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Baby steps

Today I plantedChives Basil Thyme Roma Tomatoes Celery Lettuce Green peppers Cabbage JalapenosAnd set up one counter with the light and tray. In 2 weeks we should see some growth!Here's the "before we attack the garden" pictures,…

Identify this pumpkin!

[image links are broken after several hosting moves, hoping to find backups somewhere]I planted 2 kids of pumpkins, both Burpee, one is a "Prizewinner Hybrid" and the other 2 plants are supposed to be "Jack O Lantern".There's 2 plants,…

Almost baseball bats

I couldn't stand it any longer, I had to pick the 3 big zucchini :lol Going to make some zucchini bread and maybe a treat for the kids and shred and freeze the rest.Mmmm crookneck!

Itty Bitty green pepper and Ginormous zuccs

How do you shorten zucchini properly? Zuck? (that sounds like duck) Zook? Maybe, looks alien though. I'll stick with zucc until I get a professional opinion.Anywho, I bring you: one tiny green pepper:He needs eyes I think.2 of…

The bees and the squashes and the corn

Notice: The weeds are taking over. Ignore them and don't think too badly of me ;) I don't have enough time to keep them in check lately!I've noticed a lot of bee life in the garden, and managed to get a couple photos of them helping me out... With…

Corn Porn

I'm gonna kick myself for using "that word" when the google ads turn nasty, but I couldn't pass it up :lolI cannot wait for fresh corn on the cob! Corn sugar starts turning to starch as soon as it's picked so the fresher the corn is,…

Zucchinis and crooknecks and tomatoes, oh my!

Yes, I do have a "thing" for using the Wizard of Oz themed titles :pCrooknecks:Zucchinis:Roma tomatoes:Beefsteak tomato:Corn:Green beans:The thyme is FINALLY growing!And…
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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…

Tater blooms and other eye candy

As requested, the russet potatoes in bloom (these are the organic store bought ones, the red seed potatoes I got aren't too far behind):While I was outside I wanted to snap a shot of the lettuce, which is amusing me with the growth.…

The corn and the carrots

Sounds like a book.This is the biggest corn so far...a few not far behind...they're all out of seedling stage but some much smaller. 4 got trampled by a 2 year old today so we're down those most likely, but they're still doing well.I…

Awww

It's so little and cute :)

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…