Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Veggie Garden 2014

Our little allotment is coming along surprisingly well.  I have never grown my own greens, so this has been quite the experience.   We went the other day to check on things and this is what it looked like.....

This is today!

I cannot believe that two little potatoes have turned into this.  It is in a 5 gallon bucket!   Not ready for harvest though.  We had to fill the bucket with more dirt.

This is a pepper plant that I hope yields some fruit for us.....:-).

Our radishes are ready for harvest already!  I read that if you pull them when they are "young", they will not get woody or too hot.

We decided to leave some of the smaller ones in the ground and get some of the larger ones for a snack later.

Do I look proud?..........:-).  And the tops will go in the freezer to use later as food (compost) to feed my Red Wiggler worms.

Here is a better look....:-)

give them a good rinse.......

Chef Christo preparing the snack......

We will probably harvest the rest of them very soon.  We noticed that the larger ones did in fact have a little "heat" to them. But it worked out well with a little avocado on the side....:-). Still in all, I'm so happy about my little garden....:-).  Wish you guys were here to taste some of this..:-).

See ya soon!


Scootard said...

Here we grow again. Look at you, you little farmer! It's fun to play in the dirt isn't it.
You were born for this. You are a natural.

Trobairitz said...

Looks great. You two are doing a fabulous job with the garden.

Sadly my three garden beds remain devoid of soil. We managed to get the beds built but haven't had time to fill them with soil and veggie starts/seeds. Troubadour actually teaches Motorcycle training 4 out of 5 weekends this month.

Patricia Carpenter said...

Hi Trobairitz,

It may not be too late to plant some things. You just have to figure out which ones....:-).

Joe said...

Oh! Your garden is as beautiful as mine would be if only I had the ambition and energy to plant more than a few tomato and pepper plants!

Joe said...

Oh! I love your garden! It's the kind I'd have myself if I weren't too lazy to plant more than a few tomato and pepper plants.

Patricia Carpenter said...

Thanks, Joe.

These are early pictures. We have harvested 5 pounds of potatoes since then and all of the radishes. It's coming along nicely....:-)