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Old 05-23-2019, 10:53 AM
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experimenting with plant monitoring:



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Old 05-23-2019, 11:51 AM
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Milkweed and heliconia.
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Native garden with cone flowers, black eyed Susanís, lantana and milk weed. Aka the I never have to do anything to garden. And my sons mammoth sunflowers from the Houston rodeo. Almost time to harvest the seeds.

tomotes(grape and Roma), cucumbers, bell peppers, and strawberries



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Old 06-10-2019, 06:35 AM
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All of my peppers are recovering well from slug damage. My wife wasn't watching the dogs, and they dug up my ghost pepper plant. She stuck it back in the ground, but it was beyond dead. Most of the leaves ripped off, brown, wilted over, and broken off about 4" up the stalk. I didn't pull it out, out of sheer laziness, and wouldn't you know it, after 4 days of cloud cover and rain in NC it's about a foot tall!

Have a cluster of jalapenos that came in, our first ancho chili, a sweet snacking pepper, and maybe one or two others. The leaves on the Carolina Reapers are HUGE compared to last year. They really seem to adapt to whatever they're planted in, so moving to the bigger pot this year was a smart decision. I thought I'd be elbows deep in Tabasco peppers already, but that's been one of the three slow growers this year.
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Speaking of jalapenos, looks like we are getting a few.
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Old 06-10-2019, 09:45 AM
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Sure don't look like any jalapeno I've ever seen!
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I was just about to say the same thing. Mine all grow like fruit on a tree, not in a spicy flower.

Here's our stuff:

Peas, Carrots, assorted flowers, CORN



Bed #2:

Rainbow Chard, Beets, maybe a carrot or two? Arugula (bolted af), beans with the leaves eaten by rabbits, somewhere some basil and other stuff I've forgotten.



THIEVES.
Hopefully the coyote living in our neighborhood teaches them a lesson.

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Originally Posted by Supe View Post
Sure don't look like any jalapeno I've ever seen!
My thoughts too.

Mine do not look like that at all.
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My wife told me they were jalapenos. I wonder where she got the seeds. Mystery peppers!!
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Typically if they grow upright in clusters like that, they're some species of ornamental chili. I would expect them to turn yellow and red soon.
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Originally Posted by sixshooter View Post
Mystery peppers!!
Guatemalan insanity peppers?
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Yeah, the upright peppers are probably one of the Thai style breeds.
Or at least a cross breed with them for visual appeal

Still edible, but usually they tend to be a bit low on flavour compared to the normal eating species (they tend to still have a bit of heat though, and dry really well for storage)
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Last year a bunny got into our raised garden bed and had bunny babies. My dane, bull in a china shop style, found out and got into the garden and destroyed it. No more of that this year.
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Bunnies got into my native garden a few years back and had a litter. Found bones and fluff about a week later. Lots of hawks, raccoons, coyotes, and stray cats here.

fruits of my labor. Have about 3 more gallon bags of tomatoes in the fridge, and some tupper ware too. We have already given away bags to our neighbors already. More cucumbers in the fridge too.
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My tomatoes never come in until mid-July. Kinda jealous of your more southern gardens.
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