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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Tuesday Garden Party - A Little Sun Helps a Lot!

I feel like we are gaining some traction in the garden this week.  

Tomatoes... growing and growing! 



We planted seeds of a lot of different varieties - I look forward to seeing how they all do.  I think the tallest ones (so far) are the banana legs.  A funny name for a tomato I think!

We planted more hot peppers this weekend.  Hot peppers have done very well for us, and now we've got even more!

Herbs too - and we even planted some for the cats.  They LOVE catnip!

This is one of the plants I found growing in the marigold/4 o'clock pot.  I don't think it is either a marigold or a 4 o'clock.  Do you?

And I know that this is not a rose growing in my rose garden....


This is, however, corn!  Yea corn!  That was one of my favorites last year, and we are doing more this year.  I hope it does as well!

 And one more shot for the sweet peppers.  We had so much trouble with them last year I nearly did not plant any, but since we eat so many of them, I thought we had to try.  One last time.



The sun and warm weather sure help the plants grow! Check back next week to see what another week brings - in the meantime, check out An Oregon Cottage for her weekly Garden Party.





Zentmrs
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5 comments:

  1. Your pepper starts look fantastic--well done! I couldn't get any of my pepper seeds to germinate this year, so that is a bummer. I have tomatoes that reseed everywhere outside, too! It always amazes me that they survive the snow and cold weather we get up here and just germinate on their own outside.

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  2. Thanks for dropping by my garden post this week! My daughter lived in Escondido for two years and loved the warm sunshine. I'm sure gardening there is oh-so-much-easier than here...you're growing corn already! Ours hasn't even been planted yet, and it's a good thing because the weather man is predicting a frost tonight.

    Happy gardening!

    ~Lisa

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  3. Wow, your garden is looking great already! Lots of vegetable plants and herbs to enjoy. Thank you for stopping to visit me. Have a great weekend.

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