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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 I…

Today: News! Tomorrow: Pictures!

I'm so excited I can't stand it :lolI 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…