Official Backyard Gardening thread

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  1. abomb

    abomb Registered User Contributor

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    :)
     
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    dreamcastrocks Chopped Liver Moderator Contributor

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    O/U when Donald starts hydroponics. :)
     
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    My wife and I have a much smaller area than Donald, but our plants are coming in nicely too.

    From plant, we planted cucumber (1), tomato (4), green bell pepper (1), red bell pepper (1) and habanero (1). From seed we planted carrots, radishes and cilantro.

    We were at a party last weekend and a lady who is apparently a fantastic organic gardener recommended this book;
    http://www.amazon.com/Extreme-Gardening-Organic-Hostile-Deserts/dp/0970501609
     
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    ;)

    I actually thought of doing that once in an extra bedroom. Imagine all the fresh tomatoes!
     
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    BTW, Donald's basil kills the organic stuff we bought at the store an hour before he dropped of our package.

    I cant wait for tomatoes.
     
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    dreamcastrocks Chopped Liver Moderator Contributor

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    When we get our house, pretty sure Linda is going to be all over this.
     
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    Hell, with the shortages now, you could sell those for a premium. :)
     
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    Linderbee Let's GO, CARDINALS! Contributor

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    Negative, ghostrider.

    Greenthumb, I have not.
     
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    Hmm.

    I re-learned something this morning.
     
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    Do you have any desire to garden?

    I'm not the best, but it is definitely in my genes.
     
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    Bada0Bing Don't Stop Believin'

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    My radishes are going nuts right now. My tomato plant was looking great, until my dog cleaned it off. I noticed a few new ones with some nice potential though.
     
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    I've been researching getting into this. If anybody else is interested I have a pdf copy of "How-to Hydroponics".
     
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    Yes please. (email to: [email protected][myfirstandlastname].com]

    I know you know my name. ;)
     
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    Linderbee Let's GO, CARDINALS! Contributor

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    MAYBE when I'm in & settled where I'm going to be for awhile. But if dcr & I are just going to rent with no option to buy (not our first choice, but who knows what we'll get) then I'm not going to go through all the trouble at a rental. Eventually, maybe.

    My dad had an extensive garden in our backyard when we lived in Pennsylvania. Loved it, and would probably enjoy it if it were something dcr & I did together. Not a solo project.
     
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    D-Dogg A Whole New World Contributor

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    Oh, will bust my dog's ass if she tries that!
     

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