Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Squash Pictures

Well, I got home to an enormous amount of work completed on the 'farmland.'  Now we have tomatoes, onions, artichokes, brussels sprouts, collard greens and spinach.  A couple more chili plants have been added, and a beautiful black opal basil.  Let's hope it tastes as good as it looks. :)


Here is one row of the squash.  Looks pretty sandy and dry, I know, but it was 89 degrees when I got home.  We don't water until the sun is heading down, otherwise half of it would evaporate before it did its job.


This is the black opal basil, below.  He just got planted today.






Here is a further out shot of the entire 'farmland.'  Don't worry, it'll get a good watering soon.  The wind is blowing like crazy out there right now!


And here is a picture of another part of the back garden.  My mom's sundial is there, surrounded by petunias.  That's where I will be too, someday... but not anytime soon!


Finally, here is a photo of my sweet baby dwarf lemon, Fred.  Yes, I name my trees.  
If all this grows, we're going to eat like kings.. or rabbits, says Jane. :)


Peace to all!

2 comments:

  1. I am jealous. We have the most amazing soil up here but we do not have the time this year to do anything but weed and cut the grass. That in itself is a full time job for Chris. We did try to get a gardener to come in and help but he wanted $20 to cut the grass $85 in labor, $35 to pull weeds then money on top to take it all away. Geeze you would think people would be lining up to make some money. This guy was a pure rip off artist. Needless to say we told him to forget it.

    I love gardening but do not have the energy anymore to go out and do it, I just watch Chris from the comfort of the family room. He had to take a week off this week to try to wrangle it into some kind of order, he is out front right now with his weed whacker ;D

    The weekend is almost upon us again. Have a good one Tequila. Stay healthy.
    Fay in the family room

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