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Welcome to Not Just Tomatoes

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Vegetable Gardening

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No New Posts Heirloom & OP Vegetables.... {Members Only}

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Sub-boards: Hybrid Vegetables, Vegetable of the Week, Tomatoes, TOMATO GALLERIES!, Peppers "hot & sweet" (Solanaceae), Squash & Pumpkins (Cucurbitaceae), Onions and Garlic (Alliums), Cabbage and Collards (Brassica), Beans and Peas (Legumes), Eggplants (aubergines), Okra (Malvaceae), Corn (Maize), Potatoes!, Root Crops

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120 2,440 What happened to these carrots?
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Some How-To Videos on gardening... {dial-up users beware!}

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Here we can discuss about those garden gadgets that you have or want to have.
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Jul 10, 2014 16:09:53 GMT -5
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Millions of people have physical limitations due to aging, injuries, or diseases. That DOES NOT mean we can't enjoy gardening in one form or another, so lets discuss it here!

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by coppice
Sept 3, 2014 8:02:18 GMT -5
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News about veggies that you find in specialized horticultural news publications! GMO Frankenfood, Vegetarianism, Organics are all welcome here!

45 159 veggies in the news, tomato, corn
by swamper
Sept 6, 2014 5:54:48 GMT -5

Other Gardening

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Dill, sage, basil lets discuss what you grow!

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Sept 9, 2014 21:07:54 GMT -5
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Sept 15, 2014 19:18:29 GMT -5

Seeds and Plants

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Do you have a special way of starting seeds or a question about starting them lets post and disscuss it here.

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May 30, 2014 0:23:52 GMT -5
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Sept 16, 2014 8:11:10 GMT -5
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Got any extras? Need any? Looking for any? Selling?, here is where to go!

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Other methods of plant propogation besides growing from seed

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Jun 20, 2014 5:23:06 GMT -5
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Sept 2, 2014 9:20:39 GMT -5
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This area is for dicussing your Plant breeding projects and growouts...

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The Smoke House and Kitchen

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No New Posts Canning the Garden Bounty...

Tell us all about your canning of your garden bounty!

Sub-boards: Freezing..., Dehydrating..., Fermenting..., Storing...

16 265 What I canned yesterday.
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Sept 8, 2014 11:25:48 GMT -5
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Sub-boards: Vegetables..., Pork..., Beef..., Fish..., Lamb and Goat..., Soups and Stews..., Pickles..., Cakes and Cookies..., Sauces and Rubs...

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stratcat: Hummingbirds are still here. Patchy frost tonight again. You know what that means; I'll be out covering plants. Sept 18, 2014 11:43:55 GMT -5
stratcat: 57F and rainy. Beats the heck out of frost. Time for a mile walk to get the mail. Still in short pants. ;) Sept 15, 2014 14:36:19 GMT -5 *
stratcat: Spent hours picking tomatoes and covering plants at my place Saturday until ~9.20pm. I have a headlamp that works really well. It didn't frost around here. 8-) Sept 14, 2014 23:13:40 GMT -5 *
stratcat: Frost Advisory at 3.18pm. Already have carried and covered my plants at Mom's. Now, for the main act. Sept 13, 2014 14:41:55 GMT -5
stratcat: Saw the hummingbird working the catnip flowers at Mom's back step today. It IS time to head south. Sept 13, 2014 13:46:55 GMT -5
stratcat: Don't look now but parts of Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota have Winter Storm Warnings! :P Sept 10, 2014 16:38:32 GMT -5
daylilydude: It sure looked really large here... we sat out in the porch swing and could see most of the yard... lol Sept 9, 2014 12:40:20 GMT -5
stratcat: Harvest moon tonight. Full and supposed to appear really large. Sept 8, 2014 14:58:08 GMT -5
timothyt: Sure wish DLD would give my hat back! <grin> Sept 5, 2014 14:53:34 GMT -5
stratcat: I had a 6" cob of corn in my car to use as bait in the live trap. This week I noticed that some rodent ate all the kernels except two! My car windows were down, of course... Sept 3, 2014 13:25:06 GMT -5
stratcat: Learning to print pictures with the printer I've had for 24 months. Garden pictures, of course. Always running late... Aug 31, 2014 18:24:18 GMT -5
stratcat: Hi there, Laura. It really is an active time of year! ;) Aug 29, 2014 10:52:00 GMT -5
Laura_in_FL: Sorry I haven't been around much. I am busy with other stuff right now. I should be around more regularly in a couple of weeks. :) Aug 29, 2014 7:51:46 GMT -5
daylilydude: We need a swimming pool... B-| Aug 23, 2014 8:50:53 GMT -5
Laura_in_FL: It's okra weather! Meaning it's so hot that only the okra is happy. ;-| Aug 22, 2014 11:39:29 GMT -5
Laura_in_FL: DLD: Why ever would you infer that I was unhappy about having a quiet house for a few hours?!? Aug 21, 2014 8:31:15 GMT -5
Laura_in_FL: : (rofl) Aug 21, 2014 8:29:47 GMT -5 *
daylilydude: LOL... If you feel bad about that Laura... become a school bus driver ;) Aug 19, 2014 11:10:23 GMT -5
coppice: A neighbor bought somma that new super wrinkle remover. We suspect she may have applied it too heavily. Now we call her Helen, the Headless Housewife... Aug 19, 2014 11:06:37 GMT -5
Laura_in_FL: The kids are back in school today...the house is so quiet. Aug 19, 2014 9:05:35 GMT -5
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