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Offline JohnyMac

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2018 - Gardens
« on: April 01, 2018, 06:20:38 AM »
To keep everything in one spot so all the folks on the forum can ask questions, congratulate, and brag lets keep all 2018 garden posts here on this subject thread.

March 21st I started my tomatoes and pepper seedling's. Once they get their second set of leaves, I will repot them and then start by squash and melon seeds.
 
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Re: 2018 - Gardens
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2018, 10:08:07 PM »
i planted 5 pounds of potatoes over the weekend.
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Re: 2018 - Gardens
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2018, 03:03:12 AM »
I actually feel kind of proud of this one but i planted seedlings for some onions, carrots, beetroot and them a few herb plants aswell.
I have plans for an upright potato planter or two and plenty of good soil to use for it... can't wait to get started on that one. i have never actually done this type of gardening by myself but i have some experience having helped out on my grandfolks farm.
Nothing at all on the scale they produced veggies on. But it will atleast provide for my family, hopefully.
Hoping to see some good growth over the next few weeks. winter is strating to rear its head and the cold is starting to set in.
Will be interesting to see what comes up.

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Re: 2018 - Gardens
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2018, 11:21:46 AM »
 I have a tiny raised garden but my 24 yellow onions are up at 14 inches and my 24 white onions are at 9 inches with radish planted among them. My 2'x3' raised garden of beets have just broken thru the soil. I also have two 18" pots of carrots and yesterday I planted a 5 gallon bucket of potatoes with another one to come. I lost my rosemary bush over a very cold winter this year and had to buy another one along with sweet basil.
 I forgot to mention my 30 garlic plants are at 9" also.
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Re: 2018 - Gardens
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2018, 01:03:33 PM »
Awesome folks!

I just took the tomatoes from uncer the lights in our spare bedroom out to the green house. Now starting the second batch of our seeds for:

> Flowers,
> Winter and summer squash,
> Cucumbers, and
> H2O Mellon.

IF this weekend is nice I will move the sweet and hot peppers to the green house.

When I get a minute i will post some picks. 
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Re: 2018 - Gardens
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2018, 10:17:55 AM »
Well yesterday I hit the 50% mark of planting our ~900 sf veggie garden. YAHOO!

Because the weather has been warmer than normal I am about two weeks ahead of previous years planing's too.

To celebrate I am taking today off. Playing on the computer, and may set up the HF radio to make some QSO's hopefully in a foreign land like California, Oregon, or Washington.  ;)

I will take some pictures of the garden when the planing is completed.

How are you doing with your planting?  :P
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Re: 2018 - Gardens
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2018, 01:11:50 PM »
Bravo JM  My potatoes are loving the fact i mixed sawdust and sand into their soil mix - we've had a lot of rain this spring.
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