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Moving an Established Fig Tree. Delayed post from Nov 2017
Do you get nightly visitors to your garden?
Don, your garden is beautiful, tidy, well maintained. Like you, I'm fairly north lattitude - 45° 46 in my case, and maritime which means chilly wet spring. Tomatoes are blooming, peppers are starting to form, and some tomatillos are forming - cultivar from Poland - but beans are still scrawny. I think I will have a fresh zucchini tomorrow. I don't know if I will get sweet corn this year, but the plants are gradually growing.
Your use of raised hills probably also helps warm the soil for you.
Very nice garden! A good example for me to emulate.
Here's a report from northern Vermont, where our spring and early summer have been inordinately wet and cool. It's looking to be a banner year for berries of all sorts, but the warm-weather-loving crops (beans, squash, tomatoes, and so on) have been laggardly. Two photos, the first of my garden yesterday, July 16, and the second from July 18, 2014. Quite a contrast!
My mother and I used to go picking raspberries south-east of Portland, Ore..... I think this was 1974. Eventually, I was politely asked not to pick anymore. I had difficulty seeing the difference between the ripe and not so ripe ones.... but I did enjoy it though.....
I've driven thru eastern Kentucky twice...once in the winter and once in the spring. I loved the forest and the mountains. It is depressing to imagine that some of these mountains become desolate flat tops.
...ahh sh#t.... that didn't work....
Grant County, Ky is where the Ark Encounter is.....
Grant County, Ky.....
Joan, thank you so much for all of the information! Ning is wanting to go for it and build a dome greenhouse. Im not sure Im up to such a project right now. I will continue looking into it, and your answers were really helpful.
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