Attn: Wifezilla - from Attn: Gardening Gurus!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Reinbeau, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    I didn't want to hijack the other posters thread.

    Quote:I had my veggie garden in the front yard for years, until a septic install gave me a blank slate out back to start all over again.

    Here is the old garden:

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    Now that the veggie garden has been moved I've had the bones of a new, formal herb garden installed, there are no plants in it yet, spring is coming, though! I'd post a picture of it, but it's buried again under a foot of snow.

    The clean slate after septic install:

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    Here is the new garden, out back, still a work in progress:

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    I moved the beds out there, and the large open garden is where I grow things that take room, like corn, squash, potatoes, tomatoes (although I grew 12 tomatoes per bed out front, now I've got more room, I still stick to 12, but they can spread more!). My biggest problem is I am so used to growing in beds I have a real hard time planning in that wide open space!
     
  2. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    the gardens are beautiful. makes me homesick for the New England area. you did a lovely job with your gardens.
     
  3. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    You blow my mind.... LUCKY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    You know I do so love that garden you have in back. [​IMG]
     
  4. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Thank you! Besides DH, it is the love of my life!
     
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2009
    MN
    And the chickens, right? Unless they eat your garden [​IMG]

    You gardens look great! I especially love the one you had in the front yard, it looks great!
    We plant directly on the ground too, bit harder to introduce her dirt into than a raised bed, and seems to be much more weeding! [​IMG]
     
  6. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Amos, that's my huge project this spring, fencing off the garden. The girls have free range out there when we let them out, they're not going to be happy with the fence, I'm sure!
     
  7. sandyj

    sandyj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's beautiful!!! My son built a large pond in our front yard with gold fish. Each year the yard gets smaller and smaller with all the flowers I keep planting. Pretty soon there will be nothing to mow.
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  8. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG!! That is Just Beautiful [​IMG] your gardens are too die for!![​IMG]
     
  9. Blackbird

    Blackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2009
    MN
    Yeah, fencing in gardens isn't much fun.
    Our chickens are on the opposite side of the land from the gardens, so we haven't fenced in too much, except the strawberry/grape garden which is closest to them.. they sure love those juicy red fruits!
     
  10. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow. Great Job.

    I just put in my first raised beds this week. With a full fence... even though it wont keep out our aracaunas.

    It will keep out the fat cochins!

    Now I have some jaw-dropping insperation!

    Thanks for sharing.

    W.O.W.


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