Friday, May 15, 2009
Sunday, April 19, 2009
I can only think that the worm castings have really helped our veggies along this year since we essentially planted them in Florida sand without much rich soil.
Ashtyn working in the garden
The greenbeans have just about finished producing, but we planted more seeds, so it shouldn't be too long before we are enjoying them again.
Today we collected the last of the greenbeans, our first tomatoes, a jalapeno and our first white eggplant.
Ashtyn with today's harvest
The eggplant just kept on growing, but never turned purple. After consulting with my brother in Virginia, he informed me that there is another type of eggplant that is white. ( http://whatscookingamerica.net/Q-A/EggplantWhite.htm )
Caitlin is showing how big the eggplant got right before it got a small rot spot. We will try cooking it up next week.
There is also a purple eggplant growing on another plant. This one is still small, but it is growing fast.
Caitlin with the new eggplant
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Wes is inspecting our baby tomatoes in this picture. There are only a few so far, but there are lots of blossoms so we know more tomatoes are coming!
We also have our first eggplant growing! It has grown so much in a week! Check it out!
Well, the beans have come back in full force. We have been able to pick a couple of handfuls every other day, and I must say, green beans are a great healthy snack and they are so tasty!
The green onion blossom opened up and put out some seeds. Once the seeds dry out we can try planting some.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Monday, February 23, 2009
Each kid got a balloon, and dipped the newspaper in a flour and water paste. They put the slimy paper on the balloon and added pieces of toilet paper rolls for the feet and snouts. When it was dry they painted it the color of their choice!! Now they have a place to keep all their money!!