May Garden

20170508_173125-01Year two in my vegetable garden is starting with cool weather crops. The abundant rain we have had along with mild temperatures has encouraged my leafy vegetables and root crops to get rolling. Yesterday I thinned the radishes, snow peas and early corn plants. Two kinds of potatoes, red and gold, have come up, and are looking very healthy.

20170508_174810-01I have decided to use the method with the potatoes in which you mound straw around the plants as they grow, so it is easier to harvest the spuds. I hope that the cilantro I planted in between the rows of potatoes will not get buried beneath all that straw!


About Joan Marie Naszady

I am a learner, a teacher, and a naturalist who enjoys being creative!
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3 Responses to May Garden

  1. It’s embarrassing to admit, but I have visual dyslexia. What are the plants featured in the two photos?

    Another fine post!

  2. I need to write up another gardening post on my blog. I’m having good luck with my pepper plants again, despite some high winds that I thought had killed them all. My tomatoes got hit by hornworms for the second year in a row, but I spotted the worms a bit earlier. I tried 3 plants of ornamental pumpkins, and they made tons of male flowers, but only one female.

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