We've been trying to hit the wood working this week, but there are always those "things" that keep coming up that "must" be done, and they've kept us from putting in big chunks of time every day on the wood pile. But it will get done. Eventually. Slow and steady wins the race, ya know. (Seems like we've been more slow than steady though.)
Took a walk through the garden tonight after dinner.
The potatoes have been hilled up for the first time and are already poking out of the soil. Lookin' pretty good. I pulled the top layer of straw off my experimental raised bed of potatoes and found . . . ta-da! Three (out of 21) potato vines poking through. Something tells me I should stick to growing the taters in dirt.
Our newly planted asparagus has all "ferned out" and I've filled in the ditches. Looks like every root planted sent up at least one asparagus shoot.
Isn't this lettuce
Look what a surprise I found! This is in the garden of a person who can't grow cauliflower! Granted, the head is only about 3" across but you coulda knocked me over with a feather when I saw it.
And lo and behold, what do I see down in the Wall O' Water surrounding one of my eggplants? A blossom! I'm starting to really like these Wall O' Waters.
Hope all of you can celebrate the 4th of July holiday tomorrow in the way that makes you happiest. Being the introverts we are, I think we'll spend it away from the