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    What's in your garden?

    I'm starting my own vegetable garden this year at my parent's place in Des Moines. I've always had a thing for gardens/plants. I'm thinking about growing my own salsa ingredients with Jalapeños, Green Bell Peppers Tomatoes, Onions, Green Onions, Cilantro and possibly Garlic.

    What are you growing in your garden?



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    We grow a ton of stuff in our garden. We have 6 different types of tomatoes (beefmaster, grape, roma, cherry, mexican and russian 117), cucumbers, 8-12 different types of peppers depending on the year (jalapenos, ceyanne, banana, bell pepper, habenero, poblano, chili, and others), oregano, parsley, basil, rosemary, Mexican oregano, dill, thyme, tomatillos, asparagus, carrots, lettuce (non iceburg but the variety changes every year), green beans, and green onions.

    We also have a mint plant that we never really pick but I tried mint ice cream once and it turned out pretty good.

    Don't try onions on your first rodeo, and you need to start those in March or April anyway. And they would harvest in late August + a 3 week drying period. Onions suck to grow.

    We also try a random plant every year and I believe this year we're doing pumpkins. Last year we did potatoes (we literally cut store bought potatoes in half and stuck them in the ground).


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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Cotton, grain sorghum, corn, soybeans, & weeds




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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    We grow a ton of stuff in our garden. We have 6 different types of tomatoes (beefmaster, grape, roma, cherry, mexican and russian 117), cucumbers, 8-12 different types of peppers depending on the year (jalapenos, ceyanne, banana, bell pepper, habenero, poblano, chili, and others), oregano, parsley, basil, rosemary, Mexican oregano, dill, thyme, tomatillos, asparagus, carrots, lettuce (non iceburg but the variety changes every year), green beans, and green onions.

    We also have a mint plant that we never really pick but I tried mint ice cream once and it turned out pretty good.

    Don't try onions on your first rodeo, and you need to start those in March or April anyway. And they would harvest in late August + a 3 week drying period. Onions suck to grow.
    weeds too wet to till



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Bunnies.



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    Weed
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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Dirt.



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    corn,soybeans, and watermelons. try to find the watermelons-you might find a double barrel 12 guage..


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    Re: What's in your garden?

    A raccoon. Anybody have a trap I can borrow?



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    green beans, strawberries, rhubarb, cabbage and red/green peppers.



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Green peppers, 6 varieties tomato, parsley, oregano, thyme, basil, vidalia onions, red peppers, dill, garlic, shallots, chives, sage, french sorel, cilantro, oregano, and cantaloupe.


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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Quote Originally Posted by mramseyISU View Post
    A raccoon. Anybody have a trap I can borrow?
    Forget the trap. Antifreeze or d'con/Coke in a pan.



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    Re:What's in your garden?

    I believe I have sort of flowers in there, but you'd have to ask my wife what exactly they are.



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    I'm starting my own vegetable garden this year at my parent's place in Des Moines. I've always had a thing for gardens/plants. I'm thinking about growing my own salsa ingredients with Jalapeños, Green Bell Peppers Tomatoes, Onions, Green Onions, Cilantro and possibly Garlic.

    What are you growing in your garden?
    My favorite thing to grow was sugar snap peas. Put some sticks in the ground, and let those vines run up them.



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    Re: What's in your garden?

    Green beans, tomatoes, green peppers, zucchini, carrots and radishes. Typically have the best yield on the first two.



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