What's going on in your garden this y...
FTW

Livonia, NY

#26 May 6, 2013
Truth wrote:
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I call it postage stamp sized. It's the typical city back yard, not much size to it. Started tearing out the patio this year, so basically i laid down a mix of 1/3 topsoil and 2/3 humus/compost. Trying beets for the first time ever. A lot of people don't like beets, but they're great for you. As for the tomatoes, hoping to try making some sauce this year, hence the reason I planted so many.
I see you took up your whole yard for a garden. I wish I didn't have the hurdle stopping me from that. I can't understand why people don't like beets. I plant a lot of swiss shard and kale and people give me the same reaction. I really think you shocked the plants planting them early. Have you home canned before or are you just trying it out?
FTW

Livonia, NY

#27 May 6, 2013
Lionel Jefferson wrote:
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we already have common ground, you already agree with me on a lot of things.
Seriously do you garden at all? If so what are your plans this year?

Steel City Steelers

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#28 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text>Seriously do you garden at all? If so what are your plans this year?
Why do you even bother with her? She is so full of hate and bitterness that she can't even participate in a conversation without being an arse.
FTW

Livonia, NY

#29 May 6, 2013
Steel City Steelers wrote:
<quoted text>Why do you even bother with her? She is so full of hate and bitterness that she can't even participate in a conversation without being an arse.
I really don't want this thread to go to crap. I think it would be cool to have it go for a while and let everyone talk from time to time about how there plot's are going.Maybe share some tips. Anyway ScS how many containers do you plan on for your C.T.'s. Do you do them every year? Any specific variety of cherry tomato in mind?

Steel City Steelers

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#30 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text> I really don't want this thread to go to crap. I think it would be cool to have it go for a while and let everyone talk from time to time about how there plot's are going.Maybe share some tips. Anyway ScS how many containers do you plan on for your C.T.'s. Do you do them every year? Any specific variety of cherry tomato in mind?
I used to do a regular garden but then I decided to grow a tree in the back and it doesn't get enough sun. Not sure yet how many or what variety. I usually go to Van Putte and grab whatever looks good. I may also do a bell pepper one. My dad puts in a huge garden and has decided not to do peppers this year, so I will probably grow one. I may do 4 or 5. All depends on how our Spring ends up going. We're supposed to have a cold spell with one night going down to 30! So I'm going to hold off for a while. I like doing the containers because then I can move them around the patio and give them sun all day long. But the big problem is how quickly they dry out, so I have to stay on top of that too.

Steel City Steelers

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#31 May 6, 2013
I grow them in pure compost from the give-back program. We call it black gold because it is amazing how well things grow with it. Flowers, veggies, you name it! Unreal how well nourished and clean it is. The town does a great job with the give-back program. Free mulch, compost, crushed rock, etc.
FTW

Livonia, NY

#32 May 6, 2013
Steel City Steelers wrote:
<quoted text>I used to do a regular garden but then I decided to grow a tree in the back and it doesn't get enough sun. Not sure yet how many or what variety. I usually go to Van Putte and grab whatever looks good. I may also do a bell pepper one. My dad puts in a huge garden and has decided not to do peppers this year, so I will probably grow one. I may do 4 or 5. All depends on how our Spring ends up going. We're supposed to have a cold spell with one night going down to 30! So I'm going to hold off for a while. I like doing the containers because then I can move them around the patio and give them sun all day long. But the big problem is how quickly they dry out, so I have to stay on top of that too.
Truth's tomatoes are done if we go down in the 30's
FTW

Livonia, NY

#33 May 6, 2013
Steel City Steelers wrote:
I grow them in pure compost from the give-back program. We call it black gold because it is amazing how well things grow with it. Flowers, veggies, you name it! Unreal how well nourished and clean it is. The town does a great job with the give-back program. Free mulch, compost, crushed rock, etc.
The city does the same thing. I see my neighbors paying money for stone,bark mulch,soil,etc.. and I tell them they can go downtown and pick it up for free. Few people know about it and look at me like I'm making it up.

Steel City Steelers

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#34 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text>The city does the same thing. I see my neighbors paying money for stone,bark mulch,soil,etc.. and I tell them they can go downtown and pick it up for free. Few people know about it and look at me like I'm making it up.
Colfax Street, right? I got all the crushed stone there for the base of my patio when my town didn't have any out yet that year. I guess people don't want to put in the labor to get it. My town actually delivers it but you have to get a half yard minimum and it's way too much. We trade off each year who gets it and share it with neighbors.

Steel City Steelers

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#35 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text>Truth's tomatoes are done if we go down in the 30's
yeah. The one weatherman said it could definitely be a killing frost. So anyone who has already planted will be having to start all over again. I was at Home Depot and saw people buying them and I just shook my head. Too early!
FTW

Livonia, NY

#36 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text>The city does the same thing. I see my neighbors paying money for stone,bark mulch,soil,etc.. and I tell them they can go downtown and pick it up for free. Few people know about it and look at me like I'm making it up.
Yep, Colfax. I guess your right. I just don't understand when people rather fork over hard earned money for something you can do yourself with minimal effort. Even if it is a large effort I rather work at it for myself than work for someone else and hand over the money from that to someone else.Seems sometimes when people complain about money issues it is because they spend it on services they can do themselves instead of goods they need to live.
FTW

Livonia, NY

#37 May 6, 2013
Steel City Steelers wrote:
<quoted text>yeah. The one weatherman said it could definitely be a killing frost. So anyone who has already planted will be having to start all over again. I was at Home Depot and saw people buying them and I just shook my head. Too early!
Thats why I only plant potatoes,radishes,and lettuce this early.
The Crunch Funky

United States

#38 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text>The city does the same thing. I see my neighbors paying money for stone,bark mulch,soil,etc.. and I tell them they can go downtown and pick it up for free. Few people know about it and look at me like I'm making it up.
did u say, FREE STUFF? You brag about getting something free from downtown-stop the press.
The Crunch Funky

United States

#39 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text>Yep, Colfax. I guess your right. I just don't understand when people rather fork over hard earned money for something you can do yourself with minimal effort. Even if it is a large effort I rather work at it for myself than work for someone else and hand over the money from that to someone else.Seems sometimes when people complain about money issues it is because they spend it on services they can do themselves instead of goods they need to live.
or they complain when something is given for FREE.
FTW

Livonia, NY

#40 May 6, 2013
The Crunch Funky wrote:
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or they complain when something is given for FREE.
F.Y.I. it is free because it is made from the city cleanup in the fall. It cost tax payers and the city much much less to allow people to put it to use than send it to the dump. The program saves tax money not hands it out. Go sit on it and spin on it,
FTW

Livonia, NY

#41 May 6, 2013
The Crunch Funky wrote:
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or they complain when something is given for FREE.
We are talking about free dirt that the city would otherwise have to pay to go to the dump. Not the free money taken from people who earned to be handed out to lazy,listless,irresponsible imps.
FTW

Livonia, NY

#42 May 6, 2013
FTW wrote:
<quoted text>F.Y.I. it is free because it is made from the city cleanup in the fall. It cost tax payers and the city much much less to allow people to put it to use than send it to the dump. The program saves tax money not hands it out. Go sit on it and spin on it,
You can disagree but it is the fact.

Steel City Steelers

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#44 May 7, 2013
The Crunch Funky wrote:
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did u say, FREE STUFF? You brag about getting something free from downtown-stop the press.
You're a complete arse wipe. Just trying to be an instigator, aren't ya? The give-back programs actually save municipalities money. Unlike the money to pay you welfare, medicaid, foodstamp sucking leeches.

Since: Jan 11

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#45 May 7, 2013
Cans of vegetables. I hope it grows into a vegetable can tree.

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#46 May 7, 2013
I want a ticket oak.

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