Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Toplef10N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 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: June is Here! - Page 3 I22gcj10N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» beneficial nematodes
by OhioGardener Today at 5:48 pm

» N&C Midwest: September 2020 !
by OhioGardener Today at 3:44 pm

» Bokashi
by OhioGardener Today at 12:45 pm

» Hi all!
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:37 am

» California - What are you doing this month?
by Yardslave Yesterday at 2:33 pm

» OhioGardener SFG
by yolos Yesterday at 11:09 am

» Eddie Willers 1st rookie mistake - planting potatoes
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:50 am

» New to SFG in Michigan 6a
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:35 am

» Your first frost date ...had it yet?
by yolos 9/26/2020, 11:13 pm

» Fire Season
by Turan 9/25/2020, 9:36 pm

» What new seeds are you saving this year?
by Turan 9/25/2020, 9:29 pm

» Self Watering containers?
by OldCrow 9/25/2020, 1:30 pm

» Prior planning prevents poor plantings performance
by plantoid 9/24/2020, 4:43 pm

» Elevated beds
by plantoid 9/24/2020, 4:36 pm

» Planting Asparagus seedlings.
by Cherbear 9/23/2020, 3:31 pm

» Seed Exchange: Looking for Greek Sweet Red Squash
by OhioGardener 9/23/2020, 12:35 pm

» The SFG journey-Shade cloth removal
by has55 9/23/2020, 12:16 pm

» Hello from your Mid-South Host
by BarbaraG 9/22/2020, 10:17 am

» Hello!
by AtlantaMarie 9/22/2020, 7:35 am

» Tomato Pie
by Scorpio Rising 9/21/2020, 9:02 pm

» Lettuce & Greens always bitter
by plantoid 9/20/2020, 3:59 pm

» Squirrels again
by RJARPCGP 9/20/2020, 12:12 pm

» New England, September, 2020
by RJARPCGP 9/19/2020, 11:30 pm

» Tomato Tuesday - 2020
by OhioGardener 9/19/2020, 8:43 am

» Late season Planting?
by Scorpio Rising 9/18/2020, 11:35 am

» Quick Fall Crops
by Scorpio Rising 9/18/2020, 11:31 am

» South West Gal returns to SQF
by AtlantaMarie 9/15/2020, 7:20 am

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by Scorpio Rising 9/13/2020, 12:36 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising 9/11/2020, 10:25 am

» Fall Pollinators
by OhioGardener 9/10/2020, 4:19 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Page 3 of 3 Previous  1, 2, 3

Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/24/2018, 10:45 pm

Well lots of good stuff here, and some of you are going to be eating some hotties this week!!!  I just got back from a long weekend in The Big Easy, and it’s dark, so have to wait until sun-up to see what has happened!

I too love this forum; such a wealth of advice, and the archives!!!

Ants, they farm aphids on my milkweed, but haven’t seen them on the veggies, yet!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7770
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 58
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/25/2018, 4:25 pm

OK, weird thing about ants...they were all over my mustard greens.  Which were bolting, so up they came.  Holes all over.  Also done were all lettuces.  This has freed up some squares for succession planting.  Anybody have suggestions?  The only thing I can think of at this juncture is carrots....Can I do onions?  I have never grown them...seems late.  Maybe just wait until fall planting time?

I amended my 4x4 with blood meal;  that bed seems a bit tied up nitrogen wise.  Maybe the compost is woody?  I have 2 eggplants, and the one in there is 1/4 the size as the on is the South Annex container.  (Also not as hot as the south side of my brick house...?)

Very wet out there.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7770
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 58
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  BlackjackWidow on 6/26/2018, 8:09 am

Maybe plant some bush beans in your empty spots? You could also try to start some new lettuce varieties. Onions or carrots would be ok, depending on whether you have something planned for those spots for fall planting. 

Or buy a couple of transplants at the nursery; I'm going to try to find a couple of sad clearance cucumbers that need my help lol.
BlackjackWidow
BlackjackWidow

Female Posts : 173
Join date : 2018-05-07
Age : 58
Location : SW Michigan, on the coast of Lake MI; Zone 6a/b

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  CapeCoddess on 6/26/2018, 12:58 pm

And for Petey's sake, cover your squash, SR! 
Or you'll be doing this later:
frustration
CapeCoddess
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6824
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 64
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/30/2018, 11:12 am

@BlackjackWidow wrote:Maybe plant some bush beans in your empty spots? You could also try to start some new lettuce varieties. Onions or carrots would be ok, depending on whether you have something planned for those spots for fall planting. 

Or buy a couple of transplants at the nursery; I'm going to try to find a couple of sad clearance cucumbers that need my help lol.
Ya know, I think I am going to leave them empty, because I always fail so badly in the Fall; maybe this way I will actually have a plan AND the space to make it possible!  Thanks, BJW!!!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7770
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 58
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/30/2018, 11:14 am

@CapeCoddess wrote:And for Petey's sake, cover your squash, SR! 
Or you'll be doing this later:
frustration
I know but now they are flowering...dang it!  I am watching very closely, I have never grown Delicata; last year, my one surviving plant had some melting disease, it was disgusting!  I put it in the old tater bed, not sure, the potatoes did fine.
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7770
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 58
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/30/2018, 11:18 am

OK, so hotness has settled into the Midwest.  90+ here for the foreseeable future.  As much as I hate to say this, I think the days of my sugar snaps are over.  I picked a bunch of overripe ones a couple days ago, and no new blossoms are happening.  Anyone ever put a Fall planting of peas in?

I am taking BJW’s advice and leaving my vacated lettuce and greens squares open for Fall planting.  This way I have space and a plan for what I want to grow!  Radishes for sure, as our spring was short.  

Little baby peppers and maters out there.  No blossoms yet on the pole beans, cukes have flowers.  Squash and melons and eggplants doing great.  They like this weather!  I will update pictures here in a couple days!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7770
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 58
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  sanderson on 6/30/2018, 5:09 pm

@Scorpio Rising wrote:. . . I will update pictures here in a couple days!
N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 60389 Waiting.

____________________________

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

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 19170
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: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/1/2018, 11:59 am

I am gonna put them in July’s thread!
Scorpio Rising
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 7770
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 58
Location : Ada, Ohio

Back to top Go down

N&C Midwest: June is Here! - Page 3 Empty Re: N&C Midwest: June is Here!

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 3 of 3 Previous  1, 2, 3

Back to top


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