U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Garden
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 06-30-2020, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Former LI'er Now Rehoboth Beach, DE
9,083 posts, read 11,919,876 times
Reputation: 9687

Advertisements

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cambium View Post
Interesting, hopefully there is a stretch of better weather for you. When is your season over? When do Tomatoes typically stop growing/producing?
Want to ask the pro. Something is eating my bell peppers. I am not sure what. Aphids maybe? What can I put on them? I suppose it could be slugs, but they would have to be crawling pretty far up to get at the leaves at this point.
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-30-2020, 10:12 AM
Status: "It puts the mask on its skin or else it gets Phase 1 again" (set 4 days ago)
 
Location: Lost in Montana *recalculating*...
13,324 posts, read 16,665,734 times
Reputation: 13964
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cambium View Post
Interesting, hopefully there is a stretch of better weather for you. When is your season over? When do Tomatoes typically stop growing/producing?
First frost as early as 09/15. Season totally done by 9/30. However just yesterday we had snow in the mountains. The last two days saw highs in the mid 40's.

It's challenging here for warm season crops.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-30-2020, 10:19 AM
Status: "It puts the mask on its skin or else it gets Phase 1 again" (set 4 days ago)
 
Location: Lost in Montana *recalculating*...
13,324 posts, read 16,665,734 times
Reputation: 13964
Quote:
Originally Posted by nuts2uiam View Post
Want to ask the pro. Something is eating my bell peppers. I am not sure what. Aphids maybe? What can I put on them? I suppose it could be slugs, but they would have to be crawling pretty far up to get at the leaves at this point.
Back in WV we used to use a mix of soapy water and Redman tobacco. We'd make a bucket of water, drop a whole pouch of Redman in it and let it steep. Recipes for it are on-line. It did a good job repelling most bugs and is non-toxic. You have to frequently re-apply though.

We did the same with liquid fertilizer- we'd get fresh cowpies and let them steep in a 5 gal bucket of water then pour along plants as a side dressing.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-30-2020, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Northeast Suburbs of PITTSBURGH
3,941 posts, read 3,874,113 times
Reputation: 2533
Haven't done an update in a while.


AS OF 6/30/2020

Herb Garden - Mint comes back every year, its out of control right now! Onions growing nicely, Parsely and Cilantro looking healthy as well










Vegetable Garden Overview









First tomatoes finally growing










Cucumbers growing very fast now









Summer Swiss Chard Growing nicely as well









Beans (first attempt this year, only have 2 plants)












Zuchinni - lagging behind due to the cold start to June









Peppers - Growing slowly, I definitely don't have the greatest climate for peppers


Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-30-2020, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
73,174 posts, read 56,634,973 times
Reputation: 12810
Quote:
Originally Posted by nuts2uiam View Post
Want to ask the pro. Something is eating my bell peppers. I am not sure what. Aphids maybe? What can I put on them? I suppose it could be slugs, but they would have to be crawling pretty far up to get at the leaves at this point.

If you're sure aphids is the problem try the Canola Oil, Soap, Water mix. 1/2 cup Canola Oil, 1/2 tablespoon of dishsoap, 1 Gallon of water. Test the spray on 1 plant first.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Threerun View Post
First frost as early as 09/15. Season totally done by 9/30. However just yesterday we had snow in the mountains. The last two days saw highs in the mid 40's.

It's challenging here for warm season crops.

The center part of the country is getting the heat while you keep getting the dips. Jet stream keeps dipping bringing cold air down. I see its below freezing at 8000' down to Salt Lake City Utah
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-02-2020, 01:00 PM
 
3,070 posts, read 2,080,910 times
Reputation: 11553
It’s taken a few years to get into the rhythm of FLorida gardening. Summer is high heat and I’m growing what works here. Full sun on any plant instructions, does not mean Florida full sun. I found what I normally planted in the spring when I lived in the Midwest and NY, needs to be planted in early September and mid-January here.

Everglade tomatoes and okra can really take the heat and so can sweet potatoes, but rabbits ate my sweet potato leaves and kept eating them every night I’ll try again next year with some cages when the plants are young.

Here’s my garden produce picked yesterday: Everglades tomatoes, Clemson spineless okra, a pineapple I got before the racoons did, and I potted up two ripened seeds from my curry leave tree/plant.

Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-02-2020, 01:44 PM
 
3,384 posts, read 2,309,352 times
Reputation: 6948
Pineapples? Insanely jealous.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-02-2020, 10:38 PM
 
1,727 posts, read 1,141,987 times
Reputation: 2645
Quote:
Originally Posted by nuts2uiam View Post
Want to ask the pro. Something is eating my bell peppers. I am not sure what. Aphids maybe? What can I put on them? I suppose it could be slugs, but they would have to be crawling pretty far up to get at the leaves at this point.
Try some diatomaceous earth, it's either food or plant grade. It's a fine powder, and you can just sprinkle it on the leaves needed. It won't hurt the plants.

Home Depot or Tractor Supply prob have it. No more than $10. Lasts forever.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-03-2020, 09:39 AM
 
Location: Olympia area (for now)
1,999 posts, read 814,929 times
Reputation: 4344
Garden is coming along good, all the extra rain we had in late spring helped. The strawberries are delicious and I keep eating them, most never make it inside.
Attached Thumbnails
All Vegetable Gardening-6fda2fd6-b4d3-48e0-bf6e-621ab9739da6.jpeg  
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-03-2020, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Olympia area (for now)
1,999 posts, read 814,929 times
Reputation: 4344
Cucumbers are almost ready.
Attached Thumbnails
All Vegetable Gardening-fa54aa04-b6b2-41da-93b6-58cc8ab60d05.jpeg  
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Garden
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top