Sunday, May 6, 2012

"Before" and "After"

This weekend, I spent a lot of time out in my vegetable gardens.  I harvested carrots, the last of the cauliflower, herbs and green beans.

I am still amazed at how much I enjoy working in the garden, growing vegetables.

My new vegetable garden is doing very well.  Yesterday, I took a photo of it from a different perspective - at the ground level....


You can see the stepping stones leading their way through a 'forest' of bush beans, marigold, cucumbers, cosmos and corn.  It's all very green and lush.


The carrot tops look like miniature trees, don't they?
*Okay, I realize that carrots are NOT a warm-season vegetable and I have no idea how it ended up in my new vegetable garden that we planted this spring.  But it looks pretty, so they can stay - even if I don't get any carrots.

  
Here is a different view of the garden, where I spent some time harvesting green beans.

I need to start building supports for my cucumbers to climb up on.


In the back part of the garden, corn is rising up quickly....I can hardly wait!

It is hard to believe that this vegetable garden was brand new only nine weeks ago...



If you would like to read about how we built our garden and planted it, you can visit my previous posts, if you like:





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I hope you have a great week ahead!

I will be hitting the road again soon with my mom on another road trip.  Last year we visited the Midwest for 10 days.  This year we are going to a totally new area.

I can't wait to tell you all about it and of course, I will blog from the road :-)


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5 comments:

FlowerLady said...

Wow, you have all that in 9 weeks!!!

Have a great trip with your Mom. I look forward to seeing and hearing all about it.

FlowerLady

Katrina Blanchalle said...

That's exactly what I was thinking when I saw the first pictures - didn't she just put the new bed in a couple months ago?
I really can't believe how fast everything grew!!! It's just beautiful.

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Nancy in Sun Lakes AZ said...

I'm so happy you increased the size of the print on the blog. It really helps to read it. Looking forward to your trip with your Mom!

Nancy in Sun Lakes AZ said...

Great .... we are going on another road trip! Can't wait!

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