My June Garden

The garden is so exciting at this time of year! Trellises are up. Cucumbers, squash and melons are happily spreading their vines up the netting while their flowers are blooming with the promise of potential produce. Zucchini have started to yield with the Green Machine variety bearing the first zucchini of the season. This type … Continue reading My June Garden

Plants, Seeds and Blooms

I love this weather when the temperature reaches into the seventies with a light, summery breeze blowing on my face. Lettuce and other greens are producing now and the garden is developing in stages. Sweet peppers are in before the rain tomorrow. Eighteen plants fit nicely in one of the big raised beds (4'x10'x2') in … Continue reading Plants, Seeds and Blooms

Seed Sprouts, Flower Blooms

All of the sudden we have beautiful weather! Veggies recently seeded or planted are growing by leaps and bounds. Flowers are blooming. Finally! Carrots seeded about ten days ago are starting to come up. Germination of carrots is occasionally an iffy process. If the weather is too cold they won't come up for weeks or … Continue reading Seed Sprouts, Flower Blooms