I got my tomatoes into the ground last Thursday and Friday, about 2 to
3 weeks later than usual. One of them was not happy so replaced it.
It is still so wet that I can't get my melons and squashes into the
ground without leaving footprints that are at least 1" deep. DH
tilled that part of the garden about a week ago and it is still soggy.
I may try putting down some cardboard to work from and see what
I think the area where I plan to put my eggplant, peppers and cukes is
workable. It has not been tilled in a couple of years so is not so
soft that you sink when you try to walk on it.
Most of out fruit trees are full. Hope we can get to them before the
critters do. Of course that does mean that I will be very busy
canning, freezing, drying and making jams and jellies in addition to
The asparagus is slowing down now. Rhubarb is doing well. Need to
pick some soon and maybe make a pie. I've already done jelly, custard
cake and just cooked with sugar. Maybe I will freeze some until I get
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