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Old 06-17-2013, 10:31 AM
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I have never claimed to be a weed-free gardener. I am what I have labeled a "functional gardener", meaning that what I do is functional but I definitely enjoy it. Here are some pics.

This is a picture of my first garden. At the end, where it looks like grass, is my daughters garden, which I refuse to touch! LOL! But up at the front, I have mostly okra, garlic, flowers and some lettuce.

I took a close up of my little okra plants coming up.
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:41 AM
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Re: My Gardens

First pic is part of my second garden....onions, spinach, lettuce, potatoes, peas some herbs.

Second pic is part of my husband's fledgling orchard.

Third pic is part of the berry patch in bloom.
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:46 AM
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Re: My Gardens

This is a picture of the large garden lengthwise. It has a strawberry bed, space for vine vegetables, corn, tomatoes and asparagus. I'm sure I have bitten off more than I can chew, but I love it!

Second photo is some peonies in my backyard.
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Re: My Gardens

Nice job!

I can't believe the difference in our growing season... wow! I harvested corn yesterday and my squash have burned up!
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:02 PM
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Nice job!

I can't believe the difference in our growing season... wow! I harvested corn yesterday and my squash have burned up!
LOL! Yeah, that's quite a difference. My corn is about 3-4 inches high!
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Nice looking garden ILG! Hope it produces abundantly!
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Old 06-17-2013, 06:11 PM
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I can't believe the difference in our growing season... wow! I harvested corn yesterday and my squash have burned up!
I put up a bushel of corn last week! Love me some corn!
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Re: My Gardens

Awesome pics ILG! Your garden is doing awesome for a "functional" gardener! Did you plant any tomatoes?

My okra is about as big as yours. I didn't plant any potatoes, although now I am wishing I did.

I'll have to take some pictures of my efforts gardening here in the NW as well...
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Nice looking garden ILG! Hope it produces abundantly!
Thanks! Me too!
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Awesome pics ILG! Your garden is doing awesome for a "functional" gardener! Did you plant any tomatoes?

My okra is about as big as yours. I didn't plant any potatoes, although now I am wishing I did.

I'll have to take some pictures of my efforts gardening here in the NW as well...
Yes, I have a couple of rows of tomatoes. I planted two types of potatoes. The one kind came up great and the other kind has not come up at all!!
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