2015.08.02 -- GARDEN TOUR

I was out looking for more Monarch caterpillars, and I found a bunch of tree frogs on the milkweed...
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I did find a tiny 'pillar, about an inch long...
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The 2015 Bucket Brigade...
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I put a handful of ground oyster shells into each bucket when I was planting the seedlings this year. Haven't seen any blossom-end rot, yet...
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The peppers are doing well. These are the biggest so far. I also have tiny jalepenos. I added carrot seeds to the pepper buckets...
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Kelly ripped up and replaced the raspberries two years ago. The birds seem to be eating most of this years'...
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Because of that, we put netting over the blueberries...
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The sunflowers are over head-high, but no flowers, yet...
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I think these are pumpkins...
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We built a stronger fence this year to keep the dog out, so the beans are doing well...
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We have a couple gallon-sized bags we're just about to blanch and freeze.

There are a few bird-planted sunflowers in the mostly-veggies patch...
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And just to the left of the last picture are the few zucchini plants...
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Those are grown mostly for the chickens.