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Re: Weekend


Judy - I grow very nice bell peppers in big pots since I converted the big
pepper bed out back to xeriscape.  Use a lot less water too...

On 9/8/08, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CG/SCSRT <
cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
>
> Walnuts are allelopathic, aren't they? How many trees do you have?
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Judy Browning
> Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2008 7:11 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Weekend
>
> Your slap dash garden sounds like it came off better than some of my
> planned
> ones.
> The walnut trees here are a real problem. I value the shade & the nuts,
> but
> tomatoes don't do well at all around them and I suspect them in my
> repeated
> failure to grow beans & peas the last few years. If I could convince Ed
> to
> try raised beds, I think I could compost the weeds, grape & cherry
> leaves to
> topdress every year & eventually get some good garden soil. He stubborn
> & it
> doesn't feel like a fight I want, so I grow flowers & put my tomato
> plant in
> a pot.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@comcast.net>
> To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2008 4:47 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Weekend
>
>
> > Today is my sister's birthday. When I asked her what she wanted for
> her
> > B-Day, she said one of the blueberries we have decided to plant.  So
> > that's what I got her and we planted it today.
> >
> > A few days ago, I picked up a box-load of purple iris rhizomes [who
> knows
> > what cultivar] on freecycle. We planted some of them today,  also.
> Then I
> > extended the micro-irrigation to a new area and began  watering there
> so
> > we can plant the rest of the iris and get the site  ready to add
> another
> > cherry tree. It's also the area where we want to  plant the saffron
> crocus
> > later this month.
> >
> > Zucchini is beginning to hit its stride. We have one bush, which is
> now
> > producing 2-3 fruits a day. I think that's half a bush too many,  but
> what
> > are you gonna do. Yellow straight necks--we have three  bushes, which
> is
> > probably one too many--are also giving us 3-4 nice  small fruits a
> day.
> >
> > For a slap-dash garden, it's been a good year so far, mostly because
> I've
> > learned a lot.
> >
> > Island Jim
> > Willamette Valley
> > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > Elevation 148'
> > Hardiness Zone 8/9
> > Heat Zone 5
> > Sunset Zone 6
> > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> >
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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  • References:
    • Weekend
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@comcast.net>
    • Re: Weekend
      • From: "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com>
    • RE: Weekend
      • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CG/SCSRT" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>

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