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Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Apr 18th, 2017, 6:59 am

I wish I accomplished so much in my short times at the garden. :/

While I was at work yesterday I asked my kids to continue sod removal. I'd hoped they would have finished, but they left some for me to do. What I think of as finished, and how they view it are two very different things. In all chores, actually.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Apr 18th, 2017, 8:03 am

Back at it today. Breakie, coffee and now? Yard work.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Apr 18th, 2017, 10:40 am

Sige wrote:Oh wow! My sorrel is up about 3 inches! I didn't realize it was a perennial when I planted it last year. My bleeding heart is poking out of the ground as well. So excited :biggrin:


Sige, garden up date? :D
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Apr 18th, 2017, 12:14 pm

Omnious dark clouds rolling in. We need rain a few days, not right now. Rain barrels are full to the max.

Did a little clean up today.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Apr 19th, 2017, 6:55 am

That's not all you did - thank you for dropping off the red currant bush! I'm embarrassed to admit I had forgotten u_u

Things have been really busy lately. Son told me you were by. He leaves for his big trip Friday - that's part of the reason things have been so crazy.

I am eyeing the weekend and thinking about possibilities.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Apr 19th, 2017, 6:29 pm

I've got several Saskatoon berry bushes potted up right now. They look like twigs right now but will grow quite large. This is a very good variety for Saskatoon berry pies as we found out and can be quite a heavy bearer. I found they don't ripen all at once so you're picking for either a long time or let the birds eat some. Nothing wrong with that either. We deseed ours and make a slurry to jam up or use as syrup.

Up for grabs of course, how many can I exactly have here? Bman? Slootman? Lady t? PBear? One each?

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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Apr 19th, 2017, 8:44 pm

I'll take a Saskatoon - where did you get yours from originally?
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Bman » Apr 19th, 2017, 9:43 pm

I'm good for one!
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Apr 19th, 2017, 9:52 pm

Two down. Warning: they are small right now. Production by next year? Or the year after?
I got them originally at Dry Valley Gardens, now closed as I understand it. Unfortunately the name has been lost, but I know they are prairie types, and they like water. So make sure they have a good source. Mine get a liters of rain water.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby wf1992 » Apr 21st, 2017, 7:48 pm

Potato planting time? Yay or nay?
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Bman » Apr 21st, 2017, 8:06 pm

Yip!
I'm putting mine in tomorrow.

5 varieties. Earlies, mids and lates.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby pbear » Apr 22nd, 2017, 6:59 am

Queen K wrote:I've got several Saskatoon berry bushes potted up right now. They look like twigs right now but will grow quite large. This is a very good variety for Saskatoon berry pies as we found out and can be quite a heavy bearer. I found they don't ripen all at once so you're picking for either a long time or let the birds eat some. Nothing wrong with that either. We deseed ours and make a slurry to jam up or use as syrup.

Up for grabs of course, how many can I exactly have here? Bman? Slootman? Lady t? PBear? One each?


No thanks Queenie. We have a couple at the back already. The birds sure love them!
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby slootman » Apr 22nd, 2017, 12:22 pm

I will take one!

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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Apr 22nd, 2017, 2:49 pm

Only my yellow tulips are blooming right now, wait til the pinks are blooming, then swoop in and pick up the Saskatoon. :130:
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Apr 22nd, 2017, 3:18 pm

Kinda bummed out, all day it was nice but on the cold side. I can handle cold and working outdoors doing stuff, but this spitting rain is getting me down. So I'm sitting here.
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