67 days til SPRING!!! I can't wait - with 26 rows 200 ft long all ready to be planted.
Times flying by! Soon the forum and our gardens will be buzzing with activity! :)
Are you sure spring IS coming????
I just finished planting the second package of seeds. My first package is coming up nicely. Lettuce is doing great, same goes for carrots and radishes - picked 5 of those this morning. I planted red beets last week, but the package was a couple of years old so I have no idea how well they will come up if at all~
It has been unusually warm in the south this winter. How will this affect the fruit trees that are trying to bloom. If we get a late cold spell will it kill the fruit crop this year or will the trees bloom again?
Anyone for Groundhog Stew??
I am planting mine Feb 22 or 23....a little risky but long range forecast is for warmer than normal. Last yr planted Feb 28. Typical is around March 15 planting.
We planted half the potatoes Wednesday (2/15) and the other half Sunday (2/19). It felt so great to be out in the big garden again! We have had lots of greens all winter long until last week when one of the cows decided she wanted a salad too.
stuff is leafing out a whole month early compared to usual. :)
I have 108 tomato and pepper plants started in peat pellets, 72 of those are cherry tomato and the smaller flat is divided about 50/50 between bell pepper and Cherokee Purple Tomato. :D
I have them in the house in an old fish aquarium that started leaking on me a while back, I thought instead of re-sealing it I would use it as a grow light, seems to be working well, the glass helps trap the heat from the light and acts kind of like a heated seed mat. :)
Next I will get my squash started in there: Delicata and Hubbard. :)
I have been studying up on Aquaponics and am going to put to use what I've learned with my pond water,,,,mostly expanding what I've already tried with pumping the water to let the gravel filter it. :D
I plan to add some more fish too, should be lots of fun! :)
Larry - I finally got some of those hubbard squash seed to grow. Only problem is people in S. Texas do not know about hubbard squash.
When do you start harvesting them?
How do you cook them?
If you have a receipe please send me a copy.