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Re: Gardeners: how's it looking?
« Reply #120 on: September 02, 2020, 05:06:10 PM »
Oh, also. I harvested the grain from my cat grass (...oat?) and have dried it, and will undertake threshing in the near future. Just for fun. It won't yield much, but I've never done it before.
I know it's a genus.

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Re: Gardeners: how's it looking?
« Reply #121 on: September 02, 2020, 05:24:58 PM »
The giant tomato has become delicious tomato-basil soup. Eaten with grilled cheese of course.
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Re: Gardeners: how's it looking?
« Reply #122 on: September 02, 2020, 09:34:46 PM »
Yum!

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Re: Gardeners: how's it looking?
« Reply #123 on: September 04, 2020, 10:48:49 AM »
I'm so excited this year, I FINALLY after years of trying got decent tomatoes and greens!

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Our stand of corn barely produced at all and was flattened by storms.
The basil bolted so fast i barely had time to use it
Something ate my green bean plants and they produced only a handful of beans.
Squash vine borers ate my zucchini plants, but I am fighting back and so far pumpkins are flourishing. But they're producing only male flowers - great for making stuffed squash flowers, not great for making pumpkins.

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Re: Gardeners: how's it looking?
« Reply #124 on: September 04, 2020, 10:53:03 AM »
The front squash and mystery stalk (...a late sunflower?) perished to the deer overnight. Everything in the back (which is fenced in) is going strong, however, and I should probably harvest more of the potatoes and try my hand at the carrots.

Who knows when the squash can be harvested, though. It keeps its own time.
I know it's a genus.