Peak of the Garden

by - July 12, 2012

We've had several days of rain, and the garden is just booming with life and growth. I don't know how many squash vines I planted, but it was definitely more than we have room for. They are growing up the teepee, spilling over the fence and trying to take root in the neighbor's lawn. I'm about ready to pull out some cherry tomato plants as I can no longer keep the ten or more plants picked on time. There are now large open spots where I'm pulling out spent corn and been plants, but I'm not quite ready to turn the plots and get fall crops planted. I need some time to breathe!... but not too much time or the weeds will get ideas.

Given that I only slept 3.5 hours last night, I'm going to stop trying to use my words and just show you what is going on in the garden.

view from the deck

persimmon tomatoes

cuke trellis and path to teepee

bean tunnel and patio


squash vine trying to escape the garden


french climbing beans taking over the rooster

looking out of the teepee

costoluto tomatoes

bench in the teepee

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  1. Thanks so much for this update! I'm so glad you're having so much life and growth in your awesome garden. Keep the photos coming! Love those persimmon tomatoes. I'm swapping seeds with a farmer here who grows heirlooms and hasn't heard of several of the varieties you sent me. I'm about to blow his mind with Aunt Ruby's German Green ;)

  2. Wow, you are my personal pop start gardener!!! I hope mine looks like yours when it grows up, LOL

  3. Oh man, I wish I lived closer to you! I could sure learn a lot!! I should post up some previous pics of my garden and you'd be have so much open space!! ;) What I've already learned from your blog...there something else you can plant in between that "space" :)



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