Sure am glad that it is done. Now I can start to watch for critters and bugs. I did leave a hill unplanted, so I can put cucs in again in three weeks. Planted Straight Eights on a trellis and Bush Burpless. We'll see which does better.
Some of the heirloom tomato plants are very small but they should grow OK. Brandywines are usually strong plants. Have quite a menagerie this year, Rutgers, Marglobe, Tree Tomato, Oxhart, Sweet 100, and Cherokee Purple too.
Sounds wonderful, Moly! I haven't grown too many cukes over the years. Never have had much luck with Sweet 100's or millions. No idea why. This year for tomatoes I have my usual Tumblers, plus Better Beef, Beefsteak, German Heirloom, Sweet Baby Girl and Juliet (Roma).. Lots of different peppers have gone in the garden I finally got the nerve to plant them - I hope I'm not sorry. I was going to leave them in pots in my sun room in my house upstairs so I could control the heat and moisture but I caved and put them outside. I still have several that I started from seed that are coming along and I just may leave them int he sun room over the summer. Time will tell.
Enjoy watching your garden grow!
Mine is all finished too, and it sure feels good . Had a hard time this year seeing that I am on a cane and a walker, but I managed it. Now to watch it grow. Potatoes are up, also the beets and some of the squash and the onions are poking through. I didn't know if I was going to be able to do it this year, but I am sooooooo stubborn (and a bit stiff).
Gran, next year you will be the Six Million Dollar gardner after your surgery I can't believe that you do all that with a bad knee.
Gally, I usually have good luck with Sweet 100's but they do split like crazy after a rain. In fact, I usually can't keep up with them. I always plant them on the end of the row because they get so big. Great big branches trying to reach everywhere.
Heirlooms are such fun and make a beautiful presentaion on a plate all sliced.
Gee all of you that are done planting can come help me. My garden isn't even tilled yet.
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