Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Toplef10Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 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.

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 I22gcj10Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 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
» N&C Midwest—October 2020
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:03 pm

» Recommended chippers for small-scale composting?
by yolos Yesterday at 5:36 pm

» Garden Veggie Plants Dying
by PAULPOTTINGER Yesterday at 1:25 pm

» 45 MPH Wheelbarrow
by markqz Yesterday at 10:22 am

» Percent of worm castings in soil mix
by yolos 10/29/2020, 6:18 pm

» Adding a "trowel full" of compost? Really?
by GardenLikeMad 10/29/2020, 11:46 am

» I can't find compost for my Mel's mix, and my compost pile is not sufficient
by Nancy Rae 10/28/2020, 3:11 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing October, November, December 2020
by Kelejan 10/28/2020, 3:12 am

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by Kelejan 10/28/2020, 2:50 am

» Update on Marie's mom
by Kelejan 10/28/2020, 2:39 am

» Garlic in Central Ohio
by Dunkinjean 10/27/2020, 10:44 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener 10/27/2020, 6:47 pm

» turnip/rutabaga trouble
by OhioGardener 10/27/2020, 3:07 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by Scorpio Rising 10/25/2020, 7:01 pm

» FULL GARDEN TOUR (Both SFG and Non-SFG)
by dstack 10/23/2020, 6:29 pm

» Weed Killer Spray and my garden
by sanderson 10/21/2020, 10:13 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by RJARPCGP 10/21/2020, 6:44 pm

» New England, October, 2020
by RJARPCGP 10/21/2020, 6:40 pm

» Bokashi
by OhioGardener 10/21/2020, 6:08 pm

» Self Watering containers?
by OldCrow 10/21/2020, 1:38 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising 10/20/2020, 7:50 pm

» Help with bush beans
by LilBittyBean 10/17/2020, 1:41 pm

» Hello!
by AtlantaMarie 10/16/2020, 6:42 am

» my worms are gonna get hungry
by OhioGardener 10/15/2020, 12:49 pm

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 10/15/2020, 12:11 pm

» 2020 SFG in Brooks, GA
by yolos 10/13/2020, 11:32 pm

» Fern leaf tomato?
by plantoid 10/13/2020, 4:28 pm

» Prior planning prevents poor plantings performance
by sanderson 10/12/2020, 2:08 am

» Tomato Pie
by sanderson 10/12/2020, 2:03 am

» Seed Exchange: Looking for Greek Sweet Red Squash
by sanderson 10/12/2020, 1:47 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Page 5 of 6 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  Next

Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  sherryeo on 6/10/2011, 9:12 pm

I am so thankful to be one of those people who can find such joy and happiness in something so natural, pure and wholesome as watching vegetables grow! Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 410210 And that I found this great forum where I can "talk" with others who feel the same way!
sherryeo
sherryeo

Female Posts : 850
Join date : 2011-04-03
Age : 68
Location : Mississippi Gulf Coast Zone 8B

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  FamilyGardening on 6/10/2011, 10:01 pm

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 86751 i want to dance too!

so glad your garden is doing well!

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 274447 Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 274447
FamilyGardening
FamilyGardening

Female Posts : 2424
Join date : 2011-05-10
Location : Western WA

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  Kelejan on 6/10/2011, 11:00 pm

middlemamma, I am really interested in seeing how your hops perform. I am looking for something to make a summer barrier between me and my neighbours so as to give me back some of my lost privacy. Something that does not take over like bamboo.

It doesn't matter about the winter, just the summer and early fall when I am out pottering in the garden.
Kelejan
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5914
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 85
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  middlemamma on 6/11/2011, 12:33 am

Kelejan, I am sure I will be reporting on them. If these 4 plants grow like people say they do I may be sending home made brew to everyone on the forum! Everyone that heard I planted 4 looked at me like I was insane. If I get the hops off of them everyone thinks I will then I will have enough hops to start a brewery. ROFL! Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 889526
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  Glendale-gardener on 6/11/2011, 2:13 am

I can't wait to see updates on those hops! The garden looks really great!
Glendale-gardener
Glendale-gardener

Female Posts : 293
Join date : 2011-03-10
Age : 45
Location : Cincinnati Zone 6A

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Update

Post  middlemamma on 7/3/2011, 4:50 pm

My last update was June 2nd! It is amazing how things are growing. If you look at the below pictures and then go back a page to my June 2nd update it's incredible. The corn hadn't even sprouted in the last update!

East End of the garden. Peas are on the right, potatoes in the buckets in front.
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1110


Corn...so excited this is growing! YAY!
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_13_110

Cuke, peppers and Bean box...Trellis goes in soon. In the tires behind are pumpkins, and in the two buckets are fennel and dill....not growing yet.
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1111

Potato Onions and Garlic...SEE THE SCAPES?
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1112

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1113

Kohlrabi
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1114

Peas on the trellis with Walla Walla's, radishes, lettuce and shallots in front.
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1115

Peas on treiilis with lettuces, kohlrabi and green onions in front
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1116


Edamame and pole beans with some basil to the left...not a good year for basil. Sad
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1117

Pumpkins coming up in the tires....
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1118

Tomatoes
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1119

West End of the Garden
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1120

@Glendale-gardener wrote:I can't wait to see updates on those hops! The garden looks really great!

Here you go!
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1122
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  jymarino on 7/3/2011, 5:10 pm

Looks great!
avatar
jymarino

Posts : 232
Join date : 2011-03-25
Location : St Louis MO Zone 6a

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  sherryeo on 7/3/2011, 5:46 pm

MM, I am constantly reminded what a "newbie" I am when I see such great gardens posted by others. But I love it! It gives me something to aspire to. Some of you just have such creative, imaginative and amazing ideas for your gardens, I'm very envious. Your garden is looking great and I look forward to seeing more of your updates! Very Happy
sherryeo
sherryeo

Female Posts : 850
Join date : 2011-04-03
Age : 68
Location : Mississippi Gulf Coast Zone 8B

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  Furbalsmom on 7/3/2011, 5:59 pm

MiddleMamma said:
Here you go!


Enlarge this imageReduce this image Click to see fullsize
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 7_3_1122


Looks like those hops are about 5 - 6 feet tall. Just you wait. They will take over the world. Mine did and I started them with 4 - 6 inch root cuttings.

btw, did anyone tell you that they will come back every year and you will never, ever, ever get all the roots out of the ground? You will need to open a brewery.
Furbalsmom
Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 73
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  camprn on 7/3/2011, 6:16 pm

I too am anxious to see how far the hops will go...
Middlemamma your garden looks fabulous!! What a Face
Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 485967
I am planning on kohlrabi for the fall garden.
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 58
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 7/3/2011, 6:32 pm

Good stuff, Jennie. But, two things grabbed my attention more than the garden. 1- Your skies are beautiful up there. Such a view! 2- I spy a horseshoe court in photo #2! We are playing washers this weekend because it rained today, and I have yet to build my pit for horseshoes.
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 46
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  middlemamma on 7/3/2011, 8:11 pm

@sherryeo wrote: Some of you just have such creative, imaginative and amazing ideas for your gardens, I'm very envious.

Don't be....I haven't thought of one original idea for my garden...everything you see is copied from somewhere I saw it...and my garden is NOTHING compared to so many on here. Josh and his family are creative! They have a magnificent garden...maybe someday mine will be 1/2 as good as theirs!

@Furbalsmom wrote:btw, did anyone tell you that they will come back every year and you will never, ever, ever get all the roots out of the ground? You will need to open a brewery.

Yes I know they will come back every year, we are excited about that! Smile We don't plan on trying to get rid of them...Joe is really into making his own beer, so they will get good use. His Dad and Uncle also brew their own, so we will have plenty to share.

Thanks Camp! Coming from YOU that is a HUGE compliment! You have a lovely garden!

@BackyardBirdGardner wrote:Good stuff, Jennie. But, two things grabbed my attention more than the garden. 1- Your skies are beautiful up there. Such a view! 2- I spy a horseshoe court in photo #2! We are playing washers this weekend because it rained today, and I have yet to build my pit for horseshoes.

Our sky is magnificent, being here in the panhandle I think we get some of Montana's famous Big Sky seeping over the border. Smile

Yes Joe loves his horse shoe pits! We have never played washers...our yard is like a park in the summer, we never wanna leave home. No place is as nice as home. We have a 20 ft pool (above ground) the kids can swim in, horse shoes, ladder/bolo ball, and this other game thing I don't know what it is called but the kids and adults play it all the time. It has these little curvy plastic "mitts" on handles and you throw this plastic ball back and forth using the curvy mitt thing. Anyway everyone has a blast with that. We have about 3 pairs of them so a lot of people can play at once. Then we have 2 fire pits and a BBQ to feed everyone on. Party is always at our house. LOL
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 7/3/2011, 10:48 pm

Party at your house? Don't tempt us. With all those games, home brew, and BBQ, you would never get rid of my family.
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 46
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  middlemamma on 7/3/2011, 11:12 pm

Too bad we don't live closer. Sad We would have a blast.
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  boffer on 7/4/2011, 12:30 am

Can I play the part of the crusty ol' uncle that everyone puts up with because they're related? rofl rofl

(I throw a pretty good shoe)
boffer
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 67
Location : yelm, wa, usa

http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  shannon1 on 7/4/2011, 1:35 am

What a lovely little farm you have there. I was wondering about the pumpkins I have heard that some people fear chemicals leaching from tires into the soil, do you line them with something?
shannon1
shannon1

Posts : 1697
Join date : 2011-04-01
Location : zone 9a St.Johns county FL

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  middlemamma on 7/4/2011, 1:59 am

Of course boff, anytime!
Shannon, I dont eat the pumpkins they are for carving at Halloween time. I don't plant anything in the tires we would eat.
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  shannon1 on 7/4/2011, 2:42 am

Thanks because I was thinking tire planting was such a good idea for squash I might plant some butternuts that way, but I will follow your example and not plant edibles that way. Darn.
shannon1
shannon1

Posts : 1697
Join date : 2011-04-01
Location : zone 9a St.Johns county FL

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  middlemamma on 7/4/2011, 3:03 am

If I were going to plant edibles in there I would for sure line it with plastic. Tires are great free resource.
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  shannon1 on 7/4/2011, 3:52 am

I may use them to bribe the bees. This is the first year I have planted flowers and even if the honey bees are still absent the beautiful Halicidae bees Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Metallic_green_bee_oregon more than make up for them and since they a small and don't buzz so much they don't scare me. Yes I still have a fear of bees Embarassed but it is much milder than it once was.
shannon1
shannon1

Posts : 1697
Join date : 2011-04-01
Location : zone 9a St.Johns county FL

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  middlemamma on 7/7/2011, 4:17 pm

My snow peas have outdone themselves already...here is a sampling...I have harvested approx 5 X this many snow peas, but these are the first kohlrabi....can't wait to saute them up with scapes tonight. Smile

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Img_8010
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  camprn on 7/7/2011, 4:25 pm

Beautiful! Those kohls are quite impressive. Well done! Very Happy
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 58
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  sherryeo on 7/7/2011, 8:21 pm

Now there's a good suggestion for a Friday Rookie Topic - kohlrabi!!! I have always been intrigued by it and actually bought some seed that I hope to try for a fall garden. This would be a good time for a rundown on this strange looking veggie! As well as some recipes!

Looks great, MM!!!
sherryeo
sherryeo

Female Posts : 850
Join date : 2011-04-03
Age : 68
Location : Mississippi Gulf Coast Zone 8B

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  middlemamma on 8/5/2011, 12:02 am

Scored some rabbit poo today for the garden! six huge bags from a breeder down the street from me! So excited!

It's the poo in life I get excited about... Rolling Eyes

How did that happen? thinking
middlemamma
middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Location : Idaho Panhandle

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 8/5/2011, 12:09 am

Bumper sticker suggestion: I brake for poo!

Now, go be a millionairess! Just remember the "little" people that FED you the idea.
BackyardBirdGardner
BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 46
Location : St. Louis, MO

Back to top Go down

Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden - Page 5 Empty Re: Middlemamma's 2nd try: 2011 Garden

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 5 of 6 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  Next

Back to top


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