Too Many Cooks

By: aquak9, 2:24 PM GMT on April 27, 2015

Ooops, I mean too many CUKES!

I bought some new cuke seeds, and found some old cuke seeds. One of them is called Diva, and it's supposed to have all female flowers- meaning, LOTS of cucumbers.



The Tri-Star cuke is doing good, too- and actually, I had much better germination with the Tri-Star, than with the Sweet Success, or the Diva. Thanks Skye for the Tri-Star seeds.



(Where's InsideUK? - I have a job for he...

Transplant and keep growing part 2

By: aquak9, 3:57 AM GMT on April 18, 2015

Sigh. This is in-progress, there will be more pics.

Last monday I picked lettuce. I pick lettuce every monday; folks at work know they will get a bag at the beginning of the week, it stays fresh. But it keeps re-growing so quickly! So here are some before and after pics so you can see how thick the lettuce is every monday, and how hard I cut it back.

Before:



After:



Before (with parsley):

Tumbling Tom vs Whippersnapper

By: aquak9, 2:34 PM GMT on March 29, 2015

The other blog was so odd- it began with me pulling Sir Buenodick out of the ground, and ended with me putting KizzieMae into the ground.

A little too soon for a blog about Kizzie; she is resting peacefully.

But- Two new tomatoes have caught me eye, and quite a few people got to share these seeds. They are the TumblingTom and the Whippersnapper tomato from Bountiful Gardens; oh but there's no link because it's not a seed they offer anymore. Dag...

Biggest Carrot Ever Seen on WU

By: aquak9, 10:08 PM GMT on March 15, 2015

And the Acadamy Award goes to Sir Buenodick!

We can remember his life well. Even though he blended in with all the others, Sir Buenodick’s beginnings were well documented.

He, like his famous predecessors, had humble beginnings.



His family lived to the north of the Pac Choy family.



During his childhood, he saw many changes in the world around him- yet he continued to persevere.


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Updated: 3:47 PM GMT on March 17, 2015

Jericho Station- Transplanted

By: aquak9, 5:07 PM GMT on March 09, 2015

Hi Folks.

Sometimes things thrive when they are transplanted- taken from one environment, and placed in another. Sometimes, things don't thrive. The new environment might be better, or it might be worse- or the original environment might've created such a doomed situation, that no amount of change could've saved the situation. You just never know, until time passes.

You reap what you sow.

I want to thank all of my posters and lurker...

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