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        05-27-2013, 06:52 PM
    Oooooooo!!! Lookin good MG!

    Here is the veg garden... Cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, and onions. We have the potatoes and tomatoes in too. Going out for some r&r in a bit and putting in the soybeans!

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        05-27-2013, 07:16 PM
    Green Broke
    FG, Lookin' Good!!!!!
        05-27-2013, 07:28 PM
    Apachie you can do it!
    Horse and chicken poop helps like MHF said, but I too have had my struggles.
    (It's hard to see from my photo but I missed spreading a few areas with chicken and some of the cauliflower is considerably smaller.. LOL!!)

    Drought, bad soil, one year we put the entire garden in and then it rained almost 24 inches in three days! I saw it coming on the forecast and thought free water... Drowned the whole thing. I've killed hundreds of dollars of plants... Poor dears. :P
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        05-27-2013, 08:26 PM
    Green Broke
    Here are my giant hostas. The one thing I have successfully not killed over the years. So far the only seeds I have had come up are tomatoes, of course. We do have lots of little green blueberries though!
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        05-27-2013, 08:34 PM
    Those are lovely!
    *makes note*. Move scraggly hostas to sun.
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        05-27-2013, 08:52 PM
    Lookin' good ladies!

    I think we are going to have strawberries coming out of our ears. Holy cow are they loaded. DD is way excited about that. In the veg garden beans are up, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, melons (watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew), cukes, zucchini, onions & corn. I can't wait for it to be ready! Yesterday we had rhubarb pie for DD's birthday. True farm girl, she asked for pie instead of cake. In my yard, the lily of the valley is full of flowers and smells heavenly. Hibiscus is up, can't wait for them, they are my hands down favorite.
        05-27-2013, 08:57 PM
    Green Broke
    I have a crazy amount of honeysuckle blooming right now, and the smell is amazing. I have let them take over the chain link fence in the backyard - instant privacy fence. In another couple weeks the mimosas will start blooming. And the lilacs.
        05-30-2013, 08:34 PM
    Arragghhhhh! So my stupid chickens flew the coop and dug up all my newly sprouted seeds!!!!! Now I have to cover the dang chicken coop and re-plant the entire garden and hope I have a long enough growing season this year to get anything. Big Fat :(
        06-02-2013, 06:04 PM
    Have to share my rhubarb! It's been enjoying the last week or two of rain we've had!!image.jpg
        06-02-2013, 06:09 PM
    Also thought I'd share my WIP - mulching! We had 10 cubic foot of mulch delivered on Saturday and I've been working hard to get it spread! image.jpg

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