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Still here

Not much to say...very busy with non gardening stuff! The garden is still doing great, I have about 6 or 7 zucchini , 2 summer squash, a bazillion tomato flowers but still no fruit (what's up with that?), the corn is waist high, the remaining…
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Efforts rewarded

I thought it might be a good idea to check out the taters that were getting flooded over and over. The bottom 4 plants, the ones at the end of the line so to speak that keep getting the most water, got pulled up last night and turned into dinner.…
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I died.

Really. When I saw the thermometer in my van and it said 106F, I died. Thankfully the a/c brought me back. Well, maybe not so much, it's still 80 degrees inside my house at 11pm and I'm miserable. I'm sure I sound melodramatic, but I tend to…

Translucent pea pods, other minor news

I haven't had a lot of time the past week with family coming, but they are gone now and as soon as I catch up on work, I'll have more blog time. Even the garden was getting neglected, I wasn't watering enough, but I made up for it and it's happy…
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Those pictures I promised

I couldn't wait to get out and get pictures...I'm like a kid opening presents with this garden :lol Here's a pea pod: One of the ripening strawberries: And the tomatoes with their new supports (the smaller plants are the early girls that…

Today: News! Tomorrow: Pictures!

I'm so excited I can't stand it :lol I bought plant stakes at the Grocery Outlet yesterday and got plant tape at Lowes today (last roll in the whole store) and went out and took out the tomato cages I had (they were given to me, so no loss)…

Thanks, lady

Doesn't this little guy seem to be saying something? Like, "thanks for putting up a PROPER TRELLIS, you SLACKER"? Yeah I thought so. My camera settings were odd in Super Macro mode for proper contrast and brightness, but the kids were…

New Pea Trellis

Went to Lowes today and got a couple 10' lengths of board and redid the peas. They are much happier (and taller!) now. It was delicate work removing the old twine (which I reused as much of as I could) and keeping the vines from breaking or…