Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Rhythm of Days ~ Gardening

Early most mornings, you will find me in the garden.  I like to work before the summer heat sets in.

The vegetable plants are doing very well. I have been diligent about watering, pruning, and encouraging them.  Gardening brings me so much joy and satisfaction.

Most of our plants are in containers or raised beds.  We may eventually plant in a patch of the yard next year after we have some ivy and bushes removed.

So far, our vegetable garden is filled with:

Tomatoes ~ 2 different types ~ grape tomatoes and big boy tomatoes

Peas ~ sugar snap peas

Sweet Peppers ~ 4 different types ~ green, red, yellow, and orange

Spicy Peppers ~ 2 different types ~ jalapeño and habanero

Cucumbers

Green Beans ~ bush not pole beans

Squash ~ 2 different types ~ zucchini and yellow/crookneck

Pumpkins ~ mini pumpkins

Blueberries

Blackberries

Strawberries

Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

*I have yet to plant the carrots and onions.  Those will be planted soon.

These are my outside vegetable plants.  I also have an inside hydroponic vegetable garden. I'll save that post for another day.

What are you growing in your garden?

12 comments:

  1. It's just too hot here in Central Florida to garden, but I do have several very large pots of flowers out on the back patio. I envy your ability to garden as you do. And Hydroponic gardening! That's a wonderful thing!! I saw a fascinating display of that at Disney's Epcot years ago.

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    1. Barbara, I'd love to see a picture of your flowers! I do have flowers in pots but someone (probably a bunny) is eating the flowers!

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  2. No garden here but I frequent the local Farmer's Market! I would be knocking on your door if I lived next door!! (wink)

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    1. Terri, if you knocked on my door, I would welcome you in! I definitely will have plenty of produce to share!

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  3. Wow! I have never heard about a private garden with so much variety!!

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    1. Ginny, I have just a few of EACH of the vegetables so far. Though even with 2 zucchini plants and 2 yellow squash plants, you can get a LOT of produce!

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  4. Well done! Like you I have different containers full of potatoes, beans, peas, cucumbers, and a greenhouse full of tomatoes!

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    1. Barbara, we hope to have a greenhouse one day. I'd love to see a picture of your garden & greenhouse!

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  5. Wow you have a huge garden, we only have green peppers in the raised garden in our yard, on the deck in containers we have romaine lettuce and green beans, for some reason my spinach didn't do anything this year, I will try again in the fall :)

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    1. Connie, I don't think our garden is too huge. I think we have a lot in a little space! I wish I'd planted spinach!

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  6. I am amazed at all that you have growing in your garden!! I have some herbs and flowers, but that's about it.

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    1. Herbs are perfect, Kitty and I've seen some of your flowers! Simply beautiful!

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