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Omega Farms replied to Willi's discussion 'Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes' in the group Homegrown Cookin!
"Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup * 2 large tomatoes, chopped * 1/2 cup chopped onion * salt to taste * ground black pepper to taste * 2 tablespoons margarine * 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour * 2 cups milk Garlic to taste 1. Simmer tomatoes, onions,…"
Nov 3, 2010
Tracey left a comment for Willi
"Thanks, Willi. I try to remove the needles from the plot, anyway, and the soil's beautiful otherwise. The tree's in the northwest corner of the plot, so it does get plenty of sun. I think I'll just go for it! Thanks! Tracey"
Apr 22, 2009
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"Hi Tracey, I don't think that the pine needles should be a problem, as they actually don't change the pH of soil too much. My concern would be if the potatoes get enough sun if they are growing under a tree. They need at least six hours…"
Apr 21, 2009
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"Hi Willi, I listen to you on the gardening segment on Weekday sometimes. Cool you're on here! I hope it's okay for me to ask you a gardening question... I've never grown any kind of potatoes before, but am looking to grow something…"
Apr 21, 2009

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At 12:29pm on April 22, 2009, Tracey said…
Thanks, Willi. I try to remove the needles from the plot, anyway, and the soil's beautiful otherwise. The tree's in the northwest corner of the plot, so it does get plenty of sun. I think I'll just go for it! Thanks!

Tracey
At 10:04pm on April 21, 2009, Tracey said…
Hi Willi,

I listen to you on the gardening segment on Weekday sometimes. Cool you're on here! I hope it's okay for me to ask you a gardening question... I've never grown any kind of potatoes before, but am looking to grow something "underground" that won't be affected by needles that will be dropped on it by a tree (spruce, I think). From my brief research, seems that potatoes like slightly acidic soil. I'm assuming this patch is pretty acidic. Is it the needles that acidify the soil or the tree itself? I think the tree is sick due to the vastly increased amount of needle droppage in the past couple years. I usually amend the soil with lime, but am thinking maybe I shouldn't if it's gonna grow potatoes. Any advice?
At 2:58pm on January 15, 2009, Calamity Jane said…
didja know you can put your blog in the main section of your profile, 'steada over in the sidebar? cornelia alerted me to this fact after i did it just like you... you just drag it over!
At 4:09pm on November 26, 2008, Kurt said…
I really like the groups you joined.
At 2:47pm on September 26, 2008, Cornelia said…
Yay Willi! Welcome to HOMEGROWN.org - can't wait to hear from you!

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