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Old February 24, 2016   #61
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Yes it does look great I cant wait to see the progress of the plants.

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Old February 24, 2016   #62
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Thank you everyone. Snow on the ground for a month had me way behind, it feels good to be back on schedule.
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Old March 23, 2016   #63
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Perimeter fencing got put up, and more mulch during some spectacular weather between storms.

Pic 1 yesterday, Pic 2 today
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Old March 23, 2016   #64
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Look on the bright side, that is going to melt into water that will recharge your aquifer.
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Old March 23, 2016   #65
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Very nice garden. Good for you having a photo glog of everything you're doing. You'll appreciate looking back and knowing 'when you did what' in future years.
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Old March 23, 2016   #66
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Jealous of the white stuff.
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Old March 23, 2016   #67
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Water is our true currency in the western states. Snow is good, rain is easier to shovel.

Really coming down now, super heavy stuff to shovel too. A fast moving storm, probably dump a lot of rain in the midwest.

Thanks for checking in guys.
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Ricky,

Looks like you got a little snow. Nothing this far south, but reports of 20" in Woodland Park. Still waiting to use the snow thrower I bought two months ago for a heavy snow that never showed up. But snow now is better than the frozen rain a little later...right?

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Dang Ricky, those comparison pics look like 2 different seasons not 2 adjacent days.
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Old April 22, 2016   #70
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What I'm working on these days is getting the poly greenhouse up and making some elevated long racks. They're leftover wood from the raised beds and the lattice I got at Home Depot.

The 20"x20" elevated racks are 2x2's and old fence folded and stapled.

The Red Robin's are two I'd taken in to work and nearly every blossom set. Like piano keys, lined up perfectly.
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Old April 28, 2016   #71
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It's turned cool and wet, nights low 30's and days 40's with snow and rain mix thru Sunday.

Got some more frames built and some general prep work done yesterday and today, but on hold pattern on moving things into the poly greenhouse till things warm up some.

Not a serious back up yet, but culling is expected.
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Ricky, you sure have a beautiful garden. I love looking at your pictures.
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Old April 28, 2016   #73
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Ricky, you sure have a beautiful garden. I love looking at your pictures.
Me too.

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The secret underground lab. Nice. My kinda place.
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Old April 29, 2016   #75
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Thank you everyone. I stopped and got a dozen one gallon containers tonight to pot up some of the largest seedlings and buy a little time.

The seedlings that underwent cold treatment all show leaf stress to varying degree on that first set and I'm assuming this is normal. All survived and are doing well, some spectacular. The NAR displaying short internodal spacing and explosive growth, as well as Malachite Box.
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