Square Foot Gardening Forum

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.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» 2017 Burpee seeds are already on display at HD
by sanderson Today at 1:53 pm

» New Forum Feature
by RoOsTeR Today at 10:59 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing January 2017
by trolleydriver Today at 10:54 am

» Senseless Banter...
by Kelejan Today at 10:40 am

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by has55 Today at 3:32 am

» N & C Midwest: January 2017!
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 11:32 pm

» heirloom seed companies around a lot of the world
by ralitaco Yesterday at 10:58 pm

» What about ink on newspaper and cardboard for mulch?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:23 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan Yesterday at 7:20 pm

» Green Ice Leaf Lettuce
by MrBooker Yesterday at 4:28 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:17 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:46 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:22 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 9:23 am

» New England January 2017
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 9:20 am

» Holy snow Batman!
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:13 am

» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by ralitaco 1/17/2017, 11:23 pm

» Gardening Australia
by IrishDigger 1/17/2017, 10:01 pm

» Daikon radishes?
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:49 pm

» Anyone want walking onions??
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:22 pm

» How much to plant?
by trolleydriver 1/17/2017, 2:48 pm

» January: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 1/17/2017, 2:22 pm

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by sanderson 1/17/2017, 2:00 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals 1/17/2017, 1:49 pm

» Show us your kitchen compost container
by CapeCoddess 1/17/2017, 1:23 pm

» Some of our Gluten-free Cajun Recipes
by sanderson 1/17/2017, 12:34 pm

» Crop rotation
by sanderson 1/17/2017, 12:02 pm

» Creamy Basil Pesto
by sanderson 1/17/2017, 11:46 am

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 1/17/2017, 11:02 am

» Zera (TM) Food Recycler - kitchen composting
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/17/2017, 10:40 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  quiltbea on 9/19/2011, 10:19 pm

Family Gardening,

Congratulations! Your peppers look a huge success. Good for you.

quiltbea

Female Posts : 4616
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 74
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  FamilyGardening on 9/19/2011, 10:26 pm

thanks quiltbea.....i think it also helped that they are filled with MM Very Happy

i need to get some more fresh dill and cilantro (sp?) as i did not plant enough this year.....next year i plan on doing a lot more herbs that i found that i love to can with......i want to can some more pickle peppers but this time add those fresh herbs in there Very Happy the first set we just open we made with garlic and one tiny slice of a hot pepper....and they are soooo yummy!....i really want to taste them pickled with the dill and then with the cilantro....i heard they taste great Very Happy

hugs

rose

FamilyGardening

Female Posts : 2424
Join date : 2011-05-10
Location : Western WA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  FamilyGardening on 6/21/2013, 7:45 pm

wanted to share something pretty cool that is growing from one of our Topsy Turvy planters......its a VOLUNTEER Sunflower.....how it got in there??...not sure...but it sure is cool looking Smile we planted two patti pan squashs to keep it company Smile




happy gardening
rose

FamilyGardening

Female Posts : 2424
Join date : 2011-05-10
Location : Western WA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  jazzycat on 6/21/2013, 7:57 pm

I ran into someone the other day who is using topsy turvey to grow tomatoes, peppers, and several other things, and he said his plants are going CRAZY. He said they turn upwards but eventually grow back downwards because of the weight. He also said the stems are HUGE, probably also due to the weight ( I suppose).

jazzycat

Posts : 596
Join date : 2013-03-12
Location : Savannah, GA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  brainchasm on 6/21/2013, 11:52 pm

I heard that TTs are fair to ok, with the occasional screaming success. Apparently, the real winner is smaller, multiple fruiting stuff; like the peppers, as evidenced above, and also cherry/small type tomatoes.

The smaller fruit put much less stress on the plant structure, or something.

Better/more even weight distribution maybe!

____________________________

I think my sunflower plant can take me in a fair fight...it's taller than me, and it keeps giving me dirty looks. Shocked

My garden progress:
MyFolia.com - Garden Tracking Community Find more about Weather in Las Vegas, NV

brainchasm

Male Posts : 463
Join date : 2013-02-26
Age : 41
Location : Las Vegas, NV

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  Marc Iverson on 7/5/2013, 4:35 am

@acara wrote:However, I have used the newer incarnations of the product for hybrid cherry varieties like Juliet and Sprite before.
Juliet is a hybrid?  Acch, thanks for telling me.  It is doing well for me, so it's disappointing to know I won't be able to save the seeds.

Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  Triciasgarden on 7/5/2013, 5:57 pm

Wow FamilyGardening you have some good growing with your Topsy Turveys! Beautiful job!

Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 61
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Success of the Topsy Turvey hanging planters.

Post  Sponsored content Today at 2:05 pm


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


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