Thursday, July 9, 2009

How Does Your Garden Grow? July 9

Not much is blooming in the flower garden, except for a few marigolds and the black-eyed Susan:

My gazania seems to have been mistaken for rabbit food!


There's more going on in the vegetable garden right now. This is a flower on the green-bean plant. I hope it yields some beans before the plant gets overgrown by the cucumbers.


This monstrosity is two squash plants, obviously planted too close together.


The squash are round, not long. I can't figure out if they start out green and turn yellow as they ripen. That's what I thought, but I also see some tiny yellow fruits on the plant.


Here's one of two squash that I picked today:


We have a few green grape tomatoes, a few small plum tomatoes, and this Brandywine:


This is what I picked while I was taking photos. I'll have to find a place in this week's menu for cucumber salad!


What's happening with your garden? For more garden updates, visit Stephanie at A High and Noble Calling.

6 comments :

  1. Good harvest! :) I am itching to pick some of the tomatoes we have growing out back. We only have 3 plants. :)

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  2. Nice blacked eyed Susan. I'm hoping to plant some fall veges if all goes well.

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  3. Your plants look great! Enjoy your cucumber & squash!! :)

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  4. Wow, your garden is doing well! What type of squash are you growing?

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  5. Nice looking garden! We had Black eyed Susans in our yard once, but my Husband thought they were weeds and pulled them. He forgot ours blooms closer to August. I loved them, they made the yard so pretty. He felt bad.

    We also planted a garden this year, but we must have bad seeds because the only thing growing is some sugar peas. So we went to Meijer and grabbed some green papper plants. I wished they had cucumber plants. Oh well.

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