Saturday, July 4, 2009

Independence Day Harvest

Hope you all had a wonderful Independence Day!

I was hoping to harvest some corn today but it isn't ready. I have come to the conclusion that the corn is not getting enough sun.

As always ckick on the photos for larger view.

Photo Below: Today's harvest came in at 2 pounds putting my total harvest at 39 pounds.



Photo Below: I have not paid much attention to the small wonder spaghetti squash. Just waiting for the 9 of them to ripen. Well yesterday I saw this...



...and this...


I have eight more for a total of 17 on two plants! I don't know if they will all ripen before the Fall shade takes over. I will keep you posted.

Photo Below: I pulled out the snap peas and planted a handful of pole beans... or so I thought. I mixed up the seed packet and put in bush beans. When I realized what I had done I didn't want to dig out the seeds so I just planted some pole beans as well. They are all starting to come up and it only took three days for them to sprout and within a few days some of them are already 3 to 4 inches tall.



Photo Below: The carrots in bed 4 have already sprouted. Thanks Granny! Your tip worked really well for me.



Photo Below: I pulled the rest of the garlic out of bed 4. I'll leave them out in the sun for a week or more to dry. Now that I know I can grow garlic.. though they did not get very big this time. I will try again.



Next post... Pumpkins, peppers and pumpkin on a stick.

6 comments:

  1. MMMM I love spaghetti squash. It's my favorite. I love a little butter and parm. cheese on it.

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  2. I have my garlic, some shallots and a big head of dill hanging to dry from the patio rafters...they make such a pretty picture I hate to take them down! Still no cucumbers or tomatoes here, but I spotted two cucmbers that should reach the table in 2-3 days!

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  3. How can you tell when garlic is ready to pull? This is my first year growing it. Do you just wait for it to flop over like onions?

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  4. Jenn,

    Yes just like onions :-)

    Liisa

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  5. Hope every thing's okay... we haven't heard from you in a few weeks. =)

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  6. Hi Jenn,

    All is good. A lot going on at home and have had visitors from Switzerland. I think I'll be posting tonight or tomorrow. Thanks for checking in :-)

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