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Discussion in 'The Bar' started by The Cunt, May 19, 2013.

  1. The Cunt

    The Cunt New Member

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    As a avid gardener Spring is here and Plants are budding and blooming.. Here are some pic's I took yesterday... Let's see whats growing or going to be planted, Plans, tips... Etc for your Garden/ yard... BTW the Lawn was done from scratch with seeds... I hand picked 3 different Tall fescues and also made my own top soil from horse manure( 40 tons for the whole front and back yard) due to my soil is 80% sand and needed a lot of organic material for anything to have a chance... The rose's were all bought 1 foot high..... I started everything from scratch 3 years ago
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    Grass is cut @ 3.5 - 4 inches and cut at 1 inch for winter for a few reasons.. 1. It's a Tall fescue:rolleye:
    2. You don't have to water it as much ( Deep root system and being so tall it helps keeps the moisture in the soil)
    3. Helps to keep weeds out ( I don't have a weed problem and don't have to use any herbicides )
    4 Only use slow release corn gluten Meal fertilizer and not the fast release petroleum base fertilizers that most big stores sell
    5. Cut short in the fall so grass keeps long roots and doesn't get frost/ freeze damage
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    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    Lawn looks plush :lo5:
     
  3. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    Did you know lawns are a man made phenomenon?
     
  4. The Cunt

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    I know I have the best lawn in town... A member of The towns Garnering club told me:cool:
     
  5. The Cunt

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    Yes I did know that
     
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    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    I'm going to love this thread. I play in the dirt everyday.
     
  7. Phillip

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    I have lawn problems, need to post pics.
     
  8. The Cunt

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  9. The Cunt

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    Yes that is a Claw foot tub In pic.. Also I got a shit load of that iron fence from a job for free ... it dates back to the mid to late 1800's... From spring lake NJ.. shit weighs a ton

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  10. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    I'm picking lilacs, love the aroma so much
     
  11. The Cunt

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    If anyone saw my chain saw thread they know what was here before Sandy ( Large indian mulberry tree)


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    I'm up inthe air about what to put here now.. it's either going to be a Crape Myrtle or my favorite tree.... The Weeping Willow
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    You have a garden? you should post some pics
     
  13. FtM

    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    I have a small vegetable plot and a few outdoor containers. This week a neighbor gave me a tomato plant(I'm guessing its a standard one), I also planted 3 heirlooms tomato plants (a multi-colored one, a yellow one, and a purple one). I put out a basil bush I've been working on indoors for about a month now (my huge indoor basil plant died last year :( ). Today I also planted 4 cherry pimento pepper plants and 3 habenero plants. Pico De Gallo will be had. :cheer:
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    some mulching and rock garden projects I've been doing for the wife

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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    she makes me steal rocks, BTW...some are from the dog park....the grey ones are from down the shore and that plant in that plot was taken from a batch that her grandpop originally planted for her grandma 70 years ago
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    I was just thinking about you and your wife stealing those rocks last year when I was on my bike ride this evening, Georgie! :jj:
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I'm not big on plant names and such i just follow her commands...lol



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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    I totally typed that before I saw you post this. :wtf:
     
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    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

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    That one's called a petunia, Georgie. :grad:
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    LOLz, no shit!