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Re: Questions about gardening?

Postby MountainDad » Jun 10, 2013 12:34 am

Yes it's old. I had it sitting in the garage from last year.

I used a fresh bag last year, perhaps that is part of the reason my plants didn't do well.
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Re: Questions about gardening?

Postby Countryboy » Jun 10, 2013 8:21 am

U should have no problems from manure that's pre-composted and bagged for sale. It's certainly a safe way of adding nutrients to soil.
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
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Re: Questions about gardening?

Postby Maridanie » Jun 10, 2013 12:29 pm

I think this year, you will have good results!
Good luck!
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Re: Questions about gardening?

Postby Knitwitch » Jun 16, 2013 3:35 pm

It can be a challenge when new to all seems so mysterious. the best teacher is trial and error and even some of us who have gardened for years can pull off a spectacular FAIL! from time to time.A great book to have as a resource is the Reader's Digest Guide to Gardening In Canada. As a noob I LOVED that book and wanted my own copy. Years later my dear Father gave me the Green Gardening version and I Love it not only because it was something that I'd always wanted (or close to it...this one actually thrills me MORE because I try to be as natural in my gardens as possible) and because my Da gave it to me. It gives just enough info to get you going and to point you in the right direction.
I second the suggestion of the fertilizing. Raised beds dry out way faster than in ground gardens and can be less fertile. Compost is your friend! And bone meal...and sea weed fertilizer........I think ample water is a great step in a better direction. :mrgreen: [color=#0000BF]
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romaine lettuce

Postby mango » Jun 17, 2013 4:34 pm

Extra bonus I planted romaine lettuce last year and it reseeded it self. I am now enjoying some tasty romaine.
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