Maricopa County Food System Coalition Forum

to support and grow a food system in Maricopa County that thrives

Maricopa County Food System Coalition Forum is a social network

Linda Enger
  • Female
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • United States
Share

Linda Enger's Friends

  • Joseph McClellan
  • Catherine, The Herb Lady
  • Grace Marie Newton
  • randy yavitz
  • Michael and Lylah Ledner
  • Vynnie McDaniels
  • Greg Peterson

Linda Enger's Groups

Linda Enger's Discussions

Dead bees in swimming pool
1 Reply

We have been having major issue with finding NUMEROUS dead bees in the skimmer baskets of our swimming pool. NOT what I intended. I see more dead there then buzzing around. Any suggestions?Continue

Tags: pool, swimming, bees, dead

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fascist Nation Apr 3, 2016.

Plants out of sync and fertilizers
12 Replies

multi thought/question post. 1) I have several eggplants in pots of varied large sizes that have never produced well over 6 months to 2 years planted... and now they are flowering ! Does that make…Continue

Tags: compost, fertilizer, eggplant, okra, pepper.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Kauspedas Dec 17, 2015.

a ripe peach in hand better than those birds in the tree?
8 Replies

Yesterday I picked aprox 40 peaches ( edible) and then there were those already half eaten  almost a 5 gallon bucket worth.Which is better. to pick unripe and hope the ripen well inside or ripen on…Continue

Tags: peaches, unripe, ripen, indoors, ripe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Denise May 16, 2015.

picking peaches before it is too late?
1 Reply

Yesterday I picked aprox 40 peaches ( edible) and then there were those already half eaten  almost a 5 gallon bucket worth.Which is better. to pick unripe and hope the ripen well inside or ripen on…Continue

Tags: and, squirrels, eating, birds, not

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Enger May 6, 2015.

 

Linda Enger's Page

Latest Activity

Fascist Nation replied to Linda Enger's discussion Dead bees in swimming pool
"Make sure they don't have a hive in your pool's skimmer.Set up a bee friendly pond/fountain."
Apr 3, 2016
Linda Enger posted a discussion

Dead bees in swimming pool

We have been having major issue with finding NUMEROUS dead bees in the skimmer baskets of our swimming pool. NOT what I intended. I see more dead there then buzzing around. Any suggestions?See More
Apr 3, 2016
Bruce Kauspedas replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"This is where I got my understanding of drainage. It's been awhile sense I read it but it explained container soil and what is going on with the…"
Dec 17, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"your reference to "drainage" seems to sound more like mulch to me , is that what you mean? I know I got the WORST results when I started out using Singh Compost/ mulch.... seemed way too barky. Re what is normal... well depending upon how…"
Dec 16, 2015
Bruce Kauspedas replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"Yes the sun can really do harm to the plants rots in a pot even in the winter the pot might get to hot in direct day long sunlight. Once the roots are cooked is a long or loosing battle. Pepper starting to fruit in pots in December isn't that…"
Dec 16, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"Great questions: My fIrst response though is ....doesn't  it seemout of the gardening chart expectations for swest gardening to be getting peppers, okra and tomatoes in the pots in December? Are they really confused? SUmmer:1)  I…"
Dec 11, 2015
Bruce Kauspedas replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"That is my same thoughts and that brings me to your questions. What do you think is the missing ingredient/s for your container vegetables? Did they dry out during the summer? Did the pots get hot during the summer? How old is the potting soil did…"
Dec 11, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"hmmmm, love a great dialogue on this. Although my original questions were not really answered in this thread :) "
Dec 10, 2015
Bruce Kauspedas replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
Dec 10, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"Powell , thanks for sharing the article. Interesting how un-environmentally friendly peat moss is sounding but the article also notes than many of the options are nasty too."
Dec 10, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"Thank you for your thoughtful description of what you do. I think all urban farmers must have a little chemist in them :) "
Dec 10, 2015
Bruce Kauspedas replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
"Yes giving coconut coir a try and maybe use Citric acid to lower the water PH. A simple experiment is measure the PH of water and pour a cup of water through a cup of peat moss and then measure the PH it will be much lower. I have kept tropical fish…"
Dec 9, 2015
Powell Gammill replied to Linda Enger's discussion Plants out of sync and fertilizers
""peat moss will help acidify the container soil to counter the high PH of our dessert water." Just because something grew in an acidic environment and slow decays in an acid environment does not mean its dead corpse provides…"
Dec 9, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Catherine, The Herb Lady's discussion June Planting Tips
"ha...I just found out  So okra and black eyed pea leaves are edible., cooking like other greens.. I feel much better !"
Jun 15, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Catherine, The Herb Lady's discussion June Planting Tips
"Catherine,  I figured you would say that ! Touch love is so hard considering how often the predators have their own  intentions ;]  The plants are really about 1 foot tall now I realized !  SO transplanting is out of the question…"
Jun 15, 2015
Linda Enger replied to Catherine, The Herb Lady's discussion June Planting Tips
"this year  I tried planting okra seeds directly into 5 gallon pots this year and wow.I guess I put too many seeds down. Now I have 3-4 that are already 6 inches tall. I avoided the tough love of thinning at 2 in. Which is better to bite the…"
Jun 14, 2015

Profile Information

About Me:
Professional photographic artist
Studying to be a certified yoga instructor
An avid student of natural healing.
Constantly creating new recipes with organic produce- my husband refers to me as a Harlam Globe trotting chef.
In the throws of attempting to balance needs,desires,and funding into remodeling of 1974 home w/1.3 acres. Logistics including working from home, Feng shui, green building,organic gardening,and agreeing on esthetics and design.

Married to Lionel Hummel - computer engineer who tends to always look and find ways to technically improve on everything ! Stay tuned for robotic organic food production;)

Linda Enger's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Linda Enger's Blog

Please visit my blog site

dirttodelicious.net

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 12:50pm

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Maricopa County Food System Coalition Forum to add comments!

Join Maricopa County Food System Coalition Forum

At 10:01am on May 6, 2010, levi mason said…
Welcome to the Guild! Robotic organic food production -- maybe the promise of the '60s will finally come!
At 9:39pm on May 5, 2010, Ericka said…
Welcome! 1.3 acre lot-now that is some room to grow!
 
 
 

© 2017   Created by MarCo Food Coalition.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service