The rains just paused for a few minutes, so I ran up to the garden to breathe in the fresh air, get away from deadlines and take a few photos.. Here they are!
|Who invited aphids (and the accompanying ants)|
to my spinach!! The seeds will be ready to harvest soon!
|Blueberries! The low bush are just starting, but the high bush|
have another week or two before the big berries are ripe.
|This is the Beet and Chard Braising Mix from Renee's Garden. I've|
been using the baby leaves in salads non-stop and love tossing a few
handfuls in stif-fries at the last minute. So good!! I've planted
it under a pole bean teepee..
|My first Bojangles marigold has finally bloomed. I grew these|
from seed and think they're so cute.. Not as striped as I would
have liked.. but fun!
|So.many.garlic.scapes. This garlic plant|
produced 2 scapes.. first time I've seen that!!
|Part of my garden edging - Drunken Woman lettuce, Red Lollo lettuce|
and a butter head whose name has escaped me..
|Drunken Woman lettuce in the rain.. I got the seeds from|
Hope Seed last autumn.
|Poppies.. this ones looks a bit down about|
all the rain!
|My peanuts are growing! I planted them 3 weeks ago and|
have about 20 plants - already 6 inches tall!!
|Another poppy.. electric red/pink colour!!|
|Another lettuce border.. that deep red|
Lollo Rossa lettuce is hard to see.. but it is one
of my very favourites and not often bothered by
the slugs.. maybe because of the super frilled foliage?
|Speaking of slugs.. and snails.. what does this little guy think|
he's doing to my chard!!
|Cosmos 'Pink Popsocks' from McFayden. The flowers are small,|
only about 2 inches across and the plants
are slow growing.. but very pretty blooms.
garden on my back porch.. it's very hot and usually
|Two mini bell peppers of an unnamed variety that I'm|
testing for a seed company. They've begun
|I love my herbs - this is lemon thyme, rosemary and lemon verbena|
on my back deck.. great for marinades!!