Monthly Archives: June 2011

The yellow squash is just days away from being evicted from the garden. The papers have been filed with the court and the sheriff has been told to stand by. The third squash in a row failed to develop beyond infancy … Continue reading

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Today I picked my first mess of green beans and grilled them. They were OK, but I think the bottom line is I have never been overly fond of grilled green beans. They just taste too strong. A few restaurants … Continue reading

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Disappointing news from the squash front. The first fruit to emerge grew to about 2” long then shriveled up like the umbilical chord stump on a three day old baby. The same damn thing happened last year and it’s the … Continue reading

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Saturday I saw the garden for the first time in ten days. It had been battered by thunderstorms the previous two nights and it was in rough shape. The beans were flattened and the tomato plants were sprawled all over … Continue reading

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This weekend I: planted more cucumbers and squash. top dressed cucumbers and squash with manure. turned the compost for the second time. I can’t tell if the compost is cooking or not. I expected the trash can to be warm … Continue reading

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