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#1 tinner OFFLINE  

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Posted March 15, 2013 - 04:24 PM

Just finished up planting the garden.  Now if we can just get some rain.  The last two years were really rough and I couldn't seem to pour enough water on it.  Maybe if I get out there and do one of those naked rain dances it'll help?

 

Here's what's growing"

Sweet Corn -- Silver Queen and Funk's G-90

Red Taters

Tomatoes -- Better Boy, Celebrity, Heritage and Sweet 100 Cherry

Leaf Lettuce

Broccli 

Yellow Squash

Green Beans

Carrots

Jalapeno Peppers, Green, Red & Yellow Bell Peppers

Cucumbers

Onions

 

Used the tiller I modified to work on the 3-point and installed a 8 HP Kohler Magnum on last summer which worked great and a middle buster for the taters.  Loved the seat time.

 

COME ON RAIN


Edited by tinner, March 15, 2013 - 09:49 PM.

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Posted March 15, 2013 - 04:26 PM

Geeze...I am another 2 months before I even think about tilling.....


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 04:56 PM

But just think Poncho, you'll be eating fresh veggies when mine are all dried up and gone.  It's 82 here right now and not a cloud in the sky but just a tad bit windy.  



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Posted March 15, 2013 - 05:28 PM

tinner....Sounds like a salad to me! I was getting hungry and now I am REALLY hungry!

Good luck with your garden this year!


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 06:11 PM

I've aquired some 275 gallon tanks that my roof gutters fill. I saves my well and electricity. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 06:31 PM

Good for you Ronnie.  It sounds like a great garden.  I hope the weather helps you and you get some rain.  


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 08:26 PM

ditto on the I hope you get some rain.  Glad to read someone is a gittin' their garden in.....


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Posted March 15, 2013 - 10:21 PM

Glad to hear your getting it done. there is still a foot of frosting the ground up here. Not looking good to plant taters on Good friday?
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Posted March 16, 2013 - 06:11 AM

Glad you got it planted, Ronnie! I hope we both get some more rain this Spring!


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Posted March 16, 2013 - 06:22 AM

It sounds like you got a good start, hope mother nature cooperates as needed now that the garden is in.  We are a long way away from doing so, I used a "pick-axe" yesterday to chip away the frozen dirt next to a garage I am residing, I so wish spring would get here.


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Posted March 16, 2013 - 07:45 AM

Always enjoy hearing how others garden .  What you planted almost is the same crops as I do ,  hope the rain comes for you folks this year, How bout  some pictures of your garden ? 


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Posted March 16, 2013 - 09:47 AM

Always enjoy hearing how others garden .  What you planted almost is the same crops as I do ,  hope the rain comes for you folks this year, How bout  some pictures of your garden ? 

 

There's not much to see right now but I'll take some in the next couple of days and post them.  Then when everything is up above ground I'll do it again.






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