Garden update! Wow the difference a week makes!

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May 28, 2013 by Buffy

This past week the weather has been a gardener’s dream!  We have had three days of rain and lots of sunshine too!  Just look at how my garden has grown!

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The squash plants have doubled in size.  All my plants are covered in corn meal to try to control those Colorado potato beetles.

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The peppers are growing!

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My green beans have finally got big enough to show up in a picture!

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Farmer Rick’s peas are not doing so great but he resowed them this weekend.   Maybe the second time will be a charm.

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Of course the prize of the garden………..

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Tomatoes!   Yes. Tomatoes are the reason we garden!  They are covered in protective corn meal!  I hope it keeps those dreadful Colorado Potato Beetles off my tomatoes!   That brings us to what I have been picking in the garden today!

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I picked another jar of beetles!  So far I haven’t made a dent in controlling the population of these dreaded pests!  The battle rages on! Tomorrow I will spray the potatoes with spinosad to defeat these little devils!

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2 thoughts on “Garden update! Wow the difference a week makes!

  1. hollykaann says:

    There is nothing more beautiful than a well-tended garden. Love the pics

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