It's just been to wonderful outside to let some head/chest cold get in the way of gardening. So a lot of things that I've been procrastinating about managed to get done.
The lovely postcard that Ribbit send was planted in a nice sunny location near the patio table, I can't wait to see what grows.
|Now you see it|
|Now you don't!|
So far I have been extremely happy with my Smart Pots. I planted some red potatoes in two pots and a Green Zebra tomato in the last one and they seem to be loving it. For some reason Blogger isn't letting me post a picture of pot 1, but it looks a lot like pot2... Healthy and happy.
|Smart Pot 2 - Red Potato|
|Smart Pot 3 - Green Zebra|
|Squint and you can see my baby GZ|
I'm experimenting with Chayote right now, I have never eaten the squash or the greens, so I can't wait to try it this summer! I was planning on planting 2, but I did a little reading and it said to plant the vines 10 feet apart.... and frankly I don't have that kind of space right now for 2 plants, so 1 plant it is! I will place a trellis behind it when it gets tall enough to start climbing.
|My Chayote finally broke ground|
The cucumbers and squash are finally in the ground. Its the area I cleared of onions et al a few days ago. I've been lusting after every one's harvests, but it was due to my inactivity, so we attempted to change that!
|Bottle garden is back|
|My mystery tomatoes|
We ate the first of our Cherokee Purples, and it was yummy. We have a few smaller ones starting to change color, but a few of the larger ones are just hanging around getting bigger.... I can't wait!
|Lots of CP Toms|
And apparently the little one can't wait either. I know he liked it when we all snacked on the CP, but come on guy... patience! He also ravages the strawberries before they are red, so I shouldn't be surprised.
|Hey! Hands off little man!!!!|
Yeah, that's his "who me" face....
|Doesn't he look innocent?|