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23 04, 2020

Keyhole Garden Progress – April 23, 2020

By |2020-04-29T16:52:16-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Weather took a turn from cool and damp to hot and dry, all but putting a spike in what remains of the romaine. For the spring replacements we brought in Genovese basil (front left) and yellow pear tomatoes (mid left, can't see them yet). The cucumbers are fruiting and the frying peppers are really leafing out now that they're no longer in the shade of winter's lettuce.

16 04, 2020

Keyhole Garden Progress – April 13, 2020

By |2020-04-29T16:34:08-07:00April 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Not much new this week. The lettuces continue to putter out and what remains of the bok choi looks like it's about to bolt. On the other hand, the tomatillos and cucumbers are flowering and I've got a couple of yellow pear tomato (the wife's favorite) seedlings getting ready to move into the bed, so we're in good shape.

1 04, 2020

It’s a Pandemic and We Are Dillin’

By |2020-04-30T08:42:12-07:00April 1st, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

This winter I grew two varieties of dill I usually don't grow, Fernleaf and Bouquet. Both did exceptionally well in the keyhole garden, producing densely leafed plants about 15 inches high. Fernleaf was darker green and denser, but Bouquet was more fragrant and flavorful.

31 03, 2020

Red Ripe Ruby Perfection Cabbage

By |2020-04-30T08:42:28-07:00March 31st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Coming to the last of the winter veggies in the keyhole garden. This sexy beast is a ruby perfection red cabbage. Absolutely gorgeous, full-sized plant with a nice tight purple ball in the center. Ruby Perfection red ball cabbage - a full-sized red cabbage It's supposed to be sunny and warm all week, so this is going to make some great coleslaw this weekend.