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Old April 16, 2017   #241
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Your customers are getting one helluva deal Cole.
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Old April 16, 2017   #242
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I was able to scrounge up 25 lbs of fresh picked tomatoes for our final market here today. I've still got them growing on about 80 plants but we are finally getting freeze forecasts for next week. I'm just about as done as my plants are.
Nice Charlie! Where did you get those boxes?
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Old April 17, 2017   #243
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Old April 20, 2017   #244
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Very beautiful Cole Robbie. Your plants look great and for that price I'd be your first customer in line
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Old April 20, 2017   #245
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Cole what omsocote are you using and how much per gal pot?
I am using omsocote plus in my containers with good growth just a little high on N. I get leaf curl down.
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Old April 20, 2017   #246
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Thanks again.

I've used the vegetable one before. This time I have the Plus, because it was on sale. It is a little high in N, but I starve my plants until they get the Osmocote. Then they turn from pale green to deep green in just a few days.
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Old April 21, 2017   #247
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Thanks again.

I've used the vegetable one before. This time I have the Plus, because it was on sale. It is a little high in N, but I starve my plants until they get the Osmocote. Then they turn from pale green to deep green in just a few days.
Looks like osmocote working good Cole!. You going to market this weekend? Jimbo
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Old April 21, 2017   #248
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90% chance of rain and a high of 51 tomorrow. I'll probably make an appearance, but I don't expect to sell anything.
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Old April 28, 2017   #249
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I actually ended up doing ok, despite it being cold, wet weather. Here's a pic that the market page posted on facebook. I was trying to stay out of the rain, but I kept having to get out of the truck to sell plants.
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Customers have no idea they're getting a plant that's blowing away the competition.

This is how I visualize your plants' performance.

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Old April 28, 2017   #251
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We had a few episodes of rain at our market too. I had a canopy up but was worried about all my jam jars/labels and stood in front of the display to keep rain from blowing in. I forgot my side panel. We should have fabulous weather tomorrow.
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Old April 29, 2017   #252
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lol, thanks Gerardo.

We had massive flash flooding last night. Just getting to market was difficult because so many roads were closed. Some vendors didn't show; they could have been stuck at home due to closed roads. You can see how empty it looks behind me in the pics. I don't ever remember being the last vendor on the row in my space.

Customer flow was light, but I still had an ok morning.
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Old April 29, 2017   #253
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Plants look great brother.
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Old April 29, 2017   #254
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what are the toms in the pots next to the jam (left side)?
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Old April 29, 2017   #255
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Thanks, Worth.

And those are microdwarf breeding creations from generous t'viller Dfollet. I'm keeping a couple of each variety he sent me, and selling the extras. Customers enjoy hearing about "The world's smallest tomato plants."
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