This past week, we were very happy to receive the rain and that the hail in the storm clouds stayed away. The garden is growing, and each day brings something new. The growing season has been interesting as many flowers and asparagus have ran their season a lot earlier then normal.
Now, the time we have all been waiting for, enjoying the joys of a garden. See what has all been planted.
Lettuce: Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce, Simpson Elite, Red Oak Lettuce,
Carrots: Danvers and Nantjes
Radish: Cherry Belle and French
Cucumbers: both for canning and eating
Tomatoes: Big Boy, Yellow Girl, Roma, Brandywine and Cherry
Peppers: green, red, orange and jalepeno
Potatoes: Norland, Kennebec, Yukon and Blue
Strawberry Popcorn: can be used as an ornamental or popped – the kernals will be red but the insides will be white
Pumpkins : Jack O’Lanterns, white, green, Rouge Vif d’Etampes, Baby Boo, Jack Be Little and Big Max
Several varities of zuchinni: summer and fall – good for grilling and baking
Watermelon: Moon and Stars and Yellow
Several varities of herbs including: Basil, Yellow Basil, Lemon Thyme, Cilantro, Chives
Cut flowers: a variety of sunflowers, Zinnias, Cosmos, Bachelor Buttons, Hostas and more