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6/30/13 8:00 P

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I'm now getting lettuce for a salad every day from the garden. Cukes and squash seem to be happy, but aren't close to ready yet. I'm a little jealous of my girlfriend, who gave me four cukes from her garden last week. Tomatoes, green onions and beets are hanging in there, but barely. I've gotten a couple of meals out of the green beans, and will probably have enough more ready to cook by the weekend. Happy Gardening, Sparkers!

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6/30/13 10:44 A

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I'm keeping the garden small this year. I have two tomato plants, one plant of basil and one of parsley, and a row of cucumbers.

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6/24/13 1:26 P

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Last fall I started my first veggie garden with collard greens and romaine lettuce and they turned out great. This spring/summer hubby decided to go bigger. So, we did tomatoes, green beans, yellow summer squash, turnip greens, scallions, watermelons and a peach tree. Great success so far with the yellow squash, scallions, turnip greens, string beans. Gave a lot away to friends and family. Waiting for the tomatoes, watermelons and peach tree to mature.


Flower garden consists of: zinnias marigolds, azaleas, roses, petunias, pansies

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5/22/13 9:30 A

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Every year I grow my garden in large containers on my back porch. I have squash, tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, peas, watermelon, sage, and rosemary plants.

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5/21/13 7:37 P

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I do. It's probably a bit of a fool's errand, as I live in the woods. I spent a fortune cutting down 3 big oaks last year to get some sun, and ended up with several years worth of firewood, anyway. I've got beets, tomatoes, cukes, squash, lettuces, green onions and beans planted. I had a terrible time with seeds this year, as only about half of the beans and none of the onions came up. Last year I had a ton of green onions. I replanted, and now have more beans and beets, but still no sign of green onions.

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5/12/13 1:26 P

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Yeppers-mainly my husband's creation. We live on a farm and both our families have always had large gardens. Right now we are eating asparagus, lettuces, radishes and spring onions. The potatoes, tomatoes, cucs, melons, squash, beans, corn and peppers are all looking good. Should have some cabbages before too long! Love fresh veggies and I know how they were grown :)

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5/10/13 9:39 P

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Heyas! For my entire life I think I've only not had a garden with my family maybe one year. This year we're a little later planting because we have concentrated on lots of beautiful flowers to beautify my grandparents' house that we inherited when she passed away last year. For our garden we will be planting:

Tomatoes (pink and red)
Green peppers
Cucumbers
Green Beans
Yellow Squash (crooked neck)
Zucchini Squash
watermelons
cantalopes
Okra
Silver Queen Corn

Hopefully we will have cherries to pick in our cherry trees if the crows don't get them all before they're dark and ripe. :) It'll be a while yet before the apple trees are in full swing.

And we also usually plant strawberries, potatoes (some red), Lettuce, and turnip greens

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5/5/13 2:08 P

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Growing some tomatoes and peppers in pots... Would love to plant more ,but have not where to do so.

Flora ;)
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5/4/13 11:49 P

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I m trying my hand with a mini garden growing it in bins
roma tomatoes; cucumbers; lettuce and peppers

My enemies don't be glad because of my troubles!
I may have fallen, but I will get up;
I may be sitting in the dark, but the Lord is my light
Micah 7:8


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5/4/13 7:30 P

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Wow, that's quite a garden Suzy, reminds of the ones we used to plant. The last 2 times we attemped a garden, either the heat burned up our plants or the deers chomped up all the plants & produce. This year we will be buying from produce markets instead.




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5/4/13 7:12 P

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I was wondering if anyone else out there is growing a veggie garden to help keep healthy food choices at their fingertips and keep the food bills down? Are and what's going to be growing?

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I am growing:
roma tomatoes
patio tomatoes
Marigold tomatoes
Green peppers
chili peppers
habaneros peppers
bush cucumbers
bush green beans
cherry sweet tomatoes
butter nut squash
yellow summer squash (straight neck)
Zucchini squash
blackberries

And to brighten it up for butterflies and hummingbirds- zinnias and verbena






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