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Re: Drought.../ now peppers

My hot peppers are producing tons..but my sweet peppers..NADA. Lots of
flowers but only two peppers formed..and got knocked off in a severe storm.
Oh well. There's always next year!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Hollikft@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 05, 2006 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Drought.../ now peppers

> How lucky for you Donna, I have absolutely NADA.............    When I saw
> things were not going well, I let a very large caterpillar have his  way.
> I did decide, heck I will take a picture of him...  all was  left was his
> shell (so to speak )  I am not up on caterpillars.
> Weather has been horrid.........  veggies just didn't do well, I  haven't
> gotten anything but critters having there way and some powdery  mildew.
> Oh well, maybe I will have better luck next year.
> Holli
> LI, NY
> In a message dated 8/5/2006 10:28:19 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:
> Most  years I would agree with your folks, but not this year.
> My 6 plants  have yielded more than we can eat. My family is tired of
> stuffed peppers :)  They are huge ones too....good 5 -6 inches. Another
> round is about ready,  looking into cutting them and freezing for stews
> etc over the winter...  anyone done that?
> I am also going to have an over aboundance of  tomatoes ....and cucumbers
> .. and cantalope... only a couple of watermelons  tho. Sweet corn didn't
> make it.... the few ears where harvested by some  critter.
> I guess this series of rain, hot weather was perfect for  the veggie
> garden. I planted less than I usually do since I didn't think I  would
> have time to preserve the extras, so only planted what we normally  could
> eat..... sigh.... hum, if they continue at this pace, wonder if I  could
> offer it on freecycle.....
> Donna
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