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Charlie D.

Trad climber
Western Slope, Tahoe Sierra
Aug 31, 2013 - 03:04pm PT
She's always late at 3,000 ft. but never fails to deliver:
Credit: Charlie D.
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Aug 31, 2013 - 08:17pm PT
That's a fine looking batch of tomatoes!
khanom

Trad climber
Greeley Hill
Aug 31, 2013 - 10:27pm PT
Wes, what elevation are you at?
Darwin

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Sep 6, 2013 - 10:58pm PT
It was a warm summer in Seattle, but it's drawing to a close, i.e it was a v. good year for: blueberries, always collards and ok for kale. We haven't had a good garlic crop in >3 years due to white rot (f*#king yuck!).

Here's the end of year harvest of ripe tomatoes before they burst from recent rain wetness(below):
Credit: Darwin

I love cucumbers, but I know all others don't (below):
Credit: Darwin

OK, my Dad's family had a Walnut/plum-prune ranch near Vacaville,CA. So when this ONE plum grew on our two year old tree, and I led a couple pitches at Index, I was STOKED!(below):
Credit: Darwin


And, finally
Credit: Darwin
Darwin

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Sep 7, 2013 - 01:28am PT
OK not quite finally.

Some more growing ones:
Credit: Darwin

Black princes
Credit: Darwin
Lollie

Social climber
I'm Lolli.
Jun 12, 2014 - 08:20am PT
I grow mainly flowers. A few strawberries, raspberries, black currants, fags and gojiberries.

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klaus

Big Wall climber
Pacif*#ka Muthaf*#ka
Jun 12, 2014 - 08:54am PT
you grow fags? are you in San Francisco?
eKat

Trad climber
Jun 12, 2014 - 08:56am PT
Alrighty, then. . . all this hard work is paying off. . . got most of the garden planted on June 9th - which is, historically, the date of our last freeze. . .

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Dood. . . too many hoses! What a lazy bitch. . . coulda gotten rid of them before I shot the photos, eh?

:-)





Lollie

Social climber
I'm Lolli.
Jun 12, 2014 - 12:20pm PT
LOL!
klaus, I meant figs!!

I used to take a fag now and then though...
StahlBro

Trad climber
San Diego, CA
Jun 12, 2014 - 12:40pm PT
That is a sweet setup eKat! I like your garden enclosure. We are putting in some planting beds for nest year, but the critters are a real challenge.
anita514

Gym climber
Great White North
Jun 12, 2014 - 12:47pm PT
re-posting from another thread











Lollie

Social climber
I'm Lolli.
Jun 12, 2014 - 01:04pm PT
I do like your garden, eKat. Lots of love in that one. How long growing season do you got?

And Chaz' place is amazing. Lots of work!
eKat

Trad climber
Jun 12, 2014 - 02:19pm PT
Thanks, StahlBro. . . that DFU (DogF*#kinUgly) garden fence works miracles. There are lots and lots of big marauding beasts up here, everything from rabbits to moose and grizz.

The entire space was excavated and lined with this heavy duty fiber stuff that public works departments line highways with. It keeps vermin from coming up from underneath.

That sucker's big enough to feed a family with 6 teenaged boys. I played that game for the first 5 or so years and was a crazy person (HA! If you can believe that!) with all the harvesting and canning.

This was one day's tomato harvest:

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These days I've cut WAY back.

I'm going to plant a couple of the beds with perennial flowers to cut down on all the veggies.

AND. . . Lollie. . . thanks. . . our growing season is really, really short, maybe 90 days on most stuff. This is pretty typical weather for up here,

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until late July when it can get HOT and seeringly clear.


Chard and beets will keep growing until mid-December, though and I harvest as much as I can. Those are really expensive up here. If I bought all that I eat, they'd cost about $15 a day.

WHOA.

Welcome to the extreme northwest corner of rural Montana, eh?

:-)
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Jun 12, 2014 - 06:49pm PT
Pretty cool set up you have there.
Dr. F.

Trad climber
SoCal
Jun 12, 2014 - 07:15pm PT
Me and my wife grow rare and collector succulents and Cacti
A visitor did an exposé on my "bazillion plants"

http://www.cactiguide.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=33216
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Jun 12, 2014 - 07:35pm PT
Dr.F ,That is amazing.

khanom

Trad climber
Greeley Hill
Jun 12, 2014 - 09:11pm PT
It is amazing, but one wonders... why would you grow things that you can't (or at least probably shouldn't) eat and want to kill you?
FortMentäl

Social climber
Albuquerque, NM
Jun 12, 2014 - 09:48pm PT
Dr. F....

How, in God's name, do you keep all that fungus free?
Lollie

Social climber
I'm Lolli.
Jun 13, 2014 - 02:25am PT
Dr. F

Only one word:

WOW!!!!!
Dr. F.

Trad climber
SoCal
Jun 13, 2014 - 08:16am PT
It's was a hobby that turned into an obsession/grand science adventure
Credit: Dr. F.

The question that keeps coming up is
"Why not get more species, I don't have that one, and that one..
it can't hurt, right? I will just squeese them in somewhere."

And in the future, I can sell cuttings or seedlings, since I'm the only one that has that species still.
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