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Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/29/2016, 10:03 pm

@countrynaturals wrote:
@quiltbea wrote:I am happy to report my hummers are back.  I've had food out for them for a couple weeks and only saw them a few days ago.  I'm a Happy camper.
Doncha just love 'em?  New England, May 2016 - Page 7 3170584802

YES!  Mine were late this year, but it was a cold spring for us, you guys too.  They are fascinating, aerial acrobats!  So cute..... flower


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Post  bigdogrock on 5/29/2016, 10:11 pm

Cool!, I replanted and all are coming up quickly. I put the new plantings up and out in the open, and no problems have come up. Rock
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Post  countrynaturals on 5/29/2016, 10:12 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:
@countrynaturals wrote:
@quiltbea wrote:I am happy to report my hummers are back.  I've had food out for them for a couple weeks and only saw them a few days ago.  I'm a Happy camper.
Doncha just love 'em?  New England, May 2016 - Page 7 3170584802

YES!  Mine were late this year, but it was a cold spring for us, you guys too.  They are fascinating, aerial acrobats!  So cute..... flower
We have one that stays all winter.  I love you
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/29/2016, 10:35 pm

Hardy fellow!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/30/2016, 11:05 am

Kentucky Wonder pole beans, Marketmore cucumbers and tromboncino squash seeds have broken ground!
cheers
I'm a little surprised about the squash. They were such sad looking seeds I really didn't think anything would come from them.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/30/2016, 11:19 am

New England, May 2016 - Page 7 3170584802 nice! Have you grown tromboncini before, CC? Folks on here talk about it but I have never had any.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/30/2016, 11:48 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:New England, May 2016 - Page 7 3170584802 nice!  Have you grown tromboncini before, CC?  Folks on here talk about it but I have never had any.  

I tried last year for the first time outside the sfg but it didn't work for me. The fruits yellowed and fell off before the flowers even opened. Not sure if it's the seed or the soil, so I'm trying again.
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Post  yolos on 5/30/2016, 12:14 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:Kentucky Wonder pole beans, Marketmore cucumbers and tromboncino squash seeds have broken ground!
cheers
I'm a little surprised about the squash. They were such sad looking seeds I really didn't think anything would come from them.
I planted three different times.  5 seeds each time.  Only 1 out of 5 germinated each time.  I now have 3 Tromboncino squash plants.  I have two of these planted about two weeks apart due to the low germination.  I will have to find a spot for the last squash.  The other two are already planted in a large pot.  They are slow to get started compared to my Butternut and Butterbush.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/30/2016, 1:39 pm

@yolos wrote:
@CapeCoddess wrote:Kentucky Wonder pole beans, Marketmore cucumbers and tromboncino squash seeds have broken ground!
cheers
I'm a little surprised about the squash. They were such sad looking seeds I really didn't think anything would come from them.
I planted three different times.  5 seeds each time.  Only 1 out of 5 germinated each time.  I now have 3 Tromboncino squash plants.  I have two of these planted about two weeks apart due to the low germination.  I will have to find a spot for the last squash.  The other two are already planted in a large pot.  They are slow to get started compared to my Butternut and Butterbush.

Did you buy them off Amazon? That's where I got mine.
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Post  yolos on 5/30/2016, 1:50 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:
@yolos wrote:
@CapeCoddess wrote:Kentucky Wonder pole beans, Marketmore cucumbers and tromboncino squash seeds have broken ground!
cheers
I'm a little surprised about the squash. They were such sad looking seeds I really didn't think anything would come from them.
I planted three different times.  5 seeds each time.  Only 1 out of 5 germinated each time.  I now have 3 Tromboncino squash plants.  I have two of these planted about two weeks apart due to the low germination.  I will have to find a spot for the last squash.  The other two are already planted in a large pot.  They are slow to get started compared to my Butternut and Butterbush.

Did you buy them off Amazon? That's where I got mine.
No, I purchased them online from The Sample Seed Shop.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/30/2016, 2:07 pm

I had about the same poor germination rate last  year when I planted about a dozen seeds and got 3 plants. So this year I planted the rest of the pack of about 20 seeds expecting, well, nothing actually. But it seems that I have one maybe two sprouts breaking ground. Unless they are acorns that squirrel has buried.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/30/2016, 6:08 pm

And So It Begins...

... I just buried three bags full of lobster tails/bodies and clam shells deep into my compost pile.
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This may be a before-and-after photo session, this one being before the explosion, AKA Critters digging and spreading everything all over the hood.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/30/2016, 7:50 pm

Nice pile! Jerome Rodale would be proud....I am a huge Rodale supporter. I have one a third of that size, getting ready to populate the bottom of 4 containers...to save on MM.....
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/31/2016, 1:08 pm

Heads up, New England:

Set out traps for squash vine borer in thick
stemmed cucurbits such as squash or giant pumpkin
next week to monitor the arrival of this pest. SVB has
emerged earlier than the published models have estab-
lished at 900 GDD base 50°F (Table 2), so be sure to
start trapping early. Treatment threshold is 5 moths per
trap. Sources for traps and pheromone lures include
Gempler’s , Great Lakes IPM, and Trece. Heliothis
traps used for European corn borer and corn earworm
work best for this pest.
https://ag.umass.edu/sites/ag.umass.edu/files/newsletters/may_26_2016_vegetable_notes.pdf

@Scorpio Rising wrote:Nice pile!  Jerome Rodale would be proud.....
Aw, thanks.  It was even warm in the center even though I don't turn it anymore.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/31/2016, 6:24 pm

I am getting ready to use my unfinished compost in my giant containers for the remaining melons and gifted maters. It can compost in the container on it's own schedule!
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Post  sanderson on 6/1/2016, 3:46 am

Huge pile! Shocked

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Post  lyndeeloo on 6/1/2016, 7:22 am

Re: poor germination. I'm having a terrible time this year with green beans. I plant French filet. On my 3rd planting 2 inside and one outside 36 seeds each time out of 2 different packs of seeds. Only 5 plants to show for it so far. Going to buy more seed  if I can find it. I'm very disappointed since by now I would have a dozen squares of little plants. They are our favorite and we'd have them every night for dinner if we could.  Very Happy

On a brighter note we are eating strawberries, red romaine and radishes fresh from the garden this week.
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Post  quiltbea on 6/1/2016, 9:53 am

Lyndee......A couple years ago I planted French vericot beans and nothing came up.  Wrote to the nursery and they sent me more to replace them.  There was a bad batch evidently so they were obliging in replacing the seeds.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/1/2016, 10:17 am

@lyndeeloo wrote:Re: poor germination. I'm having a terrible time this year with green beans. I plant French filet. On my 3rd planting 2 inside and one outside 36 seeds each time out of 2 different packs of seeds. Only 5 plants to show for it so far. Going to buy more seed  if I can find it. I'm very disappointed since by now I would have a dozen squares of little plants. They are our favorite and we'd have them every night for dinner if we could.  Very Happy

On a brighter note we are eating strawberries, red romaine and radishes fresh from the garden this week.

Strawberries already??? Lucky you!  Very Happy  Thanks for reminding me that I need to cover mine or the critters will get them.

My direct barely sprouted cukes and squashes disappeared.  I think they are being eaten by pill bugs but not sure.  I need to sit out there and watch the somewhat eaten green bean sprouts once the pollen, winter moth worm poop and beards stop flying.  Hmm...maybe it's those horrible  worms...?  They decimated my apple tree already. And squirrel dug up a pepper start and a mallow.
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