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

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

Seedling Problems and Transplants

Seedlings that are not growing as rapidly, yellowing of lower leaves and overall not looking healthy can be signs of root bound plants, nitrogen deficiency, insect infestation or a soil mix that needs an aeration component. Since the weather for most of us has been cooler than normal, moving them outside has not been possible … Continue reading Seedling Problems and Transplants