Cook's Garden. The mix is equal parts D'Avignon, Pink Beauty, Champion, Snowball and Purple Plum varieties. Haven't seen a white Snowball yet. As for taste, they taste great-for radishes Very Happy! I'm not a big radish fan but my husband and dad love them and would be so disappointed if I didn't grow any. They like these. I have tasted a couple of them and I would call them mild but still radish-y.

We are getting lots of good rain here lately and my SFGs are loving it. The seeds are germinating quickly and my transplants are looking so much happier than they did in their little cramped growing pots last weekend.

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