Our Garden – May 29 2019 – Pollinating Squash And Other Updates

Welcome to my weekly update here in the garden blog. As of this morning my first female squash flower opened so I used a Qtip to manually pollinate the flower to ensure pollination and production. I also have new seedlings emerging, new transplants in failed spots, and more growth throughout. Let me show you around! … Continue reading Our Garden – May 29 2019 – Pollinating Squash And Other Updates

Our Garden – May 22 2019 – New Growth And New VIDEO

Welcome back to my humble backyard garden. Many of my plants that were sown around April 13 are growing and thriving, a few seedlings failed, new seeds were planted, purple sweet potato vines were planted (video), and I'm watering heavily to keep up with these drought conditions in zone 8b. Here's a look around. ^ … Continue reading Our Garden – May 22 2019 – New Growth And New VIDEO

Our Garden – May 15 2019 What a Difference a Month Can Make

To think most of these plants were tiny seeds one month ago (with a few exceptions) and now they are several inches tall! Planting seeds is certainly an act of faith and a powerful illustration of what small efforts can produce over time. So let's look around at the garden as of today. Sunflowers and … Continue reading Our Garden – May 15 2019 What a Difference a Month Can Make