What did you do in the garden today?

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Most likely from Tony's at caton farm & 59
But they have probably been there a month. I buy them but my wife cant eat them since morning sickness so she doesn't cook them.
Congrats on the morning sickness. :celebrate Just don't say it that way to your wife. :oops:

I bought my sweet potatoes at that exact same store. Two of the 6 halves soaking in water are growing small roots already.
 
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Congrats on the morning sickness. :celebrate Just don't say it that way to your wife. :oops:

I bought my sweet potatoes at that exact same store. Two of the 6 halves soaking in water are growing small roots already.
Ha I should clarify the morning sickness was 10 years ago She still cant eat them lol. Fire Water BBQ a year and a half ago lol
 

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Ha I should clarify the morning sickness was 10 years ago She still cant eat them lol. Fire Water BBQ a year and a half ago lol
Well the congrats is just a bit late. :lau

BTW, Fire Water is good food. However, I really like Sharko's on 119th or 111th (cannot remember which at the moment) and rte 59.
 

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Good morning gardeners and welcome to all the new members joining us. I really don't mind snow @CyndieRauls, it's when it turns to solid ice and takes forever to melt it loses it's charm. Not to worry @karenerwin, it's all a learning experience. I planted my two apple trees and dwarf peach 2 years ago. I didn't prune last year but there were a lot of fruit developing, which I just pinched off. This year I will leave a few on the trees, and hopefully next year will let them "do their thing." There's a certain time you should treat them with neem oil (I believe) to prevent / minimize insects in the fruit. I'm tackling the pruning later today, :fl:fl. In your climate @hysop I would go ahead and plant the herbs and see what happens. Here, I'm thrilled if my perennial herbs make it through the winter. My tiny leek sprouts are getting bigger. Hopefully they will be standing up with their little green stem in another day or two. I'll wait another week before planting more. Nice to see the baby chick photos. I haven't ordered any yet. I'm hoping to add two buff orphingtons and two leghorns to round out the flock. After that, chicken math will have to take a break. Glad you are feeling better @igorsMistress. Have a great day everyone, and get those hands in the dirt if you can.
 

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Good morning gardeners. Lots of new growth in the garden, including weeds, sigh. I'm tired of weeds but today I'll be out there pulling quite a few.
Snaps from today, including flowers on the lemon tree
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Here is my best option for the full sun garden. I can use the wall as one side and run shade cloth across to reduce the heat that emanates from it. This would end up being roughly 12'x18' and puts the garden between the lemon tree and the mesquite tree. I'm a little concerned about drainage with heavy rain, but once we get it layed out with block I can start improving the soil with my compost. I'd like to add a second row of block on the east and west sides for a couple more grass frames. They'd be 15" wide but 18' long.
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Good morning gardeners. Lots of new growth in the garden, including weeds, sigh. I'm tired of weeds but today I'll be out there pulling quite a few.
Snaps from today, including flowers on the lemon tree
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Here is my best option for the full sun garden. I can use the wall as one side and run shade cloth across to reduce the heat that emanates from it. This would end up being roughly 12'x18' and puts the garden between the lemon tree and the mesquite tree. I'm a little concerned about drainage with heavy rain, but once we get it layed out with block I can start improving the soil with my compost. I'd like to add a second row of block on the east and west sides for a couple more grass frames. They'd be 15" wide but 18' long.
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So nice to see fresh greenery. Is your rooster a leghorn? He’s quite handsome. Another promising sign of Spring, a few minutes ago I saw two sparrows bringing fresh bedding to their birdhouse. You know the wild birds are smarter than we are.
 

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