I think that I usually do pretty well with the less frequent but more deep watering in most of the beds/containers, but for some reason I feel like my two newest beds drain too quickly.
Also, excitingly, I've gotten my first harvest- one whole strawberry.
|See that one on the right? Yup, ate 'em.|
|If you look closely in the bottom right you can see the first pea pod|
|Front: red potatoes|
Back: russet potatoes
|Broccoli side shoots, yay!|
|See the potato sprout? (disregard the weeds)|
Also thought I'd show some updated pictures of the beds- from front to back are sugar snap peas, sugar pod snow peas, (Two rows each), Tendergreen bush beans (3 rows) Kentucky Wonder pole beans (2 rows) and then the toms and one lonely pepper plants.
The tomatoes from C's compost pile have recovered from their transplant shock, and seem to be settling in nicely. I finally noticed some definite growth with the ones I got from Burpee.
Mystery peas. I actually started writing this on the 2nd, but it was getting late, and I had to get in bed so I wasn't falling over dead at work today. As of today, the 3rd, I saw my first mystery pea pods and the biggest broccoli head grew almost another inch. Maybe at this point it's about an inch a day? So I should harvest it in about 3 days? As you can see, the broccoli is bigger (and I nibbled on one of the side shoots this afternoon. Yum. And there are two mystery peas that have started to grow. I'm hoping I can figure out what kind of the peas these are by comparing the leaves of the ones I planted a couple weeks ago in the bed