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Post  cienfuegos 5/26/2011, 5:47 pm

I started building a crazy amount of boxes exactly two months ago and this is an update on how my garden looks now. with pictures to compare.

Here it is pre-string and all while I was building them.

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Here are the picture of the garden today. I just now started to string up my squares so that it can officially be called and SFG. hehe. Unfortunately texas is having a drought and I could only imagine how much nicer the garden would look with some natural rain water.

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enjoy the pics.

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Post  cienfuegos 5/26/2011, 5:49 pm

oh and here is a random pretty picture I took of the eggplants and shallots.

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with some photoshopping i should be able to get that yellow leaf out of there.

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Post  Furbalsmom 5/26/2011, 6:03 pm

Quite an improvement with 2 months of growth.

Those eggplants look great, and mine are still in pots inside the house Shocked . One artichole seems to be doing exceptionally well.

The sweet potato slips are growing like mad on the counter top.

Really looking good!
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Post  Ha-v-v 5/26/2011, 6:05 pm

Just beautiful. Its done so well. Dont photoshop the "yellow" leaf. It shows you have hardly any. It shows how hard you have worked to keep it green:) You have done a nice job on that garden!!
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Post  petals1973 5/26/2011, 7:11 pm

Nice job! I thought I had a lot of beds. I'm going to have to show this to my husband so that he can see that I really do need more. I love your kitchen window. I used to have one just like that when we lived in Killeen. I used to grow the best orchids in that window.
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Post  sherryeo 5/26/2011, 7:48 pm

Wow, cienfuegos!!! I have a measley two boxes, started small like Mel recommends. I can't wait to add more! I only have 2 eggplants, but they're looking great so far and are blooming now. I can only hope that I eventually get eggplants as gorgeous as yours! Great looking gardens! Congrats!
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Post  quiltbea 5/26/2011, 10:22 pm

Your garden is looking great. There's lots of food to enjoy from your garden this year.
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Post  cienfuegos 5/27/2011, 1:07 am

thanks everyone. i'll post pics up when I haul in a good bounty. the food is slowly starting to trickle in for the moment. I have a few boxes i didn't post pictures of either. I have so many leftover slips from my sweet potato box(not pictured) that they are taking over my kitchen. i am up to about 23 or 24 boxes and i want a few more. but the wife, who originally wanted a garden, has vetoed.

so i'm pulling out old tires to plant more sweet potatoes from the garage and looking to plant things in the ground (non-sfg) as well.

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Post  shannon1 5/27/2011, 1:18 am

Two month update 593714 Cienfuegos that looks just great and I bet the bed getting afternoon shade is loving it this time of year.
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Post  Barkie 5/27/2011, 3:18 am

Oh, it has come on a treat. If that needs translating from the Yorkshire dialect it means it has grown well and it looks good. I like your corner window sill, mine are stuffed full of plants as well.
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Post  dianamarie03 5/27/2011, 8:50 am

Shocked That's a lot of Mel's Mix! Looks great, I am envious! I hope to have half that many boxes within a few years Smile
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Post  BackyardBirdGardner 5/27/2011, 8:53 am

It all looks so fabulous! Such a great job!! Two month update 53366

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