Volunteer compost squash.

As I suspected these are very very likely spaghetti squash volunteers. Here’s the plumpest squash baby so far! I hope to get a dozen to last me through the season!

Three sisters May 2018

I found some old corn seeds so I had enough for a very small patch and after they started growing strong I decided to expand the corn patch. Hopefully it will mean I will get 2 good staggered harvest of corn. The peas I also found laying around! Hey why not! And before I knew…

Vegetable planter :) wow!

Feb 14th 2017 April 1st above! Still so neat! I just added the trellis for the tomatoes since I don’t have a cage. And this below is April 19th. Only 18 days from when I put the trellis in and now you can barely see it! Growth is insane! The squash is turning into a…

New home

So I guess I haven’t posted in a year but lots of changes this year. We bought a home so now I have a small yard! Planting as much stuff as possible in the ground and this week, I just planted some asparagus crowns into the ground. I first started this blog when I planted…

Pitaya Dragonfruit timeline. Flower to fruit :) 

My dragon fruit cactus flowered a couple of weeks ago and now I have what looks like a fruit….    September 19th   September 22th    September 23rd.    Before opening September 25th.      The same night it opened. We attempted to play night time bumblebee and poked around at th pollen/stamen parts with a…

Harvest Monday

Pulled up almost all my carrots. They’re getting stringy roots off the main carrot so probably means its done growing. something quite satisfying a out pulling up carrots, you never know how big it will be and what shape! The yellows and oranges are easy to grow. The reds are tougher. Although all my seeds…

Tasty Tropic Beauty peaches

These taste SO good. They’re bigger and tastier than the Tropic Prince peaches this year. Last year was the reverse. Yum!

Peaches galore! 2012 much more plentiful than 2011

I’m quite impressed and proud of these little trees – if you have been following at all, I bought these little $10 trees from Home depot in these tiny little 1/3 Gallon containers around winter 2010-2011 and last season I had half a dozen or so peaches from each tree. This year is doing much…

Trellis Grape Vine pruning and reshaping

This was my container growing grapes this year so far until last week… I saw this beautiful post about grape vines in containers and it inspired me to reshape my own grape vine. I found a cage style support which seemed better than my home made flat trellis so I tried to be brutal and…