Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Farming is hard work

Not this past weekend, but the weekend before, I went to The Farm. (I also went over the holiday weekend, but that is a different post. I am behind.) I cleared out the small spinach bed and the weeds, planted beans, and watered it:

 I also gazed with marvel at how well the first bean crop is doing:

I also discovered that cauliflower, once harvested, does not put out secondary shoots:

I also discovered a few cauliflower heads awaiting harvest:

There was broccoli, too:

Garlic looking good:

Carrots finally coming in right:

The peas are going like gangbusters, and have provided several meals already:

The peppers are starting to flower:

Down by the squash bed, the outer ring where I planted cucumber seeds was seriously weeded up:

I took care of that, and probably sweated out 3 pounds:

The onions continue to look fantastic:

As do the squash and zucchini:

All in all, The Farm is proceeding as I would hope, early germination setbacks notwithstanding.  We'll see how the season progresses.

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