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Old 04-12-10, 07:50 AM   #11
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Update, 2 weeks after the 2nd set. The warm weather here has me tempted to put some outside, but it's still not past last frost quite yet. Last year this time was much cooler.

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Old 04-12-10, 07:54 AM   #12
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Wow, some of your 2nd batch looks better than your first batch already...
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Old 04-12-10, 09:39 AM   #13
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yea, i think there's a couple reasons for that...

the 1st batch missed some watering (I was away for 4 days)
I also only planted a few seeds in each container

the 2nd batch had some fertilizer mixed in the soil i used
i added many more seeds to each container, instead of only a few, and pulled some later.
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Old 04-19-10, 07:18 AM   #14
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No pictures, but i put things outside yesterday. I pretty much doubled the amount of room I have for planting (took over one of my wife's flower gardens in the back yard.) But watermelon and cucumber are both in the other garden, so i'll have to watch them for space issues.
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Old 06-07-10, 06:39 PM   #15
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I've been MIA for about 2 months. I've harvested some iceberg, and pulled a carrot today (see below) Here's a quick update:

Peppers & Broccoli/Cauliflower


Broccoli/Cauliflower, Carrots, Celery, Lettuce


Celery, Lettuce


Broccoli/Cauliflower, Tomato


Lots in here... Some Carrots, Watermelon, Cucumber, Lettuce, Broccoli, Cauliflower


Carrot


I broke it pulling it out though.
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Old 06-07-10, 09:11 PM   #16
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It seems your stuff is doing quite a bit better than last year?
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Old 06-08-10, 01:03 PM   #17
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Man, you must get warmer weather quicker then we do. I gotta post some pics of mine, but it's not nearly at the point where yours is yet. The only thing ready in my garden is spinach. And I'm pretty sure my watermelon is dead.

Good job this year though. Looks great.
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Old 06-08-10, 08:07 PM   #18
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It got hot here FAST this year. We had a weekend that was in the 90s in April. Last year was definitely a cooler year than we typically get too.

I did start about a full month earlier this year getting the seeds started an on my porch (March instead of April). So comparing pictures from my thread from last year, my plants definitely are about a month ahead. The only difference is that I started the peppers from seed this year instead of store bought sprouts, so they're at about the exact same spot.

my only concern though is the lettuce with how hot it is. what I harvested is fine, but some a lot of what's still outside isn't looking wonderful.

my watermelon took it's time once i got it outside. I thought two were dead, planted another one, and now all three are thriving.
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Old 07-17-10, 03:17 PM   #19
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I haven't been keeping track of harvests yet really like i did last year. I was out of town for two weeks, but luckily my wife was around to water everything. and THEN we started having multiple days of triple digit weather. Things are about at the same point now that they were last year (give or take)


So, here's some of the latest:

Salad ingredients


My 4th cucumber I've pulled


First (red-ish) tomato (I've been eating the green ones though, haha)


I've eaten one green pepper, but it was small. I was just impatient. They're only really just now growing. Broccoli has started, and I haven't seen Cauliflower yet.

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Old 07-18-10, 11:51 AM   #20
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It sounds like your garden is loving the heat!

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