Still no tomatoes ready for harvest, but the cucumbers are coming in like crazy, and the bush beans and limas are getting started! There was a jalapeño harvested too, but my son got to it before I could take a photo.
What a strange growing season it's been. The rain just didn't stop in June and the first half of July, which really seemed to wreak havoc on all the plants' usual growing habits. But now, finally, the heat has turned up, things are drying out (a bit) and lots of growth is happening all over… Continue reading July Garden Gallery
The seedlings (or sproutlings, as my son calls them) have grown quite a bit even since these pics were taken, but here is a little gallery of how things were looking in the garden a week or so ago.
My seeds came on Monday! The cat, however, is not a recent arrival. He just makes the photo more interesting and helps prop up the seed packets. Notice how pleased he is with me. I sorted through all the packets today, and went out with the kids to pick up seed starting supplies. In a… Continue reading Look What Arrived!
A Grow Camp update is long overdue. The only remnant from the summer vegetables are the bell peppers and they are still going strong, despite the cold evenings we have had lately. So far, my autumn plantings are doing great - red and green leaf lettuce, onions and arugula are all sprouted and growing.… Continue reading Autumn Garden Gallery