After two weeks when we were away in New England, the vegetable garden has grown a LOT! I’ve pulled out or cut back what remained of the peas and mustard greens, and will plant peppers. Bush beans, runner beans, and pole beans are all flourishing, as are the basil plants. Squash borers got one of my zucchini plants, so that has to be destroyed and replaced. Melon plants are already climbing up the arch. Tomato plants are setting fruit but it’s a race between us and the chipmunks! I let some volunteer seedlings grow outside the raised beds in hopes that they will draw the chipmunks. My daughter calls it ” the chipmunk tithe.”

4 thoughts on “Saturday Snapshot, July 4

      1. That’s great! We were staying on Lake Winnepesaukee and drove over to Portsmouth and Rye to see the ocean and have lunch with a semi-retired colleague of my husband’s. His wife suggested Fuller Gardens, and I’m so glad she did! The roses were gorgeous.

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