June 22, 2015
Harvest Monday, 6/22/15
broccoli: 3 ounces
The garden is starting to feel like a wilderness. I've been spending all my time trellising 60 feet row of pole beans, cucumber, loofah, bitter melon, and melons. My husband talked me into seeding them before setting up the trellis. Never. Again. I still have 10 feet of pole beans left to untangle and train up their string. What a chore. The loofah is already at the top of the 6 feet tall trellis.
There are cucumbers and summer squash blossoming, hopefully these have been pollinated and there are bush beans that need to be picked. Summer is definitely chugging along. Tomatoes are starting to turn a lighter green so they might start to ripen in a couple of weeks.
Not a single pepper has set. It's just been too hot, the little blossoms keep falling off. That's what I get for planting peppers 3 weeks late. They didn't get a chance to set the first flush of fruit before the heat came in. We probably won't get any fruit set until it cools down the end of August or beginning of September. The eggplants are just starting to flower but who knows if they'll set anything in the heat.
Please join us new and long time gardeners while we share our trials and tribulations at Daphne's Dandelions Harvest Monday blog share.