Worms and Flowers

Transplantin’

Posted in Garden by Lzyjo on December 24, 2008

Everything has grown a lot, especially the weeds. It’s so good to see the rows coming up and making a garden where there was just bare dirt this Spring.

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I just can’t wait any longer. Urge to plant. I was glad to see it was overcast this morning. The dog and I headed to the garden early to get eggplants, peppers, and tomatoes in the ground.

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We renovated the garden a bit last night, removing the bolting lettuce plants and placing the lettuce fence around the tomato plants, which are beginning to form fruit.

Here they are. Two Asian eggplants and a Jyoti hot pepper. Smile for your portrait, me pretties.

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And the tomatoes. Right where the lettuce was just yesterday.

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I simply cannot express how glad I am to see the potatoes cracking open the earth. Last year not one came up. When I dug into the ground I found the hollow seed potatoes, they completely crumpled to dust.

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I love the natural colors of the garden. The pale violet bean flowers and this delicate sunny yellow of the crookneck squash.

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The first zucchini! These plants have grown so fast, just a week ago they were puny.

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I’m really excited to see the ridgegourd climbing up the trellis.

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