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Old 07-24-2013, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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Compost pile smoking inside as I turned it this morning. Looking awesome! I still cant believe this was once leaves & grass. First year actually watching it turn to soil. Pretty amazing. It looks so rich!

Even the food scraps pretty much is gone after just a few days. I put So many watermelons in there last 3 weeks.

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Old 07-28-2013, 08:38 AM
 
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July 28, 2013

The Onions smell so fresh and sweet!!







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Old 07-28-2013, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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Garden comparison photo. May 10th, 2013 and 11 weeks later (78days) July 27, 2013.
Everything started from seeds

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Old 07-28-2013, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Your garden looks really great. Nice work!
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Old 08-01-2013, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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June 2013 Weather Update:

Rain Total: 9.39" (Well Above, 3rd Wettest June for BDR)
Highest Temp: 93.6°F (6/24)
Lowest Temp: 49.4°F (6/6)
Mean Temp: 68.4°

High Temps Pretty mixed:
2 Days in the 50s
1 days in the 60s
9 days in the 70s
16 days in the 80s
2 days in the 90s

Lows:
1 nights in the 40s
18 nights in the 50s
11 night in the 60s

Dewpoints rising and staying in the 60s after mid month.


Tomato plants range from 36-42" tall with lots of blooms and some Green tomatoes.
Tallest String Bean is 5.5 feet tall already.
July 2013 Weather Update:

Rain Total: 3.39" (Average)
Highest Temp: 97.5°F (6/18)
Lowest Temp: 58.0°F (6/30)
Mean Temp: 76.4°

Max Temps:
1 Days in the 60s
3 days in the 70s
17 days in the 80s
10 days in the 90s

Lows:
5 nights in the 50s
16 night in the 60s
10 nights in the 70s

UNPRECEDENTED Dewpoints with 31 days in a row hitting 70°F. 33 Nights in a row above normal.


Tomato plants range from 60-72" tall with lots of yeilds and very green leaves. 3 Tallest Tomato plants are 7 feet tall.
String Beans have peaked and dropped down from 7 feet
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:40 AM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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Comparison photos from roof of my garden June, July, Today

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Old 08-07-2013, 03:45 PM
 
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Entered a below normal temp pattern with not much rain. Both good things. Cucumbers seem to be done with growing(no pic)
Tomatoes have to be getting tired. Been growing since February! lol

My little corn field. LOL



First time for Chocolate Bell Peppers







Farmstand Hybrid with a ton of yeilds at once!

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Old 08-07-2013, 06:39 PM
 
Location: Land of Free Johnson-Weld-2016
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Awesome! I am jealous! I tried to grow those chocolate peppers for two years in a row, but our season is too short, and I never started them inside. My bell peppers right now are all STILL green. grr. They're so pretty!
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Old 08-09-2013, 06:09 AM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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8/9/13 Harvest.

I remember having baskets of yields...I wonder if the late start because of weather is affecting the yeilds.

Picking a couple Tomatoes a day. A couple cucumbers every 3 days. But dont make fun of my small corn. LOL!!

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Old 08-09-2013, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Beaver County
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8/9/13 Harvest.

I remember having baskets of yields...I wonder if the late start because of weather is affecting the yeilds.

Picking a couple Tomatoes a day. A couple cucumbers every 3 days. But dont make fun of my small corn. LOL!!
Looks and sounds like my garden. It just really started to pick up the last two weeks. Even the bees seemed later this year. I am in Western PA and several gardeners I know in the north east seem to have similar woes this year.
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