We had some extremely hot, sunny days last week, followed by cool, rainy days. The garden has seemed to love it, and is absolutely bursting with new growth and tiny leaves and–yes–even some miraculous little green tomatoes. Be still, my heart!
I’ll just pop some photos up and keep the words to a minimum…
Bad news first: SOMETHING HAS ATTACKED THE ZUCCHINI PLANTS. Three of them have been taken down by something that chews around the bottom of the stems, and I think the yellow squash is next…
This is a row of lettuce, popping up in a gorgeous green line.
A potato sprout. In the few days since I took this picture, the potato sprouts have gone wild!
Itty-bitty turnip leaves.
Heirloom carrots looking like tiny blades of grass.
I think these are cosmos. We’ll have to wait and see…
Lemon verbena, smells delicious.
Little grapette tomatoes…
The cucumber vines are starting to spread out.
An eggplant blossom, looks like tissue paper and appeared out of the blue!
My flowers are doing well, too. These are dahlias.
All the tomato plants bar one have yellow blossoms appearing from nowhere and multiplying overnight.
A bell pepper blossom and, below, the bell pepper plant: