Here are some of the things happening in my garden today:
**NOTE** Picture intensive.
I don’t get tired of looking at the Amateur’s Dream plant. Incidentally, this is the only one I have. I thought I had another but I have not found it yet. These beauties just keep getting bigger and bigger.
The Maskotka tomato plants are producing as well. I see pictures of this plant growing abundantly over the edges of containers but mine look spindly. Some people nip the first blooms in tomato plants to direct the plant’s energy to producing deeper roots and more foliage but I don’t. I figure the plant knows what it is doing. I hope they fill in later in the season though.
Despite having the earliest fruiting date of all my tomatoes, Stupice was not the first plant to produce fruit. It came in fourth place after the Amateur’s Dream, the Galina, and the Maskotka.
Here’s the plant I am watching with drooling anticipation. My Black Russian finally has fruit! I can’t wait to sink my teeth into this baby.
THE OTHER VEGETABLES
I dug out a carrot to check on their development. Also, I began to harvest peas. Both were garden-fresh delicious!
Behold my carrot and potato jungle!
Tomatillos!!! This is my first tomatillo ever. Inside this Chinese Lantern grows a tomato-like fruit with delicious tartness for my salsa and my sandwiches.
Bush beans make a debut this season in the garden
Nectarines, peaches, blackberries, strawberries…
The Geum bloomed! I REALLY like this flower. It is the first perennial I planted myself so it has a special place in my heart. Now, where are all those butterflies?
The Butterfly bush just keeps on blooming!
The Sage continues to bloom as well
I managed to kill most of my gourd plants but the Small Apple Gourd is alive and producing
The Avocado tree in a pot lives in spite of my gruesome neglect
Finally, my garden-help needs to learn to put his shoes on correctly
Over and out.