Re: [gardeners] Sunday gardening

Margaret Lauterbach (
Mon, 02 Mar 1998 19:58:53 -0700

At 12:56 PM 3/2/98, you wrote:
>At 06:37 AM 3/2/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>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
>>>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.
>It's planted on the netting too Margaret. Since I'm gonna eat it I decided
>it's a squash. ;-)
I got the impression the netting was only 3 feet, at most, off the ground,
mainly sheltering a row.  hope I'm wrong, because my cucuzzi went up and
over a six foot trellis last year.  Margaret