Posts Tagged ‘peppers’

summer garden update #5: what july brings


Weird ants (I think) keeps eating or living in my echinacea and the flowers are deformed as a result – ugh! We did some googling but didn’t come up with any leads… This is a bit concerning, my shrub may be dying. I received it two years ago from a neighbor who was moving out and didn’t want to take it along. I’ve tried pruning it and adding in more soil but it keeps turning more and more brown. I’m thinking it may need to be repotted. Suggestions welcome on how to save […]

Summer Garden Update #4 : Baby Fruits

This post is primarily about baby fruits, of which there seem to be many on the deck! This is a dark cherry varietal we bought as a seedling. But we’re more excited about the Roma plants we grew from seed — they’re also fruiting! I’m so proud of them. We also have baby eggplants, and baby Italian peppers! And while this isn’t technically part of our garden, the pear tree two yards over is beginning to fruit. I have a feeling Paula will work up the gumption to ask them […]