Since I have been remiss in posting updates on our garden's status, I will provide a mini photo journal to chronicle the garden's progress from the last time I posted on it, back in mid June, right up to today. . . enjoy!
|Lemon Balm tends to be an invasive creeper.|
We planted ours in a buried pot to help keep it in check.
The plant really took off right away, and looks great.
I plan to steep the leaves and make a lemony iced tea.
|Street view of the garden in it's early stages.|
Looking orderly and quite nice.
Plenty of zucchini plants right up front, which
will grow quite large, providing a nice screen to the street.
|Red Radishes popping up their little green heads! |
Started with seeds, these were a later addition
planted to fill up some vacant space in the
perennial herb garden. And besides...
who doesn't love red radishes??
|The fragrance of this Curry Plant is rich,|
and very similar to cooking curry. However,
it was disappointing to find out this herb
is not edible.
|One of the first flowers on the Pole Bean Plant.|
The Pole Beans seemed to lag behind the Bush Beans a bit.
|The Bush Bean plants produced babies around the same time|
the first flower showed up on the Pole Bean Plants.
|First Tomatoes to show up. . . Japanese Black Trifele.|
I've never tasted one of these, and I can not wait for them
to be ready!
|A teeny tiny Baby Pole Bean on the vine.|
(And one that did not make it, lays shriveled nearby.)
|Otto fast asleep, while the bumble bee|
is hard at work pollinating our garden.
|Our very first harvest: a kale leaf and three string beans|
|Our first sign of a cucumber showed up yesterday.|
Awww...isn't it just darling?!
|The Nasturtium took a long time to bloom,|
but finally blossomed with a vibrant poppy colour
About three Zucchini showed up out of nowhere today!
Hard to believe that yesterday, there was only a blossom
where the shiny new fruit now reside.