Spent some of this gorgeous weekend in the garden clearing the corn and sunflower bed to prepare it for next year. And harvested the carrots and potatoes:
Last night’s harvest. The last of the impossible corn. And one or two other things.
From Tanya: Hello Chris, I have been toiling over my mum’s place (about 2 acres in the hills) for the past month bushing and pruning. Here is a snap of just a wee bit of our late summer harvest. In the photo there is pear (avocado), passion fruit, ackee, lime, jelly coconut, hairy mango, Bombay [...]
When I started the garden, a few commenters told me not to bother with corn because it wouldn’t grow in a small garden. Mmmm. Delicious impossible corn.
(Click pic for zoomification.) Harvested the first peppers and cukes this week. The grape tomatoes are starting to ripen and the corn’s ears seem to be developing. The sunflowers have yet to bloom but the tallest one is about 8 1/2 feet. It’s difficult to see what’s in the front row of the garden because [...]
Sunflower ready to open.
Thanks to Mela for sending in some pics of her garden: I’d like to congratulate you on your garden experience. Here are pictures of my balcony garden in Piastow, near Warsaw in Poland. There are four tomato plants in pots, some onions and some fresh herbs such as basil, sage, thyme and so on. In [...]
Thanks to Ursa for sharing some pics of her garden: My yard is small (behind my apartment), but, it allows me to grow 4 types of mint, my favorite Pineapple sage, herbs, miniature trees, roses, and to relax among the greenery. This summer has been cool so far (averaging below 80), so plants are growing [...]