Texas Organic Gardening

This was back in April 2011. Super excited about growing our own food. The weeds that I pointed out and said were Dandelion greens apparently were not, because those grew to be about 6 feet tall. Yeah… I didn’t know any better so I just kept juicing them. They gave me a super buzz. I still don’t know what they were, though. LOL.

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    25 Responses to “Texas Organic Gardening”

    1. Backyardhomesteader Says:

      It just warms my heart to see young folks getting interested in? gardening.

    2. canuckartist Says:

      You might want to identify that weed you’re juicing. I may be wrong, but it looks like wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa ) -? has mild phychotropic effects lol

    3. considereden Says:

      @canuckartist Lol- yes,? I’ve long since identified it. It’s prickly lettuce. Makes me crazy energetic, lol.

    4. SteveHarpster Says:

      love your garden…great job. I have some videos also. check out my fall video. I use water bottles and 2 liter bottles to start seeds faster and help protect them. also when you fig tree gets more branches you can cut one off and stick it in water and it will? self root. then just pant it 4 a free tree. take care

    5. considereden Says:

      @SteveHarpster I? certainly will! And I had no idea about the fig tree, I will definitely have to look into that. Thanks for your comment. πŸ™‚

    6. SoulSurvivorX2 Says:

      Good for you guys. We unfortunately live in a condo so? our growing is limited. We do really well with basil and dill and love being able to pick it fresh and put it on a salad every night πŸ˜‰ c

    7. Christos1680 Says:

      A good thing to have around your garden is a bird house or bat house to help? with the insects because they are what are getting to you fruits ^_^

    8. considereden Says:

      @Christos1680 I definitely don’t want a bird house to attract more birds. It’s actually birds and/or squirrels that got to my fruit. Bugs couldn’t eat all my pears in a matter of days- lol. We have a net on it now… But anyway, we do have a bat house already. πŸ™‚ Don’t think it is inhabited as of yet, but I’m hoping it happens soon. The mosquitoes are killers here. πŸ™‚ Thanks? for the tip!

    9. toomanyfires Says:

      why you all running around? naked. good lord.

    10. ajbaker7 Says:

      this is cool, im inspired to realy start a garden in the back of? my yard… great garden guys

    11. assacoon Says:

      Well done and keep up the good work,? your doing good. One thing I will say though, is that your compost pit is far to dry, it wont come of much, trust me im an English gardener, were the best of the best! lol

    12. considereden Says:

      @assacoon Yes it was- but we usually let the rain do that for us. It is still breaking down nicely-? and we want to be as hands off as possible. Thanks!

    13. considereden Says:

      @ajbaker7 Thank? you!

    14. considereden Says:

      @toomanyfires We are not naked… ? ? It was summer. Haven’t you heard of vitamin D? πŸ™‚

    15. edstar83 Says:

      @toomanyfires If you’re ashamed of walking around half naked then you need to eat more? fruits and vegetables. πŸ˜›

    16. incognrod Says:

      that? “dandelion” looks like Milk Thistle.

    17. considereden Says:

      @incognrod I will check it out, what I’ve come to believe? it is, though, is prickly lettuce… although I don’t know the proper term for it.

    18. incognrod Says:

      @considereden ..sure is Lactuca serriola(? prickly lettuce). Keep growing ..cheers!
      dont eat the white sap πŸ™‚

    19. considereden Says:

      @incognrod Yeah, I think I did eat some, although it was? minor. I juiced the leaves and some stalk. I’ll know next time. πŸ™‚

    20. delta9LouDog Says:

      I cant wait? to do my own organic subistance farming, LOOK INTO AQUAPONICS and greenhouses. You can add some protein and flavor to your diets by growing tilapia or other fish.

    21. M0SSYH0RNS Says:

      i was born in texas and lived part of my life there around the texas city area…. just wanted to say im really proud of yall! we will change this world yet!!? thank you for sharing!

    22. considereden Says:

      @M0SSYH0RNS? Indeed! Thank you!

    23. Z71Ranger Says:

      VERY? NICE!!!

    24. fckuvrymch Says:

      congratulations!!!!

      THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO LIVE.

      ?

    25. considereden Says:

      @fckuvrymch Yes, it’s freaking amazing. I can’t believe I missed out on this as a kid!?

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