Garden Updates

Some veggies just really strut their color and I would have to say peppers are that veggie in our garden. Peppers have flourished this hot summer which was very conducive to their growth - the rain not so much in late August and September. Another veggie that loved the heat was the Asian eggplant ( … Continue reading Garden Updates

Something Old Something New

Something new is this gorgeous purple cauliflower from Β Seeds from Italy Β  that I successfully grew this year in the Hilltop garden! My first ever! Β The cauliflower variety di Sicilia Violetto can have side shoot production and maybe I'll see them this year. The plant was initially under tulle fabric which it outgrew, then covered … Continue reading Something Old Something New

Garden Woes – Harlequin Bugs, Squash Vine Borers, Squash Bugs and Potato Bugs

One journey into the garden this week I found a harlequin bug on a broccoli plant, squash bug borer moth flying around the stems of zucchini and a potato beetle on a potato leaf. Sometimes I feel like a crime fighter, because I immediately went into battle mode. Last year I found that a solution … Continue reading Garden Woes – Harlequin Bugs, Squash Vine Borers, Squash Bugs and Potato Bugs