Already Spraying for Flea Bettles

4/5/2020 – Mary found flea beetles on the baby squash. Sprayed the tops and underside of the leaves with malathion that was left from a past spraying. Ten minutes later walked through moving the leaves with the wand and nothing moved. Also lightly sprayed the tops of the tomatoes, tomatillos, cucumbers, and cantaloupes.

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Ordered Hoss Garden Seeder

Order #80359 placed 3/31/2020 Hoss Garden Seeder $369.99 Tehama Lettuce – Packet (250 seeds)1$3.99 Champion Radish – Packet (250 seeds) $3.99 Offset Handle Bracket 12.99 Additional Seed Plates Hoss Seed Plate #6 $6.99 Hoss Seed Plate #7 $6.99 Blank Seed Plate 1/4″ $6.99 Hoss Seed Plate #1 $6.99 Hoss Seed Plate #4 $6.99 Total:$425.91

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Garden Issues & Soil Temperatures

3/29/2020 – The PEPH and Kentucky Wonder Bush bean germination is very poor and the okra seeds (saved from okra grown last year) has not germinated…but that could be just okra. There has been no rain since 3/3/2020–3.5 weeks–but we have watered everything at least every other day. Soil temps taken this afternoon with the […]

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Planted Yard Garden

3/19/2020 – Mary and Piper planted Bonnies 3″ pots of: Sweet Basil, Thai Basil, and Cilantro plants. They also sowed: lettuce Swiss Chard seeds: Bright Yellow Decorticated and Burpees Rhubard Chard left from last year. Thai basil seeds next to the Bonnies Thai basil plant. The new plants and the existing onions are shown in […]

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