EarthBox Update — September 8, 2013

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here.

The tomatillos got pruned earlier in the week. Yesterday the tomatoes and cucumbers received the same treatment. I also trained the cucumber vines towards the “front” — the whole box has been leaning “back”:

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The lemon cucumbers are nearly done:

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The basil will be getting a haircut today. I’ve been lax about keeping up with it lately:

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The photogenic Gypsy peppers:

Look closely and you'll see strings holding up the stems. The extra support probably saved them from snapping off during the last big rainstorm.
Look closely and you’ll see strings holding up the stems. The extra support probably saved them from snapping off during the last big rainstorm.

The bunch onions are doing well:

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An overview of the thinned tomatoes:

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Finally, the bottom of the Roma tomato plant:

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