The peas have been going crazy and started to crowd out the parsnips so we had to do something. Nick is a pea expert and had explained to me prior to planting that we didn't need to use a trellis for them because they would just fall over in the wind. He knows this because he used to drive a pea combine. While they probably would have been fine, we didn't give them enough room for that so Nick threw up some stakes and some kite string to make me an impromptu trellis for the peas. It's better but we should have done that a while ago.
The potatoes were starting to wipe out the onions so I had Nick stake 'em so they'd go more up than out. I don't know if this will help, but whatever. I planted them too close. I just can't help myself!
These little nasty black bugs are eating the crap out of my potato and eggplant plants. I put some organic insecticide on them to absolutely no avail. :(
Nothing is bothering the tomatoes yet and another tomato plant is bearing fruit. :)
Our pumpkin plant is getting huge already and has a little itty bitty pumpkin thingy growing.
The rainy weather has been great for the rhubarb. Pardon the weeds. The rain has helped the weeds too and I haven't had much of an opportunity to remove them.
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