>> Wednesday, July 14, 2010
What a difference a month makes!
Taken the day I planted- June 19th
Taken this afternoon- July 14th
Things I've learned for next year:
1. Cucumbers are crazy! They grow like an inch a day and they are leafy as all get out! Next year they'll be planted on the western edge of the garden so they don't shade any of the other plants. I am constantly tying them up to keep them contained!
2. Tomatoes get tall- FAST! I put cages over them last week and already have two that I had to replace with larger cages because they shot up over the tops- literally overnight!
3. Peppers are SLOW. And I am impatient. One each of the Green Bell and the Portuguese Hot. That's all I've got so far.
We've already mapped out the garden for next year and it will quadruple in size (at least) from this year. We're going to grow about 15 tomato plants instead of 4 and we're also going to add some melons, some lettuce and some more variety of peppers. I can't wait!