Really, the title should be Experiments in Efficiency and Companion Planting. Today I am going to talk about how I planted corn and squash together, and truly this was an experiment. Not even an experiment… more of a guess. Not even an educated guess, really. Honestly, I call myself a gardener! The bed above is 4′… Read More Experiments in Efficiency (part 3)
Rain and Wind With the heat, I have appreciated the evening rains. The wind and ferocity of the rain, I do not appreciate! Saturday morning I awoke to the corn knocked down, and some stalks had knocked down my poblano pepper plants. I am not sure why my corn is not stable. Is this normal? It has… Read More Rain and Wind, Harvest, Weeding, Preserving!
Squash Yesterday I posted on squash blossoms falling off the plants. This morning I inspected my winter squash (spaghetti in particular) to see if I could spot the boys and the girls. And as I searched around, I actually found more fruit growing that I had thought. … Read More Today’s Gardening Thoughts
Harvest This Morning The last few days have been very very cool. The high yesterday was 66 deg, and yes, it is June! This morning I spent some time harvesting from one of my rows of peas (third so far this season), then found two Marketmore and one Suyo cucumbers, pulled the last of the… Read More A Cool Morning in the Garden