As the saying goes, it never rains but it pours! We have been blessed with a lot of rain lately, with much more to come. The only thing that concerns me is the cooler temperatures. For every step forwards, it feels like we take two backwards. Surely if you can’t plant the summer garden by now (perhaps with the exception of things like watermelons, okra and snake beans – I’m waiting until December for these ones), I’m not exactly sure when the right time will be. Even so, I think some of my plants are safer braving the elements of mother nature outdoors than being kept in the greenhouse. My poor seedlings kept getting munched by pests!
It’s been awhile since I’ve written about what I’ve been doing in the garden, so here is a potted summary of my recent activity outdoors: