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    Organic Gardening 2013! Pictures and stuff

    So this weekend I went to visit my University's Organic Urban Farm on campus. I've been interested in urban farming over the last year and I've done some casual plant growing with little success. I'm taking a big step now renting out a small plot with the community garden and farming all summer!

    So today I picked up some lights and some seed starting pellets and sowed some seeds! It isn't very exciting just yet, but over the next month or two, they should be ready to plant outside

    These are just the seeds that need to be started indoors. I will also be growing peas, beans, and spinach!





    I've been reading this blog: http://www.yougrowgirl.com/ and it has been really helpful getting me started. I'm really considering buying one of her books as well

    Anyone else doing some vegetable gardening this summer?

    I'll be sure to post my progress pics here as well as the (eventual) fruits of my labor!
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    Re: Organic Gardening 2013! Pictures and stuff

    Yes, it is great to grow your own food. We compost a lot as well, which really helps get the new plants growing.

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    Organic Gardening 2013! Pictures and stuff

    Oh yes. Will post some pics once we get going. We've been busy in the yard but no real gardening stuff yet. :p
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    Re: Organic Gardening 2013! Pictures and stuff

    I was thinkin about some yellow squash, zucchini and green beans.....we do have a yard, but its been damaged and eroded by the years of my sister's dogs' urine...
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4theSNAKElady View Post
    I was thinkin about some yellow squash, zucchini and green beans.....we do have a yard, but its been damaged and eroded by the years of my sister's dogs' urine...
    What about raised planter beds? Pretty easy and cheap to make
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    Re: Organic Gardening 2013! Pictures and stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike41793 View Post
    What about raised planter beds? Pretty easy and cheap to make
    Even for zucchini? Dude, Ive seen some MONSTER zucchini plants....
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    I think you can do raised beds with any plant (almost). I plan on growing all my plants in raised planters.

    I plan on getting some compost through the Community garden. Eventually I might start my own.
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    My wife loves gardening which means I get to help too (especially when there is something heavy that needs lifting) She's going to start the tomatos and peppers any day now so they'll be big enough to transplant when we can finally get outside to work some dirt. She's actually pretty late in getting this done, but there's been a lot to do and the weather has been depressing. It's hard to get in the gardening mood when there's still snow everywhere you look.

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    Re: Organic Gardening 2013! Pictures and stuff

    Yeah I was calculating sow dates in my area and I am 8 weeks behind on most things! Hopefully it doesn't set me back too far

    It only recently started warming up here. We even had a little snow on Saturday..
    Ugh. But Sunday was beautiful so I spent some time outside. Mostly its just been really rainy.

    Can't wait for my little plants to poke up!

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    Organic Gardening 2013! Pictures and stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by 4theSNAKElady View Post
    Even for zucchini? Dude, Ive seen some MONSTER zucchini plants....
    I can't see how that'd be a problem.
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