"Hi Suds!! I have finally found the time to post pics of my garden this year, the pics aren't that great, but the garden was fantastic! How are you doing? I hope to be on here more often now, I want to try to get a pic of my hummingbirds…"
"Curing winter squash just means that when you pick them, you leave them outside for a few days until the stem part hardens. I also wash mine in a bleach water solution to clean off the dirt. This helps to keep any bacteria from spoiling…"
"I've never heard of "curing" squash... hmm, never done something like that in my years of growing acorn, hubbard, butternut, spaghetti squash... and giant pink banana squash also. :) We've always picked ours when the…"
Hi Suds!! I have finally found the time to post pics of my garden this year, the pics aren't that great, but the garden was fantastic! How are you doing? I hope to be on here more often now, I want to try to get a pic of my hummingbirds and the wild canaries for you guys to see!! Take care, let me know what's up!! :)
Thank you, you are so welcome, I had a hard time getting my player on here, but it adds so much enjoyment. I love your pics, I hope my garden does so well, I am a beginner and have so much to learn sometimes it seems overwhelming! Hope you are well, great gardening!! Dee
"Unfortunately we lose them about November and can't grow much except with heat under lights until sun returns in March. Petunias especially need some heat to start them again in January here. A mild winter I can sometimes save one but…"
"Elizabeth, that one is Quasar. It's my first year with it and I think it's a winner! All these get various amounts of morning sun even though there's a tree above & in front, I still have to water them daily due to wilting by noon…"
"I water at least once every hot day and fertilize with water soluble at least once a week, sometimes more when temperatures and sun are full blast as they were in June and July. They do not get full south sun either---either east or west is what I…"