It's been a while since I've written about my veggiegardenexperiment (nice scrabbleword!).
I've got a big amount of pictures for you. Some a big surprise, some sort of a big failure, but that's why it's an experiment. Next year I'm, obviously, changing some things...
Here we go:
|Corn, only two seeds came up. I don't know what the |
thing in the front is, but it doesn't look like all the other
weeds, so I'm leaving it where it is.
|Currant, infested with aphids. Trying a natural repellant/|
killer, using tomato leaves, I found on Pinterest tomorrow.
|Grape. Not much to say, just happy it rooted.|
|Green chillies. I didn't thing these would work. |
I planted them in a pot, 4 plants in one pot.
Not much earth for them, but about two weeks ago they
got flowers and now I have about 10 chillies already...!
|Green peppers, same story as the chillies. Very surprised!|
Left basket: Mint, parsley and chives. All doing very well.
Right basket: Oregano: doing well, dill: almost dead.
Basil: dead... A while already...
Left: Raspberry being eaten, see picture below.
Under: Leftover Strawberryplants.
The Raspberry and Blackberry have a couple of flowers
at the moment, so maybe we'll get a little bit of fruit!
|Close up of the caterpillars, can you see the little buggers?|
Trying a natural repellant/killer, using garlic,
I found on Pinterest tomorrow.
|Scallions, not a big succes yet, maybe if I disperse them, |
they will be a succes.
|Tomato plants. These are a HUGE surprise. Last year I had |
one plant, which stayed small and gave two big,
green tomatoes that would turn red.
So this year I planted 4 sprouts, which grew into these
MONSTERS. And they are FULL.
|Full of these: huge clusters of cherrytomatoes.|
I'm already dreaming of loads of red, yummy, sweet tomatoes.
Of making fresh Pastasauce and Tomatoketchup, Jamie-style...
|Appletree, we've planted it this year, |
it has had three flower and it's growing three really tiny apples.
It's also infested with aphids.
|Strawberries. Loads of them. Under the appletree.|
What you didn't see in these pictures:
- The carrots that failed miserably, because I sowed them "under" the tomato-plants.
- The radishes I already harvested and were all kinds of weird shapes... :D
- Last years strawberryplants that didn't survive.
- The spinach which I still plan to test-sow in a pot, just to see how much space I'll need for that next year.
- The mulberry-trees. I actually have Mulberries, but I don't know what to do with them, so if anyone has idea's... Tell me..! Please...
As you can guess, I'm over the moon with my garden (which also has a lot of non-vegetable-or-fruit-plants in it).