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Old 06-29-2018, 02:33 PM   #31
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So far we've harvested lettuce, loads and loads of snow and sugar snap peas, kale, rhubarb, loads of lettuce, and several pounds of raspberries (plus the kids have been eating off the bushes!). Zucchini are forming and we have some green tomatoes. My purple carrots are almost ready, orange need a couple more weeks. Cabbage is starting to ball up. I love this time of year in the garden!
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Forgot we also got a lot of asparagus this year. I've decided against expanding our asparagus bed. My kids won't eat if after it's been frozen. We all like it very lightly steamed and still crisp. But not blanched, frozen, and re-heated. And I froze about 10 lbs. Oh well. I think they'll eat cream of asparagus soup this winter but not by itself.
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My rhubarb is out in full abundance!

My herb and veggie garden looks great -- lots of growth and lots of blooms. Right after planting baby bunnies decimated my broccoli and cauliflower so I put up a new fence and that has seemed to work well! Didn't replant broccoli and cauliflower tho -- figured I'll try again next year.

We had to cut down our peach tree. For some inexplicable reason it died. I hope to replace it with a couple of fruit trees soon.
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My rhubarb is out in full abundance!

My herb and veggie garden looks great -- lots of growth and lots of blooms. Right after planting baby bunnies decimated my broccoli and cauliflower so I put up a new fence and that has seemed to work well! Didn't replant broccoli and cauliflower tho -- figured I'll try again next year.

We had to cut down our peach tree. For some inexplicable reason it died. I hope to replace it with a couple of fruit trees soon.
for your peach tree! It's so hard losing established trees!
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I'm so sorry about your peach tree. My biggest blueberry bush suddenly died.

All the thyme, sage, oregano, and mint are going crazy. And the dill.
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What a fun thread! (that's actually the result of lots of work!)


I can still plant a plant in a container and get something, right? Doh. It'll be warm through Oct.
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Oh yes, especially if you buy tomato plants. And it's never too late to plant greens.
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