Re: [gardeners] Sunday gardening

Margaret Lauterbach (
Mon, 02 Mar 1998 06:37:28 -0700

At 08:40 PM 3/1/98, you wrote:
>Put the nylon netting up on the t-posts this am and almost immediately
>planted the cucuzzi, spaghetti, cushaw, butternut, and green tint squashes.
>Got 24 foot of squash planted. I think the squash borers are laying low
>waiting for me to turn my back. Tilled that spot every two days for a week
>seeing if I could turn up grubs of any sort. It worked, got some kind of
>dirty brown larvae out of there, about 10 of them. Squished them good,
>(insert maniacal laughter here). Put the cukes out too, opposite side of
>the garden. One cuke plant planted between two almost mature garlic plants.
>Of course I put out 8 cukes all told. Repotted the tomatoes into 4 inch
>pots with some osomcote fertilizer, I want them to stay inside under the
>lights for another 2 or 3 weeks. The chiles are coming along fine and will
>be repotted tomorrow plus some more seeds started.
>Beautiful day here in SW Louisiana, a little on the cool side but lots of
>sunshine. The pup laid on the grass and snoozed while we worked in the
>garden. Miz Anne transplanted her elder berry plants from between our house
>and the neighbors and put them where they will get some more sun. Her newly
>laid compost heap was lightly steaming this morning at dawn. Should be well
>heated by tomorrow and we will turn it in six more days. Five day forecast
>calls for warm and overcast so the new plants and transplants should do well.
>George, Anne, and Sleepy

George, your cucuzzi will have to climb on something, or did you somehow
find a bush type?  No, i don't see how a bush could grow baseball bats.