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Old 06-05-2018, 05:45 AM
 
Location: Former LI'er Now a Rehoboth Beach Bunny
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yep 16 can you imagine what it would have put off the whole season ? I will plant that one again next year with a cage just in case . I really don't like the cages but with the storms comes a lesson . LOL .
I "built" my own cage. I bought PVC pipe and 8 of the 3 way fittings. That way at the end of the season, I can collapse it and it won't take up a lot of room. After assembly, I just ran twine vertically around the four posts at intervals that I thought would work for my particular plants. So far so good.
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:05 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Default these are some waiting to ripen i should say im waiting for them to ripen LOL

one of these is german pink
roma
mortgage lifter

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Old 06-07-2018, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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one of these is german pink
roma
mortgage lifter

Mortgage lifter????

Haven't heard of that one...
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Old 06-07-2018, 01:58 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee Area of WI
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one of these is german pink
roma
mortgage lifter
what is that white powder on them?
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Old 06-07-2018, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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what is that white powder on them?

Looks like Sevin dust...?
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:05 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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yep sevin dust since I found a hornworm on one of the plants yes those dreaded pests are back ….
greatblue mortgage lifter was given the name by the guy who bred these for size he almost lost his house because he could not pay the mortgage he started growing these and his profits were enough to help him on his mortgage or so the story goes anyways that is how they got the name .
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Old 06-12-2018, 12:10 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Default look at the size difference in the tomatoes

as you can see there is quite a difference in the size of tomatoes
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Old Yesterday, 10:45 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee Area of WI
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Wow! Big difference
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Old Yesterday, 01:23 PM
 
Location: South Carolina
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Default these are some of the zinnias more in front of yard by fence .

these are some of the zinnias . I have some candy stripe ones out in the front of the house by a blue fence we put in .
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Old Today, 09:14 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee Area of WI
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Beautiful!
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