Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Toplef10N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 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.

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 I22gcj10N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» All I Want For Christmas....Holiday Garden Wish List!
by markqz Yesterday at 2:09 pm

» Update on Marie's mom
by Kelejan Yesterday at 1:44 pm

» Serrano Peppers
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:36 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing October to December 2019
by Kelejan Yesterday at 7:02 am

» Homemade Christmas
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 12:22 am

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

» Sanderson - On the Road
by countrynaturals 12/8/2019, 5:27 pm

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

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals 12/8/2019, 10:03 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

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by donnainzone5 12/7/2019, 12:47 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

» Friday Rookie Topic XIV: Potato Onions
by countrynaturals 12/5/2019, 8:03 pm

» Mid-South: December
by sanderson 12/5/2019, 2:30 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/5/2019, 12:58 pm

» What are your best Greenhouse tips for a first timer?
by countrynaturals 12/5/2019, 10:54 am

» new member needs help
by Dan in Ct 12/5/2019, 9:56 am

» Brand new in SW Idaho
by AtlantaMarie 12/5/2019, 8:48 am

» What, no French Fries?
by Kelejan 12/5/2019, 6:19 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/2/2019, 7:20 pm

Wow, the weather has really been wild!  Wind, snow, windy, briefly warmish, snow. Repeat!  Gonna get real cold and wintry again in the near future, but spring will come, indeed. 

Next weekend is the return of Daylight Savings Time.  Waiting for a break in the weather to get my cold frame seated.  Might start some lettuces and Chard inside tomorrow.  I think I am going to try the spinach in the cold frame, since I have always had such voltage issues with it!  

What else is going on, Midwest?
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty new table top

Post  nrstooge on 3/3/2019, 5:29 pm

Remember I was gardening in containers on my apartment patio?  Well, I found someone who will build me a table top 4x4 bed Very Happy  I'm so excited!  I will still have cherry tomatoes in the larger pots but this is so fun!  Can't wait to return to SFG
nrstooge
nrstooge

Posts : 27
Join date : 2017-02-19
Location : W Des Moines, IA/Zone 5

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  countrynaturals on 3/3/2019, 8:55 pm

@nrstooge wrote:Remember I was gardening in containers on my apartment patio?  Well, I found someone who will build me a table top 4x4 bed Very Happy  I'm so excited!  I will still have cherry tomatoes in the larger pots but this is so fun!  Can't wait to return to SFG

LOL! I'm going back to gardening in containers on my balconies. I will still have one nice sfg bed next door with our daughter, and the "Salad Bar" tabletop "keyhole" garden, but there's no place for a veggie garden at our new place without "sharing" with the deer, so containers it will be this year. Rolling Eyes  

You will absolutely love the tabletop bed. It takes gardening to a whole new level. The best part is that you can garden with both hands. No more leaning over and supporting yourself with one arm, while trying to do everything with the other one. Rolling Eyes
countrynaturals
countrynaturals

Female Posts : 5011
Join date : 2016-04-12
Location : Redding, CA

http://countrynaturals.com

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  sanderson on 3/4/2019, 3:25 am

@nrstooge wrote:Remember I was gardening in containers on my apartment patio?  Well, I found someone who will build me a table top 4x4 bed Very Happy  I'm so excited!  I will still have cherry tomatoes in the larger pots but this is so fun!  Can't wait to return to SFG
I love my table top beds. They are only 2' tall but the perfect height for tending and harvesting. As Countrynaturals stated "It takes gardening to a whole new level." Literally as well as figuratively.

____________________________

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

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 18489
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

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  OhioGardener on 3/4/2019, 7:38 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:Wow, the weather has really been wild!  Wind, snow, windy, briefly warmish, snow. Repeat!  Gonna get real cold and wintry again in the near future, but spring will come, indeed.

It was 7°F this morning here in the SW corner of Ohio, with a projected high of 20°F today and tomorrow. March definitely came in like the Lion! Doesen't seem much like Spring, but it should be settling down soon.  At least I hope so, I have a lot of gardening and yard work to do.
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

Posts : 1242
Join date : 2018-08-06
Location : SW Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/7/2019, 5:08 pm

Me, too, OG...I got my notes out from last year; I am only a few days off of last year as far as getting things started.  I had a big set-back last year when I made a huge mistake and had to start over when I forgot to put the clear lid back on my sprouts!  Whoopsie:roll:


Lol, my original note said I have “voltage” issues with my spinach, instead of boltage, that;s funny!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  OhioGardener on 3/7/2019, 5:20 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:Lol, my original note said I have “voltage” issues with my spinach, instead of boltage, that;s funny!

funny post 

But then, Spinach does give one quite a charge!  Smile
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

Posts : 1242
Join date : 2018-08-06
Location : SW Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  CapeCoddess on 3/8/2019, 2:45 pm

@OhioGardener wrote:
@Scorpio Rising wrote:Lol, my original note said I have “voltage” issues with my spinach, instead of boltage, that;s funny!

funny post 

But then, Spinach does give one quite a charge!  Smile
N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 931411784
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

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  RJARPCGP on 3/8/2019, 8:02 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:Wow, the weather has really been wild!  Wind, snow, windy, briefly warmish, snow. Repeat! 

Sounds just like what the northeast U.S. had in March, 2007 (except not as much the wind in southeast Windsor county, Vermont)
IIRC, even after the first week, in March, 2007,  I remember the temp going to the 60s, then within a few days, only 32 F or the like with snow. pale

March, 2009 started off similarly cold! (zeroes at night or almost down to the zeroes!)
RJARPCGP
RJARPCGP

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

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/9/2019, 1:51 pm

I don’t know, but seems like the weather really is changing...noticeably so in a fairly short time frame.  

Today seasonable, 40-ish.  Windy.  Gonna read my notes and get some seeds going in the basement!   study
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  sanderson on 3/10/2019, 1:51 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:
@OhioGardener wrote:
@Scorpio Rising wrote:Lol, my original note said I have “voltage” issues with my spinach, instead of boltage, that;s funny!

funny post 

But then, Spinach does give one quite a charge!  Smile
N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 931411784
Razz

____________________________

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

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 18489
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

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  OhioGardener on 3/11/2019, 9:15 am

Feels like Spring here in SW Ohio - in the 60's, with a promise of the low 70's by the end of the week. Time to get out and get some yard work done...   hyper


"Spring is the time of plans and projects"   ~ Leo Tolstoy
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

Posts : 1242
Join date : 2018-08-06
Location : SW Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  countrynaturals on 3/11/2019, 9:52 am

@OhioGardener wrote:Feels like Spring here in SW Ohio - in the 60's, with a promise of the low 70's by the end of the week. Time to get out and get some yard work done...   hyper


"Spring is the time of plans and projects"   ~ Leo Tolstoy

We are having the same weather here in Nor Cal. N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 3170584802
countrynaturals
countrynaturals

Female Posts : 5011
Join date : 2016-04-12
Location : Redding, CA

http://countrynaturals.com

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/11/2019, 6:31 pm

Yay!  Spring is a coming!!!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/11/2019, 7:29 pm

Baby Bok Choi is up!  Lights on!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/13/2019, 10:02 pm

OK, so some of my more vibrant lettuces are up.  I am planning to get peas in this weekend.  Sugar snaps and for the first time, English peas .  I love peas...also plan to get onion starts in ( haven;t found them yet?)

Also will get seeds in for basil.  And dill.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/16/2019, 11:55 am

Seedlings are up, some of them!  

https://i.servimg.com/u/f62/19/25/77/83/cf41e510.jpg

Also today filled my starter up with 2 Ping Tung eggplants, basil (4), dill (2), marigolds Cottage Red and Nasturtium Meastro mix, 2 each.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty seed started

Post  nrstooge on 3/16/2019, 4:31 pm

I started seeds today. Tomatoes, basil, catnip, parsley, kale, swiss chard and lettuce.
nrstooge
nrstooge

Posts : 27
Join date : 2017-02-19
Location : W Des Moines, IA/Zone 5

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/17/2019, 4:34 pm

@nrstooge wrote:I started seeds today. Tomatoes, basil, catnip, parsley, kale, swiss chard and lettuce.
Nice!!!  I don’t have room at this moment for my maters, but next weekend, I should be able to up-pot the peppers...

Excited!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty seed viability

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/18/2019, 8:55 pm

Freshness of seeds is a big deal;   So I have my little seed starting thing going on in my basement...my older, favorite seeds are obviously suffering due to elderliness!  Dang it!!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  OhioGardener on 3/18/2019, 9:04 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote: suffering due to elderliness!

That is a condition I can relate to!  Shocked
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

Posts : 1242
Join date : 2018-08-06
Location : SW Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/20/2019, 6:16 pm

@OhioGardener wrote:
@Scorpio Rising wrote: suffering due to elderliness!

That is a condition I can relate to!  Shocked
I get ya!!!   Very Happy
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/21/2019, 8:54 pm

OK, little rant; some seeds starting in basement on heating pad and lights, T8s.
Rant:
Went 45 miles to Home Depot today to get my coveted Red Cottage marigolds.

NOPE.  

Drove home and ordered them online for $8 with s&h....but I love them.  You can bet I will be saving seeds....


Last edited by Scorpio Rising on 3/21/2019, 8:54 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : format)
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/24/2019, 3:15 pm

First weekend nice day here!  Just cleaned out the 4x4, planted sugar snap peas, Green Arrow regular peas, spinach, mache, and radishes.  

https://i.servimg.com/u/f62/19/25/77/83/afda7210.jpg

Garlic peeking up in the back right 2 squares!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7208
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  OhioGardener on 3/24/2019, 4:27 pm

Another beautiful spring day here in SW Ohio!  Planted some radishes & spinach in one raised bed, and started some tomato & basil seeds indoors.  Spread four 6f3 wheelbarrow loads of coffee ground on the flower beds - been collecting and saving the Starbucks coffee grounds all winter, and now the drums are empty again.
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

Posts : 1242
Join date : 2018-08-06
Location : SW Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest:  March in like a lion...2019 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: March in like a lion...2019

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 1 of 2 1, 2  Next

Back to top


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