It’s that time again, time to check in with the garden greenery. This past week I planted the beans and parsnips in the beds. Hopefully we’ll see some action in a couple of weeks from those guys. The only seeds I have left to plant are brussels sprouts, cucumbers and squash!
The strawberries are growing dandily, they’re even starting to blush a little red around the edges and sending out runners.
Both ‘maters are doing really well, there’s a good handful of green tomatoes on both despite the crazy weather.
Oh man, the carrots have finally decided to put in an appearance. I was getting really tired of waiting.
The peas are still chuggin along. Some of them are trying to strangle their neighbors and others are climbing right up my rather unattractive trellis. Maybe some flowers will start to appear soon. That would be cool.
Inside, the basil is still popping up, doing their thing in the window.
And I even found a tiny sage plant, it took long enough didn’t it? I think so.
Our Forget Me Nots are so happy and pretty! We got a plant from one of our neighbors and found the other somewhere in the yard. The bees love them and, if you get real close, you can smell them faintly.
Potatoes grow between the roots and the top of the plant, so if you keep adding more dirt around them as they grow, it’ll creat more potatoes as the plant grows taller to reach for the sun. I added a couple of inches to the taller plants today and I think I’ll just keep slowly mounding dirt as they grow at their own pace.