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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote]Sea Grow fertilizer[/quote] Where you get this? NPK?...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote]soaker hoses.[/quote] soaker hoses are great if one hose covers all the area you need, like if you just have one raised bed or maybe multiple but using a short hoses for each one (Do they sell short ones?). Or if you have a few rows on ground in a well draining area....
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re: Tomato plant question - jyoung1
[quote]Is it too late to start tomatoes?[/quote] I think you still have time to plant some cherry tomatoes, just don't prune and see if they can beat the heat. They will grow pretty fast. ...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote]Did you buy the Bonnie variety?[/quote] I grew from seed, should be all the same variety since it’s a hybrid I think. ...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote]can I come by and snip those zip ties for you?[/quote] After about the 20th zip tie I convinced myself that leaving them uncut was just more stuff for the cucumbers to grab onto haha....
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[quote]How much sun are they getting?[/quote] There’s a few trees and houses to the east of the bed so it only gets direct sun from 2ish to 6:30-7. The field behind my house is not my land and the owner graciously lets me have garden on her property, so i kinda just built the beds only far en...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
Yea this year i kept it to 3 stems until fruiting only pinched suckers that were growing too much away/horizontal from plant that I couldn’t support, or if it was growing right up into something else. ...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote]I find that's the easiest variety to grow[/quote] That’s what everyone says but for me they just haven’t done well. Last season blossum end rot on all but 2-3 tomatoes and this year not fruiting. Not sure why, maybe the cold weather and not enough sun because they are below trees. The end ...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
Mouth is watering for the first bite of a fresh tomato. [img]https://i.postimg.cc/sg08q1JY/061-BE05-E-7-D07-442-C-8-BB8-8-A2547935399.jpg[/img] [img]https://i.postimg.cc/FzZCZKRJ/730-FCB73-5558-4-CD1-87-F9-C43-F352-BC7-FB.jpg[/img] [img]https://i.postimg.cc/GpWf3NV9/997-EB300-1-E66-41-E4-8...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote]Louisiana Pink, Louisiana Red, and Gulf State Market tomatoes[/quote] Didn't know Louisiana had it's own heirloom's! I'm definitely growing some of these next season....
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
Maybe they just needed fertilizer?...
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re: Soil Testing & Fertilizing - jyoung1
Are you sure it's not a Post office box that just has the plastic bags and instructions for collecting and mailing off in it? That is what I get at my local nursery....
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote]onions no bigger than spring onions.[/quote] Well that's disappointing, do you grow from seed/seedlings or bulb? I've heard that growing from bulb results in smaller onions (Mine were started from bulb). ...
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Thanks, about 1/10 shoots have the splotches on them. Would hydrogen peroxide work or what kind of fungicide?...
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I’ve never grown onions before, do they typically have this many folded shoots? They do get a fair amount of wind being exposed to the opening of an open field to the south. [img]https://i.postimg.cc/cJjyM7RP/4-F705-BAF-FB61-432-E-9408-0-A976-AEE7-F48.jpg[/img]...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote] potting suckers around the June timeframe, then pull the old plants that stopped producing and put in the starts in July.[/quote] Never considered doing this, I wonder if I can keep the suckers alive inside from July to September and then take them out when it starts to cool down. And the...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
Thanks, I think Fred's Tie Dye is one of those varieties that came from Craig's dwarf project. [quote]I pretty much quit on tomatoes towards the end of June just because it gets so hot[/quote] I think this year I'm going to trying topping off my plants sometime around mid-May, because it just ...
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
I've been reading that book [i]Epic Tomatoes[/i], wondering if anyone has a decent amount of experience growing heirloom vs hybrid, the only heirlooms I've grown are cherokee chocalote / purple, I'd say they were less productive than the hybrid varieties, but they produced larger and tastier fruits,...
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re: Building a ramp for a shed. Ideas? - jyoung1
I'm also making ramp soon. How high off the ground is your shed? How are you doing it? My rim joist is 2x8 and 6-8" off ground....
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re: The 2021 Garden Thread - jyoung1
[quote] Trim the shoots that got blown over and laying in between the rows? [/quote] In general are you supposed to trim the ones that fall over? Since they won't ever stand upright again. I've never grown onions before, mine have 2-3 shoots at about 6-8" high, 3-4 weeks old....
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