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Garden Update, Part 1

Thought of the Day…Weather means more when you have a garden. There’s nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans. ~Marcelene Cox
Do you remember in my Summer is just around the corner post the basil I bought basil at Trader Joe’s?
It looked great… right?….
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…Well, I moved it outside and now it doesn’t look so hot… it got a bit cold… OK, I should have brought it indoors… but something started nibbling on it! (WARNING… this next few statements might make you squeamish… so feel free to jump to next paragraph! Earwigs… I hate them! I had six of them on my kitchen counter! YUCK!!! How do I prevent them from getting into my herb garden?! ICK!!! I really feel like I need a shower now! ICK!)
…Whew! Now that that is over… on to some more exciting news…
If you recall from my CSA Hanging Baskets post I have a hanging Tumbling Tomato and Spacemaster Cucumber plants.
On May 14th they looked like this…
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…and this morning (June 1st) they look like this…
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At that angle you can’t see the real subject of the photo… so let me zoom in…
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…still can’t see them? Let me zoom in more and circle them for you…
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Yep, that’s right… I have TWO tomatoes and it’s only been TWO weeks!
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Summer I know you’re coming… YIPPEEE!

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