Here is the progression of the mystery seedling that grew out of the pot I
placed it in by the kitchen garden, wound its way up and onto the pergola
and beyond. It produced flower after yellow flower, but only two bore fruit.
Zucchini, yellow squash, cucumber, cantaloupe, watermelon, even loofah everyone who saw the blossoms and leaves hazarded an opinion on the pant's identity.
The first photo is of the first butternut squash. It grew and grew and when
I harvested it
Has it been sultry enough for you this summer; humid enough? This is truly wilting weather so it’s tough to acknowledge that it’s time to start your cool season garden of edible plants. You can wait a bit longer if you buy nursery starts, but if you enjoy eating vine-ripened, richly flavored tomatoes you need to plant seeds now. Tom McCubbin suggests the following varieties for fall planting from seed: Sweet Treat, Sweet Chelsea, Solid Gold, Champion, Big Beef and Bella Rosa