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Forum: United Kingdom 16-02-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Plant share request

"Dave West" wrote:


"Jim Elbrecht" wrote in message
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"Dave West"...
Forum: Edible Gardening 12-07-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
possum IQ?

George wrote:

I've seen a possum near our garden. We have a decent fence, but we've
lost stuff in the past. (Probably to woodchucks.) I'm not getting a
clear answer from...
Forum: Edible Gardening 10-07-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,391
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Venting about varmints

Pat Kiewicz wrote:

The Cook said:

I've got to find out what is eating the tomatoes and cantaloupes. I
think I am going to put the cantaloupes and pumpkins in stockings...
Forum: Edible Gardening 06-07-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Volunteer Cucurbita

any guesses on what I've got here?
http://s289.photobucket.com/albums/ll235/elbrecht/Squash%20Volunteer/

Leaf, blossom, 'overall' and a tiny fruit photo.

The fruit is kind of egg shaped today-- but...
Forum: Edible Gardening 27-06-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Purslane?

On Tue, 26 Jun 2012 17:52:21 -0400, "Steve Peek"
wrote:


"George" wrote in message
...
I've been...
Forum: Edible Gardening 14-06-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
'Mater ties

On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:36:22 +0000 (UTC), (Drew
Lawson) wrote:

In article
"Steve Peek" writes:

"Snag"...
Forum: Edible Gardening 10-06-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,818
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Chipmunks eating my blueberries

General Schvantzkoph wrote:

On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 14:25:58 +0000, fuzzy2010 wrote:

-snip-
'Ten Humane Ways to Get Rid of Chipmunks'...
Forum: Edible Gardening 10-06-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,818
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Chipmunks eating my blueberries

On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 10:27:24 -0400, Boron Elgar
wrote:

On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 06:44:06 -0400, Jim Elbrecht
wrote:

Boron Elgar...
Forum: Edible Gardening 10-06-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,818
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Chipmunks eating my blueberries

Boron Elgar wrote:
-snip-
I have found many odd creatures in the Have-a-Heart traps we set out
for groundhogs, though...skunks, possums, raccoons, cats, crows....and
the...
Forum: Edible Gardening 09-06-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,818
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Chipmunks eating my blueberries

On 8 Jun 2012 18:08:29 GMT, General Schvantzkoph
wrote:

I just saw a chipmunk eating my blueberries, any suggestions about how to
kill them? My cats are indoor cats...
Forum: Edible Gardening 06-05-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,428
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Edible or not?

On Sun, 29 Apr 2012 11:02:32 -0700, "David Farber"
wrote:

I found these mysterious things growing in my garden. The internet says
they're Morel mushrooms and they may...
Forum: Edible Gardening 12-04-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,838
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
everbearing strawberries?

On Tue, 10 Apr 2012 11:27:54 -0400, Ohioguy wrote:

I really liked the flavor of the wild strawberries that used to grow
out in our yard near several of the trees. They didn't...
Forum: Edible Gardening 31-12-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Anoother good reason to compost

A Swedish lady found a wedding ring that she'd lost in the kitchen 16
years ago. It turned up on a carrot in the garden. They guess it
went to the compost pile, or the sheep ate it and...
Forum: Edible Gardening 28-12-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Figs

On Mon, 26 Dec 2011 08:28:10 -0800 (PST), Davej
wrote:

I have a patch of figs but I am never able to harvest more than a few
before the first frost hits. I am wondering what...
Forum: Edible Gardening 18-12-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,510
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
First sweet corn

"Steve Peek" wrote:


"Martin Riddle" wrote in message
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"David Hare-Scott" wrote in message...
Forum: Edible Gardening 01-12-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 193,402
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
How did your garden grow in 2011?

Ohioguy wrote:

-snip-
The tomatoes were the greatest disappointment. I grew seeds from a
packet that said it had 20 different heirloom beefsteak varieties.
Instead, I mostly...
Forum: Edible Gardening 19-11-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,762
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Tahitian Squash [was; Pumpkins]

Jim Elbrecht wrote:

Bill who putters wrote:
-snip-
[i]
BTW to the OP with a large yard look at Tahitian Squash sort of a sweet
carrot 2.5 feet...
Forum: Edible Gardening 12-11-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Black Garlic

On Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:45:18 +1100, "David Hare-Scott"
wrote:

Steve B wrote:
I have heard of this on cooking competitions. Is this something that
is available to grow in...
Forum: Edible Gardening 26-09-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,723
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Green Tomatoes

On Sat, 24 Sep 2011 11:28:29 -0700 (PDT), Gunner
wrote:

On Sep 21, 1:56*am, Potman wrote:
Has anyone got any ideas of what to do with...
Forum: Edible Gardening 27-08-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,318
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
First Red Tomato

Frank wrote:

On Aug 25, 9:33*pm, Billy wrote:
My first red tomatoes are Juliets. The Stupices, and the Early Girls are
still green....
Forum: Edible Gardening 20-08-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
Apple tree newbie

"Bob F" wrote:

Dorcas wrote:
Hello, hubby and I are retired and next year will be moving to a
smaller property. There is just the 2 of us and a sloppy labrador. We
...
Forum: Edible Gardening 16-08-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
inner city vineyard - what do you think?

On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:50:34 -0400, Frank
wrote:

http://www.wkyc.com/news/story.aspx?storyid=137098

Good to see-- but you don't need to take the buildings...
Forum: Edible Gardening 02-08-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
broccoli has failed to flower at all

heteroscedastic wrote:

My plants look pretty normal, nice big leaves etc. The only problem
is, here it is August and not one of them has flowered, i.e., NO
BROCCOLI! I have...
Forum: Edible Gardening 01-08-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,079
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
I really hate bugs

Boron Elgar wrote:

-snip-

We caught a hornworm yesterday. The only reason it was spotted at all
was due to the wasp eggs. The thing looked like a hedgehog.

I hope by...
Forum: Edible Gardening 28-07-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,079
Posted By Jim Elbrecht
I really hate bugs

Boron Elgar wrote:
-snip-

Last year I caught this swallowtail caterpillar devouring my dill.
Note carefully the tiny critter afflicting my destroyer. You can see
it...
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