What did you do in your garden today?

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I've used both those processes, and they rely on horizontal running, which you don't really have with an arch. I guess I'll just have to experiment.
Here's another to look at. I didn't study it but part 5 says pruning gapres on an arbor.


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Wow! You all have been so busy and productive. Proud of you all.

On my neck of the woods with a bad knee and all the rain, I can barely find my tomatoes and peppers, 🤣

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So, put a knee brace on and taking advantage of a rainy day so the soil is loose and did some clearing.

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Still more to do but it's muggy and hot out there!
 

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Grapes at my old house thrived for over 40 years with a ph over 8. I wouldn't worry too much about PH.
Different varieties have different requirements. I bought Saint Theresa grapes because it specifically listed being tolerant of alkaline soils.

"Vigorous vine. This mostly seedless purple grape grows well on an arbor or screen. The slip-skin fruit has an excellent flavor. Tolerant of alkaline soil. Cold-hardy — stands up to temperatures as low as -30ºF. Ripens in early September. Self-pollinating."
 

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@Hinotori do you use as a tea? Or....

I understand mullein is good. I have tons of that growing here. Several are flowering this year, noticed that yesterday. Fresh leaves...good TP🤣
But it's a curative plant for bronchial issues. Can even be smoked. I've a friend who smokes...tried to get here to use this. COPD & she won't quit the cigs! 🥴
 

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@Hinotori do you use as a tea? Or....

I understand mullein is good. I have tons of that growing here. Several are flowering this year, noticed that yesterday. Fresh leaves...good TP🤣
But it's a curative plant for bronchial issues. Can even be smoked. I've a friend who smokes...tried to get here to use this. COPD & she won't quit the cigs! 🥴

Tea.

Mullein is considered invasive here so planting it wouldn't be the best idea.
 

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Well, it looks invasive where it's growing on the old RR track here 🤣. But no state warning issues.

Garden. Like me, hot & dry. At least first several inches of dirt -- where young plant roots reside. So I got the under mulch soaker going along the tomatoes. And squished several darned horn worms 😡. Still need to add posts and wire for tie ups. I'ma slacker 😓

It's HOT out there. Full sun. Pastures drying. I need a good soaking rain! Yeah, over rained in May, now short in June. July ? Prob dry, usually is.
 

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I can't find the tomatoes, but it's technically not because of weeds. I overseeded with flax.
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The flax did nothing to deter squash bugs. A few years ago I had one zucchini that didn’t have a single squash bug all season, surrounded by seeding lettuce. Maybe coincidence. I was hoping the flax would do the same.
 
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