Good job with this, Spuds. i have Armenian cucumbers that are blooming already and I am hopeful to make many many batches of bread and butter pickles with them. The yellow tomatoes have sets on them as well. yay.
Post by mightyspuds on May 4, 2015 20:52:27 GMT -8
So far swiss chard and rhubarb are both doing great and making seeds.Fruit trees,filling in,the genetic dwarf nectarines and peaches are setting good fruits.The big grape has babies already.Asparagus conts to come up,big bed just starting.The elephant garlic in pots doing great.Onions really popping up,if they thrive will do more next year.The 2 thornless blackberries we transplanted look very healthy.The 2 new grapes also doing well.
Some day Im going to have some serious production for a tiny yard when it all matures.
Post by mightyspuds on Jun 3, 2015 12:41:11 GMT -8
On my genetic dwarf peach and nectarine,3 foot tall trees have 15 and 25 fruits setting,huge winners.Went to buy more but not out yet.Imagine if I had 10 of em,instead of three,serious full sized fruit production in tiny space,wow!!
Now a question.This is my elephant garlic...how far am I from harvesting,do I let the green die totally back?The tubing keeps Tina the chicken from scratching.
LOTS of grapes so far!
Swiss chard and rhubarb,another winner up here,can make jam this year!
The trees really growing well so far,trunks showing more girth growth too
Post by mightyspuds on Jun 10, 2015 17:13:49 GMT -8
3 pints of rhubarb jam,waterbathed with Tattler reusable lids.Jury still out on lids,one band is already bad,so not sure just how good the system is?But they dont rust,thats a real advantage.Jam is prime,its a winner! Our first ever rhubarb jam.Going to be a lot more of that going forward.
Post by mightyspuds on Jun 30, 2015 17:53:36 GMT -8
Picked up 5 more genetic dwarf trees,Necta-zee and Bonanza peach.They are beauties,55 dollars each,and transplanted well,from 30 gallon containers.Very good deal.Mrs repainted her birds and put on new legs,cool!I moved the rhubarb to in front of the Flamingos,they transplanted well enough,going to add more of them to that bed when i find some.
Post by mightyspuds on Aug 6, 2015 15:47:05 GMT -8
From my Dave Wilson genetic dwarf peach tree planted last fall.First pick.Planted 8 more this year liked the three so well.
This tree is about 18 inches tall,made 6 fruits,rather small this year but will produce full size fruits.Mrs saw one that 'was loaded with fruit' in a yard.Wanted dogs for perspective but as usual,Snookie wont cooperate,but Girl is happy to oblige.
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