How's your garden doing?

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How's your garden doing?

Postby Sailfish » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:29 am

One of my tomatoes is starting to throw out a few blossoms, but most of the others are struggling. I think the constant cold keeps setting them back.
Watermelon is very slow, the pumpkins were starting to leaf out real nice, then they stalled too.  I think a good week of warm air and water will jump start everything again.
 
However, my best thing going so far is my praying hands banana. It's over 13' now, 30" around at the base and threw out a flower last week! The flower is HUGE. The flower will continue to "grow" toward the direction of the ground, while it grows the fruit will start above it on the stem. I think about 45 -60 days on this plant for fruit maturity. Hopefully the squirrels and my dog will leave the plant alone!
 
Here is the flower (to the left of my football)
 
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby Woods Walker » Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:44 am

I dunno....I'll let you know when the 4" of SNOW that we got Sunday night melts off!!!!
 
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby JChurch » Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:07 pm

what's that above your head.

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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby reeper0697 » Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:19 pm

ORIGINAL: JChurch

what's that above your head.

 
LOL I am looking forward to this reply.
 
 
Must be nice to have things growing, its snowing here[:(]
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby Sailfish » Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:10 pm

Coral snake
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby Sailfish » Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:17 pm

red on yellow kill a fellow
Red on black a friend of jack


Actually, I mentioned the squirrel problem. I have tried faux owls and it didn't keep them from eating the plant. Someone suggested a rubber snake. Since we have coral snakes, and my daughter had a rubber one, I gave it a try.

So far so good
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby Woody » Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:35 pm

Looking forward to get my garden going. Not to much of a garden just a few tomatoe plants and a couple pepper plants. Cant beat a fresh tomatoe off the plant. The way our spring is starting looks like it will be a while though.
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby Woods Walker » Tue Apr 07, 2009 3:30 pm

It looks like the man eating plant from "Little Shop Of Horrors"!!! [:D]
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby CB on the run » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:01 am

It's perfect weather here!  26 degrees 2" of fresh snow 4 mph wind, a good day for a still hunt.  What do you mean it's not November?
 
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RE: How's your garden doing?

Postby Woods Walker » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:04 am

Good idea! There's no law that says you can't HUNT the deer, you just can't carry a weapon or shoot them.
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