Food 2019 Amateur Farm and Garden thread

wetwille

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colorado potato beetles also fucking up my eggplants., Assholes.


also, these dudes


i havent looked up what they are yet, but they actually dont seem to be doing any damage yet
bugs bad.
BItter melon, cool.
I've got a brave-ass woodchuck running around. He was eating clover in the middle of the lawn and i just walked right up to him the other day. Got within 2 feet before he leisurely ambled off. Its a little weird to be honest, makes me worry about rabies
That is very, very weird. Something not right with that one. I just used part of a bucket of zinc phosphide poison pellets. The zinc is nice as no secondary poisoning of animals that eat the target animal . . appears my hope of taking out a few of the chipmunks worked at same time. I miss them already ;)
 

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tomatoes and peppers both look solid this year, cukes are not good. Im ok with that, im outta salsa and need tomatos and peppers for that.

I have jalapenos ready, shishitos will be ready within the week, and the bells are slow as shit per usual.
 
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wetwille

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I figure I'll pick a few 6"+ zucchini and yellow summer squash this weekend which is amazing considering I didn't start the seed, inside, until June 2nd or so, due to continuous cold rain/soil.

Wife: "mm, that tomato is good, better than last years variety.
Me: :oops: Same variety as last year. "Juliet" - not a single one cracked on the plant last year, extremely rare for one to crack after picking. I like that - few things nastier than biting into a tomato that has started to turn.
Onions and leeks growing like a mother fucker. About 350 spanish onion plants, necks are thicker than my thumb. Ditto for the 104 leeks.
 

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Just got four different Hostas. :D
Got any of the big ones with the huge leaves? ;) They're more resistant to slugs than the short ones, if you have that issue. Of course, a pet lizard or turtle would be happy to help with any slugs. Mine always were - and the hostas never failed to have them if you get out there early.
 

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Got any of the big ones with the huge leaves? ;) They're more resistant to slugs than the short ones, if you have that issue. Of course, a pet lizard or turtle would be happy to help with any slugs. Mine always were - and the hostas never failed to have them if you get out there early.
Yaup! Got a Big Boy version and a few others. Not too many slugs out here it seems.
 
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Fucking hippy garden :D
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76 peppers, 28 collard, 28 brussels sprouts, 18 cherry tomatoes, 18 beefsteak tomatoes, 12 eggplants, 14 summer squash, 18 pumpkin(mini, hull-less seed type), 104 leeks, 350 spanish onions(yuge), about 100 parsnips, 24 rutabaga, 36 ground cherries, 25' of climbing Italian green beans, mint, basil, lemon verbena, lemon grass(yummy Asian pork ;) ), strawberries in raised bed at front. Slight elevation shot from behind strawberry bed.
 
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Fucking hippy garden :D
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76 peppers, 28 collard, 28 brussels sprouts, 18 cherry tomatoes, 18 beefsteak tomatoes, 12 eggplants, 14 summer squash, 18 pumpkin(mini, hull-less seed type), 104 leeks, 350 spanish onions(yuge), about 100 parsnips, 24 rutabaga, 36 ground cherries, 25' of climbing Italian green beans, mint, basil, lemon verbena, lemon grass(yummy Asian pork ;) ), strawberries in raised bed at front. Slight elevation shot from behind strawberry bed.
Everyone will be green beans with envy, Eddie.
 

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cucumbers and zuchinni kicked the bucket over the weekend. Downy mildew and squash borers respectively.

Tomatoes and peppers look great so far though. Gonna be a huge harvest for both

Bugs taht were harassing the eggplants are dead and theyre recovering
If you need zucchini, ours are going batshit insane.
 
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