Vegetables and Fruit forum: Need growing information

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 14, 2012 3:03 PM CST
Hi all. My daughter and SIL have just moved to the Las Cruces, NM area. We are in need of help in knowing when and how to plant tomatoes and other veggies in the type of environment. All help is appreciated. : )
Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5a)
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mom2goldens
Jan 16, 2012 3:42 PM CST
Lynn:

For starters, have them check their state land-grant university or their county extension office for local information. They should have tons of horticultural information for both the home and commercial gardener.

I'm sure you'll get some advice from ATP members living in the area as well.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 16, 2012 4:42 PM CST
Thanks Linda. I did find some sites for growing in their area. Had great information. Thumbs up
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jan 31, 2012 6:26 AM CST
Lynn: You may have already found these sites but I googled and found this information:

http://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_circulars/circ457b.pdf

http://local.garden.org/Edibles_Las_Cruces_NM-t2473_Las+Cruc...
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 31, 2012 10:36 AM CST
Thanks Lin, I will have to check them out later. Something is wrong with my computer and it won't let me go outside ATP. : (
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jan 31, 2012 11:34 AM CST
valleylynn said: Something is wrong with my computer and it won't let me go outside ATP. (

Green Grin! That's a good thing! Smiling




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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jan 31, 2012 7:47 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Lin you really know how to cheer me up. Thumbs up
Computer guy just left, all is well. The electrical storm knocked some things wanky jawed and they had to be reset. Internet up and working great once again. Hurray!

Great links you posted above Lin. Sent them to my daughter.
Name: Karen
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kqcrna
Jan 31, 2012 8:44 PM CST
Wanky jawed??? What language do you people speak in Oregon? Hilarious! I've never heard that one.

karen
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jan 31, 2012 8:58 PM CST
It almost sounds like "Southern" speak. Green Grin!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Feb 1, 2012 9:43 AM CST
adj. Chiefly British, -ki·er, -ki·est.

Shaky; feeble.
Wrong; awry.

[Probably alteration of dialectal wanky, alteration of wankle, from Middle English wankel, from Old English wancol, unsteady.]

Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/wonky#ixzz1l94OPx4N


I grew up hearing that term. : )
My grandmother was from Mass, that might be why. Whistling
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
Feb 1, 2012 12:46 PM CST
Still just sounds funny, like something that should make people laugh. Smiling

Karen
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Feb 1, 2012 1:23 PM CST
Green Grin!

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