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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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Vicky Myers commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
"You should wait til the 25th to have them come and plant a bunch of above ground growers the 20th or 21st to show them how quickly things grow at the right moon cycle. The next new moon is the 24th. Got more beans & an other cuc a few mins ago,…"
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"He looks so pleased with himself, its great to show them where their food really comes from. I look forward to this."
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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Community Manager's group Vegetable Gardens
"Yes, time and energy, it is gold. I long for the days when I could work hard all day , then get up the next and do it all again. It takes a couple of days to recover from a big day in the garden now. I am opening my garden to a garden club group…"
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"Its a girl, and I will teach her the Botanical names right from the start, so she does not to re learn them. I find people who are very fluent with plants names where taught by a parent or grandparent, who called plants by their botanical name and…"
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"Our growing season started about 3 weeks ago, I would expect to get days over 30c  or 85f in October. Oteospermum is native to Africa, when stops flowering in mid summer I will cut it back."
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Beth Knight commented on Patti Sherwood's group Fairy and miniature gardens
"be nice when it is all done Arden...thanks."
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"Your osteopermum look so lovely planted en mass. I can barely keep them blooming here. The fence finished just in time for everything to start climbing on it. Bravo! How many weeks of spring do you get before summer hits? "
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