"Sorry to enter so late into this conversation, but i'd like to add that we always use FedCo as our primary source. I haven't compared prices across many sites, but Fedco is much cheaper than Johnny's. I do use…"
"Another thing about starting onions indoors -- onions are day-length sensitive, so if you have them under a grow light, don't leave the light on too long (definitely not more than 12 hours, including boths sunlight and the growlight), or they…"
"Here's my planting schedule for this year:
TargetDate Veggie Variety Note
3/1/2010 Onion Clear Dawn Start in flats
3/1/2010 Onion Redwing Start in flats
4/1/2010 Broccoli Fiesta Start in flats;
4/1/2010 Pepper New Ace Start in flats;
"The deer pressure depends on where you live. We're up in Seneca County (near Interlaken). We have a 30' x 60' garden area with just a 4' chicken wire fence with standard steel fence posts. It's been up for about 5 years, and…"
What type of food preserving do you want to do with others?
Brewing, Canning, Cellaring, Stocking a Year's Supply
What do you hope to achieve by joining IthaCan?
To meet and share knowledge and experiences with others, to learn and do.
I'm a good gardener, and am working toward developing -- along with my wife Jan Quarles -- a veggie - small fruit - tree fruit farming. We're slowly renewing an old, rundown farmstead in Seneca County.
What is your favorite home-preserved food?
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