Garden Update 10/7/14

I realized as we did the first of our fall seeding this past weekend, that flowers and visible fruiting were going to be at a minimum in a fall/winter garden.  So I’m reworking my categories to keep you up to date on the activities in the garden.

NEW BEGINNINGS:

1) red beet 2) chioggia beet 3) golden beet 4) purple carrots 5) neon swiss chard 6) fire and ice radish 7) watermelon radish

1) red beet  2) chioggia beet  3) golden beet  4) purple carrots  5) neon swiss chard  6) fire & ice radish  7) watermelon radish

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Garden Update 8/8/14

These past 2 weeks have been all about getting my left raised bed ready to start a fall/winter crop.  Some new seeds were ordered (let’s be honest, ordering seeds is addictive) and the plans are shaping up.  Most of my summer crops are chugging along happily so I’m not ready to pull them.  Lost a few battles, but really, who doesn’t in the full heat of summer?  Anyhow, here is what has been going on.

FLOWERING:

Had to vine my heirloom tomatoes over to my vertical trellises to keep them supported.

Had to vine my heirloom tomatoes over to my vertical trellises to keep them supported, growing and producing.

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Garden Update 7/4/14

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!!! How is your Victory Garden growing?  Hopefully you started one by now, or at least built a bed for a fall crop.  If not, chop chop friends.  If I can do this, so can you.  My garden has been defying the odds these past weeks. Let’s get to it!

FLOWERING:

Clemson Spineless Okra flower

Clemson Spineless Okra flower

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Garden Update 6/21/14

Happy Summer Solstice!  It is officially summer at last.  And it feels it!  Hot-lanta is living up to its name this week.  Finally starting to see some 90 degree weather and severe pop-up afternoon thunder showers…yuck.  Seriously, no one needs that.  And yet the garden is persevering anyhow.  Most of the spring stuff is starting to meet its demise, but not before we get a taste of its deliciousness.   Continue reading

Garden Update 6/6/14

Each time I tried to sit down and write this update, I kept getting distracted by the next new thing that was happening with the plants.  The garden has been hopping this week to say that least! So here we go with the gardening going ons and what we’ve harvested!

FLOWERING:

This week, a lot of stuff is going for a bloom in our garden.  Super exciting cause blooms are the sign of hope that produce is coming.  YAY!

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