Today in the Garden

Today’s harvest…

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Biggest so far…besides the days before the lettuce bolted that is.

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This is the fruit of our other volunteer squash. There is no sign yet of the squash bug, but I will be checking the leaves and squishing any eggs I find daily. This just might turn out to be a globe zucchini.

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And this, dear readers, is a jalapeno. A jalapeno I started from seed so long a ago. One that I gave up for lost. Finally!

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Another pumpkin I found today, and along with it I found eggs on the back of two leaves. Don’t worry, I squished them. I will be inspecting the squash at all times now.

I also found white eggs on the back of a cucumber leaf, which I squished. This might be evidence of the cucumber version of the squash bug…I’ll report back.

It occurred to me that I haven’t taken a picture of the full garden out back in all it’s glory, so here you go…

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…gorgeous, right?

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