This morning I got up real early so I could get a run in and get the lawn mowed before it gets crazy hot. The back yard had not been mowed in about 3 weeks. For various reasons neither Benzo nor I could find time to mow it and then when we did have time… Continue reading Eeeep!
People must be picking a lot of zucchini these days because I'm getting more hits than usual on zucchini: Zucchini grows like crazy and once it starts coming, it just doesn't stop until the bugs get to it. I've given away several of our giant zucchinis from Friday night and we've eaten several and we… Continue reading Must Be Zucchini Season
Remember a week ago when I picked the first little zucchini? It was small but I was happy because I knew zucchini would be plentiful in a few weeks? Try ONE WEEK. Tonight I picked seven very large zucchinis! I had also picked another large one earlier this week. These zucchinis along with that one totaled… Continue reading Don’t Turn Your Back on Them
This weekend Benzo and I worked in the garden, hacking away at the crazy weeds that shot up while we were gone on vacation. I was able to clear out a big section around some of the tomatoes, lettuce and carrots and Benzo cleared the weeds out of the potato patch. After the weeds were… Continue reading Look What Benzo Found
Last night when I got home from work I picked the first zucchini of the season from the garden. The zucchini plants literally exploded while we were gone on vacation. I think this is the earliest zucchini I've had out of 3 seasons of gardening. It was a little small, but they taste best that… Continue reading First Zucchini
Tonight I went out to the garden to dig my plants out from the thick blanket of weeds that grew over them while I was on vacation. I worked for about 2 hours and only got a small section done! This is going to take several days unfortunately. When I freed the bush beans from… Continue reading Beans Green
One of the funniest things about gardening that I only learned last year is surprise plants. Last year about this time I noticed these plants popping up all over the garden that looked very familiar. Once I looked a little closer I found they were actually tomato plants. I suppose it makes sense when you… Continue reading Surprise Plants