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Sweet Corn - My corn stalks here in Minnesota.
@webeishere (36353)
United States
June 4, 2010 4:53pm CST
This photo is of some of my sweet corn I have planted. Due to a late frost I though the first planting died so I planted more. Now they are all popping up. I have about 60 stalks growing that I can see so far. Just a rough guess as I stopped counting at 45. Guess I'll have an abundant supply of sweet corn this year huh? Once done growing I save the plants and use them as Fall decorations for my yard out front. Do you have any corn growing? Do you use the dead stalks as decorations later in the fall? HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB!!~
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@Hatley (164450)
• Garden Grove, California
4 Jun 10
hi Grandpa Bob looks like you are going to have tons of yummy roasting ears and souch good eating. we did raise sweet corn when we had our own house. such good times with sweetcorn on the cob a nd lots of butter or margarine.so no not here at Gold Crest, wish they would have a community garden here that wou ld be such fun.
@webeishere (36353)
• United States
4 Jun 10
I can't wait. I love roasting it on the BBQ grill. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB!!~
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@BarBaraPrz (21370)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
5 Jun 10
Hey Hatley, why don't you suggest it? It would give some of the more active residents there something to do.
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@GardenGerty (105355)
• United States
5 Jun 10
You know, I have never raised corn. I do not eat it real often but I like the little bitty kind. I think you show great ingenuity saving the stalks for yard decoration.
@webeishere (36353)
• United States
5 Jun 10
A bale or 2 of hay or straw with some of my acorn squash and corn stalks make for great decorastions for Halloween, Thanksgiving and fall. Even a neighbor asked for a few of mine for the same purpose. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB!!~
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@BarBaraPrz (21370)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
5 Jun 10
I didn't bother planting any corn this year since something got them before they had a chance to grow very big the last couple years.
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@webeishere (36353)
• United States
5 Jun 10
I always plant extras seperately for the critters and their appetites. HAHAHA! HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB!!~
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@BarBaraPrz (21370)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
5 Jun 10
That's fine for you, with your vast estates, but I only have a postage stamp.
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@Lakota12 (42681)
• United States
5 Jun 10
nope no corn good to get tomatoes to grow. But if I did I would use the left overs for halloween and thanks giving Decorations nice idea!
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@webeishere (36353)
• United States
5 Jun 10
You're very welcomed too. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB!!~
@dawnald (84146)
• Shingle Springs, California
7 Jun 10
I am just NOT that creative. But corn on the cob is one of the very few foods that the entire family can actually agree upon!