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Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  Petroag on 9/27/2011, 11:46 am

So happy to have found this site!

We have two 4x4 gardens with Mel's mix. My son wanted them to look like tic-tac-toe boxes for the fall. Hope to learn from everyone here!



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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  FarmerValerie on 9/28/2011, 7:43 am

WELCOME, and what lovely boxes!

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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  Petroag on 10/19/2011, 8:05 pm



Growing strong!

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Hi neighbor!

Post  TXGirl on 10/19/2011, 11:16 pm

Welcome to the boards. I am your neighbor in McKinney! I am starting with my first garden and planted my carrot seeds just tonight. Since its going to be cold for a few nights then hopefully they will germinate quickly. Good luck with your gardens!


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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  Petroag on 11/8/2011, 12:03 pm

36 weeks strong! Frost is coming, so I will be covering soon.


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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  southern gardener on 11/8/2011, 12:10 pm

boy do those look healthy! bounce what are they? what types of compost did you use? Nice job!! cheers cheers

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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  Luci Dawson on 11/8/2011, 1:50 pm

Outstanding garden...has me thinking I'd rather have 3x3s than 4x4s next year (since I'm re-sizing a two former 4x8x0.5 raised beds I can re-use the cedar).

Did you get this terrific result solely from using MM, or did you supplement over the season?

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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  Petroag on 11/8/2011, 3:14 pm

Thanks! Very Happy

This is Mel's Mix by the book with no supplements. Used the following composts:

Lady Bug All American Turkey Compost
Nature's Guide Cotton Burr Compost
Nature's Guide Mushroom Compost
Nature's Guide Earthworm Castings
Lady Bug Farm Style Compost (Dairy Manure)

I've got 3 gourd varieties up front, Cinderella pumpkins across center and buttercup squash in the back. Now, if I can keep the frost off the leaves for the next month!

Going 3x3 in this situation was a must with these enormous sun hungry leaves!

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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  Luci Dawson on 11/8/2011, 7:30 pm

I'll be on the lookout here in NM for the composts you used...although I've found that availability is sometimes regional.

Again...kudos on an absolutely gorgeous garden!

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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  Petroag on 11/19/2011, 5:04 pm

Gourds are almost ready and radishes taste wonderful! Hope to have the buttercup squash ready in a couple weeks. Very Happy




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Re: Hello from Frisco, TX!

Post  ashort on 12/2/2011, 12:12 pm

Howdy neighbor - in what part of Frisco do you live? We are in a little dip between hills and the cold weather killed my fall green beans...

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