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GreenFrieda commented on Knox Gardner's photo

Green Roof on Rabbit Hutch

"cool roof! We've got a green roof on our chicken coop, but it's no edible--just succulents. I don't think our chickens could resist hopping up there if fruit was growing."
Jun 10, 2009
GreenFrieda commented on Cornelia's group 'LA HOMEGROWNers'
"Hey Janelle-- I'd suggest EarthWorks Farm in Whittier or the Tierra Miguel Foundation. I've volunteer at EarthWorks before and it's a great place. http://www.ewent.org/ http://www.tierramiguelfarm.org/"
Jun 4, 2009
GreenFrieda commented on Cornelia's group 'LA HOMEGROWNers'
"Here's a very helpful article explaining the new rules from the LA Times. They start June 1, and apply only to automatic lawn sprinklers. "Hand watering using garden hoses fitted with shut-off nozzle devices is allowed any day but not…"
Apr 24, 2009
GreenFrieda replied to fiver's discussion 'new lawn watering laws' in the group LA HOMEGROWNers
"I was wondering that, too. Perhaps they're making a distincting between watering landscaping and watering gardens grown for food? I can't imagine they'd enforce the Monday/Thursday rule on you if you're just trying to keep your…"
Apr 22, 2009
GreenFrieda replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'What do you want to say? Need help with HOMEGROWN button ideas - book & T shirt giveaway!'
"Grow Your Own"
Apr 17, 2009
Amy S. replied to GreenFrieda's discussion 'Squash in containers???' in the group Urban Gardeners
"Choosing a bush variety is the key and I have seen bush crookneck cultivars. Otherwise it shouldn't be a problem. How shallow? Make sure you have good drainage. This year I am attempting to grown my cucumbers ( a bush variety sold by Seed…"
Mar 28, 2009
taylor replied to GreenFrieda's discussion 'Squash in containers???' in the group Urban Gardeners
"try some of the more advanced container methods if you want a decent yield from squashes or melons, even then they are tough . . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZUCxBHeq04 good luck !"
Mar 27, 2009
GreenFrieda added a discussion to the group Urban Gardeners

Squash in containers???

Has anyone tried to grow squash in a container? I have a wide but shallow wood container that I was thinking might work for yellow crookneck. Am I dreaming, or can squash be successfully grown in a container?Any tips?See More
Mar 27, 2009

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Dirt Under My Fingernails City Slicker
A bit about me:
I have a veggie garden, chickens and a love of knitting. Just your typical tree-hugging, DIY type.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Roasted beets with goat cheese, polenta, chard--yea winter!
My latest DIY project:
the great kitchen remodel
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