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Any growers in the house?

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  1. MaverickonRoids

    MaverickonRoids Power Member

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    And no, this is not another thread about pot. lol

    I was wondering if any of you guys do gardening. I mostly do container gardening indoors via grow lights. Stuff like lettuce and so on.

    Interested to see who else does it.
     
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    I don't, but my family has a garden with a LOT of veggies!
    It's really amazing having such a garden because you can just go and pick up fresh greens. Last year alone we had over 100kg of tomatoes!

    Regarding growing greens inside the house, I used to grow spring onions and sprout seedlings in the winter when it was hard to get fresh produce.
     
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    I grow my own chili peppers. I have a garden full of ripe chipotle.
     
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    Yeah, my mother had a garden when we were younger. It was nice, for the reasons you mentioned. Can go to the backyard and pick some stuff. My fave was the raspberries that were growing wildly against the fence by themselves without tending to. Great memories.

    If you grow stuff indoors, it's great, because you can control the climate around the plants. I use LED grow lights, as the other stuff uses far too much power, and gives off too much heat. So, my grow list at the moment indoors are:

    Butterhead lettuce
    Water Spinach
    Strawberries

    I want to expand the list to include other varieties of lettuce, and maybe start doing spinach as well.

    Fun times.
     
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    I was thinking of doing that, but at the moment I don't have the space, living in a tiny apartment. Soon I plan on moving to a different location, which will afford me more space. Then, I might start growing some chilli's as well. They LOVE the heat, so, it's great to grow in the summer time, and they produce a ton of peppers.

    It should be good.
     
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    Oh yeah, raspberries are all over the place and are growing like crazy next to a fence. Too bad there are worms in just about every 3rd berry though. Oh well, at least you know that they are 100% clean from chemicals.
     
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    True. Luckily I never had a worm problem, otherwise, I would have been scarred for life, for sure. lol
     
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    My dad grows a lot of stuff - green beans, onions, carrots, beetroot, tomatoes, potatoes etc. and makes his own compost.

    i like the idea of doing it, but in reality I'm too lazy:)
     
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    I used to work in the garden centre and do landscape gardening but nothing at the minute, although I am thinking of growing my own veg. Better quality, cheaper and a lot more satisfying :)
     
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    I started growing ginseng about 5 years ago, I started with an indoor 1000w hydroponics set up, most of it was automated. I planted it the next season in an acre of the 10 acres I bought I'll eventually build a house. My goal is to get an acre of ginseng planted every year and harvest it every 7 years, so if I plant every year, then every year I should have a harvest and then I hope to hold it and preserve it until I can make the most money on it selling it to a regional distributor or to a contact in China. Pretty sure what I'm doing isn't allowed but I don't really care.
     
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    Large tomato garden but this year's crop really sucks with the bad weather.
     
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    Damn, that was the only reason I stopped by. j/k

    When I get my big ole mansion I will have a gardener to do all that.
    I like the idea of gardening but I suppose I am just too lazy.

     
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    Used to grow ....ugh ...pot :D
     
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    I live in an apartment too. When I said "a garden" I meant a little green space just outside my window...nothing fancy. Chipotle is 3 feet high, can grow a little bigger with care, but ok for an apartment space. Some folks use it for decoration, the plant looks alright and becomes especially attractive with all the red hanging chili.

    It's great really. Today I picked a big red one and mashed it on my lunch plate. Lots of vitamin C they say.
     
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    I am planing to buy a small piece of land in my neighborhood for gardening vegetables and such stuff. At the moment, I have 2 hens.
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    The place where I used to live before, we had mangoes, papayas, banana, guava and couple of veggies. Damn those were good times. Pure organic no genetically mutated shit.
     
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    i wonder what does this thread have to do with seo
     
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    LOL. That's not a cock. Its hen.
     
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    We grow some leafy vegetables and curry leaves in our small outdoor garden. We also have some fruit-bearing trees like jack fruit, banana, mango, guava, and a chickoo (Manilkara zapota, or sapodilla) tree there.

    Early morning walkers, most from well-to-do families, majority being ladies who have good social standing in our small town take away (rob!) some of the flowers, especially roses and vegetables, and chickoos and mangoes even when they are half-ripe :(. They remind me of how everyone takes away those ebooks and applications without asking. lol :D But that's the main reason we are not into growing more vegetables.
     
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