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Today I planted a few more rows of corn and a row of peas. I have no idea if peas will make it planting this late. Its apt to get hot any minute?
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Did you plant beans, too? It sounds like you are going to have to "hedge your bets" -- just plant them all and hope some of them will make it to harvest.

DigitS mentioned almost getting frost yesterday -- is that a possibility for you as well? Very unusual; weather patterns we all seem to be having....
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James I plant Alaska Snow Peas here in TN August 15th. We get first frost the end of Oct about Halloween. A few weeks of frost does not hurt the peas but if the temperature gets below 20 degrees it kills the plants. I wish I had some of your summer weather it is going to be 100 degrees again today. We had a big storm last night with 60 mph wind and flash flood after 9 days of no rain the garden will be mud for several days, many plants are flat on the ground they usually straighten themselves up in 2 or 3 days, it is good I got my other corn crop planted.

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Fingers crossed for you that it is a long summer into fall!

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Today picked a bucketful of leaf lettuce, and some asparagus, then turned the water on. (I use sprinkler irrigation)

Oh, no frost lately. :)
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88 degrees today, now maybe the corn will grow?
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What is it they say about planting in the light of the moon?
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Good Monday Morning and welcome to Summer!

The Nanking Cherry is blooming.

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jal_ut wrote:Image

Father's Day Moon

What is it they say about planting in the light of the moon?
Beautiful! I was watching that moon too, last night. Three fireflies too. :D
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Just went out and weeded 2 rows of corn. That was almost too much in this 93 degree weather. Have to wait till sunset and go grab a couple more? Pictures? I use my cell phone a lot for pictures. When I went shopping for a phone, I was looking for the one with the best camera in it. It has been good, but lately something went wrong and I can't get the pics off it. Guess its time for a new phone?
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OK, got a new cell phone. Now just have to learn how to use it.

Went out and picked a bit of asparagus. This will be the last of it for this season. Now it must grow up and have some time in the sun to make food for the roots and next years crop. Also got a few more garlic scapes. It is near time to pull the garlic.
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Things are starting to shape up.....

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June was a difficult growing month, here. Record heat early, near-frost in the middle of the month, back in the nineties late, and lots of wind throughout!

I'm not sure if anything is where I could have expected it to be. It may not have blown anything away but nothing liked all that wind ... cool season crops had a difficult time with the heat and warm season crops had trouble with the cold.

Then there were gardener errors - like, maybe even trying to grow some things! Or, turning on the sprinklers with 15' of coverage on the windward and 50' of coverage on the leeward ... :roll:

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Beautiful sunny day 72 degrees. I went out and weeded a couple of rows, then got the little Troybilt and ran it between the rows to clean up the large spaces. Whew, worked up a sweat! I have corn up to my shirt pockets yet no tassels. I am thinking about planting some carrot seed to see if it will germinate in July. Some fall carrots would be nice.
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I do have some beans, four rows, but they don't want to grow. I have four different plantings of corn. The youngest is just ten inches tall. None of it has tasseled yet. OK, yesterday I did plant carrot seeds, and a few lettuce, spinach and radish seeds. Then turned on the water. (sprinklers) I know those seeds are cool weather types. It will be interesting to see if it will germinate. 90 degrees here today, sunny and breezy.
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I planted some radish seeds about 4 or 5 days ago and they sprouted quick and easy! It's been consistently upper 90's here and dry as a bone. I even missed a couple of days keeping the little bed moist. Variety was Champion.

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Cooler here today. I went out and pulled weeds for a while. Its 70 degrees F. Clear skies. Not a cloud in sight.
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