tomatoes & other goodies are finally starting to ripen in bulk! just a taste of the many colourful beets & carrots i can pick soon i have been wanting to grow this beautiful plant, romanesco for years, i finally have one tiny head 🙂 cucumber & squash galore beans a plenty wasn’t the best light […]
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August Gardens & Harvests – Greens starting to seed
harvests beginning to roll in! nothing like a big old bag of basil! mmmm mustard greens going to seed. i love the contrast between the dark purple leaves & the bright yellow flowers they produce when starting the seed production process red romaine starting to bolt cucumber plants covered in flowers drunken frizzy headed woman […]
the end of my beautiful perennial garden — at least until parts of it can begin again
i spent 8 years building this beautiful garden. i added tonnes of amazing plants from friends established perennial gardens, started beauties from seeds, and moved things around to have it bloom beautifully each month of the season. this is what it looked like in July 2012. i think it was my greatest art project to […]
Gardens Not Lawns
My perennial garden & I are honoured to be included in Mr. Brown Thumbs Gardens Not Lawns Slideshow – Check it out! *Update – Sadly the gardens pictured in the slideshow & throughout this blog are now pretty much a lawn, and concrete. sigh. Check out the pics
mid august harvest!
my seed garden is really starting to produce. picked my first tomatoes & peppers! lots & lots of beans too
I am so happy I am pulling carrots that I planted in early May. They are so colourful & delicious … and I simply cannot stop photographing them when cut up they get even more beautiful lift lock community garden harvest late July …. harvest nestled in with my farmers market purchases.
lift lock garden harvest – mid July
Late July seed garden
I love cucumbers curly q’s Peppers producing fruit Drunken frizzy headed woman lettuce – can’t wait to have this one in my seed collection! lovely basil. smells so good mmm. spicy arugula …. garden from the entrance. hard to see but there is tonnes of veg planted in here about to produce a cornucopia of […]
July vegetable gardens
Despite my late start in getting my garden planted, things are growing along splendidly! My tomatoes & peppers are finally starting to flower. Yeah! late seeded crops are starting to sprout & grow! Some of them are even ready to eat! mmm basil is growing along & smelling great. pesto here i come! My Lift […]
Perennial Garden Love!!!
I am so in love with my garden it is unbelievable. It really is in its blooming glory right now. It’s a little bitter sweet. the development in my neighbourhood will most likely lead to its forced removal. sadness & heartbreak. I will enjoy every bloom while i can.