The 2022 garden plant list. Starting with a photo from the front, facing East:
Left to right. Front: Rattlesnake (pole) beans (about 18), Roma Tomato (2 plants), Oregon Spring (2 plants), Roma Tomato (2 plants), Carmen Peppers (6 plants), King of the North Peppers (6 plants).
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The few days that we had in the 80’s didn’t last. Here in the north Seattle area it’s back to 70’s, overcast, and spotted showers.
(Clockwise from top left — Roma tomatoes, Taxi, Oregon Cherry, Tromboncino zucchini, Carmen peppers, Oregon Spring tomatoes, Sun Gold.)
We harvested the Tromboncino at a relatively small size because there are two other fruits on the plant in the same place — the harvested fruit was directly between the two pictured here:
We’ve found that three fruits that close together rarely ends well, so we pulled the one that was in the center.
On the other sheet tray is 2.5 pounds of Marketmore 76 cucumbers and 2.5 pounds of Fortex beans:
We found three of those cucumbers after we thought we’d already found them all.
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We harvested just over 1/2 pound of raspberries today. The boy cat was mostly sleeping in a chair on the back deck:
The raspberries started as a gift from friends in 2013 — three short stalks total on two rhizomes:
I don’t know how I thought that “cage” was going to do anything.
The current setup, pictured in May 2017:
1/2 pound is a pretty good harvest for us. There are still a few handfuls of berries left on the plant. They’re terrific with ice cream.
Visit Dave at Ourhappyacres (Happy Acres Blog), host of Harvest Monday.