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Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by daytime dave » Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:28 pm

This is the third season of the raised bed made from all recycled materials.

Here is what I have going on so far. It's been screaming for sun. Too much rain so far.

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Re: Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by JEBar » Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:08 pm

your raised bed seems to be aging well .... understood on the rain, it has been much the same in our home area
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Re: Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by markiver54 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:09 am

Sure looks like it is holding up well Dave! I might add, it looks well tended also!☺
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Post by BigAl52 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:16 pm

Hey Dave did RR ship you any of his recycling products?
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Re: Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by daytime dave » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:33 pm

It has been a pretty good year for the cucumbers and peppers. The lettuce came well and the basil and Thai basil also are doing well. The cucumbers are growing all over.

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The plants in pots are deer magnets. The peppers are doing well, the tomato plants survived the deer in the one pot.


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Over all, the deer and ground hogs ate the pole beans and salad tomatoes. The swiss chard is gone, the flowers that deer aren't supposed to like and most of the vegetation not protected by netting had to be moved and may come back. We will see.
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Re: Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by markiver54 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:33 pm

The rigors of gardening...😐
Glad you have SOME bounty left to enjoy...I love cucumbers!
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Post by PT7 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:04 pm

DD, fresh off the vine is the best...ya done good. :) Love the smell and taste of both peppers & tomatoes!
Yeah, tough growing season this year from the get-go, but glad to see you have some harvest.
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Re: Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by BigAl52 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:10 pm

Sister has a nice garden every year but the last 2 years the Elk have come in and taken it out. I told her to get a 30-30 and stand guard.
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Re: Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by Mags » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:55 pm

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markiver54 wrote:
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...I love cucumbers!
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Re: Third Season for the Recycled raised bed

Post by BrokenolMarine » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:37 am

The deer destroyed the fruit trees, then the flowering plants out front. They ate ALL the flowers and buds off the rose bushes. :shock: We have several does with fawns and a couple big bucks. The game cams have caught them all in action, including the other invaders, fox, possum, coons, and the odd bobcat.

When T decided to put up the back yard fencing for the pup, she decided to go all out. We ordered electric netting, and enclosed the fruit trees inside the 75 x 150 run area. No more deer eating the fruit trees. Sitting up about 2am reading Stephen King (a novel I had read several times before) and the back yard security lights pop on. I put down the kindle and look out the window, a huge fox creeps into view, moving across the back yard between the new fence and the tractor shed toward the range berm, where T suspects they have a den.

He stops, and looks toward the fence. :twisted: "Do it!" I think, " Go on... Do it! " Evil of me, I know, but when Tina was raising chickens... :roll: He moves toward the fence, slowly, slowly... Stalking something. Suddenly, he leaps three feet straight up, twists in the air, and bounces across the yard like Tigger on a walk with Pooh. I had tears rolling down my face.

Mr. Fox, meet Mr. Fence.
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