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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/27/2011, 8:16 pm

Is what my four year old was singing yesterday as the rain and sun were taking turns.... Very Happy our peas are going crazy!....along with some of the other cool weather veggies!

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peas, lettuce, spinach were all just starting to come up..... broc, cali and sunflowers were growing inside the house nursery Laughing



peas now Very Happy along with spinach, lettuce, broc, califlower, sunflowers and look how big my onions are in the cedar planter next to my SFG box Very Happy



in this SFG bed we have beans, spinach, bush peas, raddish, stivia, collard greens trying to come up....and a volunteer purple mustard green that has very pretty yellow flowers



our 2x8 box with onions, broc, cali, flowers




here are my crook neck squash in my topsy turvey



our strawberries Very Happy





our blueberries and huckle berries

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Post  walshevak on 5/27/2011, 8:49 pm

At least it is rain. It's still snowing in the Rockies and Sierra Nevadas. Aspen ski resorts are reopening. Crazy weather patterns all over.



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Post  Lavender Debs on 5/28/2011, 11:04 am

What a beautiful garden! I love those blueberrie pots.
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Post  Furbalsmom on 5/28/2011, 2:00 pm

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I have wild huckelberries in the campground where my DH and I work. I love early fall when I can go out and pick the wild ones to freeze for pancakes and muffins.

Your peas are looking good, can hardy wait for them to start producing. The 4yo will have a ball.
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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/29/2011, 2:10 pm

huckleberries are my hubby's very, very favorite thing....when we found some plants at our local nursery we just couldnt pass them up......

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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/29/2011, 2:13 pm

Deb thouse pots are from Wally World....just under 10 bucks and are self watering Very Happy they had several differnt size too.....im using a smaller size for my tomato plants...just hope there not to small for them.....im still new to all this.....

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Post  FamilyGardening on 5/29/2011, 2:15 pm

@walshevak wrote:At least it is rain. It's still snowing in the Rockies and Sierra Nevadas. Aspen ski resorts are reopening. Crazy weather patterns all over.



snow affraid

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Post  walshevak on 5/29/2011, 5:39 pm

@FamilyGardening wrote:
@walshevak wrote:At least it is rain. It's still snowing in the Rockies and Sierra Nevadas. Aspen ski resorts are reopening. Crazy weather patterns all over.



snow affraid

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Thanks for the hugs, but I was just reporting not living in it. I'm in NC and the temps are in the upper 80s and no rain.

Hot, dry winds are taking a toll on my tabletops.


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Post  FamilyGardening on 6/7/2011, 12:26 pm

Well the rain is back its just a drizzle right now...with a bit of wind..... i think its time for my four year old to sing again Laughing

how is the weather in your neck of the woods? how are your plants doing?

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our peas keep growing....still no flowers yet....the kids are about ready to start eating the leaves.....


we have some baby peppers


the crookneck squash is really green and growing Very Happy


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Post  FamilyGardening on 6/15/2011, 2:50 am

well.....hubby said tonight that the weather is turning bad tomorrow.....i still dont feel like its turned that great yet......we are in the middle of june and we are still having cool nights....and only a few warm days.....last year my kids were wearing shorts to school already......*sigh*

i took a few pic's tonight while out taking tomato tuesday pic's.....thought i would share.....

my peas continue to amaze us.....growing taller then i am....they have a bunch of flowers on them now.... Very Happy

my topsey turvey crook necks are doing great.....my girl friend who hasnt seen my garden yet came to visit and asked what the heck that was....LOL...


not sure if you remember my ugly pepper plant that the cats attacked....well....look what he is giving me


my little guy harvested an onion and a couple of radish's....the onion was a bit early....cause our hose bent it while we were watering....my son thought it was the coolest thing to pull that onion and those radish's up!.....now every day he is out in the garden looking for a radish sticking its head up.....


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Post  FamilyGardening on 6/29/2011, 12:15 am

well we have had to days of very humid weather......i was feeling stressed that the sun was not out.....yet....when i went out side to check on all my babies....i was very surprised to find that the two gardens have exploded!!....they have LOVED the last two days! Very Happy

a tiny head of broc


peas that are to the top of our new trellis.....we have real pea pods now too!!...i made a mistake on a post to someone about what kind they are....they are not the sugar stars.....they are sugar snap....edd Hum fovorites Very Happy


yellow peppers are green....im might pic them Very Happy they are growing so cramped together.....they will taste great with eggs!


topsy turvy crook neck squash......


look what is hiding under there Very Happy


the pic is not great with the fence in the back ground....here is a two year old carrot that im letting it go to seed....never have dont that before....its so pretty.....multi colored..... Very Happy look how tall it is!


onions almost ready


first time planting the herb fever few.....the flowers are so pretty!


my bok choy went to flower too.....the flowers you can eat and they are very tasty!


we ate these flowers too!....first time growing them!....my son is enjoying and learning about the garden as i am Very Happy


last my son's sunflowers!!

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rose who may have posted to many pic's.... Very Happy
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