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Forum: Gardening   04-09-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By NCHIN
Hi, I live fairly close to you so I know what...

Hi, I live fairly close to you so I know what type of weather you get.

I so wish I had your problem. Empty Beds? I, on the other hand am looking for more space.

I would say no to the corn....
Forum: Gardening   03-28-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By NCHIN
Hi, I think this is where I heard about...

Hi, I think this is where I heard about Earthboxes a few years ago. I kept telling myself that it is quite expensive for a container. The experimental person that I am, I took the plunge and...
Forum: Gardening   03-26-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By NCHIN
I would say POLE too. I have done both and I am...

I would say POLE too. I have done both and I am usually squeezing so much into my garden that I could use all the help I can get and vertical is good. In my experience, you get a longer season with...
Forum: Gardening   03-26-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By NCHIN
Go to the library or bookstore and check out...

Go to the library or bookstore and check out Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew

Good Luck
Forum: Gardening   03-25-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 20,736
Posted By NCHIN
Quote: Originally Posted by FarmerCathy...

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Originally Posted by FarmerCathy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10850858)...
Forum: Gardening   03-25-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 20,736
Posted By NCHIN
Quote: Originally Posted by radish...

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Originally Posted by radish http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10842776)
Hey mamas!
X-posting in SFG too.

I am just...
Forum: Gardening   03-24-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 20,736
Posted By NCHIN
Quote: Originally Posted by lmonter...

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Originally Posted by lmonter http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10840581)
Hmmm... I haven't heard stellar things about...
Forum: Gardening   03-24-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 20,736
Posted By NCHIN
Quote: Originally Posted by lmonter...

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Originally Posted by lmonter http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10718564)
Where are you getting your Jewel raspberries?...
Forum: Gardening   03-24-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By NCHIN
This website is very informative....

This website is very informative. http://www.davewilson.com/ It will give descriptions of the trees and if they will need to be pollinated. I go there and dream quite often. They also will tell you...
Forum: Gardening   03-20-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By NCHIN
I would take it back to the nursery and ask what...

I would take it back to the nursery and ask what it is. If it is a problem they should happily exchange it for you.

What size container is the Fig in? Is it a bareroot? Or has it been planted for...
Forum: Gardening   03-18-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By NCHIN
You will not need potting soil. SFG is 1/3...

You will not need potting soil. SFG is 1/3 vermiculite, 1/3 peat moss and 1/3 compost. These are prices for So. California. You will want to call around.

3.5 cu ft. of vermiculite = $15.00
3.8...
Forum: Gardening   03-18-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By NCHIN
I may be able to help here. My neighbor...

I may be able to help here.

My neighbor came over a couple of days ago with avocados. I have been to her yard and she only has 1 tree. She told me that she started the seed from an avocado that...
Forum: Gardening   03-07-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 20,736
Posted By NCHIN
Quote: Originally Posted by newmainer...

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Originally Posted by newmainer http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10715428)
oh nancy... i am jealous! particularly of...
Forum: Gardening   03-07-2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 20,736
Posted By NCHIN
Joining in.................... Been real...

Joining in....................

Been real BUSY getting the garden together.

Putting in a few more fruit trees THIS year.

Cot N Candy Apricot Aprium
Spice Zee Nectarine
Red Fuji Apple
Anna...
Forum: Gardening   12-30-2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By NCHIN
I think the Ogden's got divorced and Burpee's...

I think the Ogden's got divorced and Burpee's bought it from Ellen. I figured there was a takeover when I saw the Burpee style $5.00 off coupon in their catalog. I have been getting The Cook's...
Forum: Gardening   08-02-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By NCHIN
Here is a website that shows you how to make a...

Here is a website that shows you how to make a homemade knockoff.

http://hometown.aol.com/jmalt31/myhomepage/Earthbox.PDF

I am not the tinkering type and have never tried to make a homemade...
Forum: Gardening   07-26-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 25,981
Posted By NCHIN
Hello My fellow gardeners! I do not post that...

Hello My fellow gardeners! I do not post that much but I did post earlier in the season. I am in need of a bit of help and thought that this would be the place to ask. I have never canned before and...
Forum: Gardening   07-18-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By NCHIN
Also check out your city. My city subsidizes the...

Also check out your city. My city subsidizes the compost bins and they offer 2 hours classes on how to use them. They are very compact and can be placed just about anywhere. I think they have the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-17-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By NCHIN
Yes! You are very generous. I have a friend that...

Yes! You are very generous. I have a friend that looks after my home when I am away. She lives within 3 miles from here. She brings in the mail, trash cans, water the plants and if the animals are...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-17-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By NCHIN
I would honestly consider switching real estate...

I would honestly consider switching real estate agents. He or she does not seem to be working for you. Has real estate softened in your area? Is there a reason why this land should not sell and why...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-17-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By NCHIN
Last year I got a letter from the IRS stating...

Last year I got a letter from the IRS stating that I owed $13,000.00 from my 2004 tax return. Apparently, I forgot to include the slip from the sale of some stock that I forgot about....
Forum: Gardening   07-12-2007, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By NCHIN
Quote: Originally Posted by calebsmama03...

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Originally Posted by calebsmama03 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8615071)
Whoa! Those ARE great prices on the Earth...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-11-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By NCHIN
I guess I made it way too short and sweet and...

I guess I made it way too short and sweet and did not explain well again. I will try to state the facts a little better. We both entered a marriage with property. The 2 homes in California are mine...
Forum: Gardening   07-11-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By NCHIN
Quote: Originally Posted by calebsmama03...

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Originally Posted by calebsmama03 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8605561)
Thanks for the tips. I'll check out those...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-11-2007, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By NCHIN
I will try to make it short and sweet. I have...

I will try to make it short and sweet. I have been very fortunate. I somehow invested wisely. Hubby and I own a home together and I still have 2 homes in California free and clear. One has a tenant...
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