Category Archives: 2012

End of August Update

The days of summer are slipping quietly away, so today seems like a good a time to write the August update. The tomatoes have finished producing their July bounty, and for a couple of weeks now there has been a … Continue reading

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Mid – July Update

Since it is so hot outside and there is nothing better to do, I thought this might be a good time for a garden update. Yesterday I pulled the first planting of cucumbers and squash. The cucumbers were bitter and … Continue reading

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I have met the enemy, and he is woodchuck.

I did not take this picture but I have seen this creature in my back yard and, given how high the leaves are that have been devoured, I have concluded he is the culprit. He has now eaten 75% of … Continue reading

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July 1 Update

The tomatoes have started to ripen and four have been picked. Everything is right on schedule, even with the late start. Temperatures have broken heat records for June for the past week and it is supposed to continue for at … Continue reading

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Gardens I Envy

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Random Notes – June 20.

June 1: Fed plants with a granular fertilizer. Repeat monthly. June 1: Planted second crop of cucumbers. Will let these run along the ground. Have been aggressively trimming succors from tomato plants. Tomato plants on back row are hard to … Continue reading

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June 15, 2012 Update

So far the garden is flourishing, but that is typical of my history for the early stages of the season. The heartbreak and disappointment usually come later. Even the squash looks good right now, with full, healthy leaves. If the … Continue reading

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