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Can I grow my squash up? 9 Replies

I am thining of growing squash on my tomato cages this year. Except for the heavy weight of the veggies- I can't think of any reason this won't work. I plan to net the veggies as they grow. Has…Continue

Started by Debbie Graham. Last reply by Heather Gill Mar 19, 2013.

CATTLE/HOG FENCING ARCH 3 Replies

At my local recycling center, I found two large sections of this cattle/hog fencing. My husband and I anchored it into the ground with rebar and plastic strapping. We formed an arch so the vines…Continue

Tags: deer, containers, deterent, vertically, recycling

Started by LARK (Wi. zone 5). Last reply by Heather Gill Mar 19, 2013.

Stackable grow pots for Strawberries 24 Replies

My mom told me about Verti-gro system, but I want to use my own soil and my well for watering.  I just need the right container that will allow for many plants in small space. Any ideas?Continue

Started by Wendy Hime. Last reply by Vicky Myers Apr 17, 2012.

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Comment by John Jardin – zone 9 on April 11, 2012 at 12:20pm

Eluem – That is an interesting idea for vertical gardening.  It looks like it really makes the most of small space!  If someone is an apartment dweller this would be especially handy.

Comment by John Jardin – zone 9 on April 11, 2012 at 12:16pm

Lillian – great idea with the borms climbing up the birdhouse pole!

Comment by Eluem on April 6, 2012 at 1:04am

Please comment on my idea for a window greenhouse vertical garden on Quirky! Your Vote would also be appreciated--  http://www.quirky.com/ideations/198746

Comment by Kay Zone9a/TX on April 2, 2012 at 9:26am

I have been harvesting off the wall, yum yum!! 

Comment by Kay Zone9a/TX on March 22, 2012 at 8:21pm

Yes the strawberry wall gets afternoon sun with intermittent shade from the trees.

Nice birdhouse! 

Comment by lillian turner on March 22, 2012 at 5:18am

Thanks Bonnie a GS friend sent me the birdhouse it is gorgous!!!!

Comment by Bonnie Hannum ~ Missouri, USA on March 22, 2012 at 4:55am

Love that strawberry wall! 

Lillian, your birdhouse is so CUUUTE!

Comment by lillian turner on March 22, 2012 at 4:49am

Some neat idea's here I see love that strawberry wall !!! here is a birdhouse with broms up the pole I started this a few weeks back still need to finish it off.

Comment by Beth Knight on March 21, 2012 at 8:06am

Kay..very nice.  I just saw this in the Better HOmes and Gardens mag....are these getting sun?

Comment by Kay Zone9a/TX on March 21, 2012 at 3:56am

This shot was taken yesterday March 20th 

 

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"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
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Parasol Lady in Mid-October

"Charlotte, I do feel blessed that my husband shares my passion for gardening. Your harsh climate in Oklahoma does make it especially challenging for you, but I'm guessing it also makes gardening even more rewarding when your efforts pay off."
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"I think you'll really like it, Charlotte!"
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"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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"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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"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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