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Friday, July 3, 2009

Video walk thru update 7/3/09

Happy 4th of July to all my gardening friends!!!!


Each Friday I hope to take you on a video tour of my garden. Here goes my 2nd video post! Enjoy!!!

Come take a walk with me through my Square Foot Garden!!!


video video

Help!
I really need your gardening expertise!

1. What the heck did I plant here? I thought that I planted radishes....

2. What is this bug? I found him on my mystery supposed to be radish
plants, in my yukon gold potatoes, and I think that I saw it in my bush beans too! What should I do about it?

7/4/09 UPDATE.... bug identified!
Thank you Ribbit from The Corner Yard for identifying that Lady Bug Larve!!! Saddly... I did squish one... but won't do it again.

12 comments:

  1. That looks like spinach to me.........I grow Babys' Leaf Hybrid, and it looks exactly like that.
    Your garden looks wonderful, Toni!

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  2. Hi Sue! Thanks for stopping by! OK... spinach!
    I'll go thru my seed packets again and see if I have that.
    I have it planted under a tree with south/eastern exposure. And it's really growing well.

    Happy 4th!

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  3. Leave that bug alone. I can't see it closely enough, but it looks like a lady bug larvae. Watch it, see if it curles up on itself and turns a coral color.

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  4. Hi Ribbit! OK! I have been seeing more lady bugs around! YES, I did see one that had curled.

    I've got so much to learn about garden pests... and the good guys!

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  5. Toni everything looks great and is growing so fast!

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  6. Toni, your plants look so healthy! OK, so the potatoes not so much, but all the rest looks great!

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  7. Thanks Granny! My poor poor yukon golds... : (

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  8. Things are looking great. I think you're the radish queen, they seem to love your garden thats for sure. The unknown plant does kind of look like spinach.

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  9. Hey Dan! Thanks... I duly accept the title of Radish Queen... too bad I don't really like them! I plant them for my husband who loves them!

    I picked quite a bit of that unknown green today. Pan fried it with garlic scapes and onion. It's a bitter green... didn't care for it at all... so out it goes! Got to make room for something else... maybe carrots... I do love carrots!

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  10. That leaf looks like some kind of Oriental leaf like Pak Choi - salad leaf. Doesn't look like spinach to me, but you might have all sorts of different leaf shapes in WY

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  11. Hi Matron! Thanks for stopping by!
    It's a bitter green. I don't it like... so I'm pulling it out to make room for something else.

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