Today will be a quick post - My Salem, OR garden is growing, albeit very slowly. I showed you a few days ago all the tough starts in my garden - now here are the good starts.
Mid-May was dry and warm, but the past 10 days the temps have dropped to mid-50's (and 30's at night!) and rained on/off. It has kind of stunted the garden. However, considering I have most everything in the ground two weeks ahead of schedule tells me that everything is right where it should be had I planted this past weekend. I've been super lazy about covering my plants - I kind of have senioritis (we may be moving from our house this summer). I'm gardening for the stress relief and outside time, but I'm not doing it as seriously considering I may have to abandon my garden in a month or two.
On that note, let's see what is happening~
|The 'sauce' tomato bed. I'm growing two 'cuore di bue' plants and one marzano. The two cuore di bues are getting bigger and bigger everyday, but the marzano seems to be dying. I may replace it with a third cuore di bue.|
|The raspberries bushes are huge and thriving and have set fruit!|
|The blueberry bushes have all set fruit and the berries are quite large. Last year was kind of bust - berry-wise - and this year looks very promising.|
|The sweet pepper bed. This bed is lined with walla walla onion on the perimeter and SEVEN sweet pepper plants.|
|The plants look tiny - and they are tiny - but I have hopes they will jump up!|
|I am continually amazed at how much my shade garden is filling in.|
|Normally, I plant 20-30 impatiens to fill in the shade border. This year I cold only sneak FIVE plants.That tells you how much this border has taken off.|
Linking to Tuesday Garden Party