My New Garden
This year we started a veggie garden in June - the second week of June. Yes a little late, and paying for that. The garden doesn't get enough direct sun either, but that's the way it goes sometimes. I asked the guy who came with the heavy duty tiller to break up the grass: "Are you doing more new gardens this year than usual?" and he said fully half of what he was doing this year was new gardens, and business was booming!
I put in some plum tomatoes for sauce, and a beefsteak and a cherry. The plums are doing the best so far.
These were the most surprising. I had picked up a couple of cucumber starts at the nursery, one for pickling, the other for eating. I hilled them up together. Then the fruits started coming, and I spent a couple of weeks wondering what was growing there - did I get a melon plant by mistake? I finally decided to bring one home and cut it open and see what's inside. The moment I opened it the smell of cucumber burst into the kitchen! The inside is just like a cucumber, only globular. The
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