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Archive for June, 2010

Snapdragons

The warm weather and lots of sunshine have really helped the snapdragons bloom.

More than half of our snapdragons now have flower buds.

snapdragon before blooming

snapdragon before blooming

blooming snapdragon

blooming snapdragon

fully bloomed snapdragon

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I am growing our zucchini and squash in the little garden bed next to our apartment.  I also decided to use the Earthbox to grow 2 varieties of cucumber (A & C Pickling and Early Fortune).

Here are some pics:

Cucumbers in the Earthbox

Cucumbers in the Earthbox

Cucumbers in the Earthbox

zucchini

zucchini

zucchini w/ first flower

zucchini w/ first flower

Squash

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Over the past couple of weeks we have harvested about a dozen radishes and about a dozen onions

Last night we also harvested our first bunch of lettuce.  This lettuce (Jericho) was purchased as  starters from the A2 Farmer’s Market in mid-May.

Meanwhile, the potato plants continue to mature.  Last week I added 2 more boards on each side of the potato box.

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Some of the flowers that we planted for our wedding in July are starting to mature.  One of the Goldilocks (rudbeckia/black-eyed Susan) bloomed for the first time yesterday…

The Snapdragons are about ready to start blooming…

The zinnias (State Fair Mix) should start blooming in the next week or so…

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