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…

Spring has sprung! April peaches.

My desert gold peach has gone insane. Producing so many peaches that I can thin fast enough and some I just can’t reach any more! I actually attempted pruning over the year I’ve had this peach tree but it’s a rather ugly shape. Partially due to the space I have given it (a small corner…

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…

Trellis Flame Grape bursting out of dormancy

I thought my grape may not have made it. Towards the end of summer, he lost all his leaves in a nasty way. Look like they just were not healthy and all slowly fell off. Other grapes in the neighbourhood appeared to be doing great and still had their leaves for a couple a months…