Apr 22, 2009

Garden Report (April 21, 2009)

The garden is looking good!
In spite of the 9 inches of rain we got on Saturday.
In spite of the marble-size hail storms.
In spite of the rogue rabbit thats running around,

Tomatoes are ripening.
You say Toe-May-Toe
See this one?? That one right up there?
It won't even make it into the house!
It'll be gobbled up right there in the garden.
I can almost feel the juices running down my chin.
We are Getting close, people!! really close!

This is the first year I've grown cabbage and lettuce.
Sol far so good!
Sauerkraut and salads will abound!

The babies!!!
Soft, fuzzy, green, babies!

"Beans, Beans, my favorite fruit....
The more you eat...
The more you...." Oh never-mind.
Green beans don't do that to you!
I life with too many boys... every story can become a fart story!

Onions! I LOVE onions!
I use them in everything!!
I'd stick em in chocolate pudding if I could figure out how to make it work!

Dana Loves the little Onions....
All the onions of the world...
Red, green, yellow, sweet, and white...
They are precious in my sight,
Dana Loves the little onions of the world!

Grapes are growing too!
Can You Say Homemade wine??...
Ok... say Homemade jelly!
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
a peck of pickled peppers,
Peter Piper picked,

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
What the HECK was he doin in MY garden??

Here is the squash.
I have nothing clever to say about squash.
I think I broke my clever button.

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12 amazing comments. Talk To Me!!:

Alicia said...

Oh, that makes me sad, I don't have much of anything growing in my garden yet... But I am way up in Indiana this year. *sigh*
Your garden is BEAUTIFUL though... I hope mine does just half as well. Do you start them in the house, or how do you do it?

Katidids said...

We dont even have ours in yet! to cold yet, possibly after this weekend. If some of those maters are missing,,,well,,it....wasnt....me!

ChristyACB said...

Oh, I'm so jealous! I'm still moving transplants out and am far away from even my first bloom on the tomatoes!

Argh...I'm getting radishes though ;)

grandmamargie said...

Beautiful garden. Hubby and 2 1/2 yr. old granddaughter just planted "her" garden this past Sunday. She loved it. But if some of those seeds come up, it will be a miracle. :)

Screwed Up Texan said...

Just dont squish the squash!We're getting peppers and tomatoes too already.

Looks like you're growing the perfect ingredients for rabbit stew with a side salad. Doesn't that sound good? Or not.

Mary@Holy Mackerel said...

Holy moly, you sure have a lot growing!! I can't wait for warmth here.

muddigrl39 said...

I think your a wonderful woman..
I love that your real. I think you garden looks great I hope my turns out living in Arizona is garden challenging...
Have a Blessed day

Elyse said...

Your garden is looking absolutely great! Those tomatoes are calling my name. You could pick a few right now and make some fried green tomatoes :)

April said...

this post makes me craaaave fried green tomatoes. Mmmmmm.

http://thecreativehousewife.wordpress.com/ said...

wow... that is so amazing.. you would never see that great of veggies here in Montana! Great Job!

Chickenista said...

I finally got my seeds yes, I'm so behind.... How do you deal with the rogue rabbits may I ask those little terds ate up everything last year.... Something did atleast.. HELP

Your garden looks soo yum-ooo

Tani said...

I think it might be illegal to post pictures of tomatoes growing in April. On April 23rd it started snowing here - 6 inches on April 24...Montana is still experiencing winter. Looking at your gorgeous garden makes me green with envy - it is just beautiful!

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