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Post  countrynaturals on 3/2/2018, 2:31 pm

Took the tour with camera in hand -- everything looks more like November than March. These almond blossoms are the best I could find, but they wouldn't hold still to have their picture taken, so the result is as unimpressive as the garden.  Sad

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/2/2018, 10:10 pm

Nothing is happening here yet...I think they are pretty!
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Post  countrynaturals on 3/3/2018, 2:21 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:Nothing is happening here yet...I think they are pretty!
If anybody can come up with something better, we can always change this. They are pretty, but they were gorgeous before the wind and rain got to them.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/3/2018, 8:37 pm

I love your pic!  Just here, it’s all under snow/water.  It has been so wet??? So
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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 3/3/2018, 10:57 pm

This is more summer-y than spring: flowers on the aerogarden tomato plant, with a plastic beetle.

Might change it if something fun shows up outside, but it's pretty drab out there. There have been picnic beetles (aka sap beetles) eating the rotting cold-killed kale, but they don't like to stay still for being photographed.
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Post  countrynaturals on 3/4/2018, 12:04 pm

@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:This is more summer-y than spring: flowers on the aerogarden tomato plant, with a plastic beetle.

Might change it if something fun shows up outside, but it's pretty drab out there. 
Same here.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/7/2018, 7:20 pm

OK, found one!!!!

https://i.servimg.com/u/f62/19/25/77/83/94816b10.jpg

My Spring 2017 lettuces, spinaches, etc.....love my leaves!
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Post  sanderson on 3/8/2018, 3:39 pm

Winter crops are bolting!  Here is some kale that I will leave in for a couple weeks for pollinators.

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Post  countrynaturals on 3/8/2018, 4:05 pm

@sanderson wrote:Winter crops are bolting!  Here is some kale that I will leave in for a couple weeks for pollinators.
My dwarf curly kale never bolts.  Razz
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/8/2018, 9:56 pm

I have never had kale bolt either...Dwarf blue Vates.  Interesting!
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Post  sanderson on 3/10/2018, 5:01 pm

Wink
Kale flowering 3-10.
Purple broccoli bolting 3-10.

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Post  countrynaturals on 3/10/2018, 9:42 pm

@sanderson wrote:Wink
Kale flowering 3-10.
Purple broccoli bolting 3-10.
One of my broccoil plants bolted last month. The others were fine. Go figure.  Rolling Eyes
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/11/2018, 4:00 pm

It’s pretty!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/12/2018, 3:21 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:I have never had kale bolt either...
Really?  I can't even imagine what that must be like.  So you get to harvest from the same plants year after year?
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Post  countrynaturals on 3/12/2018, 6:13 pm

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@Scorpio Rising wrote:I have never had kale bolt either...
Really?  I can't even imagine what that must be like.  So you get to harvest from the same plants year after year?
Mine get top-heavy and turn into trees, so after I have a nice, new batch of plants, I top the old ones, compost the stalks, add compost to the bed, and plant the new ones. What I love is having kale 12 months a year. There's never a day I can't pick and cook a batch of it from the garden.  Cool
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Post  sanderson on 3/13/2018, 12:03 am

I was just about to rip the kale out when 3 bees came along. It gets a reprieve.

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Post  yolos on 3/13/2018, 9:32 pm

My peas are growing nicely so far this spring.  Hope they have time to mature before the hot weather sets in.
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Post  countrynaturals on 3/31/2018, 1:51 pm

I'm ready for April.  bounce Got pear blossoms for the first time!  Cool Tune in tomorrow for my new avatar.  Razz
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