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Season's first radishes!

Post  rjbokleman on 5/17/2011, 8:36 pm

Johnny's Seeds Cherriette planted on 4/4/2011. Yum.


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Re: Season's first radishes!

Post  Ha-v-v on 5/17/2011, 8:39 pm

They look gorgeous, Smile pretty and perfect.
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Post  Lavender Debs on 5/17/2011, 8:47 pm

That is funny. I just pulled a bunch of french breakfast, threw the tops to the nuggets and brought the rest in to have with bread and spaghetti. Yours are very pretty.
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Here's a shot of the SFG from my deck...

Post  rjbokleman on 5/17/2011, 8:54 pm

...looking out over the Rosemary and Dill. Built these 6 - 4'x4'x6" SFG boxes last year in March of 2010 for the first time. Had a great harvest and in September of 2010 increased the depth of the 4 on the left to 12" for this year. Left the other two alone not wanting to disturb the onions, garlic and stawberry's I left for over-wintering. Now, the stawberries are blooming and the onions and garlic are doing great!

I love Mel's method and for Mother's day this year, I built my mother two boxes at her home and she's thrilled and doing great.



I also added some drip irrigation to the left row of three and will post some photo's of that project soon. I wanted to reduce my hand watering workload using 5 gallon buckets of sun warmed water...lots of work when you've got this many squares filled to the brim!

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 5/17/2011, 9:16 pm

Those are some gorgeous radishes! Very well done.
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Just to prove they're mine...

Post  rjbokleman on 5/17/2011, 9:18 pm

...here they are prior to harvesting.


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Re: Season's first radishes!

Post  petals1973 on 5/17/2011, 9:31 pm

Yummy!
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Re: Season's first radishes!

Post  buttaflie143 on 5/17/2011, 9:38 pm

Very nice. They look delicious.
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Re: Season's first radishes!

Post  jazzymaddy on 5/17/2011, 9:50 pm

Very magazine-worthy! I bet they were wonderful.
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Post  quiltbea on 5/17/2011, 10:13 pm

They're beautiful! Don't you just love the way they push their shoulders out of the soil for you?
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