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Garden Update

This one is going to be an up close and personal update because so many changes are happening on a small scale.

beans63The beans are getting their pretty little pink flowers. They’re so delicate and nice…
peas76And the peas! ALL THE PEAS! The ‘rents have been eating some in the week I’ve been gone, but there are still plenty out there.
squash65The yellow summer squash I planted has these funny light blotches on their leaves. I think I even spotted a teeny tiny yellow squash forming!
The potato flowers that have already bloomed are now turning into funny little fruits… I swear I put potatoes in the ground. What’s going on!?
Remember that little baby rhubarb I was coaxing into life on the windowsill? Well, here it is! Impressive… I know.

A Brief Tour

It’s time for a mini update. I was gone for a week and so much happened in the garden that I thought I’d give you a preview before our usual Wednesday debriefing. Enjoy!

WOW. I know. He’s pretty cool. I found him when he hit the sliding door and then took a mini-vacation on the deck. So sparkly.
potatoe53The ‘taters are a-bloomin’! Just the blue ones though. I’m curious to see whether the yukon potato flowers will be purple like these. I noticed that the blue potato’s stalks are a dark purple/brown compared to the yukons, so perhaps the flowers will be a different color as well.

pea49The snap peas have mysteriously appeared. No one saw them yesterday and yet they’re covering the snap pea bushes, peeping from behind leaves with a bit of shyness. Soon the shelling peas will do their thing and we’ll be up to our ears! I can’t wait for the invasion to begin.

Artichoke, youtachoke, what-achoke! The ARTICHOKES ARE HERE! While I was on the road our plants started to have their babies. Right now there’s one three inch Arti on each plant.