In the Garden----Out of the Garden

Hosted by Bob Wakeman
Group active since Thu, Aug 25, 2011

this is the place to share what you grow in the garden. How you grow it. What you do with your harvest.
The best produce is what you grow.I have had a garden for years. So if you grow a garden this is the place for you from old pro to just starting.
Lets talk abought what we grow and how we use what we grow.


By Noreen M.
4 Hours Ago
Does anyone know how to get a new bush to grow from a branch? Is it possible? We had a guy who mowed our lawn and he mowed my old fashioned hydrangea down. You know the type that you use for dried flowers. they are pinkish white or beige.

I took the parts that he cut down which for branches and soak them in a bucket of water for three weeks to a month, and not one root appeared. I was wondering how you start a new bush from a cutting?

Under ground bees

By Deb Crane
8 Hours Ago
Ok, so I need advice. I have a large under ground bee/wasp nest right in the front of my house. I am highly alergic to stings. They are small little guys and very active. I have been trying to research to see how I could persuade them to move to a different location. I think they might be good polinators. getting them to move would be much safer for me! I don't want to kill them. I was watering my potted plants, and man! They got mad! I guess they don't like water too much.

Anyone have any good ideas? I really want/need to garden, but I am not willing to risk it with those guys buzzing about! :0

Thought this was about gardening

By Kim McCarty
20 Hours Ago
Hi, everyone, I am confuse, about what everyone is talking about, I thought this was about Gardening and about what to do out of the garden , very odd on how this is turning out in discussion.
Isn't terrible about the lion, don't want to change the subject but I am. Say what you want I will just read or just not to read it is up to you to say!

HELP! Turnip Pickles?

By Sherry Blizzard
Saturday at 1:06 PM
I need a turnip pickle recipe if anyone has one. Thanks :)

Soup Kitchen

By Sherry Blizzard
Friday at 8:22 PM
I took a huge bag of collard greens and some zucchini to the soup kitchen today. It feels so good to give the efforts of my labor to people who are down and out and will benefit from it. I only wish I could be a fly on the wall and watch them eat the food that is prepared for them. I was told they get especially excited when they have "greens" to eat. There is nothing I love more than to cook for people I love, and people who love real food and enjoy eating. My husband is constantly telling me that I need to volunteer or work in a kitchen to satisfy my need to cook. I think he's right. It's hard. It's just the two of us and I over plan and over cook everything...we end up either eating leftovers forever or I zip seal and freeze them which makes him mad as it takes up precious freezer space.

Japanese Beetles attack

By Kim McCarty
Thursday at 5:11 PM
Yes here we go again the wonderful attack of the Japanese Beetles, tried everything and nothing seems to work. They just love my apple tree, they nibble on what ever they want and they do bite if they take a chance and buzz around your ear if they don't like you pulling them off a tree leaf to put in the nice soapy water. So what does everyone else do to these terrible creatures

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By Eddie Jordan
Thursday at 10:22 AM
I am 5ft 9 in and my okra is nearly tall as me.

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Hatch Chilies are coming!!

By Pam Ellingson
Thursday at 12:29 AM
I get an e-newsletter from one of our local Garden centers, so I thought I would tempt you with this part of the latest issue. They sell bushels of Hatch chilies at their garden centers in Aug and Sept.:)

"The plan is to head west next week for the first load of fresh New Mexico, Green Chile peppers, I can smell the aroma now. It's one of my favorite times of the year at the garden centers. Be sure and mark August 21-23 for our Chile Fest at both stores, and the Iron ChileHead Beer Fest and Food Truck Competition at the W. 13th Street store on August 22 from Noon - 3:00. Stay tuned for more information!

Happy Gardening,
Marty Johnson
Owner - Johnson's Garden Center"