Are we tired of walking through the garden? Well, we're not done yet!
If you missed it, Part 1 of the garden tour begins HERE.
A double row of bush beans. I think these are Contender. Or maybe Provider. I always get those mixed up! OK, I looked it up and these are the earlier planted ones, which were Provider.
This is the carrot patch that germinated then disappeared, probably eaten by pill bugs. Some of the seedlings survived, and where it looks bare there are actually new seedlings emerging from reseeding the bed. Annie got into the garden last week, and walked right through this bed. Carrots may not grow where doggy footprints go.
These are the Contender bush beans. They were planted a bit later, and came under leaf miner attack. It looks like only the early leaves were damaged, the new leaves look fine. I think the miners moved over to the beet greens along the fence.
A later planted bed of carrots has almost caught up with the early ones.
The corn is growing well, despite the cool weather.
The sweet pepper plants are not growing very well, but they are loaded with blossoms and many have good sized peppers on them. That's a pot of dill in the front.
Lots of blossoms on the peppers.
Quite a few peppers, too.
Nearly as large as my hand!
Aren't they purty?
Don't ask me why I planted a row of veggies along this fence line. I thought maybe my neighbor would keep her weeds pulled after she spent so much time removing them this spring. As you can see, it didn't happen. If I hadn't planted here, I could at least go along the fence with the hoe. As it is, I have to hand weed this area almost daily. It didn't get done today :-( Anyway, if they can compete with the weeds, I have a few beets, parsnips and bush beans planted here.
I stuck some leftover cabbage plants here, along with marigolds, nasturtiums, potatoes in the black thing, and a Black Cherry tomato at the corner of the kennel. It was supposed to be a Una Hartsock tomato, but I got the seeds mixed up.
I pulled the pea vines off of the kennel this morning. Youngest (4-year old) granddaughter is coming over Saturday, so I'll put her to work helping me plant pole beans in their place. The kennel holds some broccoli, cabbages, lettuce, carrots and beets. There are a few pole beans growing up the back of the kennel, but they pretty much got chewed to death by earwigs.
Bush cucumber climbing up bamboo poles.
Baby cucumbers and blossoms abound.
The pot garden, with its pots of tomatoes, basil, rosemary, strawberries and lettuce seedlings. Hot peppers grow in pots on the patio.
These are from a packet of Happy Yummy (hot) peppers. Last year they turned out to be long, orange and very sweet (my favorites).
These are from the same packet of Happy Yummy (hot). I don't know what I'll end up with, the peppers on the two plants look quite different, but I'm sure they'll be good anyway!
These are Jalapeno, also growing in pots on the patio.
Sungold tomatoes are on each side of the patio entrance. I picked my first tomatoes from them yesterday! There were only three ripe ones, so Mr. Granny and I will have to share them tonight.
Patio tomatoes in the pots, Fortex pole beans climbing up the bamboo poles and almost ready to grab on to the lattice.
Celebrity tomatoes and rhubarb grow along the west fence.
Here is the main garden in total (in the dark, dreary, rainy weather). Look who is standing behind the white garden bench, waiting for me to bring him his daily cookie treat ;-) For those new to my blog, that's the neighbor's dog. I spoil him rotten.