Garden Update

I still have plants that haven’t bloomed and I keep finding dahlias I’ve never seen before. I think I say that every year.

Yesterday I noticed that one of my tomatoes (the German lunchbox) was growing so crazy it was pushing its cage over. I propped it up with another cage. We’ll see how that works. I should probably whack back some of the floppy branches on these plants but I’m so greedy I don’t want to.

The cucumbers seem to be major failure. Again. I started about 12 seeds in the house and half sprouted. Then I put them in the ground and half shriveled up. So I started another batch of seeds in the house with similar results. I put them outside last weekend and they are aggressively turning yellow and sad. Next year I’m going to find turbo cucumber seeds and try that.

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2 Responses to Garden Update

  1. Marvin says:

    Lovely flowers!

  2. angelawd says:

    Your dahlias are absolutely amazing. Are they perennials where you live? We have to lift the bulbs in the fall, which is why I’ve never tried to grow any.

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