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MonkeyMD

Autocross Champion
I was a homebrewers for years but that became difficult with 2 little ones. Now we have a couple raised beds and grow all kinds of food year round. Heres one of the watermelons from this summer.View attachment 189017
That's awesome. Tried growing a few a things this year. First had to reseed 3 times because kids kept killing my seedlings. Finally, was able to transplant to outside garden in May.
Here's the results:
Cucumber - 4 plants survived. Zero fruit.
Tomato - 6 plants. 3 fruits.
Parsley, basil and cilantro did great.
Watermelon - huge vines. Tons of flowers. No fruit.
Squash - nothing

Note we have a shortage of bees, so have to manually pollinate with a brush, but to get no fruit after all that effort just really sucks.

Any tips?
 

Hungry4hops

Go Kart Champion
That's awesome. Tried growing a few a things this year. First had to reseed 3 times because kids kept killing my seedlings. Finally, was able to transplant to outside garden in May.
Here's the results:
Cucumber - 4 plants survived. Zero fruit.
Tomato - 6 plants. 3 fruits.
Parsley, basil and cilantro did great.
Watermelon - huge vines. Tons of flowers. No fruit.
Squash - nothing

Note we have a shortage of bees, so have to manually pollinate with a brush, but to get no fruit after all that effort just really sucks.

Any tips?
Best way to get them to produce is to manually pollinate with a small paint brush or Q-Tip. We have the kids do it they love it😂 And if you have room for a compost I highly recommend its literally black gold for plants. And plant a bunch of different stuff, some years certain plants do better than others. There are also flowers that can be planted in/around vegetables that can be beneficial like marigolds and nasturtiums.
 

GTI Jake

Autocross Champion
Past:

-MX & GNCC racing 250B, 450B, XC2B classes

-BMX

-Wakeboarding

-Snowboarding

-Sportbike

-Off roading

-camping

-shooting

-fishing


Present

-Fabrication

-Race car stuff (jk, just Mk7 stuff lol)








Id still love to do all of the stuff I used to enjoy regularly pre 2013, but being a father has taken priority over all of that so naturally times been flying by and we do stuff they can be a part of.
 

torga

Autocross Champion
My main hobby is drowning myself in car research of any kind. I'm a big Formula 1 fan as well, too competitive with karts, and will probably buy an NB Miata to K swap when I have a garage of my own.

My only other main hobby is photography. Half of these were taken with my DSLR, and half with my phone. "The best camera is the one you've got with you", so I make sure to have a phone with a high-end camera and great imaging software (Google Pixel is killing it right now).

As for other things, I hike, love to camp, I game a bit, I enjoy building PCs, I have recently gotten into semi-high-end audio equipment, I enjoy movies and anime. Anime/manga is probably the third subject I know most about, behind cars and photography.

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3rdOne

Passed Driver's Ed
work has kept me busy the last few years so hobbies have kind of fallen away, but main hobbies have been
RC Cars competitive racing and later trail trucks
mountain biking
static model building-all cars and mostly racing
woodworking-built some furniture and home improvements
reading- now lots of track driving theory and technique
There are others ion there those have been consistent over the years
 

randomhobo130

Go Kart Newbie
My main hobby is drowning myself in car research of any kind. I'm a big Formula 1 fan as well, too competitive with karts, and will probably buy an NB Miata to K swap when I have a garage of my own.

My only other main hobby is photography. Half of these were taken with my DSLR, and half with my phone. "The best camera is the one you've got with you", so I make sure to have a phone with a high-end camera and great imaging software (Google Pixel is killing it right now).

As for other things, I hike, love to camp, I game a bit, I enjoy building PCs, I have recently gotten into semi-high-end audio equipment, I enjoy movies and anime. Anime/manga is probably the third subject I know most about, behind cars and photography.

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These pictures are sick! Well done
 

GolNat

Autocross Champion
My main hobby is drowning myself in car research of any kind. I'm a big Formula 1 fan as well, too competitive with karts, and will probably buy an NB Miata to K swap when I have a garage of my own.

My only other main hobby is photography. Half of these were taken with my DSLR, and half with my phone. "The best camera is the one you've got with you", so I make sure to have a phone with a high-end camera and great imaging software (Google Pixel is killing it right now).

As for other things, I hike, love to camp, I game a bit, I enjoy building PCs, I have recently gotten into semi-high-end audio equipment, I enjoy movies and anime. Anime/manga is probably the third subject I know most about, behind cars and photography.

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Yeah man great photos!!

Do you process the RAW images?
 

torga

Autocross Champion
Yeah man great photos!!

Do you process the RAW images?
Thank you!
I only do RAW with my DSLR. My phone can do RAW as well, but most of a phone's photography strength comes from the software/post-processing that happens immediately after a shot, imo.
 

jimlloyd40

Autocross Champion
That's awesome. Tried growing a few a things this year. First had to reseed 3 times because kids kept killing my seedlings. Finally, was able to transplant to outside garden in May.
Here's the results:
Cucumber - 4 plants survived. Zero fruit.
Tomato - 6 plants. 3 fruits.
Parsley, basil and cilantro did great.
Watermelon - huge vines. Tons of flowers. No fruit.
Squash - nothing

Note we have a shortage of bees, so have to manually pollinate with a brush, but to get no fruit after all that effort just really sucks.

Any tips?
I have great luck with cherry tomato plants just rubbing the flowers together gently. Ends up growing tomatoes like a grape vine. For the plants with fewer flowers spread farther apart I agree with using a Q-tip or a cotton ball.
 
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