…first very slowly….and then it takes off and I can’t keep up!! There has been a lot going on at the Keen Homestead…hence not much blogging going on, or gardening either! It’s a good thing the garden can exist on auto pilot for a while! Yesterday morning picked these. The first of the cucumbers and close to the last of the squash! I have a second planting of squash that I hope will produce before it gets too cool.
These are my cucumber vines
The front section is “volunteers” and I thought they were cucs, but turned out they are these gourds! I’ll have a nice little display for fall!
These “volunteered” too and I’m not sure what they are, but they’ll look good in a basket this fall too!
Bell and Banana Peppers
My tomatoes are sloooow growing this year. Roma are one of my favorites for sauce and salsa!
My second planting of blue lake beans!
The first planting yielded 21 quarts plus 5 meals of fresh beans.
The only fertilizer that I have used is composted manure and manure tea.
Next week I’ll be weeding and covering the “walkways” with cardboard and hay in my efforts to have a mostly weedless garden! :-)
Come with me and see what’s growing!