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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281183 doofaloofa
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:21 pm

diggernotdreamer wrote:Those tomatoes look similar to something I grow, I saved the seeds from a tomato I bought in the organic market, do you know what they are called? I have never found out what they were



Just beefsteak AFAIK

They aren't easy to peel, so we'll grow a traditional type next year
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Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:39 pm

diggernotdreamer wrote:Those tomatoes look similar to something I grow, I saved the seeds from a tomato I bought in the organic market, do you know what they are called? I have never found out what they were

Costoluto have that difficult-to-peel shape. My neighbour gave me some, so I'm growing them this year. She couldn't believe that I thought peelability was a consideration. "Who peels tomatoes?" I'm glad to know it's not just me.
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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281193 Marc
Sat Aug 23, 2014 9:34 am

I've never peeled a tomato in my life :mrgreen: - the last couple of years I've been growing one called Ferline, which I first bought because it's meant to be blight resistant. Don't notice much difference there but it's a gorgeous tomato. Big, and almost like a beeksteak but with a smooth skin and taste is excellent. (my customers think so too) Keep really well once off the plant as well. I was still eating them in January last(I mean this) year :iconbiggrin:
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Post: #281194 Marc
Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:00 am

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This is cheating a bit as it's from last year, but I'm growing most of them again and have picked quite a few already.
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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281282 doofaloofa
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:12 pm

Half the broilers got the chop yesterday

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Between 1.5 and 2kg

Have you eaten any of yours Tony?
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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281298 Odsox
Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:46 am

Good Lord yes, a good percentage have already been eaten since ours were dispatched at the end of June.
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Post: #281347 doofaloofa
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:50 pm

Odsox wrote:Good Lord yes, a good percentage have already been eaten since ours were dispatched at the end of June.


what kind of weight were they?
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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281351 Odsox
Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:20 pm

Too big really, they averaged 2.5 to 3 kilos dressed weight at about 9 weeks.
When boned out, each half breast was too big for one helping, but too small for two helpings.
But, we are managing. :iconbiggrin:
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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281356 doofaloofa
Fri Aug 29, 2014 7:35 pm

Wow

thats impresive

What did you feed them?
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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281370 Odsox
Sat Aug 30, 2014 7:40 am

One bag of broiler finisher mixed with whole wheat. I had to get a second bag but still got over half of it left.
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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281596 doofaloofa
Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:58 pm

Odsox wrote:One bag of broiler finisher mixed with whole wheat. I had to get a second bag but still got over half of it left.



can you remember the protien content of the broiler food and rough propotions of the mix?
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Re: Show us your harvest!

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Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:25 pm

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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281652 diggernotdreamer
Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:26 pm

Thank you so much for showing us your nuts

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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #281653 doofaloofa
Sat Sep 06, 2014 9:28 pm

here's your fungus

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Re: Show us your harvest!

Post: #282307 KathyLauren
Mon Oct 06, 2014 1:04 am

I harvested my carrots and parsnips this week. This is a row of freshly-dug purple carrots. I had another similar row of orange carrots, and one of parsnips, some of which were lethal-weapon-sized. Since we are still getting a ton of fresh veggies in our CSA basket, all the carrots and parsnips that are fit to store have been packed in moist sand for winter storage. I also have three braids of garlic hanging in the shed.

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