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jswordy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-20-05 10:20 AM
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12. I'm in southern middle TN!
Gonna start the sprouts indoors, then transplant them late June-early July. Lots of folks plant starts in spring, but they are better if you can work it to get a frost in before you pick. This is kind of an experiment for me, I have never grown them here, so I will have to see how it works out. Such a long season here, I have to start the sprouts late to get in the frost.

People up North can't believe I'd grow a corn crop, then chop it down and plant beans afterward in the same season. But I did it for years. Beans put the N back for next spring's corn. Just not much luck with cob corn. It's fine to cut off the cob and freeze, though. Skipped it this year. I have plenty frozen.
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  -DU gardeners: Whatcha planting? jswordy  May-20-05 10:02 AM   #0 
  - I just planted a jasmine vine  CatWoman   May-20-05 10:04 AM   #1 
  - Oh me too: HIBISCUS RULES!  jswordy   May-20-05 10:11 AM   #8 
  - Hi, Biscus!  bertha katzenengel   May-20-05 10:34 AM   #18 
     - I had two jasmine vines  CatWoman   May-20-05 10:42 AM   #24 
        - Hmm.... Might have to get some planters for under the bedroom window  bertha katzenengel   May-20-05 10:44 AM   #28 
  - I rent, but I'm doing a 5-gallon bucket salsa garden  Don Claybrook   May-20-05 10:07 AM   #2 
  - My wife has all our salad greens in small containers by the kitchen door.  jswordy   May-20-05 10:13 AM   #10 
  - I live in a condo with a patio  demnan   May-20-05 10:07 AM   #3 
  - ROMAS RULE! I just love 'em. If you get a chance, do just one...  jswordy   May-20-05 10:14 AM   #11 
  - Mostly what you have planted  TNDemo   May-20-05 10:09 AM   #4 
  - I'm in southern middle TN!  jswordy   May-20-05 10:20 AM   #12 
     - Have you ever visited The Farm in Summertown?  TNDemo   May-20-05 11:22 AM   #38 
        - Folks from The Farm used to work on my FIL's plac.  jswordy   May-20-05 11:42 AM   #40 
  - Not gonna answer  Feathered Fish   May-20-05 10:10 AM   #5 
  - ours:  ret5hd   May-20-05 10:10 AM   #6 
  - Mmmm....way too late here for onions, radish, chard, tho.  jswordy   May-20-05 10:26 AM   #13 
  - Just got some in, will finish the rest this week..hopefully.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   May-20-05 10:10 AM   #7 
  - Maybe your garden center has pumpkin sets?  jswordy   May-20-05 10:29 AM   #15 
     - Thanks, I'll have to check that out.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   May-20-05 10:40 AM   #21 
        - I'm thinking PIE, myself! Mmmmm! n/t  jswordy   May-20-05 10:41 AM   #22 
           - Oh BTW...  jswordy   May-20-05 10:42 AM   #25 
  - Yum... Now *that* is what I call a garden!  Prag   May-20-05 10:12 AM   #9 
  - Ever grill them?  jswordy   May-20-05 10:28 AM   #14 
     - Sounds TASTY!  Prag   May-20-05 10:31 AM   #16 
        - Try grilling 'em. A new way to use 'em up!  jswordy   May-20-05 10:35 AM   #19 
  - I'm growing weeds.. Darned things always outpace my flower seed! *sobbing*  GreenPartyVoter   May-20-05 10:31 AM   #17 
  - You organic? If not, try pretreating with Preen. Otherwise...  jswordy   May-20-05 10:40 AM   #20 
     - I've been thinking of doing cedar chips, but the reason I held back  GreenPartyVoter   May-20-05 10:43 AM   #26 
        - Well, if you buy the plants...  jswordy   May-20-05 10:45 AM   #29 
           - I could do that. I think I might do the chips, though because they  GreenPartyVoter   May-20-05 10:53 AM   #32 
  - Homegrown tomatoes, homegrown tomatoes  jandrok   May-20-05 10:42 AM   #23 
  - Delightful! I grow the 100 Cherries cuz...  jswordy   May-20-05 10:44 AM   #27 
     - Yeah, the cherry tomatoes are GREAT!  jandrok   May-20-05 10:55 AM   #33 
        - Heh...dang, ya stole my warm-weather braggin' rights!  jswordy   May-20-05 11:04 AM   #34 
           - Yeah. We planted quite a while ago.  jandrok   May-20-05 11:36 AM   #39 
              - Yep, I get to do two cycles, too...just a bit shorter season.  jswordy   May-20-05 11:46 AM   #41 
  - "white widow feminized"  jukes   May-20-05 10:46 AM   #30 
  - I did that thing in my late teens. Have you tried...  jswordy   May-20-05 11:08 AM   #36 
  - 1 lone sweet green pepper plant  donsu   May-20-05 10:47 AM   #31 
  - Ya just can't get that green off yer thumb! Good for you! n/t  jswordy   May-20-05 11:09 AM   #37 
  - My borhter once grew "tomato plants"  underpants   May-20-05 11:07 AM   #35 
  - Rocks, apparently  TrogL   May-20-05 11:50 AM   #42 
  - Everything you mentioned except for the brussel sprouts  Lone_Star_Dem   May-20-05 11:58 AM   #43 

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