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Re: That's awesome, Mama..

July 19, 2021 12:35PM
We actually had a 2'x4' waist-high container that we bought from a place in Vermont. Our tomatoes and peppers are in that. And we had three "City Pickers" patio garden containers (you can get them at Lowes and Home Depot. Only about $32 and they've worked well for us). They are about 2'x2' and they're on wheels. One was for lettuce, one was for herbs, one was for strawberries. I think I'm going to get 1 or 2 more of those for next year. The big container was really expensive and is not on wheels, It's filled with potting mix and would take several people to move it since it's not on wheels. We didn't think about that when we bought it.

These pics were taken at the end of May. At that time all we had producing was lettuce and herbs.

The whole deck garden. Tomatoes and bell peppers are in the large container. Cucumbers in one clay colored pot and zucchini in the other. Trashing those pots at the end of the season. I put the hoop contraption up on the large planter to keep squirrels out. It looks like crap but it works. Got the idea from an Aussie guy on a Youtube video. It needs some tweaking to be sturdier which I'll do next year.

Roman strawberries early in the season. Frank said the strawberries had wonderful flavor. Much better than what you buy in the store.

The herbs have done extremely well all season. Next year I won't plant as much. We have way too much for just the 2 of us.

Planted 5 heads of lettuce but 2 didn't make it. The other 3... did very well until it got too hot out. Delicious while it lasted!


  modest pics of the garden's autumn epilogue

zn181October 31, 2020 05:34AM

  Awesome colors...

sstrams84October 31, 2020 05:40AM


Ramgator57October 31, 2020 06:04AM

  thanks sst and gator

zn48November 01, 2020 04:33AM

  You bet, zn..

sstrams55November 01, 2020 08:19AM

  Well...... I saw a leaf fall today!!!!!!!!! LOL

Ramgator62November 01, 2020 01:49PM

  We've got lots of falling leaves here..

sstrams62November 01, 2020 03:39PM

  very nice

21Dog56November 01, 2020 05:32AM

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AlbaNY_Ram56November 01, 2020 11:43AM

  gardens July 2020

zn15July 19, 2021 09:52AM

  Re: gardens July 2020

MamaRAMa13July 19, 2021 10:06AM

  Wow.. nice job, zn..

sstrams9July 19, 2021 10:10AM

  Our vegetable garden

MamaRAMa18July 19, 2021 11:11AM

  That's awesome, Mama..

sstrams8July 19, 2021 11:27AM

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MamaRAMa17July 19, 2021 12:35PM

  You have a great setup..

sstrams18July 19, 2021 01:09PM

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zn15July 19, 2021 03:13PM