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  1. Geo

    Same to you @Mandy Onderwater !!

    Same to you @Mandy Onderwater !!
  2. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    Harvest update :) The remaining box - bottom is a little beaten up but it could have still held some veggies - in a temperate climate with tons of rain. I am VERY impressed by that. Potato harvest: Potato harvest with hand for comparison: Some thoughts: 1. Growing potatoes in a box in a...
  3. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    @Mandy Onderwater Some of the plants died down and some new ones popped up. But I'm still optimistic. I plan to take out the harvest next week. Here is today's photo:
  4. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    Thank you @DThille - that's a really nice tip!
  5. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    Some of the box potatoes started dying down last week. I blame the Sun... (Summer hit over here and the soil dries faster) so I started giving them water more often. Some of them flourished... but the ones that started decaying did not stop. Fingers crossed that I still get a good harvest:
  6. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    I placed 12/13 really bad potatoes that were about to go to the trash bin in pairs of 2/3... they came out all over the place :)) - but since they were that far gone... I was glad they came out at all... can't wait for the harvest :)
  7. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    Still going strong... :) - I'm so excited! :D
  8. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    Yes I originally wanted to plant it on soil, BUT I actually was more interested how it goes on concrete - since this will be the main garden in years to come. Also... it gets very wet here (temperate climate) and leaving a cardboard box on the soil is more often than not bound to lead to a crash...
  9. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    Sure thing! I'm eager myself :)
  10. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    This year I'm attempting Mark's experiment of growing potatoes in cardboard boxes :)
  11. Geo

    How did I not see this message :)) Thank you @Mandy Onderwater !! Happy New Year!!

    How did I not see this message :)) Thank you @Mandy Onderwater !! Happy New Year!!
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    My final hot pepper of the year :)
  13. Geo

    Self sufficient me live stream.

    Hi all! Mark is not streaming today and maybe even the following weeks. He's "leveling" his outdoor wifi network: https://www.youtube.com/post/UgzajXd7yE9BfWan_Wt4AaABCQ
  14. Geo

    Hello from Brisbane

    Welcome @Daisy ! Feel free to browse all the resources on the forum and showcase your garden. Great to have you!
  15. Geo

    Self sufficient me live stream.

    No stream today, Mark is feeling a bit sick. Check out the youtube update: https://www.youtube.com/post/Ugzbs-8BSaEqAc6ZF754AaABCQ Get well soon @Mark !
  16. Geo

    Self sufficient me live stream.

    Mark has scheduled his new life stream: Feel free to set reminders and see you all there! :)
  17. Geo

    Hello from Northwest Florida ☀️

    Hi @FloridaGirl , welcome!
  18. Geo

    Hello, fellow fans!

    Hi @NLeClair , welcome! Maybe share some things about where you're from and your interest in gardening to help us know you more :)
  19. Geo

    Self sufficient me live stream.

    No live stream this week, Mark is picking mandarines :) Here's the announcement: https://www.youtube.com/post/UgxAFN7SX_Qtl8DQHk14AaABCQ
  20. Geo

    Veg Showcase Rooftop garden build

    @Mary Playford There are pipes that bring water up there, but I've left them on the inside (for now) as we get a lot of negative temperatures during our winters. I am thinking of adding a small greenhouse and have tap (and collected) water in there for use. Thank you!
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