Tomato Growing Tip: Water your tomatoes regularly before the leaves appear wilted.
- Watering tomatoes is the most important element in growing tomatoes
- Tomatoes are 90 to 95 percent water and need about 1-inch of water per week. More for sandy soil.
- Maintain even soil moisture.
- Don’t let the soil completely dry out.
- Soak the soil when watering down to 6 inches.
- Water the base, not the leaves.
- Never over-water, which can happen if your site has poor drainage.
- The best control for cracking is a constant and regular water supply.
Cucumbers need at least eight hours of sun every day and rich soil. They are frost-sensitive and prefer warm, humid weather to produce a good crop. Cucumbers are 90 percent water, so adequate watering throughout the growing season is vital to get a juicy crop.
There are four types of cucumbers: slicing, pickling, space-savers and the ever-popular burpless cucumber. These are pickling cucumbers. We like them cause they’re smaller, faster growing, delicious raw and make great pickles.
Look out! It’s Santa Crow. I woke up to find this in the rear field. My neighbors put him there to scare away the deer. He’s over 5′ tall and I think he’s doing his job. Jake saw him this morning and was barking like crazy. Aesthetically, it’s a bit of an eye sore but we’ll keep him till we can make something better. Ho! Ho! Ho!
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