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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
[quote]Yeah, I'm about to say F it and get it delivered to the office so the wife doesn't see[/quote] :lol: Been there done that. Then she bought a horse to train so she does not ask what I buy and I don't ask her. I could go full aquaponic with a greenhouse and everything and would still not ...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
[quote]Not sure if I can hold off much longer on getting a new light. [/quote] Same here, but only for the need for more space. I have to say that my plants seem to like the lights I have. I just need more room. The Hyper Tough light from Walmart is actually doing pretty well. My plants look g...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
:cheers: The zones take a little time to dial in to get everyone watered well. I have snaked 1/2" poly tubing I have a combo of drippers, sprayers, and now soakers. The variable GPH emitters really help dialing in for just the right amount of water per plant. I have some roses on the deck t...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
[quote]How did you go about setting up different zones[/quote] I just use two 2 zone Orbits digital hose end timers on a 4 way manifold. That gives me 4 zones to work with. I have them staggered for one going on at a time so that the water pressure doesn't drop to below the 25 psi minimum on eac...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
[quote]These work very well but require a lot of watering in the summer months[/quote] My whole garden is on a micro irrigation system. Drippers, soakers, and sprayers in 4 zones according to the watering needs. I went with 20 gallon bags and pots to give some wiggle room but they can be watere...
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re: Garage Freezer Yea or Nay? - convertedtiger
It is very worth it. If you have the cash, get an upright frost free. We are about to buy our third freezer. It will be in the garage. We have one that was given to us after the flood that is in the spare bedroom/man cave. It's packed out with sauces, stocks , and game. Also, if you start buyi...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
[quote]Any suggestions on size of raised bed and what to plant?[/quote] The first question would be, what do you like to eat? Then, what do you look to get out of it? Many herbs are very easy to grow. To the point that they can take over a bed if not contained, eg mint or oregano. Next, d...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
Wow! Great setup! :cheers: Suntuf poly roofing? ...
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re: How hard is it to DIY a wooden privacy fence? - convertedtiger
All great info. Are you building a 6' or 8' fence? I suggest 8' if you are in doubt. If you are a perfectionist like I am, pick your own posts. From experience, the 10' posts will look better and twist less than the 8'. Pro tip, look for posts that were cut further away from the core of the tre...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
Thanks. The ceiling fan does not seem to move enough air. I'll give the little fan a go. ...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
I have another question, are any of you using a little fan in your grow room to stimulate stronger plants? I have a little clip on fan that I am thinking of trying. I am just wondering if it matters either way. ...
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re: pre emergent and a wet yard - convertedtiger
Ok, thanks....
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re: pre emergent and a wet yard - convertedtiger
[quote]But, seriously you can sprinkle some pre-emergent herbicide under and around the feeders and that will kill the seed embryos when they sprout. It won’t harm the birds. [/quote] Dimension or something better?...
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re: pre emergent and a wet yard - convertedtiger
I'll be applying Atrazine and Weed Free Zone this weekend for the spring weeds. I need find something that will stop the dang seeds under my bird feeders from sprouting though. :banghead: Besides sterilizing the seed which is arguably detrimental to the bird's health. ...
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
[quote] Is it this one? [/quote] Yup, and if it get's in the $70's it will be mine. Even if it sits in a box this season. I'm sure I would need a supplemental light source for the flowering and fruiting phase, if I try growing to harvest indoors. But, it will upgrade my system for next years ...
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re: Smoked Baby Back Ribs - convertedtiger
[quote]Well, you don't normally see people calling other people "lazy fricks" or "ignorant" on the food board.[/quote] :lol: That depends on the thread! BBQ can bring out the heat!...
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re: rank gulf coast beaches - convertedtiger
That would all depend on what you are looking for in a beach. Party, quiet, crowded or not, scenery etc... way too many variables. My Favorite around those is Cape San Blas but I'm too old to go partying all night like I used to. :lol:...
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re: Smoked Baby Back Ribs - convertedtiger
[quote]Could also be the OT infiltrating the food board.[/quote] It's possible. I normally don't even look at the likes or dislikes anymore. Food, and how to prepare it, is HIGHLY subjective. ...
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re: Smoked Baby Back Ribs - convertedtiger
[quote]What are people disagreeing with? Speak up you fricks[/quote] It's the internet. You could throw a virtual rock in any direction and hit 20 "experts" in any discussion that think their's is the only right way. Especially in cooking. The Comic Book Guy of food ....
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re: 2020 Garden Thread - convertedtiger
[quote]t takes up a lot more room initially.[/quote] Yeah, that's why I started smaller. This season will determine how I go from here. I am trying out some 20 gallon grow bags for potatoes and tomatoes. I am also going to try some 20 gallon wicking tubs for tomatoes and possibly some cucumber...
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