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CCW

EB, I have a flat lot and still use boxes.  Much easier to create and control good growing soil.Currently I have two 4x8 beds with plans to double this next spring.  Tomatoes, eggplant, red peppers and lettuce. Next year will add spinach and squashes to the mix. 

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Dan.gerous
38 minutes ago, ebinmaine said:

Because of our rough hillside terrain we use garden boxes.

 

There are beans, pole and bush. Peas, snap and sugar. Cukes. Carrots. Radishes. Zucchini. Squashes, summer and spaghetti.

 

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Also tomatoes, Burgess (big and vining) and grape tomatoes.

And a couple banananananana peppers.

 

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How do you fit the wheelhorse and the Rototiller in there? 😁

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stevasaurus

You forgot to say anything about the rock garden???   :banana-linedance:Looks nice Eric.

 

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ebinmaine
8 minutes ago, Dan.gerous said:

How do you fit the wheelhorse and the Rototiller in there? 😁

It's a tight fit. VERY.

 

The boxes are about 42" square.

 

 

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ebinmaine
8 minutes ago, stevasaurus said:

You forgot to say anything about the rock garden???   :banana-linedance:Looks nice Eric.

 

That's Trina's flower garden.

I've put in a request for pics.

 

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CCW

And tonight I watch the rabbit eating my lettuce.  Rascal. 

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ebinmaine
49 minutes ago, CCW said:

rabbit

No wabbitts here but plenty of deer and other veggie eaters.

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Stormin
17 hours ago, Dan.gerous said:

How do you fit the wheelhorse and the Rototiller in there? 😁

 

Doesn't need to, Dan. Don't you know he's got a Trina? Maid of all work. :D

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ebinmaine
On 6/28/2020 at 5:14 PM, stevasaurus said:

about the rock garden??

Steve, here is a view of the rock garden from the deck on the side of the house looking down.

 

A lot of this stuff hasn't opened yet.

 

There's a rose, hens and chickens, frog bellies, big yellow whatchamacallit, pansies, torch lily, yellow daisy, phlox in medium and large, also some stuff the neighbor gave us. Black eyed suzie's, wild buttercups that have already gone by.

 

In the lower part which is farthest away from the camera there is a bunch of various lilies. Orange daylilies, yellow will bloom later. There are irises in there and those have already gone by.

 

 

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ebinmaine

Trina took a couple of videos that she wants me to share. They show the current progress of our garden boxes and also the garden that's up against the house. Yesterday she began to harvest some of the purple beans.

We are still getting a few of each type of pea. Tiny little cucumbers and bell peppers are beginning to form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JC 1965

Looks like both of you have green thumbs.   :thumbs2:

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ebinmaine
20 minutes ago, JC 1965 said:

Looks like both of you have green thumbs.   :thumbs2:

That's really all her. I helped a little here and there but she's the one with the green thumbs.

 

 

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Pullstart

Love the video names!  :handgestures-thumbupright:

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ebinmaine
1 hour ago, pullstart said:

Love the video names!  :handgestures-thumbupright:

Trina named them. I wonder where she came up with that??

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Vurge

We have some relatives in New Hampshire and I'm always amazed at what people can do with rocky soil.  I'm fortunate to have flat land and deep soil. I used to grow in boxes, but that was too restrictive.  Two years ago I went to planting in the ground and using landscaping fabric and drip to reduce my weeds. It has been working great! 

 

Here's a row of tomatoes and sugarcane. 

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