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Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Bman » Oct 19th, 2017, 5:20 am

I have about 4 yards of compost (the year's worth) to dump on the garden. Ill do it this weekend on the empty areas. I still have some late stuff in the ground.
My chrysanthemums are all starting to bloom.
Petunias are still blooming.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Oct 19th, 2017, 7:58 am

I stil have cherry tomatoes happening up against the house - not as sweet though.

Hey, a friend gave me some dahlias - when do I pull those inside?
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Oct 21st, 2017, 8:32 pm

I have three Walnut trees to give away. They're tiny right now. Who wants them?
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby WeatherWoman » Oct 23rd, 2017, 6:23 pm

Picked the fatest cucumber hiding the garden. Still have carrots and lettuce and the tiniest pumpkin.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Oct 24th, 2017, 6:11 am

I'm still picking chard, and the cherry tomatoes up against the house are lasting :biggrin:

No walnut trees for me, please. There is one in the neighbourhood, and a number of overenthusiastic squirrels who think my garden beds are the perfect place to hide their cache. I am forever digging the friggin' things out.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Oct 24th, 2017, 8:18 am

It is green bin day and we have two bins filled. Ours and our neighbours, we love you neighbour :heart:

And as soon as they are empty we have a wee bit more to put in. And that is WITH all the composting we do. It's amazing how productive this property can be.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 1st, 2017, 3:48 pm

Has anyone heard of N-Sulate? supposed to be for protecting your plants. Mara doesn't carry it.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Nov 1st, 2017, 5:40 pm

An astonishing amount of yard clean up was accomplished today after work!

And Lady t, if that works, let us all know once you get it going?
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby oneh2obabe » Nov 1st, 2017, 6:36 pm

Lady tehMa wrote:Has anyone heard of N-Sulate? supposed to be for protecting your plants. Mara doesn't carry it.

https://www.amazon.ca/s/ref=nb_sb_noss? ... s=N-Sulate
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 2nd, 2017, 8:21 am

Okay, I have ordered and will let you guys know how it works. :)

Do you really think we'll get S**w tomorrow? It is forecast, but still.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby pbear » Nov 2nd, 2017, 3:30 pm

Well, the snow is sticking up here. It looks beautiful. I got most of the yard work done yesterday. I did decide that this year I’ll do a heavy spring cleanup instead of a fall cleanup. The snow looks lovely on the grasses and itoh peonies.

It is too early though.
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Nov 2nd, 2017, 3:31 pm

Way too early, could not agree more.

So glad we got so much done by now. I still want to dump leaves on the roses tho, I hope it's nice by my days off. :135:
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 10th, 2017, 1:14 pm

Well, I forgot to bring in my gourds. They are stashed out on my deck, under cover. I can still defrost/cook/eat them, can't I?
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Re: Gardening 2017: Fruits, Veggies, Flowers

Postby Queen K » Nov 10th, 2017, 4:26 pm

All you can do is try. Might taste funny tho. :135: I got six bags of leaves out of plastic bags and in the composter today after work.

Rain barrels have been emptied as much as possible due to the thaw.
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