Complete update on the garden, photos taken May 26 and 27, 2016.
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Today’s Garden Update Diary
Buttercrunch, cut back all
Little Gem, first harvest today
Red Romain producing ever more
Okra, Clemson Spineless, nine, nearly a foot tall, some leaves blackened, I think they need a copper based fungicide
misc red and white from sets looking good, we are eating from them every day.
Tokyo Longs, planted from seed on February 1, 2016
Garlic bed, some leaves drying, no scapes yet
Peas, snow, nearly done, will pick one more time, produced many pounds of peas
Bush beans, Contender, 244 seeds planted on April 22, about to flower
Pole beans, Contender, 72 seeds on April 15
Ping Tung, 4 planted February 28 from seed, doing well, about a foot high
Florida Market, from Joey K, planted 2 – 2 more to get in the ground…somewhere
Green Zebra, 6 from seedFebruary 28, flowering and just barely showing fruit 5-29
Black Krim, 7 from seed February 28, showing fruit several days ago the 24th(?)
Celebrity, 10, from Joey K, flowering now
Japanese Black Trifele, organic from Harps Grocery in Calico Rock, two, showing fruit since 5-24
Tomatillo, from seed March 18, one of ten to grow, AND I am only guessing this is really a tomatillo ( 🙂 )
Carrot, Little Finger, growing in a pot, looking good! See this video here
Melon, Eden’s Gem, planted from seed May 23, only 1 up so far, straw bale
Leeks, Autumn Giant, a dozen from broadcast seed in a 4 inch pot transplanted to individual cells – hoping to plant out near end of summer
Store bought organic with roots, follow the story here and check out this video
Cucumber, Straight Eight, six in the ground now, four ready to be planted, more started and just up yesterday 5-28
Potatoes, misc organic that sprouted and some I bought, Double 22 foot row, looking GOOD, starting to flower now
Yellow Straightneck, two in teh ground and flowering, very small plants, 5 more seeds May 24
Fordhook zucchini, two in ground blooming very small also, 5 more seeds May 24
Cushaw, six seeds planted on May 8, then transplanted to the outside of the garden on ___ Follow the Cushaw Saga
Jalapeno, one that overwintered in teh house, bloomed like mad, transplaned to garden, produced dozens of small Jalapenos, now looks kind of crappy, still producing fruits. Should I cut it back?? One new plant from Joey K still in pot
Red Marconi, 5, from seed, to the garden on April 28, pretty pathetic looking, flowering
Jimmy Nardelo, 5, same as Marconi, dug up a few days ago and transplanted to pots for a warmer location. Already looking better.
Thai chili, 1, Baker Creek May 5, covered in blooms now
Pablano, 1, Baker Creek May 5, covered in blooms now
Corn, Bodacious, 35 seeds planted in Plot A in Cornfield on May 28, more to come
Mystery plant from the compost pile, looks good, why not?
Parsley, last years gone to seed, 4 new ones in the ground
Dill, 4 from seed, in the ground now, 12 ” high, more new starts May 24
Rosemary, planted last year, looks quite happy
Chives, divided to 4 groups last fall, look good, in a big pot
Oregano, in a big pot, prolific!
Lemongrass, new from Joey K, about a foot tall now
Fennel, started from seed May 24, not up
Cilantro/Coriander, did really well this winter and fall, all we could eat, now going to seed and making coriander
Peppermint, 4 inch pot from Joey K, where to plant…
Genovese from Joey K, repotted to make 13 and pinched back on May 25
Thai from Joey K, repotted to make 27 and pinched back on May 25, struggling a bit
Still to start: summer lettuce, edamame, another round of bush beans, melon, corn – Peaches & Cream