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90 Miles West of Central Park   our lost tribe

Started 6/7/05 by Paul (SNOTZALOT); 114143 views.

From: gunter


bah ... turned to rain here now and what a mess!

From: Paul (SNOTZALOT)


5" snow, 5 hours of rain with a few thunders thrown in, 2 hours on the tractors to clean up the mess. Snow thrower didn't like the rock wall........

Just in next tuesday we are looking at a noreaster with 2" of moisture over NYC, if it stays as snow that's a 2 footer Gunter!
  • Edited 1/28/2009 7:17 pm ET by Paul (SNOTZALOT)
In reply toRe: msg 75

From: Paul (SNOTZALOT)


Well folks all good things must come to an end. There goes the 08 Christmas tree.....yupper on Feb 1, 2009!

Tie it up - Attachment 1

Climb on the trusty 1650  - attachment 2

Off into the sunset.... - attachment 3
In reply toRe: msg 76

From: Paul (SNOTZALOT)


Spring is on the  way! Spent the afternoon pruning the raspberry patch. Tried a severe pruning this year, was too much of a tangled mess in 08 to pick properly,

Seeded a flat of onion seeds, should have 128 plants. Some flowers were seeded also today along with seeds for a few Joshua Trees.

One grow light is on, there is one scraggly pepper plant I wintered over. It's 2+ years old now and is the last one from the wedding peppers I grew a few years ago. Clipped back and some fertilizer, it should do well this year.


From: Paul (SNOTZALOT)



The check is in the mail for some Ramapo seeds! I'm looking forward to an old flavored tomato!

  • Edited 2/16/2009 12:29 pm ET by Paul (SNOTZALOT)
Carol Ann (Knit_Chat)

From: Carol Ann (Knit_Chat)


Oh excellent, Paul. You will love them. My hubby went to a garden show the other day and he met some Rutgers folks there and he told them about his great success with the Ramapo tomatoes. Some gardeners didn't have good luck with them, but ours were a [huge] success with some tomatoes weighing in over 1 pound each. Be sure to tie up the plants nice and securely so they don't fall over from the weight. And prune the suckers from the plants...that helps in keeping the fruit nice and big.

One of our local restaurants asked us if we would sell them some Ramapos this summer so I hope that works out for us.

Let me know how yours are doing...


From: Paul (SNOTZALOT)


Carol Ann,

Seeds arrived yesterday!  Thanks again for the info!

Think I'm going to purchase a bottle of Mayo today!
Oh that's great, Paul. I think you can hold off on the Mayo for a while yet. Gotta give the seedlings a chance to grow. My hubby's a little late in getting his started...he planted his seeds last week. Around May we'll transfer the plants into the garden. Keep me updated on how yours are growing.

From: Paul (SNOTZALOT)


We are trying for some early tomatoes this year. Pictured below are 4 two week old tomato plants and 108 onion seedlings.

Tomatoes will be thinned and transplanted this weekend to two plants and the onion seedlings will be scissor trimmed to 3" to encourage branching.

We expect to plant the onions in a few weeks and the tomatoes about a month early.

Tomato variety: Moskvich

Onion varieties: Candy & Copra

Broccoli, cabbage and related plants being started next week.

Spring isn't far away!