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Old 2 Weeks Ago   #3046
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Hey Barb,I hope you see this,today only cybermonday sale at Earthbox. They are giving 20%off sitewide. I needed mulch covers.
.I just ordered 3 years worth if mulch covers, 49 X 3 =147, at $1.99usual price, $1.69 If over 50, but then 20% off,and free shipping. So $292.53 if full list price, as well as shipping costs. I paid 198.74, plus the free shipping, so I saved a bundle, and I am set for 3 years.
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Hey Barb,I hope you see this,today only cybermonday sale at Earthbox. They are giving 20%off sitewide. I needed mulch covers.
.I just ordered 3 years worth if mulch covers, 49 X 3 =147, at $1.99usual price, $1.69 If over 50, but then 20% off,and free shipping. So $292.53 if full list price, as well as shipping costs. I paid 198.74, plus the free shipping, so I saved a bundle, and I am set for 3 years.
I put the 147 in the cart and the total comes to $234.02 Discount of $58.51 but no quantity discount. BooHoo
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I put the 147 in the cart and the total comes to $234.02 Discount of $58.51 but no quantity discount. BooHoo
Barb, I did it by telephone with the rep, call back, she will honor the $1.69 each and then 20% off. I chose 147 because it's my 49 Earthboxes, X 3 years. You only need to get 50 to get the $1.69 price. By the time the discount is applied, they are $1.34. But you do have to phone to get the quantity discount.
They will credit your card back the difference.
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Hey Barb,I hope you see this,today only cybermonday sale at Earthbox. They are giving 20%off sitewide. I needed mulch covers.
.I just ordered 3 years worth if mulch covers, 49 X 3 =147, at $1.99usual price, $1.69 If over 50, but then 20% off,and free shipping. So $292.53 if full list price, as well as shipping costs. I paid 198.74, plus the free shipping, so I saved a bundle, and I am set for 3 years.
I bought an earthbox. It's your fault.

Side question, how do you deal with mosquito coming into the water overflow hole?

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Mosquito bits or mosquito dunks which I cut into thirds.
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I grew some Chinese Cabbage (Napa) in a raised bed this season. A few years back I routinely grew them with good success in the dirt. The variety in the picture below is China Express, which is the variety that I have had the most success. This head is 3 1/3 pounds which is the first full size head that I have picked from this crop. The plant was 20 days in a seed cup then transplanted into the raised bed where it was for 46 days before harvest. I have side dressed with a bit of 10-10-10 3 times and watered every 3 days. There is no hurry to harvest them for they keep fairly well in the garden for a while. I think Chinese Cabbage is about the easiest Brassica that I have grown.
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Larry, this is great idea. Thanks.
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Amazon - Prime $12.50, but another vendor has them for $10 + $1.85 shipping on first pack and +.60 shipping on each multiple pack. I bought 3 for $33.05 including shipping, no tax.

Anytime I can get them < $1 per card, I feel like I'm doing well. This came out to $.73 per card. I use a card per cage so go through a lot.

I bought sticky traps from this vendor before without problems.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Just updating to see how everyone's garden is doing.

Getting lots of ripe: SunPeach, Esterina, PinkBumble Bee (bland in comparison to SP), Chocolate Lightning.

Brocolli has set fruit.

Finally picked really nice lettuce and the microgreens are in full mode.

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BTW - Those yellow sticky sheets were delivered today; priority mail - so anyone on the fence, the price/vendor is good. My total postage didn't even equal the priority mail cost.
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So far, Esterina, Sunchocola, Candy Sweet Icicle, Garnet, Iva's Red Berry, Sun Gold have ripened, blushing today is Grightmire's Pride, Orange Russian 117, KARMA Miracle, and KARMA purple multiflora. We are moving right along.
My lettuce and cucumbers are going gangbusters, and I have lots of soybeans.

Kurt, thank you for the tea plant, many new leaves now.
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So far, Esterina, Sunchocola, Candy Sweet Icicle, Garnet, Iva's Red Berry, Sun Gold have ripened, blushing today is Grightmire's Pride, Orange Russian 117, KARMA Miracle, and KARMA purple multiflora. We are moving right along.
My lettuce and cucumbers are going gangbusters, and I have lots of soybeans.

Kurt, thank you for the tea plant, many new leaves now.
Soon you will be in tomato heaven. I'm jealous!
What does a tea plant look like?
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So far, Esterina, Sunchocola, Candy Sweet Icicle, Garnet, Iva's Red Berry, Sun Gold have ripened, blushing today is Grightmire's Pride, Orange Russian 117, KARMA Miracle, and KARMA purple multiflora. We are moving right along.
My lettuce and cucumbers are going gangbusters, and I have lots of soybeans.

Kurt, thank you for the tea plant, many new leaves now.
So how is SunChocola? My SC plants had to be restarted so just starting to set a lot of fruit. SunPeach is dynamite.

SunPeach is EARLY and much bigger trusses and tomatoes than SG.
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So how is SunChocola? My SC plants had to be restarted so just starting to set a lot of fruit. SunPeach is dynamite.

SunPeach is EARLY and much bigger trusses and tomatoes than SG.
My husband loved it. I thoughtbut could be sweeter. It wasnt ripe enough.
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Maybe it will improve with time. Or needs less water.

I am super happy for you, my friends. Your season is here. Keep on posting those pictures. We need them.
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Has anyone heard from Kay and/or Ginny? I hope they are OK.
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