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danahall (Dana Hall)

Member since: May 15, 2010

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Location:

Greenville, Tx 75401
USDA hardiness zone 7B

Name:

Dana Hall

Member since:

May 15, 2010

About me

I love to dig in the dirt! My grandmother & g-father had a 160 ac. farm. Grandma had a 1/2 acre vegetable garden. They raised dairy cows, sheep, hogs, chickens and every kind of vegetable you can imagine. Everything was slaughtered there and cooked that day! The daily main meal was at 2:00 and there were usually four or five vegetables. I used to help grandma inthe garden. My mother is a gardener, too - flowers.


Current project

I have a 20' X 10' veggie plot. Kentucky wonder beans, Blushing Beauty bell peppers, as well as Bell-green,orange,yellow. Tomatoes - Celebrity,Better Boy. Squash - yellow crookneck.


Type of gardener

Vegetable


Favorite garden activity

Watching it grow

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Hi! How are your tomatoes doing this year? Mine have been late - yellow pears are finally setting and slowly beginning to ripen. Your childhood experience on your grandparents' farm sounds like it prepared you well to have your own garden! Were they in TX too? (I am in Austin.) Put up a post and let us know how your garden grows!
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gardengirl commented on 07/28/10
HI there! I have two different areas I am gardening in my rental yard. One is 12 x 18 the other is about 12 x 15 with bits and pieces scattered around the yard. <br/> <br/>
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mpathhealr commented on 05/18/10
Hi! I am in Greenville with crooked neck squash, tomatoes, green beans and 4 types of bell peppers. The tomatoes are Better Boy & Celebrity. The Green Beans are Kentucky Wonder. The Bells are 3 types I found at Lowe's and several Blushing Beauties. It is too hot today to work in the garden. I haven't checked but it is around 100.
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danahall replied: on 06/17/10
Hi there! We are happy you found us and we want to help you with your garden in any way we can. For our newest members we love it when people do something we call a &quot;garden walk-about&quot;, which is you showing us and telling us about your garden in a post (described how to do this below). <br/> <br/>****If you would like to ask the community a question or share your garden in a post follow these simple instructions *** <br/> <br/>1. go to your logged in homepage (to get there, click on the Dig The Dirt symbol above) <br/>2. click on the blue button that says &quot;YOUR QUICK LINKS&quot; <br/>3. Scroll down to &quot;create a post&quot; This is where you can write a post or ask a question with pictures and text, link to your blog or website and just get creative! <br/> <br/>***You can also add a plant to our database*** <br/>1. go to your logged in homepage and click on the blue button that says &quot;YOUR QUICK LINKS&quot; <br/>2. scroll down to &quot;add a plant&quot; <br/>3. follow steps 1-5 and you are a part of the ultimate virtual community garden! <br/> <br/>If you are a blogger feel free to create a hyperlink to you blog in your personal profile and check out our unique badges at www.digthedirt.com/badges and grab one for your blog!
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FigTree commented on 05/16/10

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