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Old 03-22-2009, 05:51 PM   #61
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I just started my hot peppers today. I'm very excited this year as I have 28 varieties to tend to. I'm going to have to build a few more gardens this year...
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Old 03-22-2009, 08:15 PM   #62
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I got a little too excited and put some tomatoe plants in containers too early. The cold front that moved through did some damage but didn't kill the plants. I trimmed the brown/curled leaves off and am hoping that they will still produce. I see several small (marble sized) tomatoes on each and some yellow blooms on each, so maybe they will produce.
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Old 03-22-2009, 09:32 PM   #63
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Well my weeds have got a pretty good head start, as well as the bird seed that didn't get eaten. :( I can't plant anything until the end of April though.
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Old 04-06-2009, 08:47 AM   #64
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yesterday we finished up planting all our onion plants, even though they were no bigger than a needle and thread! Last week dh planted spinach from seed and yesterday it started to germinate...i expect to harvest some of those tiny green onions for a spinach salad when the spinach grows up....nothing else will happen much in our garden for a few weeks, we have freeze warnings for tonight and our last frost free date is May 20....will get some brassicas in soon after this cold snap passes.
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Old 04-06-2009, 02:35 PM   #65
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i have a question ............. can i grow basil, parsley and oregano in planters hung on the side of my deck? will the basil get to big?
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Old 04-06-2009, 03:48 PM   #66
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you certainly should be able to plant on your deck. i don't see why the basil should get to big. not sure though.some one will come along that does know
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Old 04-06-2009, 03:50 PM   #67
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every thing i planted in my crops in pots have burst forth. only the green onions and spinach are growing slowly. they are still very tiny. but i have tomato,basil.garlic.two kinds yellow squash. eggplant.carrots two kinds of lettuce. i can't wait to have some babies of each to eat.
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you certainly should be able to plant on your deck. i don't see why the basil should get to big. not sure though.some one will come along that does know
thank you. i want to get those planters like window planter that have the hooks that go over the deck railing. and wasn't sure if they would be to heavy to hund on the edge.
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Old 04-06-2009, 03:58 PM   #69
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i have a question ............. can i grow basil, parsley and oregano in planters hung on the side of my deck? will the basil get to big?
You can plant all those in planters like those you have in mind. Basil can get pretty good-sized, but if you keep using it and pinching it back, you'll be fine. Just develop a taste for pesto.
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Old 04-06-2009, 04:01 PM   #70
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You can plant all those in planters like those you have in mind. Basil can get pretty good-sized, but if you keep using it and pinching it back, you'll be fine. Just develop a taste for pesto.
thank you. i have grown in the ground before but health issues prevent me from get down in the dirt now. and my basil always looked more like basil bushes i pinched back all the time!! i am italian i use alot of basil.
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