Cory's Hobo Garden

Day 117: More Fruit

by Cory on August 13, 2018

I finally found pollinated tomatoes on the other varieties!

Garden treasure 1 has been flowering consistently for a few weeks and I was getting worried because it seemed like nothing was getting pollinated. But now I see like 3 or 4 pea...

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What Makes a Tree a Tree?

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  • Game Programming

    Some Visual Shit

    by Cory on August 10, 2018

    I was working on prefabs not making any progress and hating it when I just decided to work on adding animations because it's about time.

    Check it out.

    I added some quick and dirty movement code to hook it up to the keyboard. Also I added a men...

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    Day 113: A TOMATO WAS EATEN

    by Cory on August 9, 2018

    I ate that ripe tomato today. I left to ripen on the counter with a mango, a peach, and a nectarine.

    You can see that the rot is actually starting to creep up on the ripe part.

    I cut it open and got rid of the rotten part. It was black up in t...

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    Day 111: A Red Tomato

    by Cory on August 7, 2018

    Remember that ripening tomato? Well, I went outside today to check on it and it was gone! I was pissed at first because I thought some birds might have seen it and eaten it, but I was scanning underneath the bridge just in case. After like 10 minu...

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    Day 109: Thinking About the Next Season

    by Cory on August 5, 2018

    I noticed today that the oldest tomato on garden gem 1 is turning red. This is cool I guess. It's too bad it has blossom end rot and that it's like the size of a ping pong ball. These tomatoes are going to be horribly small and probably won't tast...

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    Day 104: Keep On Going

    by Cory on July 31, 2018

    Here's the (probably) dead garden gem 0 looking all fucked up and shitty.

    Notice the dark raisin-y tomatoes.

     

    And this is garden gem 1, which actually has a lot of budding tomatoes on it now. I'd say like maybe 10 fruit? Anyway, the one in t...

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    Day 103: FUCK

    by Cory on July 30, 2018

    So I have been holding off on watering and refilling the resevior over the weekend because I think I overwatered the plants. Garden gem 0 is most likely dead. It's super wilted and the tomatoes are starting to look dark and raisin-y.

    All the othe...

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    Day 99: Blossom End Rot

    by Cory on July 26, 2018

    FUCK.

    The biggest tomato on garden gem 1 has started to develop blossom end rot. I'm pretty sure it's because I overwatered them a couple days ago. This is hard. I'm going to figure out how much water to give to these tomatoes. I guess it is bett...

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    Day 96: Fucking Buckets

    by Cory on July 23, 2018

    I bought two more metal pails today. They're 2 and a half gallons each. So I figure if I have 3 buckets that I can fill with river water in the morning, I have just over a gallon per planter. And this means I won't have to lug water back and forth...

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