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New garden this year

Discussion in 'Ideas' started by Medina Joe, May 20, 2019.

  1. Medina Joe

    Medina Joe Meat Mopper

    So after canning, blanching, making pickles, sauces to support my family for a whole year. Last years garden was not big enough. This year's garden was expanded 20 feet. So here the break down 42 tomato plants, 25 pepper, 15 cauliflower, 15 broccoli, 3 rows of sweet corn, 1 row of radishes, 1 row of beets, 12 cabbages, 12 pickling cucumber, 2 spaghetti squash, 2 yellow squash, 2 zucchini, 2 water melons, 2 cantaloupe, 1 pumpkin, 5 rows of walla walla onion, 5lb of potato spuds, 1lb of sweet potato. Plus my fall plants which will come in July. I'am sun burnt, sore and tired and happy.
     

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  2. chopsaw

    chopsaw Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That's gonna be nice . Hope you get a great harvest . I put in 5 pepper plants and 2 tomatoes . Rabbits ate all but 2 plants . So I let my cattle dog eat the rabbits .
    Be watchin , keep us updated .
     
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  3. Fair trade off-
     
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  4. smokerjim

    smokerjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    looks like you have nice garden going, we have a smaller one which the deer love to eat, but that's ok because I like eating the deer, I know they're eating healthy!!
     
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  5. Braz

    Braz Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Oh, to be young enough to tend that much garden... I'm down to a few raised beds at this point in my life.
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  6. smokerjim

    smokerjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    that's what I need
     
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  7. chopsaw

    chopsaw Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    @Braz You have a beautiful home .
     
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  8. Medina Joe

    Medina Joe Meat Mopper

    I like my own veg's & wild game. I started eating ground hogs last year. They started attacking the garden. Not to bad if you grind them up and add hog fat.

    Braz, It kicked my A$$ this year. I had to finish with my tiller because my tractor starter went out. I just sent it out to be rebuilt......
     
  9. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    20190518_184145.jpg After spending the last 10 years driving truck two things I've missed most, having a dog back in my life and growing a garden.
     
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  10. Medina Joe

    Medina Joe Meat Mopper

    desertlites, your garden looks great. It's been a wet cold one here in northern Ohio.
     
  11. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks Joe. I started my seeds in Jan-Feb in the house and by early April I was running outta room in here so before my (official) end of frost in late April I had to get them outside. (As you) it didn't take long till I saw I was going to need more room ( I have separate onion-garlic and cherry tomato beds elsewhere on the property along with herb gardens to boot. I can grow pretty much year round here with the need of a cold frame first two months of the year. It's pretty special eating what we grow and pick than caning all the other to get us through the remainder of the year. I look forward to pictures of your garden and wish you all the success.
     
  12. Medina Joe

    Medina Joe Meat Mopper

    Like wise, I'm going to be building my first green house this year. keep me posted
     
  13. indaswamp

    indaswamp Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    :emoji_laughing::emoji_laughing::emoji_laughing::emoji_laughing::emoji_laughing:
     
  14. indaswamp

    indaswamp Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    And a very nice garden you have indeed!
     
  15. indaswamp

    indaswamp Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Beautiful raised beds Braz!!