Garden Update in North Texas

| 6/15/2018 8:38:00 AM

Faithful HomesteaderEven though it is not technically summer quite yet, it sure has felt like it. We have been able to harvest some things like our squash and peppers.

The fish seem to be enjoying the new pond and we finally seem to have a handle on the mosquito population. There is lots of life and activity on the homestead.


I am so happy that this year we have been able to enjoy the peaches off of our trees. Last year was the first year for the trees and we actually had peaches since my husband planted at just the right time. Unfortunately, someone helped themselves to all of our peaches and we didn't even get one last year.


Our squash had been doing pretty well and I love to make noodles with it for spaghetti. We are starting to lose the plants to a worm that always seems to strike.

7/15/2018 7:18:48 PM

NebraskaDave our garden has really gone downhill with the drought that we are having. The chickens are the only ones who get to enjoy any corn. Hope you have a great day.

6/24/2018 6:01:58 PM

Faithful Homesteader, there's not much going on in my garden this year. I just didn't have the time when gardening should be started. I have some sweet corn planted, cabbages, a few tomato plants, eggplant, and potatoes. No squash this year. First the weather was cold and snowy all the way up into the middle of April. Then I had family obligations to attend to. Then it started to rain in May and got super hot. 100+ degrees twice in May. Some always needed me to do something when it wasn't raining and before long it was the end of June. This year I'm just doing weed control in the garden and not a very good job of that. Hopefully it will be under control before too long. But then I'm gone for a week in July so maybe it was just meant to be no garden this year. I'm not really too upset because there is a lot of other stuff to accomplish around the garden and house.***** Have a great day in the garden with the humming birds. ***** Nebraska Dave