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Poor Country Boy Gardening

Poor country boy gardening is when you want or need something for your garden and can't afford it. So you get creative on how to get it trading or bartering for it. digging it up out of an empty field or off the side of the road or a neighbors yard.

With permission of course

Location: Texas
Members: 135
Latest Activity: May 22

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grass clippings as mulch 6 Replies

I want to use my clippings as a mulch in some of my flower beds BUT there are weeds and some crab grass in my lawn. Will seeds from those undesirables (not to mention the grass seeds themselves) end…Continue

Tags: clippings, grass, mulch

Started by Karen. Last reply by Karen May 22.

going to make a compost tumbler any good design or ideas 8 Replies

 Been looking on line for compost tumblers i have the barrel but its a chemical barrel its been soaking all summer i think it should be ok just for compost if any7 one has any ideas it would be greatContinue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Oct 3, 2013.

From Metal Scrap to Garden pot. 2 Replies

For 10 years past ( not anymore) my husband and myself ran a Mechanical business, every time a truck would come in to have new brake drums put on, I would rub my hands together much to the annoyance…Continue

Started by Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia. Last reply by Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia Feb 13, 2013.

FINDING PLANTS IN THE TRASH 11 Replies

I  WALK MY DOG MOST EVERY NIGHT TO GIVE HIM AND MYSELF SOME NEEDED EXERCISE BUT I LOVE GOING OUT ON GARBAGE NIGHT THE PEOPLE THAT DONT WANT  THE PLANTS THAT THEY HAVE  SHOULD JUST PUT THE IN A BOX…Continue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Feb 9, 2013.

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Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 16, 2012 at 8:00pm

love the pics Jon, My Amaryllis are just putting out leaves no stalks of flowers. We will see what happens.

Comment by Catherine Cronin (Ireland) on March 16, 2012 at 6:55pm

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 16, 2012 at 6:35pm

Fuschia another of my favorites my dad had these all over his deck when I was a kid and still dose today so far as I know they are very sensitive like an and in the impatient family.  these are in the wall planters I made yesterday.  way to cool and irresistible to not try.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 16, 2012 at 6:20pm

so nice of my wife to get me what she said is a mini me statue for the garden.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 16, 2012 at 6:18pm

The paper towel or toilet paper roll seed starting pots.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 16, 2012 at 6:16pm

the amerillis flower stalks today

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 16, 2012 at 4:20pm

wuuu huuuuuuu wuuuuuu huuuuuuu  I have 4 nice ameriliss flower stalks coming up  will post pics and updates  one od the coolest flowers to see send up flowers they almost shoot up as you watch.  last ones got 3 ft tall and had 6 huge flowers.  Robin and any others I shared these with that means the should be doing it for you to soon wuuu huuuu I am a country boy flower geek  but it sure is fun.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 8:45pm

Welcome Priscilla

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 8:44pm

welcome Melissa

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 8:30pm

Ann I thought about you yesterday saw some bird house gourd seeds are you still looking for some.

 

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044 Fig..22yrs..

"It is a credit to you both...Have always been an avid gardener..Horticulturist also...health issues have put a damper on it though..but get out there whenever I can...  "
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030..Photinia..

"Yes Clare they are....The same has happened with the hydrangeas here as with the rhododendrons..I live in a temperate zone..close to the coast and the lake so do get some relief from the heat... "
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"Sun is their biggest requirement Clare.. "
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Charlotte Gregory commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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Parasol Lady in Mid-October

"Well, you are lucky that your husband enjoys gardening with you.  My husband keeps telling me that I'm never finished and he's right; I will continue to add beds because I enjoy lush landscapes.  Living in Oklahoma is tough…"
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Charlotte Gregory commented on Clare Oliva's photo
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"I'm going to look for this rose next spring."
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Clare Oliva commented on lynda crawford's photo
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044 Fig..22yrs..

"Lynda, our property is one acre. The house is closer to the front of the property, so the backyard is very large and that is where the hubby and I spend most of our time -- when we are not working in NYC. (We're about 20 miles northwest of…"
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Bed 6 and bed 7 view

"You have a gorgeous yard!"
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