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  Seeds from Italy   that I successfully grew this year in the Hilltop garden! My first ever!  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