Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
New England October, 2018 Toplef10New England October, 2018 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

New England October, 2018 I22gcj10New England October, 2018 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» All I Want For Christmas....Holiday Garden Wish List!
by recoush Today at 9:08 pm

» weed plant that has caused some frustration around the yard
by recoush Today at 8:54 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals Today at 6:17 pm

» N&C Midwest: November/December 2019!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 5:32 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:19 am

» Tomato Tuesday - 2018 & 2019
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:24 pm

» Update on Marie's mom
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 11:38 am

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 12/10/2019, 9:27 pm

» What's your favorite kitchen/garden gadget?
by markqz 12/10/2019, 9:20 pm

» Sanderson - On the Road
by sanderson 12/10/2019, 8:04 pm

» What I learned this year...
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2019, 6:29 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/10/2019, 10:32 am

» Serrano Peppers
by countrynaturals 12/9/2019, 11:36 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing October to December 2019
by Kelejan 12/9/2019, 7:02 am

» Homemade Christmas
by countrynaturals 12/9/2019, 12:22 am

» Grapefruit
by countrynaturals 12/8/2019, 6:25 pm

» Container Gardening
by countrynaturals 12/8/2019, 10:08 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie 12/8/2019, 7:25 am

» Potato Seeds, not Seed Potatoes
by Dan in Ct 12/8/2019, 6:20 am

» Hydrogen Peroxide
by has55 12/8/2019, 3:50 am

» New England, December, 2019
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 5:07 pm

» Steam canning?
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 4:47 pm

» De Jours 18 Radish
by markqz 12/7/2019, 4:11 pm

» Gardening Life hack - fixing bucket handles
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 4:05 pm

» Is this the right place?
by sanderson 12/7/2019, 3:30 pm

» ROOKIE TOPIC XVII Seed Starting Dates
by countrynaturals 12/7/2019, 12:15 am

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by Scorpio Rising 12/6/2019, 8:37 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 12/6/2019, 1:23 pm

» Bee Balm
by countrynaturals 12/6/2019, 9:34 am

» Hi I’m new
by AtlantaMarie 12/6/2019, 6:47 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

New England October, 2018

Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty New England October, 2018

Post  RJARPCGP on 10/1/2018, 3:54 am

It's now October! LOL!
RJARPCGP
RJARPCGP

Male Posts : 318
Join date : 2014-02-10
Age : 39
Location : North Springfield, Vermont

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  RJARPCGP on 10/1/2018, 10:28 pm

Burning the brush today: (my brother in law)

New England October, 2018 100_0011
RJARPCGP
RJARPCGP

Male Posts : 318
Join date : 2014-02-10
Age : 39
Location : North Springfield, Vermont

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  CapeCoddess on 10/3/2018, 4:00 pm

Thanks for starting the thread, RJ.  

I lost my mom mid Sept so haven't been on the forum very much.  Lots to do to wrap things up...it just goes on and on.

Today I planted something for the first time since - a Sheffield plant given to me in honor of Mom. 
I love you
It felt really good to dig in the dirt bare handed again. 

Back in the SFG, a lot of the cherry toms have fallen and rotted due to neglect but I'm back to picking them and they are yummy!  Same with the ground cherries.  The cucumber plants are wilting but still producing, as are the kale, collards and chard.  I have some pretty big beets to pull but haven't been moved to deal with them yet - I hope they aren't woody from waiting so long.  The beet greens are gorgeous though. 


New England October, 2018 Photo_10
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  trolleydriver on 10/3/2018, 4:39 pm

Saddened to hear of your loss CC. It is very difficult when a parent leaves us.

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
trolleydriver
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 5141
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 72
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  CapeCoddess on 10/4/2018, 10:09 am

Thanks, TD.  It really is surreal.
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/4/2018, 5:52 pm

Ditto, CC, my sincere condolences to you.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7217
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  sanderson on 10/5/2018, 2:51 pm

CC, I am so sorry. I love you I know there is a lot to do.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
sanderson
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 18492
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 71
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

https://connect.xfinity.com/appsuite/#!!&app=io.ox/mail&

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  RJARPCGP on 10/13/2018, 12:46 am

On this date, 10 years ago, was my second YouTube video, of the downtown Springfield, Vermont sidewalk construction project!


This date, 10 years ago also had more normal daytime temps than what's forecasted today!
RJARPCGP
RJARPCGP

Male Posts : 318
Join date : 2014-02-10
Age : 39
Location : North Springfield, Vermont

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  CapeCoddess on 10/14/2018, 2:43 pm

Yup, pretty dang cold these days.  I need to take down the trellis's and transplant  a few greens to the kitchen garden making winter harvest easy peasy..  The sun just came out after 2 days of torrential wind and rains, so no time like the present.
sunny
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/17/2018, 6:47 pm

I will finish clean-up this weekend, cleaning off trellises is no fun...lol!  50s in day, tonight, 32*.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7217
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  bluelacedredhead on 10/18/2018, 11:43 am

Sorry for your loss CapeCoddess.
bluelacedredhead
bluelacedredhead

Female Posts : 107
Join date : 2012-06-21
Location : Hamilton, ON Z6A

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  CapeCoddess on 10/18/2018, 12:07 pm

Thanks for the condolences, everyone.  Onward ever onward.

Pulled all my beets up this morning since we're expecting a freeze tonight. 
New England October, 2018 01012

Then made a beet green/orange/banana smoothie which I will be having shortly.
What a Face
We're just starting with the change of colors here:
New England October, 2018 01210


Last edited by CapeCoddess on 10/18/2018, 12:34 pm; edited 1 time in total
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  bluelacedredhead on 10/18/2018, 12:11 pm

They look great!
bluelacedredhead
bluelacedredhead

Female Posts : 107
Join date : 2012-06-21
Location : Hamilton, ON Z6A

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/21/2018, 5:23 pm

I only got 2 beets this year..not sure why? I do like them, especially pickled!  We have no color here which is super strange.  Leaves still on the trees.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7217
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  trolleydriver on 10/21/2018, 6:02 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:I only got 2 beets this year..not sure why? I do like them, especially pickled!  We have no color here which is super strange.  Leaves still on the trees.
My beets were a total failure this year.

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
trolleydriver
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 5141
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 72
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  sanderson on 10/22/2018, 3:28 am

CC, Miss Lily! I love you

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
sanderson
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 18492
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 71
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

https://connect.xfinity.com/appsuite/#!!&app=io.ox/mail&

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/23/2018, 7:46 pm

What varieties of beets do you grow, CC?  I have chiogga and Detroit red.  I like Chiogga better, but the red holds better if pickling.  I would like to have a nice sweet fresh eating/cooking variety to try!  Any suggestions?
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7217
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  CapeCoddess on 10/27/2018, 6:47 pm

SR, I'm pulling out my plot plan now...lessee...
Red Baron, Cylindra and Chiogga.  I usually grow only Detroit reds for canning and eating but none came up this year.  Old seed me thinks.

TD, I actually didn't have a bountiful root year this year either, unlike last year.  Got zero carrots and about 1/4 of the beets i planted.
I think my heart just wasn't into it this year what with Mom being off her game and all.  Some how worry and gardening didn't seem to mix well.


...but there's always next year!
What a Face
and I'm still eating greens.
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/27/2018, 9:56 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:SR, I'm pulling out my plot plan now...lessee...
Red Baron, Cylindra and Chiogga.  I usually grow only Detroit reds for canning and eating but none came up this year.  Old seed me thinks.
Yeah, I had zero germination on beets, and not good on radishes either, but the fall radishes got eaten by the green manoleechies.  Grrr!  My fault.  Lack of planning for pests.

I just want a non-dirt tasting sweet beet!!!!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7217
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  sanderson on 10/28/2018, 3:06 am

Manoleechies??

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
sanderson
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 18492
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 71
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

https://connect.xfinity.com/appsuite/#!!&app=io.ox/mail&

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/28/2018, 9:35 pm

The horrible green worms under my fall radish crop!!!!!!!  And yes, I am a former hippie 

https://www.google.com/search?q=green+manalishi+fleetwood+mac&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari

Judas Priest did a version as well!

They were hateful.  With a two thorn crown.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7217
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

New England October, 2018 Empty Re: New England October, 2018

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum