Tuesday, July 24, 2012

oh how she grows!

evolution of our backyard garden...

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welcome to my garden!

clockwise from top: tomato, tomato, brussel sprout,
spinach, carrots, onions, broccoli, brussel sprout. 
clockwise from wall-o-water: pepper, mini cantaloupe, (dragonfly light from AuntK), kale,
tomato, cucumber, potato, zuch, tomato.
unlike last year, my broccoli is rocking. this head is about 9" across.

potato cages in progress. 
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all 8 hens. only the larger ones in the back are laying at this point.
cumin, ginger, & frankie. 
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i am not a big fan of annuals, but these little flame plants have looked good since early june.
the lobelia on the other hand, is too finicky. 
our house as of july 20, 2012.
this is my little strawberry patch. it doesn't compare to the patch i recall grandma & grandpa few having in sisters, but it is a start. i have eaten two delicious berries out of there thus far. hopefully the rhubarb (far back) is hearty enough to harvest next year. strawberry rhubarb pie is calling my name...


Maryann said...

wow!! Well done! Wish I could see it in person! So impressed by your green (and chicken?) thumb.

loverstreet said...

my chicken thumb really is my best asset! :)

Kathryn said...

Super garden! Well done. The deer got into mine and ate up all the lovely mesculun greens :( Oh well. Your chooks are looking so happy!