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  1. desertlady

    zucchini got teeth!

    I picked a strange zucchini this morning, looks like more is forming inside of it .. weird.. :idunno
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    whats another name for vine borers????

    AURRRRRGGGG!!!!!! :he vine borers found my garden !:barnie:somad
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    Do Bees count as animals? Anyway after long dry summer , no signs of bees. They finally show up since we got rain last week ! My garden is growing like crazy now !! The color of my plants are glowing and looking healthy again!! Thank you Bees !! :bee:bouquet
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    Garden humor thread..

    Thats me !!
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    everything's smaller

    This year is my worst year ever for having a garden! Im not the only one , because my neighbors garden isnt doing well either. We were talking and notice that our produce is smaller then ever! Some hardly ever grown. Our tomatoes, we will have a big bush with 3 tomatoes:( Peppers grew about...
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    How do you keep lizards out of the garden? Everytime my plants sprouts, they are eating them! They dont eat if my plants grow past 2 inches!. right now Im growing more seeds in my seed starter pots . I think the drought is bad this year! I didnt have problems with lizards before! Also I...
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    zuccini gone wild!

    I have a zuccini thats out of my reach and was surprise how big it was it grew over 15 inches. it felt like it weigh over 3 pounds. I was wonder any one ever let it grow and how big did the zuccini grow?
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    moles or gophers ?grrr!

    This morning I found some "Mountians" I was wondering those smoke bombs do they work? does it kill them or make them move on? does it do the same for mice and rabbits..
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    To soak or not to soak ??

    I was reading some old seed catalogs, some says to soak beans, and other says beans dont like to be soaked ! I have soaked my beans over night, It has sprouted. How to you grow your beans?
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    Hate grub worms!!!

    Early spring I worked hard to tilled the dirt over, I pulled out so many and fed the chickens ! I bought some granuals that will kill them right in the garden. the other day, I went to loosen up the soil and found more. Grrrr!
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    Dam burst !!

    I woke up this morning to find out my water pipe broke! , My poor roosters feet are stuck in mud ! what a mess ! :barnie
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    Im growing cilantro for the first time. Someone told me that I will need to cut them back before it flowers. I dont have a CLUE what to look for ! How much do I need to trim or ???? :hu They are about an inch right now. Lori
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    Rabbits from Mars?

    Im in a battle with cottontail rabbits ! I never had a problem with them in the past. Now they found my garden! Last night I put chicken wire around my garden. This morning I came across the strangest thing I ever saw ! little patches of chicken feed around my garden ! NO kids were around...
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    wind... geee!

    when is wind ever going to end? its been very windy here everyday! its been putting a lot of stressed on my plants. Does that means dryer summer? I hope not!
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    I eplained to him I was gardening.. Today I buried Punkin....

    I was working on my garden the other day, my neighbor a 6 year old boy ask me who died?? I explained to him Im planting vegetable seeds.. :lau
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    Red Cardinal

    After 4 days of freezing weather in Southern Arizona this Red Cardinal shows up in my garden :)
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    Happy Fall!

    Today is first day of Fall ! Here in my town will be 100 degrees ! my garden is still growing , how about yours?
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    "sigh" more worms !

    Fall is coming around the corner! I found few more worms !!
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    Burning Garden

    I have a friend that he burns his garden after the season ends. He says it helps get rid of unwanted weeds, pests, and old volunteer veggies and seeds. I have never done this before ! I always tilled them up good every year.! It got me thinking maybe sounds like a good idea , or...
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    Early winter?

    Do you think we will have early winter? I keep hearing about some places are getting "cold front" the sun kinda of went to bed a little bit early too. I wonder what Punxsutawney Phil has to say?