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First Time Gardener, - Not Doing So Well - In Denver, CO
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First Time Gardener - Not doing so well. We rent so I decided to plant the fruits and vegetables in 10 gallon bins and 1 20 gallon. I live in Denver, CO, and it's pretty dry here. The humidity is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by amastergardenersblog.com Jun 8, 2012.

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amastergardenersblog.com replied to wscott84's discussion First Time Gardener, - Not Doing So Well - In Denver, CO
"Hey there FTG first of all congratulations on getting a garden going!  Secondly I agree with Bob in that you were probably drowning your plants. Drainage is a big deal and you have taken care of that.  When you over water you tend to push…"
Jun 8, 2012
Bob Albright replied to wscott84's discussion First Time Gardener, - Not Doing So Well - In Denver, CO
"they are babies so at 85 and 14% you may have to water them daily until they get a more established root system. just try and not over do the watering, they don't need to be flooded everyday. soils good, those…"
Apr 26, 2012
wscott84 replied to wscott84's discussion First Time Gardener, - Not Doing So Well - In Denver, CO
"Day time temperature is 70-85 F, but the feel like in this Colorado sun can be 10 degrees hotter.  The soil is Organic Top Soil - Made from sterilized mushroom compost.  The pieces were not clay but the organic pots, I removed from the…"
Apr 26, 2012
Bob Albright replied to wscott84's discussion First Time Gardener, - Not Doing So Well - In Denver, CO
"well 1st of all you were drowning the plants. those holes are going to help with that big time and it still sounds to me your over watering them, whats the day time temp. mulching will help, those clay pieces not so much. it looks like you…"
Apr 26, 2012
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First Time Gardener, - Not Doing So Well - In Denver, CO

First Time Gardener - Not doing so well. We rent so I decided to plant the fruits and vegetables in 10 gallon bins and 1 20 gallon. I live in Denver, CO, and it's pretty dry here. The humidity is usually 40-50% at night and as low as 15% during the day. So I was watering them everyday, yet most of my plants were wilting. Someone suggested I might be watering them too much and this can cause wilting. So I drilled 4, 1/2 in holes in each bin, and 8 in the big bin. I did this yesterday and today,…See More
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