Gardening anyone?

I have a bunch of tomato plants and 4 sweet pepper plants. Also have a strip of kale and lettuce. First time I have planned a tiny garden in 3 or 4 years, since before I was on the max dose of Invega that made me apathetic to everything

I’m very excited! The last time I grew tomatoes, I had tons. More than we could use and the was with just 3 plants. Now i have about 10 or 12 ready to plant.

6 are “goliath” and beefsteak varieties and 4 are cherry types. So Ill have tomatoes for sandwich making and salads, plus enough for my kids to snack on when they’re outside.

The kale is especially for my youngest son. He loves the stuff. I wish od plantes onions and cukes. No cucumber plants at the store, though and I didn’t have any starters to plant seeds in this year.

Will you garden any?

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My step dad has a small greenhouse and he grows some tomatoes and lots of chilis

They make Chilli Jam and Jerk Sauce out of them

Very tasty

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Drove my mom to the nursery we bought purple and green lettuce. 4 plants each. Then we bought sugar snap peas. Cucumber. And yellow watermelon??? They had it so I was like wow u must get that. My sister grew my mom sone tomato and stuff from seed to put in her garden. Nah I don’t plant. I’d ■■■■ it up. But am excited to grow some vegetables even I like.

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Not right now as I’m in an apartment building downtown. But I don’t know about in the future.

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My grandmother was an avid gardener though when I was a kid.

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When I lived in the Southeast US, I used to grow a huge garden with my boss/landlord. I lived and worked on a farm. We had all sorts of things.

But moving to a new climate threw me off and i never have learned the best practices for growing in New York. Short season.

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I had a garden, but the soil wasn’t good. I got new soil but I was still having problems with disease etc. I gave up. I loved fresh tomatoes and green beans. The peppers i grew kept getting eaten by rabbits, etc. it was just a failure all around. I gave up

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yes.

we have chives. lettuce. squash. kale. no tomatoes for some reason. i want peppers. know im forgetting something.

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Yeah, @ZombieMombie how do you deal with animals that want to eat the stuff? Personally I have never gardened but I’ve heard that is a problem.

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Only as much as my wife is able to make me.

:stuck_out_tongue:

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I’m thinking of planting tomatoes and bell peppers.

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We made a spray with hot sauce and water. You mix a bottle of hot sauce in a half gallon of water and spray it on the plants.

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We used to have tomatoes, strawberries and mint but after every -35c winter the tomatoes and strawberties don’t grow back in the summer. We need to replant new ones. Mint is no problem, its easy to grow.

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In northern climates those are annuals. Typical.

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Tomatoes are annuals when not planted in a tropical climate. Strawberries will come back next spring if adequately insulated. We shovel peat moss and compost over ours in the fall, rake it off the following year. The tomatoes out front have been through three moves and are looking healthy. My wife can definitely garden.

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Wow, OK, sounds good.

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I would love to do some gardening but I haven’t a clue what to do or where to start.
My grandparents used to grow lovely vegetables and loads of cranberries.

Looks very interesting but I wouldn’t know where to start

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Our landlords take care of the lawn.
Our backyard already had a lemon tree when moved in - its still small so far only one lemon.

I like the idea- don’t think i can be tend to it and fail.
My 3 plants are always near death before I revive them in the house.

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I used to also work as urban farmer in hydroponic,
Used to grow cherry tomatoes, lettuce, kale, and many more, we used to build farms to people, and do the installation as well.

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I just used a hand power saw to cut the dead branches out of the flowering crabapple tree. It looks better now.

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