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Old 01-22-2017, 09:15 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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Not sure what I'm going to plant I haven't had a decent garden in 3 years. The weather in TN hasn't been very good for gardening in the last few years. My parsley is the only thing that seems to do well.
know what you mean: I switched to a container garden 2 years ago and am still learning. Other than okra, and herbs I haven't had a lot of good luck. I am hoping this year will be better. Oh, last year we did do tomatoes from seed, they were unbelievable, all cherry and grape types It was both my daughters and granddaughters first attempt at gardening.
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Old 01-22-2017, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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We were just talking about our gardens yesterday. It is about time for us to plant the seeds inside. Last year we did in the first week of Feb. WE have a busy few weeks ahead of us, but should be ready to start by the 10th or so. It seems all three of us gals got seeds in our Christmas stocking this year.
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Old 01-23-2017, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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I wish I could get Arkansas Traveler tomatoes here, I'll get a couple of different varieties at my local nursery when planting season starts June 1.
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Old 01-23-2017, 04:58 PM
 
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I'm going to do only 3 plants this year . and a swiss chard . 3 tomatoe plants all will be good large size tomatoes and 2 will be beefsteak and a third one will be an heirloom not sure which one yet .
Brandywine
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Old 01-24-2017, 08:41 AM
 
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We were just talking about our gardens yesterday. It is about time for us to plant the seeds inside. Last year we did in the first week of Feb. WE have a busy few weeks ahead of us, but should be ready to start by the 10th or so. It seems all three of us gals got seeds in our Christmas stocking this year.
okay am I rushing the season or what I have got two mortgage lifters growing under lights already and they have their second set of leaves already yeah ....
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Old 01-29-2017, 05:06 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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okay am I rushing the season or what I have got two mortgage lifters growing under lights already and they have their second set of leaves already yeah ....
It seems early to me, but heck I am not a great gardener, just enjoy eating fresh produce asap. This has been such a strange winter who knows when we will be able to put our tomatoes in the garden?
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Old 01-29-2017, 11:34 AM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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Has anyone tried planting seeds from kumatos?
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Old 01-29-2017, 12:08 PM
 
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I usually plant a 'Sweet 100s' (or similar) cherry tomato, an heirloom like 'Brandywine', and I've been planting 'Crimean black' tomatoes. I've only gotten to eat a couple of the Crimean tomatoes (which were tasty), because the birds get them first. I've even tried netting, only to see birds crawl under the netting.
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Old 01-29-2017, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Boydton, VA
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"I have got two mortgage lifters "....tell me about 'em....I have 40 seeds to germinate....do they do the name justice ?

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Old 01-31-2017, 05:59 AM
 
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"I have got two mortgage lifters "....tell me about 'em....I have 40 seeds to germinate....do they do the name justice ?

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Gemstone1
well I had one plant of them last year and I got 11 tomatoes off of it because I started getting hornworms really bad so they finished off what I had growing ...sorry to say but they should have done better maybe I planted them too late in the season who knows ...
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