Newbie from MN! (pic heavy)

HotPepperQueen

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Hello! I just joined TEG a few days ago after I saw an ad on BYC. I am an Ultrasound Technician and I live in central MN with my boyfriend, dog, two cats, and three chickens (soon to be 15). I am an avid gardener of all types- flowers, shrubs, trees, fruit, vegetables, and herbs. I also make many different canned products out of everything I grow. I am enjoying this site very much and especially the wisdom from other TEGers! Here are some pictures of my Summer 2011 setup-

My father came over with a load of cow manure for my garden. He even helped me spread it! :lol:
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Dad and I posing for mother's camera. She was just along for the ride- not interested in the cow poop :p
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Me with half the load of tomatoes and peppers.
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Baby pepper plants (cellphone picture)
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Baby tomato plants (cellphone picture)
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Hiding in the tomato plants. This picture was taken about 2 months after planting
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Me and the tomato plants when they were 2 1/2 months old. I'm 5'7" and they were up to my armpits!
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One day of harvest (cellphone picture)
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One day of harvest (cellphone picture)
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Just a few potatoes (cellphone picture)
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Just the morning bucket of beans. I usually get about two gallon buckets of beans a day. (cellphone picture)
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Making the first batch of tomato juice. (cellphone picture)
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:frow Welcome to the forum from north Idaho Hot Pepper Queen! That's a beautiful garden you have, and very productive too!
( I love the garden fashion statement :) )
 

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Wow! You did good, HotPepperQueen!

Welcome to TEG :frow.

(I think I sprained my back, wrenched my knee and got really steamed up looking at all that work :tools!)

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HotPepperQueen

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Why thank you! I try to wear my Sunday-best while i'm gardening :lol:
thistlebloom said:
:frow Welcome to the forum from north Idaho Hot Pepper Queen! That's a beautiful garden you have, and very productive too!
( I love the garden fashion statement :) )
 

HotPepperQueen

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Thank you! It is definitely a lot of work, but a lot of FUN work at that! :rainbow-sun
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Wow! You did good, HotPepperQueen!

Welcome to TEG :frow.

(I think I sprained my back, wrenched my knee and got really steamed up looking at all that work :tools!)

Steve
 

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Oh believe me, I am! :coolsun I'm grateful that the summer weather has been so cooperative. Up here in MN, you have NO IDEA what kind of weather you will get.
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Wow! I would be over the moon with that kind of success!!
 

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My first thought was WOW! I was very impressed. It's hard for me to imagine gardens like that when mine is so small. You must really like peppers! :lol:

Mary
 

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