Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Garden News

We have begun harvesting things from the garden. Above are two kinds of tomatoes, and some banana peppers. The herbs are also really doing well. Fresh basil makes almost everything better.
This is a cactus-growing kit that Daphne got for her birthday. So far, so good! Time will tell if we get any real actual prickly plants. It is perfect cactus weather right now, so maybe we'll get lucky.

Finally, we spotted a fruit on our watermelon vine! I didn't have high hopes, but there it is! I don't know if it will actually grow into an edible full-size melon, but it's still pretty cool.
Next year, I am insisting on corn. You cannot beat fresh corn in the summertime.


Gye Greene said...

Cactus in the pots: Kind of creepy -- the way they're clawing their way to the surface. But also neat-o.

Watermelon: Hey! Congrats!


Gye Greene said...

Corn: Agreed. Some veggies taste pretty much the same whether your grow 'em yourself, or buy them at the store. But corn is totally worthwhile.


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