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Skip to comments.Weekly Gardening Thread
Posted on 07/25/2014 6:40:01 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch
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thanks AppleGate and all.
Sorry I didn’t see Greeneyes’ post sooner, but better late than never.
This week, we have received 3” of rain, 0.3 more than the entire July average. Unfortunately, it was partially hail, though it looks like everything is recovering from the damage, except the various beans.
We did pick about 6 quarts of cherries from the bush cherry; and have another couple of quarts that will be ready tomorrow, to finish. Also getting cucumbers, but not much else yet.
That gives me a respite to harvest the winter rye...and discover just how dangerous a scythe can be. At least I didn’t need stitches. LOL Also discovered that scything is NOT nearly as easy and effortless as several Youtube videos make out.
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Couple days ago I purchased some bamboo...Buddha Belly “Kimmei”...haven’t seen any of this since my second trip home from Nam in ‘71...not surprised @ the increase in price...had found BBB @ an old nursery in San Diego back then...a couple years L8R it was out of hand in both vista and fallbrook where I had planted it...dunno what ever became of it...great plant, bamboo...amazing!
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Well, I’ll start it out. Got a bunch of cucumbers out of the garden so far. I’m disappointed in my Okra plants so far. Okra rules my life in all my fall bean recipes, haha. I used horse manure this year. I don’t think I’ll ever
do that again. Bug city in my garden, no problem in my garden at all last year with bugs. I grew some striper tomatoes as usual, I tried some strain called Hillbilly’s this year, they don’t look like a normal tomato plant. they seem to be doing alright though. I got about 7 or 8 deer I have to deal with now. Good eating, guess I’ll have to string the old recurve.