Harvest time is in full swing. It started with picking a few cherry tomatoes here and there and we are now bringing in loads of lettuce, chard, herbs, beans and okra with plenty of squash and tomatoes on the way.

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The kitchen garden is now lush and overgrown. The rosemary and basil smell so wonderful when I open the back door. And the dill is out of control!
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The second squash to volunteer has started to flower and the burgundy amaranth seems to be going through a growth spurt.
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The bush beans already have fruit and the pole beans are climbing up the trellis.
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I’m pretty sure this one is a watermelon.

Our ridiculous volunteer spaghetti squash.


For the longest time I wondered what this was. It had to be something I planted because it was growing almost in a row. Then, while admiring my neighbor’s garden, I remembered…sunflowers!

More picture updates on the trees, fedge, strawberry beds and vine crops coming next week.

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