by A.J. Coltrane
Previous post here.
The zucchini are bouncing back nicely. The cucumbers, peppers, and patty-pans are finally getting into gear. The tomatoes are going nuts. Yesterday provided this:
Which made for the first taste comparison among the tomatoes. A “caprese” with goat cheese and balsamic:
The store bought tomatoes lost. They lacked the acid and character of the home grown.
The zucchini became this:
On to the plant pics. Overview:
Basil and Bunch Onions:
Tomatoes, facing the house. I cut off a few of the tall stems that were laying over on to the other cages:
The bees love the tomatillos.
Glacier tomato understory:
Tequila peppers, pushing through the blooms:
New growth on the Cocozelle zucchini. They appear healthy. I had to pull one more fruit with blossom rot, but the small ones, and the one I harvested yesterday, seem to be fine:
My assumption is that the calcium addition and the Safer 3-in-1 treatment helped. The week I’m going to try spraying some baking soda as a preventive measure.
Late edit from Sunday night.
Marketmore 76 cucumbers and lemon cucumbers:
And the Patty Pans, about 24 hours later than the pics above(!)