I have been getting a little here and there for a while but things are starting to pick up and the beds are filling up fast with nice green plants.
|the raspberries are doing well, I am getting a nice sized bowl every other day or more. Enough for each of us to have a cup full!|
|These were last years plants and I finally went ahead and pulled them they were getting ready to bolt. A little oregano on the side.|
|I picked the first beans of the season today. Not enough for a family of five but my daughter will snack on them raw!|
Some of my friends just beginning to start their gardens this year often ask what are some of the easiest plants to start with. Tomatoes are a good start and summer squash but I think beans are pretty easy too! You just have to plant a lot of them to get a good yield for a family to eat a meal. But, they can be planted pretty close. I get a lot of beans in one 4X4 bed!
Today I finished planting up the corn...well, that is until I have to replant again because the chipmunks are digging them up! I am pretty sure that is what is doing it. I have bird netting over the corn for now, not much can get in there, but holes keep popping up around the corn beds and I am thinking chipmunk! Darn buggers. Thinking maybe before I plant anymore I will put a bunch of cayenne pepper in the holes with the corn. That oughta teach them!