Summer Heat

Three flowering black eggplants in pots in the back yard. It was pretty hot (above 90) yesterday, and the temperatures are predicted to rise for the next two days. I’ve been watering...
Read More

Zucchini

Two days after our squash surgery to remove the vine borers, this little zucchini decided to make an entrance. I’m wondering if the surgery worked, and if the zucchini will make new...
Read More

Disasters

Above: the first ripe roma tomato of the season. Unfortunately, it was afflicted with Blossom End Rot and so it ripened too quickly and wasn’t very good-tasting. This hot weather with no...
Read More

Busy Bee

I’m a bit concerned because our squash, pumpkins, and zucchini don’t seem to be developing any female flowers. I saw a few small zucchinis a couple of weeks ago, but they’re mysteriously...
Read More

Back Garden

Beans, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Buttercup Squash, and Cucumbers. A lot of growing can be done in a month! Our beans are happily climbing up the trellis (some are vining 4 feet up already),...
Read More