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I have been concerned about my pea planting because we had some unseasonably cold weather after I planted them. But I see a few sprouts from the Cascadia and Mammoth Melting [snap pea](crop)s. The Green Arrow shelling [peas](crop) have no sprouts so I replanted them today. [Turnip](crop)s hav...
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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...
Warm weather has arrived! Our spring has been unseasonably cool here, which was a marked change from last year when it was unseasonably warm! I looked at my gardening log from last year and I had happy tomato seedlings I'd wintersown in milkjugs already separated out and transplanted into red sol...
Yay, seeds arrived. Gonna go on a planting binge tomorrow. Especially since tomorrow is tomato day! Got: Golden [purslane](crop) [Watercress](crop) Yard long [bean](crop) Blackeye [pea](crop) Charentais [melon](crop) [Cantaloupe](crop) (Minnesota Midget) Shelling pea (I ran out) I've...
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I suppose I should write something here
I just want to say hi to everyone who is checking out the site. Thanks for joining and helping to make Growstuff happen! Once the weather is right here in Melbourne and everything is a bit more settled, I have plans to start using the site for gardening myself. As a mostly indoorsy sunlight-av...
The garden (not just the edible portion but the lot of it) has really been exploding recently thanks to the rain and my seedlings are starting to look like identifiable seedlings instead of teeny tiny leaves. Took some photos today and they're up on Flickr. We're got the [golden beets](http://www...
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New features: logged out homepage, private messages, sun/shade data, and some smaller fixes
We just made another production push including the following features: - **improved logged-out homepage:** if you visit the homepage when you are signed out, you will now see a more dynamic page with community content on it, rather than the static page that was previously there. - **privates ...
A couple of minor UI things
The site is looking lovely! It's really exciting to be playing around with it. I noticed just a couple of very minor issues that might be worth modifying. Apologies if these are already listed in the tracker and I missed them. First, when I initially set up my account and went to edit my p...
Uses for lemon peel
I've recently seen a couple of interesting ideas for using lemon peel and I thought I'd post them here and see if anyone has others. 1. Peel the [lemon](crop)s with a fruit-peeler (i.e. into thin strips, avoiding pith) and then dry them in the oven on a low heat. Put the dried peels in a jar ...
Rhubarb in containers
I've got some [rhubarb](crop) seedlings which I hope to plant out in containers. Does anyone have much experience with this? Any particular tips? I know rhubarb's meant to be a heavy feeder so I'm wondering particularly how to keep it happy in that regard. I've also heard it's a good companion to...
New features: email notifications, password reset, date picker, and more
We just pushed a bunch of new features to the site, including: - **Email notifications:** when someone comments on one of your posts, you'll now get an email notification as well as it appearing in your Inbox. You can turn off email notifications in your [settings](http://growstuff.org/member...
"Nearby gardens" or similar feature?
I see from previous posts that a "friends" type feature has been suggested already. How about a "gardens near you" feature, for those of us who have specified a location?