Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 Toplef10N&C Midwest—September 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.

N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 I22gcj10N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 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—September 2019

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Go down

N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty September 15th!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/15/2019, 2:02 pm

Well, just picked 3 cukes, they are basically done.  2 eggplants, 7 big maters, bunch of little maters, and a couple poblano and purple peppers!  Winding down except for peppers.  

I planted 3 squares of radishes a couple weeks ago and 3 seeds germinated  cyclops  So I feel your pain, CN!
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—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/20/2019, 5:40 pm

Summery temps here, and zero rain so I had to water Wednesday evening.  Will clean up the cucumber trellis this weekend, and possibly the zucchini.
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—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  OhioGardener on 9/21/2019, 10:12 am

Got 1.5" of much needed rain early this morning. That is more rain then we have had in total all summer long, and the ground really soaked it up.  Since we're leaving for a month, I'll be turning off the drip irrigation system for the raised beds and depending on the fall rain to keep them going.
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

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

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/21/2019, 3:17 pm

That’s interesting, OG, we got about 3/4 of an inch in a pop-up this morning!  Have fun on your holiday!  Hopefully, there will be more reliable rainfall.
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—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  OhioGardener on 9/21/2019, 8:10 pm

Took down the tomato plants today, since we will be gone for a month or so, and frost probably will have killed them before we return. Cut the plants off and took out the tomato cages. After the plants were taken out to the compost and the bed was cleaned out, I refreshed it with a couple inches of compost and sowed the Winter Rye/Hairy Vetch seed for the winter cover crop. The very end of the bed still has Spinach, Kale and Chard, which I left since they tolerate frost and a neighbor will harvest them while we're gone.

The tomato plants before I cut them down. They reached just over 10' tall, and were producing over a gallon of sherry tomatoes a day plus 3 or 4 big Golden Jubilee and Red Brandywine tomatoes.
N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 Before10

After the tomatoes were removed, the bed cleaned and refreshed with compost, and then Winter Rye/Hairy Vetch seed sown fo rthe winter cover crop.
N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 After_10
OhioGardener
OhioGardener

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

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  nrstooge on 9/21/2019, 9:11 pm

I have planted a fall gardens.. mache, spinach, lettuce, peas, claytonia, and kale.  Then will cover the raised planter with greenhouse plastic before frost.
nrstooge
nrstooge

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

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/23/2019, 6:11 pm

OG, looking good and getting ready for that “f” word; FROST!

nrstooge; I will be curious how your fall to winter stuff does.  Mine are always hit/miss!  Keep us posted!  

Here, pulled the dying cukes, harvested the last 3 strangely shaped ones.  Also yanked the zucchini, it was alive, had 2 tiny fruits, but the SVBs had the trunk of it decimated by now.  Over!  Maters and peppers still going strong, and believe it or not, eggplant.  Picked 5 of those and gave them to a friend (who is a fabulous cook, and I no doubt will get to taste her creation!)

Planted 3 thyme varieties in a container.  So pretty, but hey, thyme is short lol!
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—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  sanderson on 9/28/2019, 3:37 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote: . . . Planted 3 thyme varieties in a container.  So pretty, but hey, thyme is short lol!
Razz

OG, Unbelievable tomato plants!

____________________________

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—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 2019

Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/29/2019, 3:39 pm

So, didn’t do much here as not much to do.  Received my garlic from Pinetree!  EXCITED!!!!

Trying a new variety.  Love garlic.  Almost foolproof!  

Surprise rainy spot....was supposed to be hot and nice...oh well.  

Some peppers out there to harvest, and of course tomatoes...too wet right now!
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—September 2019 - Page 2 Empty Re: N&C Midwest—September 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