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Showing posts from May, 2019

Second Spring Harvest

The spring garden has been doing very well. There is so much lettuce that we will be eating salad with dinner every night for a while.  Today I gathered a giant bowl full of other veggies, as well -- spinach, Swiss chard, kale, radish, rhubarb and a few onion tops. Donor tomatoes from last year's garden are sprouting up near the onions, carrots and beets. It will be interesting to see how well these randomly rooted tomatoes do - I've decided to let them stay where they are. Corn and pole beans are growing side-by-side in two long rows.  I'm hoping the pole beans will climb the corn stalks and they will grow real tall together. Below is a portion of the lettuce that's flourishing in the garden.  I may need to give some to the neighbors.  I'd also like to leave a few heads of each kind to go to seed, for future plantings. The tomatoes that I transplanted outside a couple weeks ago are slowly starting to establish themselves. We are using a cattle