hows your garden

blubie

my tomatoes are not doing well this year... everything else is great ...
Jul 21, 2016 @ 03:32 pm

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Sandra Ribeiro

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I use coffee grinds as compost. My tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and herbs are growing like crazy.
Jul 21, 2016 @ 04:38 pm
Anonymous

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I'm very happy with my garden so far this year. I've also learned how to use left over scraps of veggies to grow others. It actually does work.
Jul 21, 2016 @ 05:35 pm
wonderwhatif

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No garden for me, I donated all my seeds to a community garden! Wishing you ladies luck and green thumbs!
Jul 21, 2016 @ 06:44 pm
limkingwah

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I live in Vancouver and this year's grape tomatoes are a bit disappointing. Other leafy veggies grow pretty well, though.
Jul 22, 2016 @ 02:46 am
cocoa

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I also add washed crushed egg shells with coffee grounds to the soil around my tomato plants. Recently I add a spoonful of molasses to my watering can every few weeks . I grow my tomatoes in containers. Also I have been using one green tea bag in two gallons of water to water the plants . I read it really make the plants grow. It does seem to work.
Jul 22, 2016 @ 10:33 am
jennieMB

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My gardens great... except for my beans. I have either caterpillars/moths/bugs eating all the leaves. I actually sowed twice b/c my first batch was eaten to the ground. Second batch is half eaten.
Jul 22, 2016 @ 03:00 pm
wonderwhatif

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I've heard you can also use old tea bags in water as an enviromentally friendly pesticide, any gardeners tried this?
Jul 22, 2016 @ 04:24 pm
1buzzer

Sad green thumb

I am fighting some serious critters issues I planted spinach onion green onion and jalapeño and Italian peppers and lettuce 3 types of tomatoes carrots broccoli cucumbers and beans and strawberries I haven't gotten to eat a thing yet my yard was hit hard with bugs I replanted so many times they keep eating every thing also planted corn and I'm so frustrated I think fingers crossed I will have a good end to my simmer but really hard start. I did lose all my spinach and peppers which I am so sad about and lettuce hasn't done great with all the heat
On another side note I have these adorable little chipmunks that live under my shed and they keep getting my strawberries I went and bought them peanuts in hopes they don't touch but seems Like they r now just very well fed
Jul 22, 2016 @ 05:07 pm
dandy_123

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Unfortunately my backyard isn't suited for me to have my own garden, I wish it was though!
Jul 22, 2016 @ 10:42 pm
atsirk

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I wish I had a green thumb. Gardens just don't work when I try them :(

But nice to hear that so many of you have fresh veggies growing, very yummy!
Jul 23, 2016 @ 12:59 pm

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