Growing update 6-6-2014

Discussion in 'Greenhouses' started by pineywoods, Jun 6, 2014.

  1. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Things are growing pretty well

    Potatoes ready for harvest


    Jalapenos


    More potatoes ready


    Pepper plants


    Lettuce


    More Lettuce


    Sunflowers and blueberry plants waiting to be planted


    Getting more lettuce and some bell peppers ready


    Basil


    Blueberries


    Lots of blueberry plants to get in the ground


    Tomatoes not quite ready


    Maters


    Cucumbers are climbing some over 6' high


    Spaghetti Squash


    Yellow Squash


    Cubanelle Peppers


    Lots of green tomatoes


    Cucumbers


    These tomato plants are a little bigger than last month huh


    Sorry forgot to get pics of zucchini but it's growing well

    Thanks for looking
     
  2. bluewhisper

    bluewhisper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You seem to be about 3 - 4 weeks ahead of me, maybe more. My tomatoes and peppers are in the ground and looking good, they just need more time. No critter damage yet. Sage and chives are blooming, I cut some dill to flavor two bottles of vinegar. Sunflowers are coming up with fists swinging.
     
  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Piney, afternoon...... I'm sitting here thinking the vertical grow system would be good for bush beans.... no bending....

    Everything sure looks good..... I didn't realize there was a "blueberry" adapted to your climate.... COOL !!!!
     
  4. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Dave there are quite a few low chill hour blueberry cultivars.

    I've tried lots of things in the towers some do great others not so much but I have yet to try beans. Some people have great success growing tomatoes in the vertical systems and I've done it but prefer other methods.
     
  5. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

     They are all looking great!  Picked my first two maters today!

      Mike
     
  6. foamheart

    foamheart Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I sure miss those good maters! Only thing anyone plants around here anymore or the Celebrity variety because they are so heat and bug tolerant.

    They are tomatoes but the do lack the sweet juicy taste of the old varieties which were a gamble to plant every year.

    Pineywoods color me impressed. Ever since college I always wanted to try hydroponic. Only problem was the huge green house. One of the local nurseries even offered me their old screened in netting type green house if I would just disassemble it and haul it off. I could just see it headed cross country with the first hurricane. LOL

    That is really cool. Have you tried the Plastic pipe 1/2s where they just run the water/nutrients thru?
     

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