What did you do in the garden today?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by Dara77, May 27, 2012.

  1. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blossom end rot is caused by calcium deficiency in the soil. Add some crushed up eggshells around each plant or you can buy outdated milk cheap from the grocery and water with it. We put in a good load of eggshells every fall with our chopped up leaves and compost, turn it all under, and by spring its ready to grow.

    I harvested collards for the rabbits, pulled crab hrass for the goats, and plucked iffy looking leaves from the maters for the turkeys. Then I watered in my new sweet potatoes and replanted the beans the armadillo dug up last night in its search for bugs. Its hard to get mad at an animal who really only eats the bugs, I just wish they'd dig a little more selectively.
     
  2. lularat

    lularat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have tried like crazy to prevent diseases. Only time will tell, but so far no problems. I did start my tomatoes from seeds, so I hope that will help.
     
  3. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens


    I found BER on my san Marzano paste tomato today too. Apparently paste tomatoes may be more susceptible to BER. I would agree with that theory because my 6 other tomatoes are in the same soil and on the same watering system. They do not show symptoms at this time.
     
  4. erinszoo

    erinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Squashed squash bugs and squash bug eggs. Its a never ending battle.
     
  5. birdlady79

    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see that your squash is in raised beds.... Do you still have problems with squash bugs? Nice beds :)
     
  6. lularat

    lularat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problems with bugs, but squash borers are a problem in our area.
     
  7. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Rain rain rain . Getting cabin fever . I would love to be outdoors .
     
  8. Crickett

    Crickett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got TONS of rain! And mud! And muck!
     
  9. birdlady79

    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2...
     
  10. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Put on my boots and checked the garden . Pulled some weeds . Have a break from the rain until afternoon tomorrow . Sugar snap peas are setting pods . Ate a few right off the vine . More like snow peas now . In about a week I will be picking some .
     

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