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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Side Dressed Okra

7/20/2019 – The okra has produced well up to this week and it seems to have slowed down. That made me wish I had side dressed it last weekend when I should have. There was some 34-0-0 with lime left in a bucket in the grain bin and so I added a little fresh 34-0-0, […]

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Filled in “African” Okra

Had maybe fifteen seeds left so soaked them overnight in water. Planted them in the gaps where the first planting did not germinate. Only about 30% of those seeds germinated and are about 2″ tall with two permanent leaves. I did not soak them first and likely soaked the ones planted today too long.

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