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Re: Applestar's 2017 Garden

Finally, FINALLY got the chance to plant the garlic —

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Re: Applestar's 2017 Garden

I FINALLY FINALLY got the chance to unwrap the Pink and Purple Mexican corn to see what I got —

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...first one I unwrapped was a dud, 2nd one only had the one kernel that looks immature. Another one had more but probably also immature. So only one spottily but successfully pollinated and matured cob, but enough for trying to grow again. Image
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Re: Applestar's 2017 Garden

These spent the winter under a tulle netting and doubled slitted 3 mil plastic, and look like this now:

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...I think this means if I can come up with better designed covering system that allows opening and closing during the winter instead of frozen to the ground, I would actually be able to harvest some and enjoy them.... :roll:
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