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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/5/2015, 11:47 am

So, are the 3' tall & other pepper plants year round, Sanderson?
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Post  trolleydriver on 10/5/2015, 11:58 am

sanderson ... that is a very nice garden you have there.  As I read the descriptions, especially about your flowers in the winter, I thought about my own garden which by mid January will be covered with about three feet of snow and the cold blowing winds and minus 30 Celsius temperatures. Please post more pictures for us!
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Post  kauairosina on 10/5/2015, 12:10 pm

oooohhhh Trolleydriver, makes me even happier I live Hawaii!!
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Post  Marc Iverson on 10/5/2015, 1:20 pm

Really nice set-up and lush growth, sanderson. Looks like you've been busy with much more than your vegetable garden. Good luck on your front flower beds.

Looks like you've given yourself quite a bit of work to do! I hope you don't get so ambitious that your garden becomes steadily and stealthily more and more of a burden. Good thing you've been smart about putting drip lines in so you don't have to fiddle about with every darn plant every day in the summer heat. What a time and energy saver!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/5/2015, 1:29 pm

@sanderson wrote:CC, I forgot to answer your question regarding spraying the grass.  I use a spray jar with nozzle that attaches to the hose.  I strain the tea through a wire mesh colander as I add it to the spray jar.  That seems to be sufficient for the hose spray jar. 
Perfect!  I was hoping you'd say that.   I thought about using Dr. P on the lawn that way, without the strainer of course, but haven't tried it yet. 
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Post  sanderson on 10/5/2015, 2:38 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:So, are the 3' tall & other pepper plants year round, Sanderson?
No, these are ones I started from seed this spring. The 2nd and 3rd year peppers are in the pots.

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Post  Marc Iverson on 10/5/2015, 4:32 pm

They seem to be doing about as well as first year plants, right?
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/5/2015, 6:39 pm

Dang, sanderson! You have A LOT OF GARDEN!!!! Nice, and it is fun for us who can't grow 4 season to see what you guys are doing when we are tearing stuff out and putting it to bed! Thanks for the video tour.
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Post  sanderson on 10/5/2015, 8:40 pm

For all you winter bound folks, I will keep posting photos throughout the winter.  Rosina, Audrey, and other 3-4 season people, you also.

Marc,  The 2 and 3 year old peppers are not as large but that could to due to the smaller pots.  The bells on the benches in larger pots are in between size.  It really hurt me to pull the peppers in the TTs.  I harvested everything, green or ripe red, and prepping them for drying, freezing, or taking with us on our vacation, if we ever get away.  Hubby helped me dress the brides (tulle).

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Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 10/8/2015, 12:53 pm

I've been on my back for a couple of weeks so I haven't been able to get pictures.  I'll try to get some soon :-)
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Post  sanderson on 10/8/2015, 1:16 pm

Audrey,  Ouch.  I hope it feels better soon.  A painful back can ruin the joy of the day.

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Post  Marc Iverson on 10/8/2015, 1:26 pm

Sure is a nice neat set-up, sanderson! Looks so meticulous and well-organized.
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Post  sanderson on 10/9/2015, 2:03 am

@Marc Iverson wrote:Sure is a nice neat set-up, sanderson!  Looks so meticulous and well-organized.
that's to make up for the rest of the yard!! Embarassed

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/9/2015, 8:22 am

Again, nice! My chard is still going strong out there, really the only thing that is! I learned a lot this year, about how many and what to plant, pests (Japanese beetles Evil or Very Mad ) and pollination. I can see how this pursuit is a life long learning process!
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Post  trolleydriver on 10/9/2015, 8:31 am

That's a really nice setup sanderson. 

SR ... I'm with you on learning a lot this year. I'm still harvesting chard and lettuce. Most of what I planted in the SFG did well. Eggplant and green pepper were a total flop. I got just one pepper on the pepper plant. Yesterday I took a tiny fruit off the eggplant. The Japaneses beetles had a field day on the bean plants this summer.
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Post  sanderson on 10/10/2015, 1:54 am

First year is the big learning.  There after is refining, designing and experimenting. Very Happy

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