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#1 2017-06-19 23:55:27

Bowker Acres
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From: Unity, Sask.
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2017 garden pictures

I will start a garden pic thread and post one or two as I have time.  Feel free to add yours and tell us about what you are making with all the produce! 

This year I have been working on getting earlier food production out of my zone 2b garden by growing under double cover.  So far I have lots of early veggies.  Potatoes, broccoli and lettuce to start!http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x321/carmenb3/Garden/94E45EA0-FE82-4250-A34A-2065198FF8BB_zpsjtleon6m.jpg
New wood chips in the greenhouse and some lovely potatoes!
http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x321/carmenb3/Garden/D9DB9CC6-2363-487F-8A62-7C384E02ADCA_zpsben1ouec.jpg
Broccoli, almost ready to http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x321/carmenb3/Garden/361413DC-96B5-4CE4-8E8E-D5A7738701D5_zpscye0hhc6.jpg
Lettuce and peas.  Both are ready to eat!

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#2 2017-06-20 00:05:02

Martin Grove Farm
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From: Waterloo/St. Jacobs, Ontario
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Re: 2017 garden pictures

WOW, It's looking great.  Things are almost ready to harvest.  .letseat.


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#3 2017-06-20 00:14:56

Bowker Acres
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Re: 2017 garden pictures

We have eaten all the early radishes and spinach, have eaten lots of lettuce (both leaf and Romaine) and I have eaten all the carrots I planted March 18.  That is pretty awesome for Zone 2!

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#4 2017-06-20 03:42:55

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Re: 2017 garden pictures

Beautiful ......can[t believe how big everything is .......well done


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#5 2017-06-20 19:56:10

lady leghorn
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From: Okanagan Falls B.C.
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Re: 2017 garden pictures

Bowker Acres,  Every time I see your green houses, full of the gorgeous things, you grow in them, it makes me drool.   :lovedrool:

You are an excellent gardener.   :Congrats2:

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#6 2017-06-20 22:02:40

Bowker Acres
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Re: 2017 garden pictures

I even grew some flowers this year, just to say I could!http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x321/carmenb3/Garden/840AAB65-A901-418F-8129-6E4E91A76A5C_zpsy281aw8d.jpg

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#7 2017-06-21 03:25:35

prairie dog
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Re: 2017 garden pictures

Lovely pictures , so envious


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#8 2017-06-21 04:14:15

lady leghorn
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Re: 2017 garden pictures

You are being very un--complimentary  to your self.  We have seen gorgeous pictures of flowers you have grown.  You have a

fantastic green thumb.   :wine"

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#9 Today 06:05:49

La Farmer Gal
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From: Central Alberta
Registered: 2016-04-20
Posts: 145

Re: 2017 garden pictures

:crying: Envious! I miss the greenhouses.

We got a very late start on our garden - no pictures to upload at this time.

Radishes, peas, beets, rutabagas, carrots, and lettuce are just up and the morning glory and sunflowers have poked their heads out of the soil.

Potatoes are growing well, but no parsnips

Last years onions left in are 3 feet tall and blooming like crazy; the artichokes and horseradish managed to maintain a presence and are about a foot tall. Gonna have to dig up some of the artichoke plants that spread before they grow impressive and inpenitrable root systems.

Strawberries are just about to go into full-out production.

Rhubarb, mints, and thyme are growing like weeds and hogging space. Other herbs are new and just beginning to take off.

Celery's thriving impressively and the various squashes are poking along.


This year's new experiments: Curry, brussels sprouts, quinoa, and ground cherries. The quinoa is growing like crazy. Leaves are super tasty- an almost nutty flavour. You can harvest the leaves, or let them grow and harvest the grains.
Curry has amazing smell and flavour just like curry - surprise surprise, haha.
Brussels sprouts and ground cherries seem to like where they're at.

Apple trees, cherry trees, and raspberry canes are loaded with green growing fruits.


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#10 Today 14:40:30

Schipperkesue
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From: Carnwood, Alberta
Registered: 2010-04-08
Posts: 15176

Re: 2017 garden pictures

Nice!  My sad little garden is limping along.


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#11 Today 19:51:49

yardbirds
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From: just north of Yorkton, Sk
Registered: 2011-08-02
Posts: 9354

Re: 2017 garden pictures

I think my worst garden ever...but here goes....

Germination has been awful...

https://s19.postimg.org/9cwzbldhf/DSC00030a.jpg
potatoes are ok, but look pale to me???

https://s19.postimg.org/cnlcbh3er/DSC00033a.jpg
growing nicely, pale, and thankfully no potato bugs yet

https://s19.postimg.org/8shy8wk8z/DSC00034a.jpg

onions are ok, some have sprouted flower buds  (lettuce sporadic green leaf, red leaf maybe 4 plants...spinach about the same, and something ate my chinese cabbage seedlings along with some of the pak choi)

https://s19.postimg.org/z230rp66b/DSC00035a.jpg

tomatoes are good and bushy and in flower/ peppers sort of sitting still, been rather chilly.

https://s19.postimg.org/uivdjxdoj/DSC00037a.jpg

beans one row only 2 plants...corn / sporadic...sunflowers good, just thinned them out

There are a few other things but am too disappointed to take any more photos...

:agreezz:


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