Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Toplef10New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 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, May, 2019 - Page 2 I22gcj10New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» What are you eating from your garden today?
by yolos Today at 12:51 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Today at 11:57 am

» California - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 11:34 am

» Wednesday Wisdom - SFG Foundation
by countrynaturals Today at 11:20 am

» Unique/exotic/interesting plants for my 9pyear-old son to grow?
by OhioGardener Today at 11:08 am

» Fifth Year SFG in Canada
by countrynaturals Today at 11:02 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:36 pm

» N&C Midwest: June 2019!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:35 pm

» Birds of the Garden
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:29 pm

» The SFG Journey-Johnson Su Bioreactor for composting, No turning
by has55 Yesterday at 5:56 pm

» Cilantro
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 12:21 pm

» Tomato Tuesday - 2018 & 2019
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 9:59 am

» ANCESTRY DNA
by Kelejan 6/18/2019, 7:39 pm

» Sweet potatoes & ??
by yolos 6/18/2019, 4:40 pm

» Hello From Central Florida
by OhioGardener 6/16/2019, 6:23 pm

» Happy Father's Day!
by countrynaturals 6/16/2019, 12:17 pm

» Strawberry Freezer Jam!
by Scorpio Rising 6/16/2019, 9:15 am

» Sustainable Seed Going Out of Business
by Scorpio Rising 6/16/2019, 12:00 am

» What is causing the tiny pinholes in pepper and eggplant leaves?
by Scorpio Rising 6/15/2019, 11:46 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by countrynaturals 6/15/2019, 11:10 pm

» Mulch - Bedding Straw
by sanderson 6/15/2019, 9:09 pm

» 2018/2019 SFG in Brooks, GA
by yolos 6/15/2019, 6:10 pm

» June Avatar: Inside the Box
by countrynaturals 6/15/2019, 12:33 am

» Update on Marie's mom
by trolleydriver 6/14/2019, 6:22 pm

» Famous Gardening Quotes
by sanderson 6/14/2019, 2:25 pm

» OG Living Mulch Experiment
by countrynaturals 6/14/2019, 11:53 am

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by countrynaturals 6/14/2019, 11:51 am

» Indoor Container Garden - City Living
by countrynaturals 6/14/2019, 11:40 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing MAY 2019
by AtlantaMarie 6/14/2019, 7:45 am

» New England, June, 2019
by Scorpio Rising 6/13/2019, 7:53 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

New England, May, 2019

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  Pikagirl on 5/21/2019, 6:25 am

Looking good CC!
Pikagirl
Pikagirl

Posts : 13
Join date : 2019-03-29
Location : MA

View user profile https://gardenspast.blogspot.com/2019/05/progress.html

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Garden Rewards

Post  Pikagirl on 5/27/2019, 6:06 pm

Today my garden started feeling like a garden!  I  planted my corn into the big bed, built a trellis for the cukes, my beets are coming up and today's work was rewarded with a butterfly playing in my spot.   Now if I can figure out a way to get rid of the darn mint that's ghosting from gardeners past, I'll be really happy.

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Img_3710
New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Img_3711
Pikagirl
Pikagirl

Posts : 13
Join date : 2019-03-29
Location : MA

View user profile https://gardenspast.blogspot.com/2019/05/progress.html

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  countrynaturals on 5/27/2019, 6:34 pm

Beautiful garden and beautiful photo. I love you
countrynaturals
countrynaturals

Female Posts : 4276
Join date : 2016-04-12
Location : Redding, CA

View user profile http://countrynaturals.com

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/28/2019, 5:53 pm

Nice pics, CC.  My spinach and Bok Choi are bolting....

CN, I don’t have a sugar snap nor have I seen a bloom...I thought the neighborhood bunny was eating them, so hopefully as they get up the trellis, I will see some pea action!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 6830
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  countrynaturals on 5/28/2019, 7:08 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:
CN, I don’t have a sugar snap nor have I seen a bloom...I thought the neighborhood bunny was eating them, so hopefully as they get up the trellis, I will see some pea action!
Mine are perking up a little and I have a couple of blossoms, but now the heat is coming (97 by next Monday) so I'm not optimistic. Sad
countrynaturals
countrynaturals

Female Posts : 4276
Join date : 2016-04-12
Location : Redding, CA

View user profile http://countrynaturals.com

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/28/2019, 9:32 pm

@countrynaturals wrote:
@Scorpio Rising wrote:
CN, I don’t have a sugar snap nor have I seen a bloom...I thought the neighborhood bunny was eating them, so hopefully as they get up the trellis, I will see some pea action!
Mine are perking up a little and I have a couple of blossoms, but now the heat is coming (97 by next Monday) so I'm not optimistic. Sad
Quite frankly, I am not optimistic either!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 6830
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  CapeCoddess on 5/30/2019, 5:31 pm

My peas haven't budged much at all. I actually planted more to fill in all the huge gaps about a week ago and I do see that they are up now. Guess they like this latest bout of nasty weather.

We headed back into the cold rainy dreary weather the end of last weekend. We're supposed to come out of it tomorrow after a huge rain tonight so I just went out and planted some cucumber starts and some tomato suckers that I had rooted in water. Hopefully they'll make it through the night without getting beaten too badly by the rain and cold. Tomorrow should be a bright bright bright sunshiny day!
sunny
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6802
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  RJARPCGP on 5/31/2019, 5:49 pm

At my favorite little computer hardware place, in Claremont, NH, I think I saw poinsettias, LOL:
(Taken on Wednesday, May 29, 2019)

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Img_0110
RJARPCGP
RJARPCGP

Male Posts : 226
Join date : 2014-02-10
Age : 38
Location : North Springfield, Vermont

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  CapeCoddess on 5/31/2019, 6:28 pm

Maybe someone wintered them over, RJ. Not an easy feat from what I understand.

Baby slugs ate my baby cuke starts during the night.  Sad  The winter must be long enough so that every spring I forget all about slugs.  Glad I held some starts back just in case. Just came in from Sluggo-ing the box. Guess I'll try putting some more starts in tomorrow night. Wish me luck!
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6802
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/31/2019, 9:27 pm

Wow!  Poinsettia that is red!  Nice! 

CC, OK, so a lot of my questions were answered today when I was out there staking the maters:  Yes, a bunny was for sure eating all the pea flowers off...now that a few of the are too tall (trellis) they are finally flowering!!!! cheers 

Hopeful for sugar snaps in a week or so

Spinach=bolted again.   Rolling Eyes 

Good luck on the cukes...I do love them.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 6830
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 57
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  CapeCoddess on 6/6/2019, 4:24 pm

I have a theory about bolting spinach. I've noticed in my garden that spinach bolts when the daylight gets longer than a certain number of hours. I used to know that number but I don't anymore because I've given up on spinach.. Maybe it's 12? Or 10? The temperature doesn't seem to matter as much as how much daylight they are getting. At least this is true in my garden.
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6802
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  OhioGardener on 6/6/2019, 5:04 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:I have a theory about bolting spinach. I've noticed in my garden that spinach bolts when the daylight gets longer than a certain number of hours. I used to know that number but I don't anymore because I've given up on spinach.. Maybe it's 12? Or 10? The temperature doesn't seem to matter as much as how much daylight they are getting. At least this is true in my garden.

If growing spinach or lettuce indoors under lights during the winter months, it is necessary to have the lights on for 12 hours or less per day. Otherwise the will bold to seed from too much light.  Temperature and water are also important, but too much light will always cause them to bolt.
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

Posts : 854
Join date : 2018-08-06
Location : SW Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  CapeCoddess on 6/6/2019, 5:11 pm

So the magic number is 12. Thanks OG! good job!
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6802
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 63
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

New England, May, 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: New England, May, 2019

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Back to top


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