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Re: Wow


Yes...it made total sense.  We use the hog panels for so MANY garden
things.  I'll have to give that a try.  Thanks Tricia.



On 3/24/09, Patricia Dickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Jesse,
> We just had a vegetable specialist from OSU talk to our MG group.  He had
> some
> tips on successful tomato growing.  He suggested to get the plants in the
> ground as soon as possible then protect them from a frost or freeze
> overnight
> with the black 1 gallon pots stuffed with wet newspaper.  Just put the pots
> on
> at night then remove if it is warmer during the day.  He said to water well
> before and then stick the pot down in the mud to hold it on the plant. ( in
> our wind you might even put a rock on top of pot) He talked about how
> tomatoes
> are so funny about setting blooms only when the temp is perfect, not too
> cool
> or not too hot... so in order for us in OK to get tomatoes set before it
> gets
> to hot you need to start early.
> His favorite plants for our climate is Big Boy, Celebrity and early
> girl.  I
> love the little grape tomatoes too.  I have had great luck with planting
> early
> and using my wal-o-waters around them.  He said they do better when you
> plant
> them in a row as close as they you can get the cages together.  He digs a
> hole, very deep... buy long leggy plants... then plant them  deep up to
> their
> necks so they will have great root systems.  After you plant the first
> plant
> put your cage on to mark where the next cage will fit... lay the cage down
> for
> now... plant the next plant... mark with the next cage and continue down
> the
> row.  Insects don't tend to attack big groups of plant but they do attack
> one
> single plant.
> I thought that was interesting.
> He makes his cage out of hog panels wired together into a box... then wire
> each cage to the other.  Plant your rows from North to south to get the
> most
> sun on both sides of plants and to stand up  better in our strong south
> winds.
> I hope that all made sense.
> Tricia
>
> --- On Tue, 3/24/09, Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Wow
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 11:22 AM
>
> Ahhhhhhh...I see.  Well then...I'll just have to shop around and see what I
> can find.  Thanks anyway tho.
> Getting ready to till up a big veggie garden.  Price of food is so
> insane...figured I'd grow some this year.  I have the land and the room -
> just need to do it.  Problem with ME is...I get all artsy and creative
> about
> it.  I want the cute fence around it, and an arbor over the entry, and a
> cool scarecrow, and some bird houses.  Then my husband just shakes his head
> and says "too much work....I just do the tilling".  sighhhhhhh
> But it's what I want!  So I'll just have to do it!
>
>
> On 3/24/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> >
> > It's an F1 hybrid so I didn't save any seeds.
> >
> > On Mar 24, 2009, at 8:50 AM, Jesse Bell wrote:
> >
> > Hmmm...well if you get any decent seeds from them this year...can I have
> a
> >> few of them?  I have not had very much luck with growing tomatoes in
> >> Oklahoma.  When I lived in Kansas City they were AWESOME.  I had more
> than
> >> I
> >> could eat.  This year I'm going to grow some in pots and see what
> happens.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 3/24/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> I bought it as a plant. It was the only tomato plant we had [my
> sister's
> >>> allergic to them], so when I saw them at a nursery, I remembered
> what
> >>> Kitty
> >>> had said and bought just one for me.
> >>>
> >>> On Mar 24, 2009, at 7:53 AM, Jesse Bell wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Jim and Kitty - did you buy the sun cherry as a plant?  Or seeds?
> And
> >>>
> >>>> where
> >>>> did you find them?  I'd like to try them this year.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 3/23/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> I think you recommended Suncherry last year... anyway we
> planted it;
> >>>>> very
> >>>>> nice, good flavor and very productive.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Mar 23, 2009, at 3:41 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The tomatoes ...are coming up in the greenhouse.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> I started my seeds yesterday.  Legend and Suncherry
> Premium
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>> Mine'll go in the ground.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Kitty
> >>>>>> neIN, Zone 5
> >>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Johnson,
> Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95
> >>>>>> CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>>>>> Sent: Monday, March 23, 2009 11:00 AM
> >>>>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Wow
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> That sounds like fun. One day I'd like to have
> time to go through the
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Master Gardener program. I looked into here once, it
> was years back,
> >>>>>>> but
> >>>>>>> the classes were all the way down in Los Angeles
> and so was the
> >>>>>>> volunteer time. That's an hour's drive.
> Now even if it were close I
> >>>>>>> don't have the time. But one day...
> >>>>>>> I cleaned up the pond on Saturday, that went a lot
> faster than I
> >>>>>>> expected, and put the rest of my plants from High
> Country Garden in
> >>>>>>> the
> >>>>>>> ground. Got some weeding done in the dry garden.
> There's sure a lot
> >>>>>>> of
> >>>>>>> grass in there, sigh...I made a couple clear spots
> anyway. It got so
> >>>>>>> windy I couldn't stay out, too much dirt in my
> eyes.
> >>>>>>> The tomatoes and peppers are coming up in the
> greenhouse. Husband got
> >>>>>>> a
> >>>>>>> wild hair and decided that he could grow better
> tomatoes in pots than
> >>>>>>> I
> >>>>>>> can in the ground, and use much less water too. So
> off he went to buy
> >>>>>>> his own seeds. I'm encouraging this of course
> although I think he is
> >>>>>>> grossly overestimating how much water one garden
> bed actually uses,
> >>>>>>> and
> >>>>>>> he's going to get bored pretty quick measuring
> how much water he
> >>>>>>> pours
> >>>>>>> into the pots. It will be interesting to see how
> it goes.
> >>>>>>> Sunday started out very cold and raining and then
> got extremely
> >>>>>>> windy.
> >>>>>>> I
> >>>>>>> dashed outside only once to put the horses in
> their stalls. Even the
> >>>>>>> dogs didn't want to go out there.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Cyndi
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net
> [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> >>>>>>> On
> >>>>>>> Behalf Of james singer
> >>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, March 21, 2009 12:05 PM
> >>>>>>> To: Garden Chat
> >>>>>>> Subject: [CHAT] Wow
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Sure been quiet.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Did my first 4 hours on the Master Gardener desk
> yesterday. Slow day
> >>>>>>> there, too--about seven phone calls and only two
> walk-ins. Issues de
> >>>>>>> jour seemed to be carpenter ants--hint:
> they're swarming now--and
> >>>>>>> fertilizing blueberries. Also got a couple of
> calls about our plant
> >>>>>>> sale: when? [first Saturday in May]; will we have
> heirloom tomatoes?
> >>>>>>> [about 40 varieties].
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Kinda boring, so I read through the log to see
> what kind of calls
> >>>>>>> other shifts had gotten [mostly carpenter ants and
> blueberries] but
> >>>>>>> about a week ago someone called in for information
> on grafting figs.
> >>>>>>> Wish I'd gotten that call; it would've
> been fun.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Inland Jim
> >>>>>>> Willamette Valley
> >>>>>>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> >>>>>>> Elevation 148'
> >>>>>>> 39.9" Precipitation
> >>>>>>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> >>>>>>> Heat Zone 5
> >>>>>>> Sunset Zone 6
> >>>>>>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> >>>>>>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> >>>>>>>
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> >>>>>>> 18:51:00
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
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> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Inland Jim
> >>>>>>
> >>>>> Willamette Valley
> >>>>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> >>>>> Elevation 148'
> >>>>> 39.9" Precipitation
> >>>>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> >>>>> Heat Zone 5
> >>>>> Sunset Zone 6
> >>>>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> >>>>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Jesse R. Bell
> >>>>
> >>>>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Inland Jim
> >>> Willamette Valley
> >>> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> >>> Elevation 148'
> >>> 39.9" Precipitation
> >>> Hardiness Zone 8/9
> >>> Heat Zone 5
> >>> Sunset Zone 6
> >>> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> >>> Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> >>>
> >>>
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Jesse R. Bell
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> > Inland Jim
> > Willamette Valley
> > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > Elevation 148'
> > 39.9" Precipitation
> > Hardiness Zone 8/9
> > Heat Zone 5
> > Sunset Zone 6
> > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> >
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> >
>
>
> --
> Jesse R. Bell
>
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  • References:
    • Re: Wow
      • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
    • Re: Wow
      • From: Patricia Dickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net>

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