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Old 10-13-2018, 01:32 PM #751
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sorry about the above . i deleted a few pics from my albums and they disappear here as well ..
anyway , ..my ground here , can't call it soil as its not , is very deep beach sand , an old sand dune !
its gutless ! if i don't water twice a day in summer then it dries completely to a depth of 5-6 inches .. also its extremely hydrophobic ..so every 2 or 3 years i clay it and it sort of makes it soil !
10 years i've gardened this patch and trailer load after trailer load i've put into this ..kelp , cow manure , sheep manure , chook shit , pea hay , etc etc etc ..tonnes of it ! top pic is showing my compost piles which i now do in situ .
but i do ok ..i grow more than enough for ourselves , plus half the town , plus my large worm farm .. oh for some deep fertile loam !
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Old 10-21-2018, 05:59 AM #752
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I just tried cross pollinating some tomatoes for the second time.... the first time failed, hopefully it should work.

I took pollen from Cherokee Chocolate and put it on some Opalka, two different shaped fruits so i can be certain if the cross was successful, once i plant them next season.
I'm pretty happy.
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My 2 greens beds filled with left over coco coir from my grow. Each bed is 4'X8'. They have Kale , Chard, Mustard Greens, Basil,and Parsley.

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the season marches on and the corn is on its way .
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This is Black Beauty tomato, i haven't tasted them yet but i think they take a while to ripen and should get even darker, but bright red inside

I will have some different varieties ripening soon.



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