What have you done today in the Garden?

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  1. razyrsharpe

    razyrsharpe Seedling

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    I built 4 raised beds in the garden today, with the help (paid help, but help none-the-less) from my son Wyatt and nephew Hank. Pics to follow...
     
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    Still nothing...waiting on the bitter cold and all the snow to go away....
     
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    Kiasmum In Flower

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    Apart from feeding the birds absolutely nothing as it is still much too wet and windy :rolleyes:
     
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    I put a little heat in greenhouse yesterday. Just enough to keep it above freezing and moved most of my propagated plants out there.
     
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    Just puttering around cleaning up some dead stuff. But mostly thinking and planning.
     
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    smaller raised bed ( photo / image / picture from razyrsharpe's Garden )





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    3 new raised beds ( photo / image / picture from razyrsharpe's Garden )





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    oval raised bed. local rock is the wall. ( photo / image / picture from razyrsharpe's Garden )

    This is part of what i did exactly one week ago. Today, everything is covered under 4-5" of powdery white snow. But i was able to start seedlings at my mother's house. 11 varieties of tomatoes (large, medium, and cherry/grape sizes) and 4 types of peppers (serrano, poblano, rooster spur, long purple cayenne).
     
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    Still nothing. We are waiting on the weather to break and it sounds as if Monday is the day. Whoopee! Yip yaw yay! Over freezing day and night coming up next week.
     
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    Wish spring would hurry, Ive got about 4 ft of snow on top of my gardens at this moment *sigh*

    We are seriously 8" away from breaking our state record for snowiest winter ever...

    But hey! 40-50º temps next week! Woo!
     
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    Razyrsharpe, those are handsome raised beds! Are you going to fill the spaces in the cinderblocks with soil and use them as an herb bed?
    Today we tilled up 3/4 of the seasonal garden, turning in the winter peas, lettuce, and weeds. Tomorrow I'll put our broccoli starts in and toss and sift compost.
    Monday is scheduled for weeding--lots of weeds in the asparagus bed, and near the garlic rows. Our chickens love "weeding day"--lots of greenies coming their way!
     
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    I did work in the greenhouse though, I bought strawberries for hanging baskets. I got those on Wed of this past week, put them in the fridge, and got to them today. Planted up 15 hanging baskets. transplanted cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and tomatoes into larger cells. transplanted petunias and pansies earlier this week. I don't know what I am going to do for space pretty soon. I am running out fast.
     
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    waretrop Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Jerry, Did you grow those little orange trees?
     
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    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    Yes, they are in a pot for the winter, on the kitchen window, pining away till summer. They are getting bigger. :)

    Jerry
     
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    Very cook. I used to do that with orange, and other citrics and apples also.
     
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    Soon it will be time to start planting. So I've been cleaning out the dead stuff and weeding... just so the beds will be ready when plant shopping season gets in full swing.
     
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    Just planted the broccoli, and chitted the potatoes, which will go into the garden Wednesday, God willing.
    We need to pick more spinach--looks like there's a green salad with dinner tonight.
    My back hurts . . . . (that's for y'all who are pining for spring :) ).
     
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