Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Catch-Up on Photos!

Here is a recap of the last month:

"Cheater" tomatoes - mine got fried, luckily I live about 30 minutes away from Burpee's Seeds and they had some nifty tomatoes left, I picked up 2 heirloom varieties- "Brandywine" and "Rutgers" a nice "Roma" and a bush-type Early Girl. I also picked up the book "Carrots Love Tomatoes" and followed a bunch of thier companion planting guides, so there are carrots along the sides and garlic in the middle - which you can see in this picture but are all now completely obscured by the tomato jungle.

Teeny Tiny mixed greens - Planted spicy in one windowbox and mild in another - we have eaten most of it! YUM - I have cleared out the radish patch and will scatter another crop.
Teeny Tiny Bush beans!

Teeny-Weeny Zucchini companion planted with radishes - the blossoms of the radishes repel squash bugs, and they seem to be doing it so far.
Bed for the Bean Tee Pee!

We rented a log- splitter, what a wonderful machine! We had to take down a triple-trunked tree, got it all spit in about 6 hours with the help of hydrolics!

June was "play with chickens month"

Peter and Ethel
Betty on a Mission

Aggie thinks Betty is a bit of a goof.

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