Double double garden update

Yikes! Time flies when you are not blogging.  There has been a lot of activity and unusual schedules around the homestead this past week.  I am glad to get back to normal with a double double garden update.  Double because it will cover both of my gardens and double double because I am going to cover 2 weeks for each.

Let’s start with the remote garden.  Once again Hubs tilled up the beans and between the squash plants.

squash plants

They are all looking neat and tidy, not to mention healthy.

bean bloom rows

In fact, here is a closeup of future beans.  Lots of blossoms –  yay!

Bean blossoms

The cucumbers are sprawling around like mad.

Cucumbers sprawling

Looky here, a baby cucumber and tons of blossoms.

tiny cucumber

Last, but not least.  The bounty of black and red raspberries chillin’ in the fridge.  The final tally was about 10 quarts plus what we ate as we picked (at least another two quarts).

berries chillin

Check out how huge this Jewel black raspberry is.  Wow.  It was the size of a quarter and as tasty as it looks.

huge berry

2 weeks later…

Bountiful produce haul

Almost a peck of green beans, half a peck of peppers and three ginormous zucchini.  A nice harvest.  Believe it or not, we could not find a large enough cucumber to pick.  They may just be hiding and we will be in for a big surprise when we find them.

Back at home a sea of tomato blossoms and lots of tomatoes ready to turn red.

seaoftomatoeblossoms

A jalapeno plant falling over loaded with peppers.

jalapenos in black plastic

And bell peppers galore.

loaded bell pepper plant

The zucchinis are almost ready to eat.

zucchini baby

And more blooms harken many more to come, but we have some visitors.  I am happy to see all the bees, but those troublesome little cucumber beetles.  Something may have to be done about them so they don’t get out of hand.

zucchiniblossomvisitors

I don’t have a harvest pictures, because I have been a bit hands off this week, we kind of pick by the meal and mostly because Hub just does not document as he goes.  In a couple days I will post another garden update.  I would like to address some decorating projects that I have been making slow progress on in between.

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