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Re: Plants growing

Postby SONNY » Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:01 pm

Snow load is hard on green houses!--- I have more seeds to start in the cold frame next to the house, but it's going to be quite a while before that happens, I am replanting the seed test maters/cabbage for the third time and not sure how long I can hold them!---some are getting close to needing gallon pots instead of quart size pots.---We just got another bunch of snow last night and into today.---don't know about the sub-zero temps either.---ground is probably frozen 4 feet down by now with all the high wind we had with the cold!
once the seeds sprout/come up they grow fast, so be prepared! LOL! thanks; sonny
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Re: Plants growing

Postby Eugene » Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:12 pm

I use the Univ of Missouri daily soil temperature recordings as a general guide to planting cold weather crops. Soil temperature is still in the 40's down to 6 inches. Still to cold.
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Re: Plants growing

Postby SONNY » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:36 am

Had to stake the maters in the pots! lol!!---cabbages are going to start heading and need to be planted out!---HOWEVER, we still have frozen ground!---AND to top it all off Dixondale sent my onion plants Wed. and now we have to try to store them until the ground gets workable and the rain stops!---no way to work the fall plowed ground yet so we can get onions in then do taters right behind the onions!---thanks; sonny
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Re: Plants growing

Postby SONNY » Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:14 pm

Now the maters are blooming!---re-potted more cabbage plants and have celery plants an inch or so tall! thanks; sonny
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Re: Plants growing

Postby danovercash » Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:47 pm

Cabbage, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli and yellow granex onions in the ground over a week ago. Corn and beans going in about next week. Pictures on Facebook.
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Re: Plants growing

Postby SONNY » Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:20 am

Ground still frozen every night here! waiting to get onions and taters planted. thanks; sonny
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Re: Plants growing

Postby Jack » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:30 am

SONNY wrote:Ground still frozen every night here! waiting to get onions and taters planted. thanks; sonny


I couldn't even think of getting anything in the ground yet. my garden is still frozen, and it is snowing as I write this reply.
although the other day I did burn the asparagus tops down and put some bagged compost manure on top of the bed.
I think it will be awhile before I can do anything with the garden.
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Re: Plants growing

Postby SONNY » Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:27 am

Jack!!---that snow /frozen ground is bad stuff!!-- We have cold/high wind, right now, but I was looking at a little dry spot on the high side of 1 garden and may be able to get enough loose dirt scratched up to start pushing onion plants in!! will try later today!---temps at night here are still below freezing and ground is frozen an inch or two every morning, so I may still have problem getting anything in!-----more later!!! thanks; sonny
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Re: Plants growing

Postby outdoors4evr » Wed Apr 01, 2015 9:48 am

Gonna need a backhoe to plant that onion.
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Re: Plants growing

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:26 am

My garden is starting to become visible. Not workable, just visible!
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