Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Potatoes

Planted some potatoes today. I should have put them in sooner but I was busy at other things.








  
  


Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Planting Rutabaga

 I'm finally planting my Rutabaga plants I started from seed.





 






    


       


  

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Mini Greenhouse From Plastic Fish Box

I had plants to harden off so I kind of threw this together real quick.Here I used a plastic fish box,any type of box,rectangular or square could be used.To build it - put together 2 frames,stagger the joints  on top and bottom frames.Attach hinges to the frames and paint, you'll need a trim strip to nail on top of  the plastic, paint that too.Use a better colour scheme than  I did.Anyway to finish,apply the plastic with staples first, pulling it tight for good appearance, than nail on your trim pieces and  attach the unit to the box of choice,your done.




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Rhubarb Patch

My rhubarb is ready to cut. My wife will be able to make lots of jam. 












Homemade Garden Hoe

I made this to meet my own needs for  a smaller hoe to do work in my vegetable garden.As my growing area is not  that big   I tend  to plant closer together than directed on the seed pack.This hoe was made to weed and cultivate around close quarters.All thats needed  to make this hoe is a short length of round stock,a piece of flat metal and a stout pole for the handle.It was a good diy project and a very useful  garden tool.







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