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Handling and storage of freshly picked plums

by oakandsage,

My landlady's plum tree is loaded with almost-ripe plums, light purple but still hard. The birds are going to town. In order to ensure that *we* get to eat some of the plums, we're picking buckets and boxes full. Is it better to wash the plums right away, or to leave them unwashed until ready ...

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We've started!

by fe2h2o,

We moved to a new house 3 months ago. It's been winter-y. But today we've finally got out and done some stuff! (Well, I guess a couple of weeks ago we started, I advertised some palms and box hedges on freecycle, and someone collected the lot. And we transplanted one of the many rosemary bush...

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Napier, New Zealand apartment garden suggestions

by Michelle,

We are moving from Norway to Napier New Zealand. While we do not have anywhere to live yet. By looking at the market it looks like we will be living in an apartment. There is a moderate sized balcony only on most. What would you suggest would be the best plants to grow?

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Cowpeas

by oakandsage,

I harvested the black eyed peas today. Not sure how many plants I have (it's kind of a tangle because they're in with the melons) but I think only 1 or 2 and the other 2 are yard long beans. I got just enough black eyed peas to make a little Side dish sized bowl of peas with onions. Pretty tasty...

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Eggplants, Corn, Beans, and Tomatoes!

by neotoma,

It's not quite August yet, but I have beans (string and borlotto), cherry tomatoes, and black Italian eggplants ready to be picked. My popcorn maize is starting to develop ears. I've never grown corn before, so this is exciting. My bigger tomato plants are taller than I am, as as the tomat...

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Roadmap and new features

by Skud,

The roadmap I've been talking about for weeks is complete. You can [read it on the wiki](http://wiki.growstuff.org/index.php/Roadmap_2013). The major areas we'll be working on are: - improvements to the crop pages - seed tracking and trading - improvements to how you track planting - im...

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Wanted: Tangerine Tree or Cutting in Perth WA

by gotica,

Howdy, I'm on the hunt for a tangerine tree or cutting should someone have an established tree. I've tried a few local nurseries and even Bunnings with no luck. Places seem to think offering me some other type of citrus and an acceptable alternative however it has to be the Citrus tangerina...

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Forgive me Garden, for I have sinned...

by gotica,

Well not technically sinned, but yanno it's been awhile since I've updated... My zucchini succummed to mildew and well, just did not make it through. I ended up pulling them and have planted Kale in their place. The strawberries may be also slightly affected by mildew as they are going grey be...

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Overgrown rhubarb

by maco,

There's a plant next to my driveway that a friend says is [rhubarb](crop). He says it's normal that if you let it overgrow, the stalks go brown instead of bright red. It's about as tall as me at this point. Can I still cook the stalks, even though they're far past ripe? Do I just cut back the rhu...

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Potatoes?! and tomatoes, beans, chard, melons

by oakandsage,

I shall label the seasons in my garden thusly: Dec-Feb: The Season of Excessive Procrastination Mar-May: The Season of Inarticulate Panic Jun-August: The Season of Smugness Sept-Nov: The Season of Isn't It Dead Yet I Need Room To Plant The Garlic My potatoes are doing well, and o...

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Watering

by maco,

So, um, watering's important. Yep. Very important. Well, what with moving into the house and all THAT entails...my plants are looking the worse for wear. They haven't gotten enough water. The oregano is dead. The basil and chives are just hanging on. The tomatoes have sort of purple leaves. Se...

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Draft roadmap

by Skud,

Based on the results of the survey I posted about a week or so back, I've been working on a roadmap for our development work for the rest of 2013. If you have an interest in what features we develop for this site, check out the [draft roadmap document](http://wiki.growstuff.org/index.php/Roadmap...

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