Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Garden Update

The heat and humidity of the past week has kept me out of the garden, so I have a lot of catching up to do out there.  The afternoon will be full bug squishing, weeding, and maybe some potato digging.

This morning I discovered lots of baby peppers, my first ripe tomato and blueberry of the season, and flowers on the sweet potato vines.

I tried gooseberries last night, now I need to find a place for a bush in my crowded yard....that and some red currants to compliment our white.    Lovin' all the berries!  (There is a Wineberry bush sitting in a pot that needs planting too.....I have never had Wineberries, but I heard they were raspberry-ish so I jumped at the opportunity to take a transplant home to my garden).

I am off to enjoy this beautiful temperate Summer weather while it lasts - happy gardening!


meemsnyc said...

Baby peppers! Hooray! Never tried gooseberries before but sounds delicious.

Kelly said...

They were grape like in size and texture with a nice tart kick to them.

Thomas said...

How was the tomato? My first one was good...but still a bit sour.

Your peppers are definitely ahead of mine. Flowers but no fruit yet.

I can't wait to read about your potatoes! Hopefully, you're having better luck than I am.

Kelly said...

Thomas- your Sungold was probably under-ripe. Wait until the fruit is orange hued, a few days beyond that lovely gold that makes you think they are ripe.

Erin said...

You just reminded me I had better check on our local berry farms, with all the heat I haven't wanted to go, but if you are getting them I bet we are too!