Jun 5, 2011

Square Foot Garden: Eight Weeks

The flower in the lower left is growing nicely, looking forward to some blooming.  If all else fails I'll eat the flower.

Mint is spreading out, will be cutting and pruning soon

Cucumber has a lot of flowers on them but no baby cukes yet.

Pole beans are growing well but no pods yet

I think our leaf lettuce is a failed bit.  It grew to a total of like 1-2 inches and hasn't done anything since then.  I see a scorched earth and restart for that square in the near future

Finally, our tomatoes are appearing!  I was worried we wouldn't get anymore at the pace we were going, I don't know what happened but we have 4 baby tomatoes now. 

Our first green bean...


As you can see it's getting pretty hot here in Texas. 

As Ron gives the garden a good soak, Lucie is headed for some shade.

Can you find Lucie?

Nap time!

9 Treats:

Sagira said...

I sure am glad you guys know what all of that stuff is. haha. Bet you can't wait to start eating it.

Kari in WeHo said...

way to find a cool place to nap


Lorenza said...

Yummy tomatoes!
I am sure all the veggies will appear soon!
Lucie found a great spot there!
Happy Sunday to all of you!
Kisses and hugs

Maggie and Mitch said...

What a great spot to stay cool, Lucie. Did you get to share the bean?

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Dolce said...

Pawing by to say .. I'm so happy to meet you we are Sprinkles has partnered us up for the swap and I'm tail wagging happy ... your vegetable garden looks great!! paws and licks Dolce

Bailey said...

How are you managing your mint? After reading all the horror stories, DH decided there was no way it was going in.

F. Klamer said...

Good question as I'm starting to see some spreading to neighboring squares. In one instance I pulled it out like I would a weed but mostly I've just let it grow as its on the edges of the square and not interfering with the items planted there. I guess I could just cut it off at ground level too.

Sam said...

That is cute how she is in the vine!

It seems like your garden is picking up a little - we will keep our paws crossed for a good harvest! I think it might be a good idea to try a different type of lettuce. :D


Amber-Mae said...

Your garden looks a lot bushier now! That's great news about the tomatoes. Hopefully there won't be anymore bad weather for you.

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