Ready to garden?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bantamman13, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. bantamman13

    bantamman13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who else is getting seed catalogs everyday I think these evil seed companies send them out this time of the year to drive me insane,knowing full well I can't do anything but sit here and look at the garden. Although the girls sure are enjoying enjoying free ranging on the large plot of late greens I planted.
     
  2. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    I am exactly the same..looking at the frostbitten garden and wishing Spring was here...but the daffodils are coming through...and earlier I spotted a perennial or two just sprouting....it's too early really...cant wait...
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm not getting any magazines in the mail, but I am ready for spring! The problem here is that our winter hasn't really even begun. Winter here runs from about mid-January to the beginning of March. I'm ready to get this mess out of the way and for spring to begin, that's for certain! Bring on the warm weather and the garden!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    In Colorado we get cold and snow October - Dec...then the weather mellows a bit in January (it was 50 ยบ yesterday), then it gets crappy again at the end of February-early April. You can't plant ANYTHING until Mother's day because we get random freezes. If it doesn't freeze, you can still get everything wiped out in a hail storm. Then in Summer you have to worry about intense heat and drought. Oh yeah...the joys of high altitude gardening [​IMG]
     
  5. waynesgarden

    waynesgarden Feathers of Steel

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    I'm ordering seeds today. Since I'll be starting some seed next month, gardening isn't all that far away, even here in frozen Maine.

    Had there been more time before the ground froze (Ok, if I had planned my time better before the ground froze) I would be tending hardy salad greens in a hoop house right now.

    Wayne
     
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  6. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

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    I've joined TheEasyGarden forum, BYC's sister forum. They will get you itching to plant, even if its in nothing but toilet paper rolls or an egg shell (you have to check this out to understand)!! Spring fever!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    I got my catalogues and am ready to place my Burpee order.
     
  8. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    I ordered over $100 worth of seeds about two months ago. I couldn't help myself! But it will still be months before anything gets planted.
     
  9. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    I planned my veggie garden the day after Christmas.

    You know that saying that life is what happens when you make other plans? It's the same way with gardening. You think you've planned it wisely and your choices are foolproof, and then your garden says "hey loser, here's what you're gonna get!".
     
  10. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    Quote:You shouldn't let your garden talk to you like that. Wash its "dirty" little mouth out with soap...
     

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