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rename account?

by melannen,

Hi! I just put in my garden for this year and I'm ready to enter it in Growstuff, but I've realized that I'd like to link my Growstuff account to my worksafe ID rather than my, uh, non-worksafe internet handle. Is there a way to rename my account, or should I just get a new account and start clea...

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February harvest!

by melannen,

All of you Australians are making me jealous again, so I decided that if life gives you a Minnesota winter, you make maple syrup, and tapped the big sugar maple out front. I put one tap in last Friday afternoon - right after what will hopefully be our last big snow - and have gotten about eigh...

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October roundup

by melannen,

So I was two days' drive away from my garden for most of the summer, leaving it in the care of the other people who live here. Now I'm back! I have no idea how the garden went while I was gone - they *claim* they watered, but everything (as usual for the end of summer around here) was looking pre...

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Many things happening!

by melannen,

So, update from last time: Most of the beets I transplanted are still 'alive', and by 'alive' I mean 'the leaves are sticky-uppy and don't look wilted'. They haven't been growing much, though, so it may be a futile effort (on the other hand, beets have a long growing season, maybe they'll turn...

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Yes, definitely tomatoes, in fact.

by melannen,

Remember that hopeful post I made about possibly some tomatoes coming up volunteer? That has since developed into 'WTF DO I DO WITH ALL THESE TOMATO PLANTS'. There were thirty-six of them over two inches high as of this afternoon, and increasing. I'm scared. I got one of those upside-dow...

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Tomatoes!

by melannen,

I think I have tomatoes! Last year we planted four cherry tomato plants from the local nursery/produce stand (one flat worth) and three of them just sort of spindled along, sickly-looking and not growing much, putting out one fruit here and there. The fourth one became The [Tomato](crop) Plant Th...

tomatoes
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Transplant Ho!

by melannen,

Most of the rest of my seedlings came up last week all together - I had forgotten how *violently* beens and [squash](crop) can grow - so I did a bunch of transplanting. All but two of the seeds I started came up, and I think one of the other two is about to - I am gratified! Although if I end up ...

zucchini squash
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Inception!

by melannen,

I HAVE SPROUTS! I'm way too excited about this for somebody my age. There are a *lot* of beets coming up. In fact, way more sprouts than seeds I planted?? Do "[beet](crop) seeds" actually each have more than one seed in them? Am I going to have to figure out how to thin them earlier than I ...

beans beets
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Trying Again

by melannen,

I am a terrible gardener but every year around this time I get a bee in my bonnet anyway, so I have tried again! (I am also the world's laziest gardener, which doesn't help.) We've had late frosts (and snows!) this year, so since today finally felt like spring, I put in some dollar-store seeds...

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