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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hheello, I have planted a garden of Bok Choi, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers (spare me the humor), and in other places Tomatoes. I need pictures of plants that just made it out of the ground. The carrots (I think because of the tight clustering) have short roundish leaves. When I first got here the...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Cucumbers – contain very little nutritional content, require lots of nitrogen and are not very drought tolerant. But on the plus side, certain types high producers. There are a lot of hybrid cucumber seeds on the market. So when buying your seed be sure to be aware of what your buying hybrid or...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Here's my garden for this year. I don't grow a lot of food since i live by myself, usually just one group of certain items. I grow all my plants from seeds sowed directly into the ground. Before planting, i dig a hole 1 foot round, 1 foot deep and fill it with bagged garden soil. Two mounds of...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    New to this discussion group but certainly not to gardening. Thought I would share with the group. :) Each year I try something new. I have came to the conclusion that raised beds work best for me. This year I am growing, from left to right,front to back: Pink BrandyWine Tom. Black Beans...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Cucumbers are an excellent choice for a home garden. Just because they are called Pickling cucumbers does not mean they have to be "pickled." These are perfect for serving in a salad or in a side dish, or anything else. The "Pickling cucumber" will be about 3 inches long and about an inch in...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    This is a cucumber sprout a week and a half after planting. The soil on top is miracle grow gardeners choice. Some 13-13-13 was spread on the ground then mixed in with a hoe. In all, I planted about 8 seeds - so far I see 6 sprouts. Later on these plants will require more nitrogen. So half...
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