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We were out in May this year. I cannot say when. Not later than mid may though. Crazy long spring this year. Here are squashes at 93f about to make me open a meat and 3 drive in to make up not having maters yet. The white leaf look is beetle dust. And I am going to take a picture of a tomato leaf and get your opinion about something after a while.

Those are muscadine and scuppernong(sp?) and a small fig to the left.
 
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How does the pvc hold up over the seasons? I was thinking about the grey version which is rated for electrical conduit outdoors
 
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How does the pvc hold up over the seasons? I was thinking about the grey version which is rated for electrical conduit outdoors
It falls apart in hot sun after a few years. All the areas I screw or bend it, it deteriorates rapidly. Metal conduit or wood is usually what I prefer but I’ve got stuff everywhere. All repurposed cage materials so far.
 
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Ok. Then I will suggest to you the grey pipe, though it is not in the plumbing section the cost is very similar.
 
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Ok. Then I will suggest to you the grey pipe, though it is not in the plumbing section the cost is very similar.
I’ll give it a whirl if I ever run out of piles of free material. Can it be drilled like pvc or metal? I attach holes, screws or nails about every 6-12” for lines or twine.
 
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Thai basil and purple garlic with zucchini. Purple kale still growing in a greenhouse with 100+ heat. View attachment 40372
Obviously you are picking the Zucs before they are at their mature weight of 20 lbs. Whatever do you hope to achieve by such a premature thought? Since it wont land your picture in any newspaper perhaps you had a recipe in mind?
 
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Obviously you are picking the Zucs before they are at their mature weight of 20 lbs. Whatever do you hope to achieve by such a premature thought? Since it wont land your picture in any newspaper perhaps you had a recipe in mind?
Lol, I let a few go to 20 lbs for seed saving but otherwise I pick between 8 oz and 2 lbs or so. I make a crockpot soup with them, garlic, and broth. Then blend in lemon basil and cream. It’s good and doesn’t overheat the house since I plug it in on the deck.
 

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@DirtMechanic heres a blended pic and the recipe. It’s the easiest way to literally chug pounds of zucchini. It’s super good with crackers or paprika bread. I double the recipe in 1 pot and use an immersion blender.
 

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