It is currently Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:40 pm

All times are UTC - 6 hours

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:47 pm 

Joined: Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:57 pm
Posts: 1
Howdy yall;

I am gardening in Little Elm, Tx. I love growing my own food but I still have lots to learn. I followed Howards plans for a couple of years and then health problems kept me out of the garden till last year. By then my garden was growing really great tall grass so I had to start over again. Which is not necessarly a bad thing as I was able to move everything to a much better location and am starting a little smaller than the first time. This time I am using the square foot gardening technique and so far so good. Except for the bunny that ate half of it before I could last year. This year I have invested in some fencing that will hopefully stop that. I tried cayenne pepper and baby powder las year but my bunny thought they were some kind of great seasoning put on there just for him!!

I have just harvested my first lettuce and spinach for a salad for dinner tonight and have planted cabbage, kohlrabi, onions, cantalope, watermelon and cucumbers. I had the best luck with my cucumbers last year growing them vertically. The bunny never touched them, I guess with such nice soft foods a scratchy cucumber leaf was easy to pass up!

Anyway I have a question. I love Rhubarb and my cousin in Illinois is sending me some of her roots to try. I know it is suppose to be hard to grow here so I am looking for any tips on where to plant it in the yard and how to care for it in texas.[/color]

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by eWeblife