Some of you have been asking for a garden update, so here are some snapshots from over the past month! The thing about not posting the pictures right away is they quickly become outdated, in terms of growth. But this will give you an idea of what we've been cultivating and harvesting here at Mountain Musings.
Below are some of the tomato plants tied up with the Florida weave method of support which I'm trying this year. They've since doubled in size and I've tied them up twice more.
Here are the tomatos from another angle after being mulched with grass clippings. You can see newly planted hills of pumpkins in the background, along with young purple-hull pea plants:
After a wind storm, the corn was flattened, but 5 days later it was back growing strong and upright again.
Summer squash producing abundantly:
A few of the myriad of flowers around the perimeter of our vegetable gardens:
The green beans, peppers, and cucumbers have been producing very well:
Mom's recent birthday called for a large bouquet of flowers picked just for the special occasion:
I hope to show you more photos soon! What's your favorite summer vegetable or flower?