NFR Yard/garden Thread 2017

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  1. mr. bad example

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    speaking of deer.... they have decided that my potatoes make a great dessert item after clear cutting they're way through everything still standing including snatching the ripe tomatoes taking a bite and leaving them .... time for a serious fence....
     
  2. Skip Enge

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    They push deer netting aside...they are really starting to kind of piss me off...
     
  3. Dizane

    Dizane Coast to Coast

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    I've been building fences at our place all summer and initially small imperfections like this really bothered me. For me it was the amount of each fence post that was exposed above the pickets weren't all perfectly even. I gave up and let it slide out of frustration/exhaustion, and now I don't even notice. I still think its good to strive for perfection, but for DIY work just get the damn thing up.

    Oh, cherry tomatoes have done well. Cucumbers too. Couple jars of pickles so far and more coming. Parsnips,pumpkins, and rutabagas looking good for the fall.
     
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  4. Skip Enge

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    Let some great lettuce go to seed and am harvesting the seed for next year...Love Flashy Trouts Back a cos type lettuce and a leaf lettuce we LOVE...Grandpa Admires...we quit picking 6 to 8 weeks ago and let the lettuce go to seed...I rarely buy seed...been saving seed for more than 35 years...It is easy...and makes sense to me...I feel i help maintain diversity that way as the national produce concern seems the fastest and prettiest and most expedient ...to hell with that
     
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    Your moniker is an album title by Warren Zevon ...did that by any chance influence you?
     
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    quilbilly Big Time Hater

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    This morning's pick......they're coming in bigly now.
     
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  8. mr. bad example

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    if the shoe fits.... well you know the rest... yes he did and you could dance to it.
     
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  9. b_illymac

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    my lab destroyed my tomatoes but my beet crop is amazing
     
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  10. Skip Enge

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    Have you grown that italian heirloom Chiogga...if you have not you must ...absolutely incredible...sweet picked fresh and raw...OMG!
     
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  11. BobbyZ

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    This guy has cleaned out most of the garden. Tomatoes...gone. Sugar peas....gone. New pea pods...gone. Now getting a taste for radishes.
     

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  12. rotato

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    Hey Skip, gathering seed is the fly tying of gardening
     
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    IMG_3141.JPG This guy was wondering why my corn crop sucks
     
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    I spread me around...I like a lot of things...gardening came first before fly fishing... Herding seeds is challenging. this is a little bean chart...we have hundreds of seed types saved...and they need occasional renewal... bean chart.jpg
     
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    That's killer Skip!
    Well done
    I was stoked to grow my climbing beans from last years