Flowers and veggies from mid-summer, before the rains stopped and the real heat hit. The garlic has been harvested, and the rest is quite a withered mess now.
We use the “Florida weave” method for trellising our tomato plants. This year we added some thick bamboo poles to our existing stash of untreated 1x1s, which don’t last too […]
The early spring here has meant that the garden is more lush than usual for the end of May. We are already snacking on our first cherry tomatoes, Sunsugars that […]
The sweet potatoes have been dug up. About 16 pounds from 9 slips (not including the ones we found later while turning over the bed). The green bell peppers were […]
Things have slowed, but we are still collecting from the garden. The parsley came back from dormancy and a fresh crop of seedlings have popped up. There is a miniature […]
The garden is starting to look different – autumn is approaching. Temperatures have been fluctuating dramatically. On labor day weekend we went from 100+ on Saturday, and didn’t get into […]
In the garden yesterday, I saw something crawling on my dill plants. Turns out there were no less than ten black swallowtail caterpillars on the dill and parsley, in different […]
The other day I was in the garden and noticed the delicate, somewhat ragged flowers on the arugula plants. The plants were overall in pretty bad shape – stringy, bug-eaten, […]
we planted the sunflower seeds late, so the plants (2 of them) are just now getting ready to bloom.
we currently have an abundance of tomatoes. they are ripening every day, too many to eat at once. we had hoped for this, and are preserving some of the harvest […]