Gifts From the Garden


| 7/13/2016 3:35:00 PM


Tags: gardening, raised bed, berries, Japanese Beetles, Allan Douglas,

Of Mice and Mountain MenWe've had a pretty dry spring. As a result I've been watering regularly, but well water is not as effective as rain. It's been hot too. My lettuce and beets bolted early. The spinach just burned up and died. We’ve been running daily highs in the mid 90’s.

Still, I am getting some gifts from the garden. My berries are doing well. They seem to like the heat. And the tomato plants looked bad for a bit, but have perked up and are setting fruit.

For the past three days we have been getting a nice rain shower or two each day.

And this:

Possible Pawpaw sprout

... might possibly be a Pawpaw tree sprout.




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