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Weather in southern England this year.

by jok,

The growing season is all over the place here currently. The winter was still here in Mid May when we had the last snow. We now have the last of the daffs with foxgloves, and all manner of things growing together which normally would never naturally be seen together. This means that with a tem...

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Sourdough tips?

by Skud,

Looks like we're going to start making sourdough bread when I get back from my upcoming trip. I've been baking other kinds of yeast bread for a while now, and have good sources of organic flour, etc. Does anyone have any recommended guides/tips/advice for sourdough baking?

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What's next?

by Skud,

For months now, we've been working on a set of features which we figured was the minimum with which we could launch Growstuff to the public. We wanted people to be able to track what they'd planted, upload pics of what they're growing, find other members near them, and discuss food gardening wit...

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Plant identification?

by maco,

I just got a house, and the front garden has a bunch of things that I don't recognize. Since [mulberry](crop), [grape](crop), and [rhubarb](crop) have been identified in that bed, I wouldn't be surprised to find these are also edibles. I just don't know what they are. Ideas? [something with a ...

rhubarb mulberries grapes
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Garden Design Tools?

by fe2h2o,

Hi, I have moved to a new house, with a new garden (really new! As in, the previous owner cleared the bush yard, put in a retaining wall and established grass, immediately before selling it!). We plan to replace the lovely front lawn with more lovely fruit trees and a decent vegie patch. We ha...

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Public launch! (and new features)

by Skud,

Hi everyone, Last night [pozorvlak](/users/pozorvlak) and I did a code push to the site, which contains the final features we wanted in place before our public launch. These are, most importantly: - Crop photos: photos you post on your plantings now show up on the crops page. You can see ...

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Clay & cherries

by maco,

I'll be moving into my house in a week. I've been holding off on transplanting my seedlings, but today I thought I'd move the squash and just put it in the ground rather than wait til we can get raised beds built (decided to go with table-style raised beds, made from cast off pallets, with a plas...

cherries
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New features: photos, crop improvements, RSS and more!

by Skud,

We just pushed a number of new features to the site, including: * Photos! You can now add photos to plantings, using Flickr. Stay tuned for lots of improvements in this area in the coming weeks. (Yes, we know you can only see the most recent few photos in your Flickr stream, for instance, a...

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Beans!! Beans all 'round!!

by black_hound,

I planted my [bush beans](crop) and [pole beans](crop) on May 27th. They have all germinated and have their first set of leaves and are at least an inch tall. Probably a bit more. Today is June 2? GO BEANS.

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Too Late for Starting? - Northeast USA

by erin,

I live in Massachusetts in the US, and just found out that I do, indeed, have space for planting in the giant garden that is apparently shared between the neighborhood. Is it too late to start [zucchini](crop)s and [watermelon](crop)s? What about sauce [tomato](crop)es? I've never tried to start ...

watermelons tomatoes zucchini
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Seeking advice on fledgling plant & bushy thyme plant

by ribbonknight,

The first plant is a [cucumber](crop), Mexican sour [gherkin](crop), which I've grown from seed. Firstly, yay, the things I grew from seed this year have been way more successful than last year! The cucumber looks like this: ![alt text](http://i373.photobucket.com/albums/oo177/tikalee19/2013...

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Fava Bean -- ripe or not?

by neotoma,

I planted several fava bean plants last fall, mainly as a way to get something into my newly dug flowerbed. Now they've flowered and set pods. Does anyone know how to tell when fava bean pods are ripe for picking? I've never grown fava beans before, so I really have no idea.

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