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ereino

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2014 Veggy Garden
« on: May 28, 2014, 01:40:52 PM »
Okay, what are people planting in their gardens by way of veggies?

So far I have stuck spearmint, basil, sage, lavender and only one lonely tomato in the ground. 

Planning on finding some kale and swiss chard.

Figured we can buy our peppers at the produce stand, as they are quite inexpensive. 

I'll still probably do the micro greens and have beets so far to plant in the ground. 

It's been very dry and now we have three days worth of rain coming down in buckets.  Plus, it turned 52 degrees today.  What's that all about.

Let's hear from you all.

Have a nice day!




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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2014, 06:02:22 PM »
Hi, Ellie! :)

Around here, all I can plant is cucumbers, squash (like zucchini) and tomatoes.
Everything else, the deer and birds eat up.

I suppose I could build an enclosure around and over the garden to keep them out.
But just never have gotten around to it. There are always higher priority chores.

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2014, 09:21:30 AM »
Umpa planted;

Tomatoes- 20 plants different varities
Cukes- 10 plants different varities
Eggplant- 6 plants
Okra- 6 plants
Swiss Chard,Kale, Lettuce, Spinach and lots of herbs :)

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2014, 02:01:11 PM »
Hi Tony and Doug:

Nice - it's a special sort of spring in WI - the weather actually cooperating.

Bought two basil plants the other day.

WHY 20 tomato plants, Doug?????  Canning?  Say hi to Umpa for me!
I may buy eggplant - sounds good.

Sorry, Tony, about the animals loving your garden.  Plant what you can :-)

Good luck to you both.



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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2014, 02:28:39 PM »
So far all I've planted was hops. I'll get in peppers, grape tomatoes, squash and pumpkins.  I want to try some cabbage too.

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2014, 05:46:40 PM »
Why 20 tomato plants?.......I got carried away at the nursery!
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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2014, 08:59:12 AM »
Carried away!!!!!!!@#@#@#@#@#  We planted 11 one year and that was crazy - we definitely canned that year and gave away plenty.  It's fun to watch them grow.  We had a yellow lab that once she understood how wonderful tomatoes tasted, we couldn't keep her out of the tomato patch.  lol!  We have the cutest pictures of her with one very large red tomato in her mouth. 



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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2014, 10:09:32 AM »
Enreino I am experimenting on different areas of my property to grow tomatoes.(doug got carried away)
Moose Hops?? Do you make your own beer or his wife in menopause? :)

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2014, 11:01:27 AM »
How funny about your dog, would love to see that picture!

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2014, 01:44:02 PM »
No, we do not make our own beer.  You heading that way?  Sounds awesome?

Yes, if I was savy enough, I would probably post a picture of Gabby with the tomatoe in her mouth.  It was annoying at times because she new how to pick them.  lol!

I have an hour lunch so I spent half of it at a garden center - bought 3 more tomato plants, two eggplants, 2 collard.  Again, I am looking for swiss chard and kale and once again having problems finding them.  I just have to get to a jumbo garden center.  We have a Milleager's by us, so will go their on Saturday.  I really love this time of year.

So, how are the mushroom plugs coming along you guys.  I never bought the plugs.  BUT, I will be doing this some time in the future.

Have a nice day and good talking you all.



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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2014, 10:24:53 AM »
You can always start them from seed. We walked away from mushrooms when I started reading about botulism!  :D

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2014, 01:32:26 PM »
wooooooooooooooooooooo - botulism from mushrooms.  how does that work???  if you are growing them and picking them fresh, how do you get botulism from that.  Curious minds want to know..... :-)



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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2014, 03:22:20 PM »
Now I'm curious too Enreino, lol.

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #13 on: June 12, 2014, 09:36:40 AM »
They start in the fridge,the moisture levels have to be perfect or botulism.I thought you just bought the plugs drilled a tree and viola! Nope :)

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Re: 2014 Veggy Garden
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2014, 02:00:08 PM »
Oh my goodness....yes, I got the impression you bought the plugs, too!  Well, forget that idea.......