Garden 2017

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Re: Garden 2017

Post by RayfromTX » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:00 am

Cross-7 wrote:Armadillos have about wiped me out
An electric fence doesn't slow them down

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The only solution I've been able to find involves a motion detector alarm that wakes me up in the middle of the night and a .22 with a flashlight. The first few nights I'm up like a new parent but it quiets down after that.



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Re: Garden 2017

Post by slick4591 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:32 am

Yesterdays cauliflower harvest.
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Post by ga.prime » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:45 am

Couldn't look any better, slick. Cauliflower is one of the few garden vegetables I've never grown.
where'd it come from, how'd it get there?

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Post by slick4591 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:17 pm

Thanks. We planted our first in the spring and they didn't look near this good. These are the first three heads as there's more coming on.
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Post by ga.prime » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:25 pm

Slick, when did you set out your plants? Around Labor Day I'd guess.
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Post by slick4591 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:11 pm

A little after. Sept. 23rd to be exact.
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Post by alisonb » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:04 am

Very nice Slick. Thinking about putting some in this autumn, will be a first for me...any tips will be welcome :)
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Post by slick4591 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:00 am

Thanks, Ali. These were planted, watered when need and pretty much ignored.
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Post by alisonb » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:15 am

You really ought to write a book on 'How to grow cauliflower' Slick :P
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