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austin87

Member Since 07 Mar 2016
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In Topic: DIY polytunnel

03 December 2018 - 12:25 AM

With the temps dropping in the midwest and we even got a dusting of snow yesterday i decided to make my own diy pollytunnel made out of pvc and and 4 mil plastic sheeting i got from menards gonna put the from together tomorrow or when i get my tax cut money not bad for a city boy 20181109_1332361.jpg  20181109_1332361.jpg    20181109_1528141.jpg


That is awesome. Can you tell me more about the pvc? How long are the pieces, how far apart are the sides where pvc attaches?

In Topic: Problems growing peppers in my raised beds

29 November 2018 - 03:51 PM

Looks like mites


This. Broad mites more likely than spider mites, which make the little webs. Azamax works well.

Unfortunately the deformed leaves will never heal but after a few treatments new growth should normalize.

In Topic: Today’s harvest

29 November 2018 - 03:49 PM

We didnt use a coffee grinder, we used an open disk grinder. The dust was airborne and you know the rest. I will ask my wife if I can use her grinder. Btw, how do you get the burn out of the grinder before using it for something else?


Dry rice works good

In Topic: Quick Hot Peppers For Zone 5b/Lake Michigan Area Wisconsin

24 November 2018 - 02:43 PM

Start indoors around January 1 and you should be able to grow anything.

Plant out a couple weeks after last frost (maybe late April/early May in your area?) with a healthy plant and good root system.

We have Canadian growers who grow superhots fine up in the Great Whitw North.

In Topic: DF Kratky Experiment Glog

22 November 2018 - 10:55 AM

First pepper showing up.
Trimmed the base so the Aphids had les dense area to hide, did more squishing.
 
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I am really enjoying this thread. Ill be starting some letttuce/kale/spinach like this soon.