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Marshy ish land? What to do with it?

 
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Well, i got a piece of land to garden on.

https://goo.gl/maps/BdiuAhiGdUWyQXYaA

Where the red dot is.

It's a bit marshy sometimes.

Can i grow taters there? Carrots?

If you look on street view, it's the bit between the torrent's bank and the two little trees on the right.

What would you do on the bank? It's usually covered with reed.

I would like my potatoes this way!



I would like to do cabbage, cauliflower.

But how to keep those for the winter?

Any other ideas?

I would like to keep the blackberries on the bank too. But theses are next to the road.

Thanks a lot guys.





 
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It has got some dramatic scenery, any way!

Would heavy rain/ melting snow on nearby peaks lead to flash flooding along that torrent? Has it happened before?
 
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Gilbert Fritz wrote:It has got some dramatic scenery, any way!

Would heavy rain/ melting snow on nearby peaks lead to flash flooding along that torrent? Has it happened before?



Not from the last thirty years.

Not this year either, snow was scarce.
 
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Not cool, Satamax, not cool at all.

I'm looking for a place to live and then you show us what you've got.  To top it off, you've got access to French cuisine and wine and you're asking about potatoes?  With French women to top it all off?

I might as well just give up ;)
 
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Timothy Markus wrote:Not cool, Satamax, not cool at all.

I'm looking for a place to live and then you show us what you've got.  To top it off, you've got access to French cuisine and wine and you're asking about potatoes?  With French women to top it all off?

I might as well just give up ;)


Timothy, there's is barely any women here, and far too many ski instructors, piste patrol guys, and all the sporty guys!  So they're not interested in a fatty like me!



I was wondering. Does corn copes with wet feet? I have plenty of rustic corn to plant. Red, multi color sweet. Some chili peppers too.
 
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Hi everybody.

Well, i have read that  doing seed balls wasn't really worth it with corn/maize.

I'm wondering, since the road is nearby, and can get busy, should i worry about pollutants much?

Thanks a lot.



 
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