July Garden Overview

IMG_1089For comparison purposes (April, May, June):

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Here’s the right side of the garden, in June and now. You’ll note the squash has been quite pleased with the hot weather we’ve had.

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Right now this is the height of the growing season, and  I’ve had slight lull in the work with everything planted.  But there’s only a few more weeks before everything starts needing picking and cooking and freezing and canning.  And I’m starting to get reminders that I need to start seeds for the fall and winter garden soon!

Things I did this month:

  • Harvest all the garlic!  Garlic post upcoming.
  • Planted more flowers in the back bed.
  • Planted sweet potatoes in the former lettuces bed.
  • Planted my dry farm tomato experiments.  Tomato post upcoming.
  • Put up the new fence on the right edge of the garden.

Things I still need to do:

  • Am I ever going to get around to planting potatoes?
  • Plant dry-farm squash.
  • Harvest and dry onions.
  • Plant more green beans, carrots, beets.
  • Start planning for the fall and winter garden.
  • Buy lumber for the new beds in the top right corner.
  • Continue mowing.