Since reading the book "Great Garden Companions" by Sally Jean Cunningham I decided to companion plant flowers with my veggies to keep the bugs out. I guess I now have more flowers than veggies!! Here is a video of my back yard today!!
Monday, July 14, 2014
Bah Humbug!! Hot, humid and skeeters are bad but thankful for what I get! Raspberries, zucchini, and chives. Couple beet greens and kale for my smoothies!
What do you think? This was a nice clump of Pinks. Was green and bloomed nicely this spring. About the third year for them in my garden. Never looked like this before! Are they dead? Will they come back? Should I dig them out and throw away??????? Wisdom needed!
Coco is wandering around in my flower bed. Would you say she is thinking there must be some food here somewhere!!!
Harvesting a cherry tomato or sungold once in awhile!
One cabbage, two zukes and raspberries! Enjoying them all!
Finally starting to get a few green beans! Three more cherry and sungold tomatoes and more raspberries!! Hooray!
More green beans make me happy and a couple sungolds! Well, that's it for this time!
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Here are some pictures of my July garden for those that didn't see them on our Facebook page. Our daughter-in-law Elizabeth, son Dan and granddaughter Abigail came to visit from MD. Elizabeth takes much better pictures than I do so I wanted to share them on my blog. This is one of my Asian pear trees. Hope you enjoy!
This is Abigail. She helped me deadhead the Marigolds and did a great job. I could use her every week!
Guess who wants to come into the garden to snitch some veggies!
My great helpers - Abigail and Coco!
This is one of my favorites that Elizabeth took.
Again a picture of Abigail and I.
We have three of these birdhouses on poles. The new ones are all painted and ready to be put up to replace these old ones now.
This is another one of my favorites!
One of the pots on our deck.
We enjoy the sound of the water running in our new fountain very much. Thanks for looking!!!!
Monday, July 7, 2014
Another big blueberry harvest!!! Aren't you envious!!
Green seems to be the color theme for this picture. One cabbage, one green pepper and two zucchini!!
Green and now red!! I haven't even started my Christmas shopping yet! Raspberries are starting to ripen nicely now! Yum!
Three green beans picked today so guess I had better check my other box in the morning. It is so hot and humid here that I don't want to be out in the afternoons! I wonder if this is how our summers will be like from now on!
All out of dehydrated apples so we got another dehydrator full going today. This is the start of the hopefully big busy harvest season!! So much to be done! Hope your gardens are producing wonderfully!! Have a good week!
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