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gwp wrote:I believe I have reached a pivotal point and will be dismantling the enclosure around my garden plot and will return it to the lawn from whence it came, 35 years ago.

This year, despite holding the weeds at bay, none of the pepper plants produced any fruit except the Jalapenos, and they yielded about a dozen small peppers between 2 plants. None of the other 12 plants gave squat. Watermelon had no fruit, squash is barren. The tomatoes all produced however, as did the corn. It's just not worth the hassle anymore. If the bees can't be bothered to pollinate, I'm not inclined to care either.

Bah!



needs some pewp, is all.

gwp


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no1 wrote:needs some pewp, is all.



It had 3/4 tons of hors pewp in it already.

We got no bees around here, so no pollination. The farmers are suffering too.

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If I could teach the deer to pollinate plants, I'd be all set. We have plenty of those.

maxikyd


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gwp wrote:It had 3/4 tons of hors pewp in it already.

We got no bees around here, so no pollination. The farmers are suffering too.

If I could teach the deer to pollinate plants, I'd be all set. We have plenty of those.



It's snowing. Sigh.

pooflady


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maxikyd wrote:It's snowing. Sigh.



O M G, where do you live? It was 80 here (Cincinnati) today. Husband's still mowing.



The biggest lie that I tell myself daily..."I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it."

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pooflady wrote:O M G, where do you live? It was 80 here (Cincinnati) today. Husband's still mowing.



Ekalaka, Montana

pooflady


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maxikyd wrote:Ekalaka, Montana



Isn't that early, even for Montana?



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pooflady wrote:Isn't that early, even for Montana?



No, sigh. It can snow as early as August and as late as June--and people wonder why we don't buy into the whole "global warming" thing.

pooflady


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maxikyd wrote:No, sigh. It can snow as early as August and as late as June--and people wonder why we don't buy into the whole "global warming" thing.



Ew. Not a snow person. Don't like Texas hot either.



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pooflady wrote:Ew. Not a snow person. Don't like Texas hot either.



I'm not much of a snow person either, but I beats 110 where my mom lives. Besides, I can always put on more layers; there's only so much I can take off before being arrested for creating of an eyesore. LOL)

pooflady


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maxikyd wrote:I'm not much of a snow person either, but I beats 110 where my mom lives. Besides, I can always put on more layers; there's only so much I can take off before being arrested for creating of an eyesore. LOL)



Wish I could afford to live in San Diego.



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pooflady wrote:Wish I could afford to live in San Diego.



That makes 2 of us. My best friends both live there.

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maxikyd wrote:I'm not much of a snow person either, but I beats 110 where my mom lives. Besides, I can always put on more layers; there's only so much I can take off before being arrested for creating of an eyesore. LOL)


That's what I tell my dad about the inside temp. He says, "I can't see anyway so you can go naked." I then remided him that with both of us blind we sometimes bump into each other and that would be gross! Still he doesn't want to wear more than his flannel pjs. So I run around in shorts and a tank top and turn the heat on at night so we can keep the house at 77-78.
I would love a little snow here right now!

On the garden note his peach trees are doing pretty good. He has forgotten about them; he has dementia along with cancer. Maybe they will grow fruit next year. At the rate he is going who knows, he may even be around to eat some.

maxikyd


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jawsuser wrote:That's what I tell my dad about the inside temp. He says, "I can't see anyway so you can go naked." I then remided him that with both of us blind we sometimes bump into each other and that would be gross! Still he doesn't want to wear more than his flannel pjs. So I run around in shorts and a tank top and turn the heat on at night so we can keep the house at 77-78.
I would love a little snow here right now!

On the garden note his peach trees are doing pretty good. He has forgotten about them; he has dementia along with cancer. Maybe they will grow fruit next year. At the rate he is going who knows, he may even be around to eat some.



Here's hoping.

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Every couple of years I'll come back and feed this zombie thread some BRAAAIIINS.

The snow has melted down to about 8" in most spots. Still 5 feet tall at the curb. Months before anything comes out of hibernation.

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gwp wrote:Every couple of years I'll come back and feed this zombie thread some BRAAAIIINS.

The snow has melted down to about 8" in most spots. Still 5 feet tall at the curb. Months before anything comes out of hibernation.



i planted two point five sticks and potted some seeds this year!

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no1 wrote:i planted two point five sticks and potted some seeds this year!



Are pot seeds legal in your state?

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gwp wrote:Are pot seeds legal in your state?



They are legal everywhere...if you don't get caught.

WE LURV YOU TOO! Dork!!!
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gwp wrote:Are pot seeds legal in your state?



Why would I have posted this? Am I sure I did post it? Of course I'm not! Who am I talking to anyway? Maybe if I ignore him he'll go away ...

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no1 wrote:i planted two point five sticks and potted some seeds this year!



the stix have leaves! ate some ping pong ball sized tomatoes too.

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Speaking of tomatoes, war has been declared. Our tomatoes are netted with I believe half-inch net. Still, finding red tomatoes with bites out of them. Can't eat one whole one, oh, no, have to take a bite here and a bite there. There are now rat traps set. One chipmunk has gone to the promised land. There was a squirrel...the trap just knocked him silly. Then he was shot. Taking no prisoners.



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pooflady wrote:Speaking of tomatoes, war has been declared. Our tomatoes are netted with I believe half-inch net. Still, finding red tomatoes with bites out of them. Can't eat one whole one, oh, no, have to take a bite here and a bite there. There are now rat traps set. One chipmunk has gone to the promised land. There was a squirrel...the trap just knocked him silly. Then he was shot. Taking no prisoners.



"poof!" goes the varmints.

pooflady


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no1 wrote:"poof!" goes the varmints.



Yep. We'll scream when the deer eat the hostas and we'll curse when the moles undermine the flowers and we'll yell at the blackbirds cleaning out the feeders, but don't mess with the tomatoes.



The biggest lie that I tell myself daily..."I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it."